Industry News 6/17/21

June 17, 2021

A recent study in Europe and the Americas found the additional information outweighs the cost in “Researchers assess WGS use for foodborne pathogens,” from Food Safety News.

Oscar Garrison, UEP's SVP of Food Safety Regulatory Affairs, discusses the hen housing challenges faced by egg farmers in a video interview with Sam Shafer from the Poultry Science Association.

Fire occurs at Cal-Maine facility near Chase, Kansas,” was reported in Feedstuffs.

An estimated 96% of important antimicrobial drugs used to treat food producing animals will only be available by prescription as explained in “FDA finalizes guidance for antimicrobial drug oversight,” from Feedstuffs.

A coalition of organizations petitioned Janet Woodcock, M.D., FDA Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs, in “Organizations tell FDA they want it to continue with inspection mandate,” from Food Safety News.

For the first time since November, “Europe registers no avian flu cases in poultry,” from “China reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu in wild birds,” was published by The Poultry Site.