Examination of foods to assure wholesome and clean products free from unsafe microbes or chemical contamination, natural or added deleterious substances, and decomposition during production, processing, packaging, etc.
The aggregate enterprise of technically producing packaged meat.
The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.
Diseases of domestic swine and of the wild boar of the genus Sus.
Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 10 and neuraminidase 7. It has been isolated from a variety of wild and domestic animals including ducks, emu, and mink. It was found for the first time in humans in 2004.
Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. The infestation may be experimental or veterinary.
A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that is widely distributed in TICKS and various mammals throughout the world. Infection with this genus is particularly prevalent in CATTLE; SHEEP; and GOATS.
The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.
A subfamily of PARAMYXOVIRIDAE. Genera include RUBULAVIRUS; RESPIROVIRUS; MORBILLIVIRUS; HENIPAVIRUS; and AVULAVIRUS.
Food products manufactured from poultry.
Diseases of domestic cattle of the genus Bos. It includes diseases of cows, yaks, and zebus.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food and food products. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms: the presence of various non-pathogenic bacteria and fungi in cheeses and wines, for example, is included in this concept.
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that utilizes citrate as a sole carbon source. It is pathogenic for humans, causing enteric fevers, gastroenteritis, and bacteremia. Food poisoning is the most common clinical manifestation. Organisms within this genus are separated on the basis of antigenic characteristics, sugar fermentation patterns, and bacteriophage susceptibility.
Infection with nematodes of the genus DICTYOCAULUS. In deer, cattle, sheep, and horses the bronchi are the site of infestation.
The presence in food of harmful, unpalatable, or otherwise objectionable foreign substances, e.g. chemicals, microorganisms or diluents, before, during, or after processing or storage.
A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)
An infection of cattle caused by MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS. It is transmissible to man and other animals.
A species of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria isolated from the intestinal tract of swine, poultry, and man. It may be pathogenic.
The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.
Domesticated birds raised for food. It typically includes CHICKENS; TURKEYS, DUCKS; GEESE; and others.
The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.
A genus of bacteria found in the reproductive organs, intestinal tract, and oral cavity of animals and man. Some species are pathogenic.
Infectious diseases that are novel in their outbreak ranges (geographic and host) or transmission mode.
Diseases of domestic and mountain sheep of the genus Ovis.
An infection caused by the infestation of the larval form of tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus. The liver, lungs, and kidney are the most common areas of infestation.
Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
An acute infectious disease caused by COXIELLA BURNETII. It is characterized by a sudden onset of FEVER; HEADACHE; malaise; and weakness. In humans, it is commonly contracted by inhalation of infected dusts derived from infected domestic animals (ANIMALS, DOMESTIC).
A state in northeastern Australia. Its capital is Brisbane. Its coast was first visited by Captain Cook in 1770 and its first settlement (penal) was located on Moreton Bay in 1824. The name Cooksland was first proposed but honor to Queen Victoria prevailed. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p996 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p441)
The bovine variety of the tubercle bacillus. It is called also Mycobacterium tuberculosis var. bovis.
Infections with viruses of the family PARAMYXOVIRIDAE. This includes MORBILLIVIRUS INFECTIONS; RESPIROVIRUS INFECTIONS; PNEUMOVIRUS INFECTIONS; HENIPAVIRUS INFECTIONS; AVULAVIRUS INFECTIONS; and RUBULAVIRUS INFECTIONS.
A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)
A species of bacteria that resemble small tightly coiled spirals. Its organisms are known to cause abortion in sheep and fever and enteritis in man and may be associated with enteric diseases of calves, lambs, and other animals.
Diseases in persons engaged in cultivating and tilling soil, growing plants, harvesting crops, raising livestock, or otherwise engaged in husbandry and farming. The diseases are not restricted to farmers in the sense of those who perform conventional farm chores: the heading applies also to those engaged in the individual activities named above, as in those only gathering harvest or in those only dusting crops.
Process of determining and distinguishing species of bacteria or viruses based on antigens they share.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Infections in animals with bacteria of the genus SALMONELLA.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
An independent state in eastern Africa. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the north and northeast by Eritrea, on the east by Djibouti and Somalia, on the south by Kenya, and on the west and southwest by Sudan. Its capital is Addis Ababa.
Infections with bacteria of the genus CAMPYLOBACTER.
Diseases characterized by injury or dysfunction involving multiple peripheral nerves and nerve roots. The process may primarily affect myelin or nerve axons. Two of the more common demyelinating forms are acute inflammatory polyradiculopathy (GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME) and POLYRADICULONEUROPATHY, CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY DEMYELINATING. Polyradiculoneuritis refers to inflammation of multiple peripheral nerves and spinal nerve roots.
Places where animals are slaughtered and dressed for market.
Enumeration by direct count of viable, isolated bacterial, archaeal, or fungal CELLS or SPORES capable of growth on solid CULTURE MEDIA. The method is used routinely by environmental microbiologists for quantifying organisms in AIR; FOOD; and WATER; by clinicians for measuring patients' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.
Procedures for identifying types and strains of bacteria. The most frequently employed typing systems are BACTERIOPHAGE TYPING and SEROTYPING as well as bacteriocin typing and biotyping.
Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation.
Infections with bacteria of the species ESCHERICHIA COLI.
Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
The relative amounts of various components in the body, such as percentage of body fat.
Gel electrophoresis in which the direction of the electric field is changed periodically. This technique is similar to other electrophoretic methods normally used to separate double-stranded DNA molecules ranging in size up to tens of thousands of base-pairs. However, by alternating the electric field direction one is able to separate DNA molecules up to several million base-pairs in length.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.
Immunoglobulins produced in a response to BACTERIAL ANTIGENS.
Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
A serotype of Salmonella enterica that is a frequent agent of Salmonella gastroenteritis in humans. It also causes PARATYPHOID FEVER.
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.
Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the diplotene state until OVULATION at PUBERTY to give rise to haploid secondary oocytes or ova (OVUM).
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.
Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.

Real-time monitoring of Escherichia coli O157:H7 adherence to beef carcass surface tissues with a bioluminescent reporter. (1/502)

A method for studying bacteria that are attached to carcass surfaces would eliminate the need for exogenous sampling and would facilitate understanding the interaction of potential human food-borne pathogens with food animal tissue surfaces. We describe such a method in which we used a bioluminescent reporter strain of Escherichia coli O157:H7 that was constructed by transformation with plasmid pCGLS1, an expression vector that contains a complete bacterial luciferase (lux) operon. Beef carcass surface tissues were inoculated with the bioluminescent strain, and adherent bacteria were visualized in real time by using a sensitive photon-counting camera to obtain in situ images. The reporter strain was found to luminesce from the tissue surfaces whether it was inoculated as a suspension in buffer or as a suspension in a bovine fecal slurry. With this method, areas of tissues inoculated with the reporter strain could be studied without obtaining, excising, homogenizing, and culturing multiple samples from the tissue surface. Use of the complete lux operon as the bioluminescent reporter eliminated the need to add exogenous substrate. This allowed detection and quantitation of bacterial inocula and rapid evaluation of adherence of a potential human pathogen to tissue surfaces. Following simple water rinses of inoculated carcass tissues, the attachment duration varied with different carcass surface types. On average, the percent retention of bioluminescent signal from the reporter strain was higher on lean fascia-covered tissue (54%) than on adipose fascia-covered tissue (18%) following water washing of the tissues. Bioluminescence and culture-derived viable bacterial counts were highly correlated (r2 = 0.98). Real-time assessment of microbial attachment to this complex menstruum should facilitate evaluation of carcass decontamination procedures and mechanistic studies of microbial contamination of beef carcass tissues.  (+info)

Outbreak of Hendra-like virus--Malaysia and Singapore, 1998-1999. (2/502)

During September 29, 1998-April 4, 1999, 229 cases of febrile encephalitis (111 [48%] fatal) were reported to the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH). During March 13-19, 1999, nine cases of similar encephalitic illnesses (one fatal) and two cases of respiratory illness occurred among abattoir workers in Singapore. Tissue culture isolation identified a previously unknown infectious agent from ill patients. This report summarizes the preliminary epidemiologic and laboratory investigations of these cases, which indicate that a previously unrecognized paramyxovirus related to, but distinct from, the Australian Hendra virus is associated with this outbreak.  (+info)

The prevalence of verotoxins, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Salmonella in the feces and rumen of cattle at processing. (3/502)

Fecal samples collected from cattle at processing during a 1-year period were tested for verotoxins (VT1, VT2), Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Salmonella. Verotoxins were detected in 42.6% (95% CI, 39.8% to 45.4%), E. coli O157:H7 in 7.5% (95% CI, 6.1% to 9.1%), and Salmonella in 0.08% (95% CI, 0.004% to 0.5%) of the fecal samples. In yearling cattle, the median within-lot prevalence (percentage of positive samples within a lot) was 40% (range, 0% to 100%) for verotoxins and 0% for E. coli O157:H7 (range, 0% to 100%) and Salmonella (range, 0% to 17%). One or more fecal samples were positive for verotoxins in 80.4% (95% CI, 72.8% to 86.4%) of the lots of yearling cattle, whereas E. coli O157:H7 were detected in 33.6% (95% CI, 26.0% to 42.0%) of the lots. In cull cows, the median within-lot prevalence was 50% (range, 0% to 100%) for verotoxins and 0% (range, 0% to 100%) for E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella (range, 0% to 0%). Verotoxins were detected in one or more fecal samples from 78.0% (95% CI, 70.4% to 84.2%) of the lots of cull cows, whereas E. coli O157:H7 were detected in only 6.0% (95% CI, 3.0% to 11.4%) of the lots of cull cows. The prevalence of verotoxins in fecal samples was lower in yearling cattle than in cull cows, whereas the prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 in fecal samples was higher in yearling cattle than in cull cows. The prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 in fecal samples was highest in the summer months. Rumen fill, body condition score, sex, type of cattle (dairy, beef), and distance travelled to the plant were not associated with the fecal prevalence of verotoxins or E. coli O157:H7. The prevalence of verotoxins in fecal samples of cull cows was associated with the source of the cattle. It was highest in cows from the auction market (52%) and farm/ranch (47%) and lowest in cows from the feedlot (31%). In rumen samples, the prevalence of verotoxins was 6.4% (95% CI, 4.2% to 9.4%), and it was 0.8% (95% CI, 0.2% to 2.3%) for E. coli O157:H7, and 0.3% (95% CI, 0.007% to 1.5%) for Salmonella.  (+info)

Update: outbreak of Nipah virus--Malaysia and Singapore, 1999. (4/502)

During March 1999, health officials in Malaysia and Singapore, in collaboration with Australian researchers and CDC, investigated reports of febrile encephalitic and respiratory illnesses among workers who had exposure to pigs. A previously unrecognized paramyxovirus (formerly known as Hendra-like virus), now called Nipah virus, was implicated by laboratory testing in many of these cases. Febrile encephalitis continues to be reported in Malaysia but has decreased coincident with mass culling of pigs in outbreak areas. No new cases of febrile illness associated with Nipah virus infection have been identified in Singapore since March 19, 1999, when abattoirs were closed. This report summarizes interim findings from ongoing epidemiologic and laboratory investigations in Malaysia and Singapore.  (+info)

Presence of Yersinia enterocolitica in tissues of orally-inoculated pigs and the tonsils and feces of pigs at slaughter. (5/502)

In order to study the early events associated with infection of swine by Yersinia enterocolitica, 42 five-week-old crossbred piglets were inoculated per os with approximately 10(8) Y. enterocolitica O:3. Groups of 5 animals (and one negative control) were euthanized 30 min, 3, 6, 12, 24, 48 and 72 h following the infection. Palatine tonsils, retropharyngeal and mesenteric lymph nodes, esophagus, duodenum, jejunum, ileum (and Peyer's patches), stomach, liver, spleen and feces (from colon) were collected and analyzed for the presence of Y. enterocolitica by standard bacteriological procedures. Natural infections were also analyzed, as a complementary study, by taking one-gram samples of fecal material and tonsils from 291 pig carcasses less than 3 h after slaughter and culturing them for Y. enterocolitica using a cold enrichment technique. Within 30 min, Yersinia enterocolitica O:3 was already present at most sites. The presence of Y. enterocolitica in the liver of 3 out of 10 animals and also in the spleen of 3 out of 10 piglets, within the first 3 h postinfection, but not at later times (with one exception), probably indicated a transient bacteremia accompanying the initial stages of infection. The tonsils were colonized in most animals (13/20) as the bacteria remained present from 12 to 72 h postinfection, while only 4 out of 20 fecal samples were found to be positive over the same period. Up to 10(4) colony-forming units of Y. enterocolitica per gram of tonsil and fecal material were recovered. Finally, among the 291 animals sampled at the abattoir, a total of 79 were found positive, 70 of the tonsils sampled were positive, and bacteria were recovered in 17 fecal samples. It is therefore suggested that palatine tonsils are the most reliable tissue for the indication of an infection/colonization by Y. enterocolitica O:3 in swine and that the removal of this tissue during the slaughter process should be considered in order to minimize the possibility of contamination of meat products.  (+info)

Shoulder impingement syndrome in relation to shoulder intensive work. (6/502)

OBJECTIVES: To analyse the risk of shoulder impingement syndrome relative to shoulder intensive work. METHODS: A cross sectional study of a historical cohort of 1591 workers employed between 1986 and 1993 at a slaughterhouse or a chemical factory. Workers not doing tasks in slaughtering or meat processing constituted the reference group. Intensity of shoulder work in meat processing tasks was assessed by video based observations. Information on shoulder disorders was collected by questionnaire and by physical examinations. Impingement syndrome was diagnosed when shoulder symptoms had been present for at least 3 months during the past year and there were signs of subacromial impingement in the corresponding shoulder at physical examination. Shoulder function was assessed at the same occasion with the Constant scoring technique. Prevalence of shoulder impingement syndrome was analysed according to job title and cumulative exposure. RESULTS: Prevalence ratio for shoulder impingement syndrome was 5.27 (95% confidence interval (95% CI), 2.09 to 12.26) among currently working and 7.90 (95% CI, 2.94 to 21.18) among former slaughterhouse workers. Transformed model based prevalence ratios according to years in slaughterhouse work showed an overall association between cumulative exposure and risk for shoulder impingement syndrome. CONCLUSIONS: This study supports the hypothesis that shoulder intensive work is a risk factor for impingement syndrome of the shoulder. Despite the historical cohort design healthy worker selection may have influenced the exposure-response relation found.  (+info)

Amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting of Pseudomonas strains from a poultry processing plant. (7/502)

Molecular typing has been used previously to identify and trace dissemination of pathogenic and spoilage bacteria associated with food processing. Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) is a novel DNA fingerprinting technique which is considered highly reproducible and has high discriminatory power. This technique was used to fingerprint 88 Pseudomonas fluorescens and Pseudomonas putida strains that were previously isolated from plate counts of carcasses at six processing stages and various equipment surfaces and environmental sources of a poultry abattoir. Clustering of the AFLP patterns revealed a high level of diversity among the strains. Six clusters (clusters I through VI) were delineated at an arbitrary Dice coefficient level of 0.65; clusters III (31 strains) and IV (28 strains) were the largest clusters. More than one-half (52.3%) of the strains obtained from carcass samples, which may have represented the resident carcass population, grouped together in cluster III. By contrast, 43.2% of the strains from most of the equipment surfaces and environmental sources grouped together in cluster IV. In most cases, the clusters in which carcass strains from processing stages grouped corresponded to the clusters in which strains from the associated equipment surfaces and/or environmental sources were found. This provided evidence that there was cross-contamination between carcasses and the abattoir environment at the DNA level. The AFLP data also showed that strains were being disseminated from the beginning to the end of the poultry processing operation, since many strains associated with carcasses at the packaging stage were members of the same clusters as strains obtained from carcasses after the defeathering stage.  (+info)

An outbreak of multidrug-resistant, quinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium DT104. (8/502)

BACKGROUND: Food-borne salmonella infections have become a major problem in industrialized countries. The strain of Salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium known as definitive phage type 104 (DT104) is usually resistant to five drugs: ampicillin, chloramphenicol, streptomycin, sulfonamides, and tetracycline. An increasing proportion of DT104 isolates also have reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones. METHODS: The Danish salmonella surveillance program determines the phage types of all typhimurium strains from the food chain, and in the case of suspected outbreaks, five-drug-resistant strains are characterized by molecular methods. All patients infected with five-drug-resistant typhimurium are interviewed to obtain clinical and epidemiologic data. In 1998, an outbreak of salmonella occurred, in which the strain of typhimurium DT104 was new to Denmark. We investigated this outbreak and report here our findings. RESULTS: Until 1997, DT104 infections made up less than 1 percent of all human salmonella infections. The strain isolated from patients in the first community outbreak of DT104 in Denmark, in 1998 was resistant to nalidixic acid and had reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones. The outbreak included 25 culture-confirmed cases. Eleven patients were hospitalized, and two died. The molecular epidemiology and data from patients indicated that the primary source was a Danish swine herd. Furthermore, the investigation suggested reduced clinical effectiveness of treatment with fluoroquinolones. CONCLUSIONS: Our investigation of an outbreak of DT104 documented the spread of quinolone-resistant bacteria from food animals to humans; this spread was associated with infections that were difficult to treat. Because of the increase in quinolone resistance in salmonella, the use of fluoroquinolones in food animals should be restricted.  (+info)

European hygiene regulations require the condemnation of any unsafe food. However, there is little information identifying and quantifying condemnation of poultry carcases at slaughterhouses. We present an in-depth view of rates of and reasons for the condemnation of broiler, turkey, meat and force-feeding duck, guinea fowl carcases in France. The experiment was conducted in 10 slaughterhouses. For one year, all condemnations were recorded on a standard form following a national reference system. The rates of and reasons for condemnation, as well as factors influencing variation were investigated. The global condemnation rates were 1.04 per cent for broilers, 1.85 per cent for turkeys, 1.23 per cent for meat ducks, 1.42 per cent for force-feeding ducks and 1.20 per cent for guinea fowl. Condemnation rates depended on several factors including slaughterhouse, animal gender and season. Reasons for condemnation varied with species, for example, the three main reasons for broilers were cachexia ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Occupational Exposure and Carriage of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes (tetW, ermB) in Pig Slaughterhouse Workers. AU - Van Gompel, Liese. AU - Dohmen, Wietske. AU - Luiken, Roosmarijn E. C.. AU - Bouwknegt, Martijn. AU - Heres, Lourens. AU - Van Heijnsbergen, Eri. AU - Jongerius-Gortemaker, Betty G M. AU - Scherpenisse, Peter. AU - Greve, Gerdit D. AU - Tersteeg-Zijderveld, Monique H G. AU - Wadepohl, Katharina. AU - Ribeiro Duarte, Ana Sofia. AU - Muñoz-Gómez, Violeta. AU - Fischer, Jennie. AU - Skarżyńska, Magdalena. AU - Wasyl, Dariusz. AU - Wagenaar, Jaap A. AU - Urlings, Bert A P. AU - Dorado-García, Alejandro. AU - Wouters, Inge M. AU - Heederik, Dick J J. AU - Schmitt, Heike. AU - Smit, Lidwien A M. PY - 2020. Y1 - 2020. N2 - Slaughterhouse staff is occupationally exposed to antimicrobial resistant bacteria. Studies reported high antimicrobial resistance gene (ARG) abundances in slaughter pigs. This cross-sectional study investigated occupational exposure to ...
GAO reviewed the administration of the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act by the Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) at meat and poultry slaughter plants that do business in interstate commerce. Certain areas were identified in which FSIS could improve inspection activities and plant managers could better carry out their responsibilities to assure that slaughter plant operations are sanitary and that meat and poultry products are wholesome, unadulterated, and properly marked.. Those areas needing improvement included: (1) sanitation; (2) pest control; (3) plant water systems; (4) product acceptance testing programs; (5) ante-mortem and post-mortem examinations; and (6) controls over condemned and inedible materials. Unannounced visits were made to 62 randomly selected meat and poultry slaughter plants in six States to evaluate plant and inspection staff compliance with inspection program requirements. Nearly one-fourth of those ...
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ABSTRACT. Antimicrobial usage in food animals increases the prevalence of antimicrobial drug resistance among their enteric bacteria. It has been suggested that this resistance can in turn be transferred to people working with such animals, e.g. abattoir workers. Antimicrobial drug resistance was investigated for Escherichia coli from broilers raised on feed supplemented with antimicrobials, and the people who carry out evisceration, washing and packing of intestines in a high-throughput poultry abattoir in Gauteng, South Africa. Broiler carcasses were sampled from 6 farms, on each of which broilers are produced in a separate grow-out cycle. Per farm, 100 caeca were randomly collected 5 minutes after slaughter and the contents of each were selectively cultured for E. coli. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of each isolate was determined for the following antimicrobials: doxycycline, trimethoprim, sulphamethoxazole, ampicillin, enrofloxacin, fosfomycin, ceftriaxone and nalidixic acid. ...
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Our story begins about a hundred years ago with the publishing of the powerful expose, The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. In reading about the abuse of both animal and worker alike, not to mention the filth and contamination, the public was outraged and President Theodore Roosevelt was moved to take action.. At first it was mostly the sanitation which saw the most improvement, but by the 1940s and 50s worker conditions began to rapidly improve, and by the 1960s the workers had better pay and working conditions.. But during the 1970s things began to unravel. The speed of the slaughter and processing lines were greatly sped up, resulting in a huge increase in serious injuries and psychological stress. Worker pay started to decline as well, and union membership and influence were greatly diminished. The current situation is really bad and entails some of the most abusive working circumstances imaginable. Employee turnover rates of 80-100% per year are common at slaughterhouses.. The rate of worker ...
EFSA has published a scientific opinion on the welfare of bovines during the slaughter process. The opinion proposes monitoring indicators to be used and sampling protocols to be put in place at slaughterhouses. This work has been carried out in the context of the new EU legislation on the protection of animals at the time of killing (Council Regulation EC No 1099/2009). According to this legislation, business operators must ensure that animals do not present any signs of consciousness after stunning and before death.
An outbreak of eye diseases occurred among workers at a poultry abattoir in South Korea from December 2012 to June 2013. An epidemiological investigation of the causative agent was conducted. The workers were given a special health examination and workplace environmental monitoring was performed. Workers with ocular symptoms subsequently underwent an ophthalmic examination. From a total of 41 workers, 26 (63.4 %) were diagnosed with keratoepitheliopathy by ophthalmic examination. Environmental monitoring of the workplace revealed that the ultraviolet (UV) apron-disinfection lamp had not been turning off at the set times, and so the workers faces had been exposed to UV radiation. Effective radiation dose measurement showed a UV-B exposure of 7-30 μW/cm2, and a UV-C exposure of 40-200 μW/cm2; both values exceed the occupational exposure limits. The outbreak ceased after the lamp was repaired. This case shows that inappropriate use of the UV disinfection lamp can cause mass photokeratitis. In order to
Obwegeser, Tobias. Shedding of foodborne pathogens and microbial carcass contamination of hunted wild ruminants. 2012, University of Zurich, Vetsuisse Faculty. ...
Pig farming is wasteful too. Pigs, like other farm animals, are food factories in reverse, returning far less in pork than the calories and protein they are fed, since most of the nutrition fed to a pig is used for the animals energy and metabolism. When theres so much hunger in the world, and most of the worlds agricultural land is already being used to the maximum, feeding so much of our crops to farm animals is not the best way to feed people. The situation can be summed up by saying that pork production is both wasteful and polluting.. Things arent so good for the slaughterhouse workers either. Many of the more than 150,000 in America work in pig slaughterhouses. By many measures they have the worst and most dangerous job in America, and they suffer badly, both physically and emotionally. Few can stand to stick at this job for more than a year. Almost no one speaks up for them. While many consider slaughterhouse workers to be part of the problem caused by pork, we recognize that they are ...
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Page 210 - Concern about prions has arisen with the advent of prion animal diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe. The BSE prions concentrate in an animals brain and spinal cord, but they been detected only in sheep blood at low concentrations. Animal manure would have no or low concentrations of BSE prions except possibly for wastes from slaughterhouses (Ward et al. 1984); however the presence of prions in such wastes is uncertain (EPA 2001). Prions are generally transmitted from animal to animal (cow to cow, sheep to sheep). The risk of prion transmission to biosolids from animals is low but can increase with the presence of small amounts of neural tissues or placenta coming from slaughter houses. At present, there has been little evidence of prion-contaminated manures in the United States. ...
The UK abattoir industry slaughters over 26m units of livestock each year yielding in the region of 2m tonnes of red carcase worth a net contribution of £1.67b to the economy. The food industry defines meat obtained from mammals (regardless of cut or age) as red meat, this is because it contains more myoglobin than white meat obtained from poultry and fish.. Abattoir workers must hold a valid licence to operate, which is known as a certificate of competence in order to comply with the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (WATOK) legislation, issued by the Food Standards Agency. Individuals must be over 18 years to obtain a certificate of competence, which entitles them to work in specified areas monitored by the official veterinarian.. From receiving animals in the strictly controlled handling (lairage) facility and through the slaughter process, abattoir workers need to be empathetic and respectful of animals. Team work and diligence is part and parcel of the role as well as upholding ...
A total of 65 identified isolates of coliform bacteria Salmonella, including Campylobacter and Staphylococcus isolated from different control points of a poultry slaughterhouse in Ankara, Turkey were characterized by morphological, biochemical and physiological tests including API 10 S system, and by plasmid profiles on agarose gel electrophoresis and whole-cell protein patterns on SDS-PAGE. Plasmids were detected in 53.8 % of the isolates. The molecular mass of the plasmids was within the range from 0.66 to 12.66 mDa. Electrophoretic banding patterns showed that whole cell protein profiles differed in several protein bands in Salmonella, Campylobacter and Staphylococcus species, but the differences were insufficient for reliable differentiation of bacteria species by SDS-PAGE method ...
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According to the USDAs Thursday Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review, negotiated cash trade was very active on very good demand in all feeding regions. Compared to last week in the Texas Panhandle, live purchases were $8 higher with the bulk of sales from $145 to $146. In Kansas compared to last week, live purchases were $7 to $9 higher, mostly at $145. Compared to last week in Nebraska, live purchases were $7 to $10 higher from $145 to $147. Dressed purchases were $11 to $15 higher at $230 with a few up to $232. In Colorado compared to last week, live purchases were $7 higher from $145 to $147. In the Western Cornbelt compared to last week, live purchases were $8 to $13 higher at $145. Dressed purchases were $11 to $15 higher at $230 with a few up to $232. Read the full report at www.ams.usdagov… , Click or tap here to visit the USDA AMS Direct Slaughter Cattle Reporting Dashboard…. ...
Section 11. AGRICULTURAL WASTES RECOVERY OF PROTEIN FROM SLAUGHTERHOUSE EFFLUENTS BY DOUBLE ADJUSTMENT OF pH R. N. Cooper. Section Leader J. M. Russell, Chemist Meat Industry Research Institute of New Zealand (Inc.) Hamilton, New Zealand J. L. Adam. Engineer Ruakura Agricultural Research Station Hamilton, New Zealand The effluent from a slaughterhouse characteristically contains high concentrations of fat and organic nitrogen. Primary treatment of slaughterhouse effluents removes only 20% of the organic nitrogen [ 1 ], reflecting the large proportion that is soluble. Further treatment can therefore be effected only by biological or chemical methods. Chemical treatment of slaughterhouse effluents has been studied for a long time. However, attention has only recently been focused on recovering potentially valuable protein- aceous material from these effluents. All recovery techniques acidify the effluent to a pH between 3 and 5, and these techniques often use protein precipitants such as ...
The taking of private property by a governmental entity, pipeline or public utility for public use - commonly referred to as eminent domain or condemnation - is a unique legal proceeding that often pits the power and prowess of state and federal agencies, public authorities, cities, and utilities against landowners in a battle that often seems difficult to win.. And while some threats of condemnation can be challenged on the basis of valid public use or necessity, the vast majority of condemnation cases focus on the issue of just compensation due the landowner. When faced with the threat of condemnation, knowledge is power.. In this presentation, McAfee & Taft trial lawyers Joe Bocock and Jeff Todd discuss the four major stages of condemnation and share the key concepts landowners need to understand in order to successfully navigate the choppy waters of eminent domain.. ...
In September 2008, L214 investigated Metz (Moselle) Charal slaughterhouse. This hidden camera investigation was led by an activist from the association hired by the firm Charal as a slaughterhouse worker. According to the association, two previous applications for visiting were refused, by an e-mail in which the Charal company declares having made animal protection a central and specific part of their quality policy. The filmed investigation shows bovine slaughter which do not respect the operative regulation and lead to untenable death according to the association. The Minister of Agriculture, Bruno Le Maire was shocked by the pictures showing animals seeming to recover consciousness before and during being bled. L214 lodged a complaint against Charal Company on September 2009 about cruelty to animals. Charal wants L214 to remove the video from their websites, complains about violation of their site, and challenges charges by the association, denouncing an assembly with false and ...
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Tuberculosis-like lesions (TBL) in pigs have been associated with microorganisms other than mycobacteria. In this work a histopathological and microbiological evaluation of TBL in pigs is shown. A total of 352 samples belonging to 171 pigs totally condemned at slaughterhouse due to generalized TBL were sampled and selected for analysis. Pyogranulomatous (56.2%) and granulomatous lesions (20.2%) were observed in all analysed organs. Most of the granulomas observed in both lymph nodes and lungs belonged to more advanced stages of development (stages III and IV) whereas in the liver and the spleen most of lesions belonged to intermediate stages (stages II and III). Different microorganisms were simultaneously detected from TBL in the 42.7% of the animals. Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC) (38%), coryneform bacteria (40.3%) and streptococci (28.1%) were the main groups of microorganisms detected after bacteriological analysis, with Trueperella pyogenes and Streptococcus suis as the most ...
Antibiotics are routinely given to livestock on factory farms to make them gain weight with less feed and keep them from getting sick in confinement conditions. But the daily dosing, at the same time it lowers feed needs, lowers drug effectiveness and produces antibiotic resistant bacteria or super bugs that can be deadly to people.. In January, researchers found 230 out of 395 pork cuts bought in US stores were contaminated with a super bug called MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus). Worse there were no statistically significant differences between conventionally raised swine and swine raised without antibiotics, reported the researchers.. Why would meat labeled raised without antibiotics be as full of super bugs as conventional and factory farmed meat?. It can be contaminated with MRSA at the farm, by slaughterhouse workers who carry MRSA or by other meat, if processing equipment is not cleaned out between runs of certified organic and non-certified organic meats, say the ...
Infectious disease - Infectious disease - Occupation and commerce: In occupational and commercial undertakings, people often manipulate their environment and, in so doing, expose themselves to infection. A farmer in his fields is exposed to damp conditions in which disease microorganisms flourish. While clearing out a ditch, he may be infected with leptospires passed into the water in rats urine. In his barns he may be exposed to brucellosis if his herd of cattle is infected or to salmonellosis or Q fever. Slaughterhouse workers run similar risks, as do veterinarians. A worker in a dock or tannery may get anthrax from imported hides; an upholsterer may get the disease
Although slaughterhouse workers with the most poultry exposure appear to suffer the greatest excess mortality (see Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer), increased risk of death from cancer is also found in other slaughterplant workers. This research....... ...
Although slaughterhouse workers with the most poultry exposure appear to suffer the greatest excess mortality (see Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer), increased risk of death from cancer is also found in other slaughterplant workers. This research....... ...
Progressive inflammatory neuropathy (PIN) is a disease that was identified in a report, released on January 31, 2008, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The first known outbreak of this neuropathy occurred in southeastern Minnesota in the United States. The disease was reported among pig slaughterhouse workers who appeared at various care facilities in the area reporting similar neurological symptoms. The disease was later identified at pork processing plants in Indiana and Nebraska as well. The condition is characterized by acute paralysis, pain, fatigue, numbness, and weakness, especially in extremities. It was initially believed that workers might have contracted the disease through inhaling aerosols from pig brains blown through a compressed-air hose and that this exposure to pig neural tissue induced an autoimmune response that might have produced their mysterious peripheral neuropathy. These suspicions were confirmed in reports and investigations conducted at the Mayo ...
Thiongo, S K et al. Use of the nested polymerase chain reaction for detection of Toxoplasma gondii in slaughterhouse workers in Thika District, Kenya. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j., Apr 2016, vol.106, no.4, p.417-419. ISSN 0256- ...
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24-7/ -- Its near midnight as a two-tier cattle truck climbs a hill 50 miles from Tulsa, OK, grinding and spitting from its lumbering load. The grueling 1,000 mile trek that began at a horse auction near Waukegon, Illinois is far from over, as the trucks destination is a Texas holding pen earmarked for slaughter-bound horses nearly 355 miles away. If the truck makes it across the state line, it will deliver nearly 50 horses----yearlings, pregnant mares, registered Thoroughbreds, purebred Arabians, wild Mustangs and ponies, Appaloosas, and newly born foals to a Mexican slaughter house. While these equines have individual stories and backgrounds, they share one commonality: They were all purchased at auction by what is known in the industry as kill buyers who are fulfilling independent contracts with the slaughter house. As many as 22 horses have already died en route due to kicking injuries, water and food deprivation, and suffocation since departing the auction nearly 72 hours earlier. This ...
Slaughter procedures vary among the domestic meat animal species due to anatomical differences in size and shape of animal and type of skin covering (i.e. hair, wool, feathers, etc.). Many of the basic procedures and objectives in sheep slaughter are similar to those of beef slaughter. In many small commercial sheep slaughter plants the animal is exsanguinated and most of the hide is removed with the carcass positioned on its back in a cradle on the floor. In the remainder of this presentation I will use words that may not be familiar to you. I suggest that before practicing this, you learn any unknown vocabulary.. The objectives of sheep slaughter include observing sanitary dressing procedures for sheep and learning anatomical location of the internal organs. These two things are very important and mandatory for the procedure.. Sheep Slaughter procedure. ...
Poster (2016, September). Escherichia coli producing the attachment-effacement (AE) lesion (EPEC) and/or Shiga toxins (STEC) cause enteritis and (bloody) diarrhoea in young calves and in humans, and are also present in the ... [more ▼]. Escherichia coli producing the attachment-effacement (AE) lesion (EPEC) and/or Shiga toxins (STEC) cause enteritis and (bloody) diarrhoea in young calves and in humans, and are also present in the intestines of healthy cattle. Besides the O157:H7 serotype, which is the main serotype causing STEC outbreaks in the world EPEC and STEC can belong to dozens of O serogroups. Of them, 9 have been frequently identified worldwide: O5, O26, O103, O104, O111, O118, O121, O145 and O165. The aim of this study is to identify the virulotypes and the O serotypes of EPEC and STEC isolated from healthy cattle at slaughterhouses in Wallonia. A total of 245 faeces (216 ,1year-old bulls, 25 cows and 4 heifers) were sampled between April and June 2014 in 2 slaughterhouses in ...
This guidance is for England. Whether or not an owner is permitted to kill sheep for private consumption depends on whether the slaughter takes place outside or inside a licensed slaughterhouse.. There are two lawful ways to have your animals slaughtered and prepared for your own consumption: in an approved slaughterhouse, or on your farm by you for your own private consumption or that of immediate family living there.. On-farm slaughter of any livestock is an extremely difficult option to achieve legally in terms of food hygiene and TSE controls, and in terms of application of humane methods of restraint, stunning and slaughter. You need to ensure that you dispose of the carcase and any animal waste in accordance with the Regulations.. Slaughter outside a licensed slaughterhouse. EU Regulation (EC) 853/2004 laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin states that in most cases meat for human consumption must be from animals slaughtered in an approved slaughterhouse (an approved ...
NW_LS760. Des Moines, IA Wed Jan 17, 2018 USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News. Tama, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction. Weighted Average Report for 01/17/2018. Receipts: 362 Last Week: 829. Slaughter cattle sale today: Compared to last week. Choice steers .75 lower, choice heifers .50 higher, choice Holsteins no comparison due to low receipts last week, slaughter cows mostly steady. Trade active. Demand good. Supply consisted of 40 percent steers, 21.8 percent heifers, 16.2 percent Holsteins, 18.7 percent slaughter cows, and 2.7 percent slaughter bulls.. Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4. Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price. 84 1322-1499 1428 122.10-127.50 124.46. 28 1500-1680 1566 120.75-127.00 125.75. Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3. Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price. 4 1165-1280 1204 118.50-123.50 120.20. 2 1360 1360 121.75 121.75. Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3. Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price. 1 1255 1255 84.00 84.00. 9 1329-1470 1353 84.75-90.00 87.70. 11 1522-1573 ...
3. Environmental factors on farm, in transport, and during handling at the slaughter plant generally cause more variation in pork quality than genetics do. In fact, handling of animals before and during slaughter, and carcasses after slaughter account for approximately 60 to 70 percent of the variation in pork quality traits (De Vries et al., 1994).. 4. It is also not well known that beyond focusing on genetic improvement to achieve high pork quality, PIC also focuses on providing the critical technical support to help the industry control the environmental components of pork quality. These environmental components will be explained in our next Pig Improver. In providing this technical support, explains Brandon Fields, PIC Applied Meat Scientist, PIC is equipping the industry with the understanding of how to produce high-quality pork in a way that no other genetics company does.. 5. PIC is constantly driving innovation to help the industry ensure high pork quality. Significant milestones ...
EFSA's Task Force on Zoonoses Data Collection has published an analysis of the risk factors related to Salmonella in slaughter pigs within the European Union (EU).
Methods and Results: Nontarget bacterial cells were added to the sample prior to RNA extraction, facilitating the co-precipitation of target RNA along with nontarget RNA and thus enhancing the recovery. This method was developed using a serial dilution of log phase target cells (E. coli O157:H7), combined with a high number of nontarget cells (E. coli K12). Cells were lysed by a bead beating method followed by RNA purification using a commercial kit. A reverse-transcriptase PCR assay for the detection of rfbE gene in E. coli O157:H7 was used to demonstrate that the procedure increased the recovery of amplifiable RNA target with a detection limit of approximately 63 CFU ml−1 in cultures and 27·5 CFU ml−1 in carcass liquor ...
Preliminary studies showed the prevalence of a virus similar to human hepatitis B virus (HBV-like) in swine from farms in China and the molecular evidence of Hepadnavirus infection in domestic pigs herds in Brazil. In this study, we genetically characterize the swine Hepadnavirus strains in swine from slaughterhouses located in certified abattoirs from Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil and evaluate its hepatotropic potential. Bile and liver samples from swine were positive for partial genome amplification (ORF S and ORF C), direct sequencing and viral load quantification. Sequencing of the gene encoding the surface antigen allowed classification of Hepadnavirus into genotypes, similar to HBV genotype classification. Indirect immunofluorescence confirmed the presence of HBsAg antigen in liver tissue sections. So far our data suggest that commercial swine house an HBV-like virus and this relevant finding should be considered in studies on the origin and viral evolution.
Previous estimates put the figure at just five to ten percent, and Green Party MEP Carl Schlyter says he is shocked at the numbers. Many of the animals are first drained of their blood before dying, and a growing share of the 75 percent are made up of animals killed according to the rules for kosher and halal meat, but Schlyter says much is also due to cost-cutting measures at slaughterhouses ...
powerful anti-horse-slaughter lobby, and enacts an outright prohibition of horse slaughter.. Unintended Consequences of the Closure of the U.S. Plants. To generally summarize this June 2011 Government Accountability Office report, the horse market tanked after the closure of the U.S. horse slaughter plants in 2007. The GAO gave multiple reasons for the decline-including the drought and the economy, but the cessation of domestic slaughter was clearly indicated as a factor in the report. Veterinarians surveyed by the GAO reported that horse welfare declined across the board, with a 50% or greater increase in abandonment and neglect cases in some states. The nationwide capacity of horse rescue facilities is about 6,000 head of horses, and the vast majority of these are already full. Legislative prohibitions on using federal funds for inspecting horses prior to slaughter impede USDAs and APHISs ability to oversee the transport and welfare of U.S. horses intended for slaughter. The number of horses ...
powerful anti-horse-slaughter lobby, and enacts an outright prohibition of horse slaughter.. Unintended Consequences of the Closure of the U.S. Plants. To generally summarize this June 2011 Government Accountability Office report, the horse market tanked after the closure of the U.S. horse slaughter plants in 2007. The GAO gave multiple reasons for the decline-including the drought and the economy, but the cessation of domestic slaughter was clearly indicated as a factor in the report. Veterinarians surveyed by the GAO reported that horse welfare declined across the board, with a 50% or greater increase in abandonment and neglect cases in some states. The nationwide capacity of horse rescue facilities is about 6,000 head of horses, and the vast majority of these are already full. Legislative prohibitions on using federal funds for inspecting horses prior to slaughter impede USDAs and APHISs ability to oversee the transport and welfare of U.S. horses intended for slaughter. The number of horses ...
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An indictment against the owners of a slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall claims they processed cows with cancer while inspectors took lunch breaks and then went on to distribute the diseased meat.
The Paris March gathered between 400 to 500 people. The March originated at the old Vaugirard slaughterhouses to pay homage to the animals who died at the abattoirs, the very same site where Franju filmed a part of his documentary Le sang des betes. Thereafter, the protesters returned to the Place Saint-Michel by passing through the streets of Vaugirard, de Rennes, and the boulevard St Germain.
Streptococcus suis is an important pathogen in the swine industry. This article is the first to report the occurrence, risk factors, serotype distribution, and antimicrobial susceptibility of S. suis recovered from employees and environmental samples of swine slaughterhouses in Brazil. Tonsillar swabs from all 139 pig-slaughtering employees and 261 environmental swabs were collected for detection of S. suis and serotyping by monoplex and multiplex polymerase chain reaction, respectively. Antimicrobial susceptibility was determined by the disk-diffusion method. Although S. suis was not detected in any of the tested employees, it was isolated from 25% of the environmental samples. Significant differences (P , 0.05) in the occurrence of S. suis were observed between slaughterhouses and between areas of low, medium, and high risk. The most frequent serotypes were 4 and 29, each accounting for 12% of the isolates, followed by 5, 12, 21, and 31, each accounting for 6%. High rates of susceptibility to ...
To more fully characterize the burden of Salmonella enterica in bovine peripheral lymph nodes (PLN), PLN (n=5,450) were collected from healthy cattle at slaughter in 12 commercial abattoirs that slaughtered feedlot-fattened (FF) cattle exclusively (n=7), cattle removed (or culled) from breeding herds (n=3), or both FF and cull cattle (n=2). Qualitative and quantitative methods were used to estimate prevalence and concentration of Salmonella in PLN. Isolates were subjected to a variety of phenotypic, serological, and molecular assays. Overall, Salmonella prevalence in PLN from FF and cull cattle was 7.1% and 1.8%. However, burden varied by season in that observed prevalence in PLN collected in cooler or warmer seasons was 2.4% and 8.2%, respectively. Prevalence in PLN from cull cattle in the southwest region of the US was 2.1% and 1.1% for cool and warm seasons, respectively; however, prevalence in FF PLN was far greater in that it was 6.5% and 31.1%, respectively. Salmonella was recovered from 289 (5.6%
UK - Beef cattle numbers are falling week on week but are steady year on year in Northern Ireland as plants quote steady prices, say analysts at the Livestock and Meat Commission.
In terms of vulnerability, contemporary slaves are often tricked into work situations where they find themselves powerless to escape. The fate of many immigrant slaughterhouse workers is similar. An increasing number of workers in the meat industry are immigrants and they are usually unaware of their workplace rights. In addition, as many immigrant workers or their family members are undocumented, they are afraid to assert their rights or make complaints to government authorities. The meatpacking companies hire immigrant workers because they are often the only ones who will work under such terrible conditions, says Jamie Fellner, Director of the U.S. program at Human Rights Watch. And they exploit the illegal status of undocumented workers to keep them quiet. In other words, speak up and you will lose your livelihood ...
The research covered three slaughterhouses in Nairobi and Eldoret. The objectives were to assess the prevalence of E. coli O157 serotype contaminated carcasses at dispatch, the possible cross-contamination during transportation, and knowledge, attitude and handling practices that led to increased contamination or bacterial growth. Randomly selected 250 beef carcasses were sampled. Swab samples from a single carcass were obtained from three sites during loading and offloading of meat to carriers. A total of 1500 samples were obtained. E. coli O157 serotype was isolated, and purified using sorbital MacConkey, MacConkey and nutrient agar. Serotyping was by card agglutination test. Oxoid verotoxin test kit was used to test for verotoxin (VT1 and VT2) production. Carrier environment was monitored. Knowledge, attitude and practices of meat transporters were assessed through a semi structured questionnaire and observations. Probability of contamination was modeled and run through Monte Carlo simulation ...
Neutral fat hydrolysis and long-chain fatty acid (LCFA) oxidation rates were determined during the digestion of slaughterhouse wastewater in anaerobic sequencing batch reactors operated at 25 degrees C. The experimental substrate consisted of filtered slaughterhouse wastewater supplemented with pork fat particles at various average initial sizes (D(in)) ranging from 60 to 450 microm. At the D(in) tested, there was no significant particle size effect on the first-order hydrolysis rate. The neutral fat hydrolysis rate averaged 0.63 +/- 0.07 d(-1). LCFA oxidation rate was modelled using a Monod-type equation. The maximum substrate utilization rate (kmax) and the half-saturation concentration (Ks) averaged 164 +/- 37 mg LCFA/L/d and 35 +/- 31 mg LCFA/L, respectively. Pork fat particle degradation was mainly controlled by LCFA oxidation rate and, to a lesser extent, by neutral fat hydrolysis rate. Hydrolysis pretreatment of fat-containing wastewaters and sludges should not substantially accelerate their
Upon arrival to the slaughter house, the horses are unloaded into waiting pens. At this point, some horses may be dead upon arrival from the transportation or too severely injured to even get off of the trailers. In my opinion, the most horrific aspect of these poorly developed slaughter houses follows the transportation. From the waiting pens, the stressed horses are ushered through chutes- the final stage of their journey. They are then paralyzed by a captive bolt gun. In the article, The Slaughter Process: Walking the Halls of Horror, the captive bolt gun and the killing process is further described as a device powered by compressed air that drives at high speed a steel bolt to the target, theoretically causing brain damage resulting in loss of consciousness. It does not kill, actual death is caused by exsanguination (loss of blood) caused by throat slitting. The captive bolt gun does not work well with the horse; the animals are not restrained (causing the target to be missed) and ...
After testing for Salmonella and E. coli on a variety of beef carcasses at slaughter plants, federal food safety authorities are saying that slaughter
Staphylococcus aureus is an important opportunistic pathogen of humans and animals and a leading global cause of foodborne disease (1). Poultry as a potential reservoir for the zoonotic transmission of drug-resistant S. aureus to humans has been well documented (2). Despite the apparent threat, the genomics of antibiotic-resistant S. aureus in food animals appear to be neglected in Africa (3, 4). Toward this end, S. aureus SA9, isolated from a slaughterhouse chicken carcass in South Africa, was subjected to whole-genome sequencing (WGS). Antimicrobial susceptibility testing utilizing the broth microdilution method revealed its multidrug-resistant profile.. Strain SA9 was isolated and confirmed using HiCrome Aureus agar base (HiMedia Laboratories, Mumbai, India) and an API Staph kit (bioMérieux, Marcy-lEtoile, France), respectively. It was streaked onto Mueller-Hinton agar (MHA) plates and incubated at 37°C for 24 h. Following incubation, genomic DNA was extracted from 1 CFU of a visibly pure ...
Global fetal bovine serum market is expected to grow at a significant CAGR in the upcoming period as the scope and its applications are rising enormously across the globe. Fetal bovine serum (FBS) is a media supplement used for cell culture and is derived from whole blood obtained from usual bovine fetuses collected from healthy cows at slaughterhouses. It is a byproduct of meat processing industries. The key component of FBS is bovine serum albumin. The factors that are playing a major role in the growth of fetal bovine serum market are the growing demand from end-users and is easy for regulatory approvals. However, ethical issues during blood collection method and the environmental conditions may restrain the overall market in the years to come. The market is segmented based on application, end user, and region. The market may be categorized based on applications like diagnostics, drug discovery, human and animal vaccine production, cell culture media, in vitro fertilization, and others that ...
A US mission is on a veterinary visit to Brazil to inspect beef and pork packers. The entourage attended their first meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply in Brasília on Monday (Jun 10), and is to start inspections at slaughterhouses, federal laboratories, and inspection service facilities across six Brazilian states. The auditing is slated to end on
The first mention I have of my great-great-grandfather Daniel Miller Coupers occupation is on his marriage certificate in January of 1879. By then 28 years old, he was a butcher. Whether he already had his own business by then or was working for another butcher, I dont know. From that time his occupation is uniformly given as butcher in all the documents I have viewed - up until the time it changes to retired butcher! Becoming a butcher I have not dwelled on the physical skills needed to become a butcher - I am too squeamish for that and it is certainly not an occupation that would suit me! I had always assumed that Daniel Miller Couper must have gone through an apprenticeship. Perhaps he did as there was an apprenticeship system in place in Victoria, modelled after the English system. However, in researching for this post Im not so sure. The requirements for a slaughtering licence outside of Melbourne were quite straightforward - a slaughtering licence could be had for one pound if the local ...
US - A California beef slaughterhouse Rancho Feeding that was closed earlier this year after recalling 8.7 million pounds of beef products has been indicted by a federal grand jury and faces 11 charges.
In a landmark win for animal rights, the French national assembly recently passed a bill that will require all French slaughterhouses to be equipped with CCTV cameras. The move came in response to an incredulous public outcry following a slew of disturbing undercover investigations released by the French media by the local animal rights organization L214. The law, which will go into […]
Police said that while eight illegal slaughterhouses were sealed in Meerut zone, two each were sealed in Bareilly and Varanasi zones.
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The Oxford Sandy Black Pig Group have populated an easy to use map of Abattoirs (aka Slaughterhouses) and Butchers in the UK. Each listing has been provided by one of our members so we know they cater for our rare breed OSB pigs.. If you need help with your butchery, these are the experts, but you can find a cutting list to help you here. If you have an Abattoir, Butcher, Slaughterhouse that caters for pigs (swine) that you have used, you can submit a listing here ...
Stella would have been dead by Christmas. In late December, a slaughterhouse owner bought her and several other spent dairy goats at a stockyard. Like all female goats in dairy production, they had lived their short lives in a cycle of impregnation, birth and lactation. Their babies were taken from them immediately after birth, the girls to be raised as replacements, the boys to be auctioned for meat or disposed of by some other fatal means. After a few years of this, the dairy goats bodies were worn out, and their milk production declined. It was then their turn to face the auction and the kill floor. It was a normal day at the slaughterhouse until Stella went into labor.. Unaware that one of his purchases was pregnant, the facility owner was taken by surprise. And then he was taken by another emotion. Seeing the tender devotion between the mother and her newborn kid, he decided to let them live. Stella and her newborn baby were spared. The slaughterhouse owner reached out to a relative who ...
ABSTRACT During the last years, Brazilian government control programs have detected an increase of Salmonella Heidelberg in poultry slaughterhouses a condition that poses a threat to human health However, the reasons remain unclear. Differences in genetic virulence profiles may be a possible justification. In addition, effective control of Salmonella is related to an efficient epidemiological surveillance system through genotyping techniques. In this context, the aim of this study was the detection of 24 virulence-associated genes in 126 S. Heidelberg isolates. We classified the isolates into 56 different genetic profiles. None of the isolates presented all the virulence genes. The prevalence of these genes was high in all tested samples as the lowest number of genes detected in one isolate was 10/24. The lpfA and csgA (fimbriae), invA and sivH (TTSS), and msgA and tolC (intracellular survival) genes were present in 100% of the isolates analyzed. Genes encoding effector proteins were detected in ...
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My blessed friend, I am very happy to see the change of the vibratory action of your thoughts right now. The mighty stream of Divine consciousness has purified and removed the old records of destructive thinking from your world. My angels of illumination are placing a cosmic ring of golden fire around you now to protect the precious energy of Divine Wisdom and Illumination in your pulsating energy field. But you need to know that this circle of protection can easily be broken by the human habit of criticism, judgment and condemnation. Stand guard, my dear friend, and keep these destructieve energies of envy, condemnation, resentment and judgment including self judgment and self condemnation outside the golden circle of Wisdoms ray. Let no one provoke you and tempt you to enter in the interchange of energies based on criticism, envy, revenge, judgment and condemnation. This is the greatest poison that you can ever drink, my child. Stay away from people who are addicted to the continual ...
A recent discussion among a couple members of the studio audience touched briefly on the question of what it takes for something to count as punishment.. Specifically, it touched on the question of whether taxation can be properly classified as punishment.. The discussion merely grazed the surface of this question, then ricocheted off. However, I have heard the statement a number of times - particularly by libertarians (a tribe in which I was once a member).. Furthermore, this is a blog that suggests that the institution of morality is (or should be) the application of praise, condemnation, reward, and punishment to promote good desires and inhibit bad desires. It would be useful to say a few things about what punishment is.. Punishment involves intentionally doing harm to somebody. In other words, the act of punishment seeks to create a state of affairs in which the desires of others (those who are being punished) are deliberately thwarted. The thwarting of the desires of others is not a ...
Since March 2018 Meatco has managed to pay producers well above the South African parity price across all grades, excluding fat equalisation and weight premiums. The corporation said that it is aware that the ratio between slaughter and weaner prices is not favourable towards the slaughter of ox production system.. Meatco said that taking into account the current downward trend of weaner prices together with the improvement in Meatcos slaughter prices, farmers should once again be motivated to move into slaughter cattle production.. Despite the present strenuous environment where the factory is running at 45% capacity, Meatco is still paying competitive prices to its producers on an international level.. Livestock Procurement Executive at Meatco, Heiner Böhme stressed that cattle delivered to Meatco directly from the farmer remain the preferred supply channel.. Meatco acknowledges that the 2017 slaughter prices paid below parity resulted, amongst others, in a record number of animals exported ...
The nothing beats human ingenuity applies as much to the doctor who closely aligned with her conclusions and who didnt have to do his own research. What you are suggesting is that your mother doesnt have to rely upon doctors for a diagnosis of any current and future medical conditions as they arise. All she has to do is to carry out her own research into her symptoms, by-pass the doctor and go straight to the nearest pharmacy or hospital. And applying this principle universally, there is no need for doctors other than surgeons, although these could be replaced by internet-savvy butchers, abattoir workers and seamstresses who have access to Youtube, etc. In other words, in the context of an extension of the elderly patient analogy, access to collective expertise doesnt work in solving problems unless the ones accessing the information can comprehend and apply it. Which provision is comparable to any standard economic model that begins with a qualifying assuming consumers have perfect ...
Everybody is up in arms, Coon said. The sad part is-or maybe its good for him- there is not a law that says you cant slaughter your livestock for consumption. And he is a horse eater. No one answered a telephone listing for Sappington in Dexter on Friday. De Los Santos said Sappington actually filmed the entire process for preparing the horse for consumption. But he only posted part of the video. Carolyn Schnurr, federal legislative manager of government relations for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, called the video emotionally disturbing. But she said the group does not condone violence, and reminded others opposed to horse slaughter to stay focused on what needs to be done to help American horses … to end the slaughter of American horses. Horse slaughter opponents are pushing legislation in Congress to ban domestic slaughter, as well as the export of horses to other countries for slaughter. The debate is raging amid a recent uproar in Europe over horse ...
UK - Ageing cattle by dentition still has a role to play in cross-checking cattle age despite changes in cattle farming and animal husbandry, a study conducted at a UK abattoir has found.
A music video was made for the song Regret And The Grave, depicting an idea similar to the album cover, with the SWAT police driving numerous people onto the outskirts of a city, putting bags on their heads, and forcing them into cages. It also shows two people being led into a dark, abandoned slaughterhouse and a woman looking desperately out of her cage. All this is shown in between shots of the band playing in a slaughterhouse ...
Researchers in Uganda have demonstrated that growing papyrus can be used to soak up toxins and other noxious residues from abattoir effluent.
This gut-wrenching undercover footage reveals egregious animal cruelty and alarming food labeling practices at Superior Farms the largest lamb producer in the US and a supplier of the nation s top two grocers, Walmart and Kroger.
This report covers the Texas market and is a consolidation of a number of other reports. Data presented include cattle markets, hay averages, and grain prices. Feeder cattle are categorized based on sex, grade, and weight. Slaughter cattle are categorized by sex and grade. Bred cows are categorized by weight and age. Cow/calf pairs are categorized by weight. Each category also includes the sale prices and price range. Hay averages are presented by type, grade, and region. Grain prices are categorized by variety and region. Also included is an analysis on recent market trends. ...
Ireland is proposing the monitoring of pig carcasses and pig meat in slaughterhouses, butchers premises and retail outlets over the next two years
When I first started raising sheep I didnt know how to butcher one, so I took my lambs to the butcher. He charged me $50 each, and I had the nagging feeling...
Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher was not on hand on Monday as the team opened Spring Training at Tempe Diablo Stadium in perfect weather. Butcher is recovering from surgery performed on Thursday for the removal of a cancerous nodule on...
TEMPE, Ariz. - Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher, recuperating from surgery for the removal of a cancerous nodule in his thyroid gland, was back with his guys, back on the job, on Wednesday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Butcher missed the...
People trust a butcher. What he advises, they heed. What he recommends, they consume. The apron is part of it, yes -- the apron gives him power. But its much more than the apron.
In comparison with 2002 the average clean pig carcase weight in 2003 was 2% higher, and the sows and boars average carcase weight was 3% higher. At 74.7 kilogramme, the average clean pig carcase weight for 2004 has again risen by 1 per cent when compared to 2003, an increase was seen in every month up to October 2004, however the sows and boars decreased by 2 per cent to 158.1 kilogramme in 2004. For the first five months of 2005 overall clean pig carcase weights have increased by 1% whilst the overall the sows and boars weight have again decreased ...
Throughout the years, Eyes on Animals inspectors have visited many slaughterhouses. We see many - major and minor - differences in the equipment used, as well as the handling of the animals. Differences are particularly noted in pig slaughterhouses- some plants use electrical stunning while others use CO2 to render the pigs unconscious before slaughter. We decided to lobby pig
NEW YORK-Several prominent New Jersey horse owners and advocates, including accomplished equestrian Jessica Springsteen, daughter of musician Bruce Springsteen, have joined the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) in supporting a state ban on the slaughter, transport, and sale of horses for human consumption by submitting a letter to Gov. Chris Christie urging him to sign this critical legislation into law. Introduced by Assemblyman Ronald Dancer (R-Cream Ridge) and Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak (D-Union), A.2023/S.1976 would ban the in-state slaughter of horses, the transport of horses to slaughter, and the sale of horse meat for human consumption. The legislation overwhelmingly passed in both the state Senate and Assembly and was sent to Gov. Christie for his signature in July. The letter, signed by several well-known horse owners, advocates and equestrians from across the state, including ASPCA Equine Welfare Ambassadors and top international riders Jessica ...
50 years ago this weekThe Tuscaloosa City Commissioners began a friendly condemnation suit to acquire land needed for expansion of the municipal airport. Asa Roundtree owned most of the land required, and he agreed to the friendly condemnation.
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The Olympic Park line, which extends over the former Abattoirs branch, connects to the network on the Main South line at the ... "Abattoirs Branch". www.nswrail.net. Retrieved 28 March 2020. "Olympic Park Line". www.nswrail.net. Retrieved 28 March 2020. " ... Pippita railway station was a railway station on the former Abattoirs line in Sydney, New South Wales. The station opened on 4 ... Passenger services on the Abattoirs line were operated by CPH railmotors operating from Sandown via Lidcombe until November ...
... started up abattoirs; and even purchased hotels. To help finance its policies, Scaddan's government introduced an income tax in ...
1913: Metropolitan abattoirs open. 1913: Federal Referendum on Trade and Commerce: South Australia votes Yes (51.32%). 1914: ...
Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, 2013. Eye Film Museum, Amsterdam, 2014. LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano, Switzerland, 2015. ...
The Abattoirs de Bomel now houses a Cultural Centre. "Histoire des abattoirs de Bomel". Issuu. Retrieved 2019-12-30. ...
The abattoir and its associated factories were soon surrounded by suburbs, prompting complaints and public meetings objecting ... Kensington was once home to one of Victoria's major abattoirs and livestock saleyards, an army ordnance depot and a number of ... The area was originally known for horse proving grounds, its cattle yards, and abattoirs. In the late 1850s, the City of ... "Former Newmarket Saleyards And Abattoirs". www.onmydoorstep.com.au/. onmydoorstep.com.au/. 2010. Archived from the original on ...
Schlechter, Deon (27 February 2013). "Witvlei Abattoir". New Era. pp. 11-12. "Witvlei Meat wins back access to abattoir". The ... The abattoir has a slaughter capacity of 27,000 cattle annually. Financial problems and arguments with Namibia's biggest meat ... Namibian beef soon hits EU market Afrol, Last accessed 28 February 2013 Kangueehi, Kuvee (10 March 2005). "Abattoir a Glimpse ... producer MeatCo over the export quota to Norway led to a closure of the abattoir in 2014. It was set to reopen in 2016 but ...
Abattoir Editions. 1982. Country of Survivors: Poems. Eric B. Rasmussen Publishing. 1974. ""Pacific Surfliner" Now Arriving San ...
Abattoir Editions. 1983. ISBN 9780936576107. OCLC 9689356. Local Winds. Robert L. Barth. 1985. OCLC 5088127. Letter from Los ...
British lambs slaughtered in French abattoirs were marked with a French meat inspection stamp instead of the UK abattoir stamp ... Prior to this date most livestock in the country were only a couple of hours at most by road from the nearest abattoir. The ... "Abattoirs facing axe go on slaughtering". The Guardian. London. 29 October 1992. "UK exports of live lambs boosted by French ... The animals were then transported for 10 hours by road to an abattoir in central France. The RSPCA said: "We are appalled that ...
Les Abattoirs, Toulouse (2003). Maison de France, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (2002). The Drawing Center, New York (2001). ...
Les Abattoirs, musée de Toulouse, France. Musée Municipal de Saint Dié, France. Musée des Beaux-Arts H. Rigaud, Perpignan, ...
... and abattoir operations. Ng Fung Hong was founded in Hong Kong in 1951 as "a modest trading agent in Bonham Strand". Two ...
OCLC 40333540.CS1 maint: others (link) Coe, Sue (Summer 2012). "Inside the Abattoir". Earth Island Journal. 27 (2): 2 - via ...
Yambuya, Pierre (1991). Zaïre: het Abattoir. Over gruweldaden van het leger van Mobutu. Antwerp: EPO Uitgeverij. p. 19. ISBN ... Yambuya, Pierre (1991). Zaïre: het Abattoir. Over gruweldaden van het leger van Mobutu. Antwerp: EPO Uitgeverij. p. 69. ISBN ... ISBN 978-0-253-02150-2. Yambuya, Pierre (1991). Zaïre: het Abattoir. Over gruweldaden van het leger van Mobutu. Antwerp: EPO ... Yambuya, Pierre (1991). Zaïre: het Abattoir. Over gruweldaden van het leger van Mobutu. Antwerp: EPO Uitgeverij. p. 20. ISBN ...
The Municipal Abattoir; Adam and Eve on a Ferry; and And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens. The Traveling Companion & ...
... het Abattoir. Over gruweldaden van het leger van Mobutu. Antwerp: EPO Uitgeverij. ISBN 9789064455261. Lindsay Peacock, The ...
Spell - Sweet Abattoir). After a short run in Italy, it was released as L'uomo, la donna e la bestia (transl. The Man, the ... Spell - Sweet Abattoir) is a 1977 Italian film directed by Alberto Cavallone. Spell was distributed in Italy by Stefano Film on ...
There are three abattoirs in the region. Every three years, Rockhampton holds the national Beef Australia exposition to ...
Most abattoirs use captive bolts over guns. Stunning ensures the animal feels no pain during slaughtering and reduces the ...
"When is carbon dioxide stunning used in abattoirs?". RSPCA. Archived from the original on April 9, 2014. Retrieved June 14, ...
"Abattoirs: manifestation samedi à Paris" [Slaughterhouses: demonstration Saturday in Paris]. Le Figaro (in French). 2012-05-31 ... Ils ont marché pour la fermeture des abattoirs" [IN IMAGES. They marched for the closure of the slaughterhouses]. Le Parisien ( ... "Marche pour la fermeture des abattoirs - 2 juin 2012" [March to close slaughterhouses - June 2, 2012]. Marche pour la fermeture ... "Manifestation à Paris pour réclamer la fermeture des abattoirs" [Demonstration in Paris to demand the closure of ...
2007 Retrospective, the former Abattoirs, City of Avallon. 2007, 2005, 2001, 92, 82, 79, 75, 70, Darthea Speyer Gallery, Paris ...
"Abattoir lay-offs after outbreak". BBC News. 6 August 2007. Retrieved 10 August 2007. "Foot-and-mouth 'traced to pipe'". 5 ...
"Abattoir - Drummer Danny Anaya Dies". metalstorm.net. November 8, 2017. Retrieved November 9, 2017. "ALICE COOPER Pays Tribute ... November 5 - Danny Anaya, former drummer of MX Machine and Abattoir, died from cancer at the age of 52. November 7 - Whitey ...
1991 - "Abattoir" single is released. 1992 - The first full-length album, Freaks is released, followed by the "Cenotaph" stand- ... "Abattoir", "Danger", and Disease Control. The next year they released their first full-length album, Freaks. Their first tour ... "Abattoir" (1991) "Cenotaph" (1992) "The Trap" (1993) "Paranoid Illusions" (1993) "Facer" (1995) "Seventeen" (2010) Freaks (1992 ...
A modern abattoir and meat-processing plant are planned within the town limits. The joint venture between Nakaseke District ... Wandera, Dan (2 October 2013). "Nakaseke still awaits modern abattoir". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 1 August 2017. CS1 ...
These facilities included weaving mills, furnishers, printers and abattoirs. In 1929 one of the then-largest department stores ...
1874 Abattoir and stockyards in operation. Jersey City Drug and Spice Mills in business. 1876 Aesthetic Society formed. ...
It bought the Lobethal abattoir in 2003. In 2006, it also bought an abattoir in Western Australia and a defunct one in Port ... A fire at the Murray Bridge abattoir in January 2018 destroyed the meat processing line. Over the following months, production ... "Murray Bridge meat processing plant to employ thousands after old abattoir gutted by fire". ABC News. 6 June 2019. Retrieved 16 ... Jones, Erin (11 January 2018). "Thomas Foods International moves jobs to Lobethal and Tamworth abattoirs after fire at Murray ...
It was privatised in August 1990 as Mulaut Abattoir Sdn Bhd and is a subsidiary of Royal Brunei Airlines. The Mulaut Abattoir ... Mulaut Abattoir is one of the five companies selected to be in the first phase of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point ( ... The abattoir is located on a 16 hectares site in what was formerly a mainly agricultural area, although recent developments of ... The abattoir at Jalan Kilanas-Bebatik was first established by the government of Brunei to slaughter meat imported from ...
Abattoir Blues may refer to: Abattoir Blues (novel), a 2014 novel by Peter Robinson Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus, a ... 2004 album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Abattoir Blues. If ...
Prevalence of anti-Rift-Valley-fever IgM antibody in abattoir workers in the Nile delta during the 1993 outbreak in Egypt / R. ...
Julia comes to realize that her sisters soul is trapped inside, but the Abattoir isnt just a house - its a door to something ... and ex-lover Detective Declan Grady to the town of New English where they find the enigmatic Jebediah Crone and the Abattoir - ... Abattoir is clearly the work of a director with a masterful knowledge of the genre, but he fails to stitch together a few great ... Abattoir has flashes of brilliance, but does not really deliver. The lead actors are a bit weak, and detract from the film at ...
Abattoir: Film Review. 4:03 PM PST 12/7/2016 by THR Staff * FACEBOOK ... Viewers shouldnt get too excited, or too dismissive, when the opening scenes of Darren Lynn Bousmans Abattoir suggest it may ...
Abattoirs (#). [F., fr. abattre to beat down. See Abate.] A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc. ... ... Abattoirs (#). [F., fr. abattre to beat down. See Abate.] A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc. ...
China on Tuesday launched its second trade investigation in as many days, hitting four of Australias largest abattoirs for ... two Queensland abattoirs owned by Australias largest meat processor, JBS, as well as Kilcoy Pastoral Company near Brisbane and ...
... 07/05/2001 10:00 Business was less brisk for abattoirs and the meat processing ... Production levels of abattoirs and meat processing (changes on previous month). The problems in the abattoir and meat ... The knock-on effects of the foot-and-mouth crisis are also being felt by the Dutch food industry in general, and the abattoir ... The dairy and cattle feed industries have also been affected by the crisis, but to a lesser extent than abattoirs and the meat ...
The Soule abattoir slaughters and prepares 3,000 tons of meat per year, some 40 per cent of the livestock coming from local ... Organic abattoir whose meat ends up on the tables of top French chefs accused of animal cruelty, prompting the government to ... The abattoir intercommunal de Soule, in the village of Mauléon-Licharre provides meat to the restaurants of the multi-Michelin ... "I am very often in my abattoir and I have tried to improve conditions for many years, and here when ones back is turned, ...
Explore more for Abattoirs breaking news, opinions, special reports and more on mint. ... Get the latest Abattoirs news, videos and headlines. ... In Delhi, making a mess of abattoir modernization. 5 min read . ... Uttar Pradesh meat sellers on strike as govt says crackdown only on illegal abattoirs. 2 min read . 27 Mar 2017 ... Indias buffalo meat export on edge amid UP govts pledge to shut illegal abattoirs. 2 min read . 23 Mar 2017 ...
Germany has tightened up rules on abattoirs, banning the subcontracting of meatpacking work through agencies after a rash of ... Under the new rules, people working in abattoirs must be employed by the company itself, ending the practice of hiring many of ... BERLIN, May 20 (Reuters) - Germany has tightened up rules on abattoirs, banning the subcontracting of meatpacking work through ...
18 July 1997 Dirty abattoirs should be shutMAFF must close abattoirs found to have consistently low hygiene scores, says a ... Dirty abattoirs should be shut. MAFF must close abattoirs found to have consistently low hygiene scores, says a leading ... of the 329 abattoirs monitored during May failed to achieve the 65% minimum target score. In April 39% of plants scored less ... well he should take off the gloves and close down abattoirs that do not reach the Meat Hygiene Service minimum month after ...
Vegetables, fruit, meat, fish and other fresh produce on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 07:00 to 14:00 at the Abbatoirs on rue Ropsy Chaudron in Anderlecht
A wide range of organisms was isolated and identified from a number of sites in two abattoirs. Heavily contaminated sites were ... Sources and properties of some organisms isolated in two abattoirs.. Patterson JT1, Gibbs PA. ... Gram negative organisms were widely distributed in the abattoirs, Pseudomonas spp. being present at most sites, while members ... rumen contents and soil and faecal material from hooves in both abattoirs. Few catalase negative organisms were isolated but ...
The German abattoir hit by a coronavirus outbreak that led to a second lockdown for the entire region reopened its ... HAMBURG, July 16 (Reuters) - The German abattoir hit by a coronavirus outbreak that led to a second lockdown for the entire ...
Plein la bouche" est issu des ateliers de la compositrice Emilie Mousset, menés auprès de patients de lunité de médecine de la nutrition de Dr Patrick Ritz de lhôpital Rangueil.Entretiens, prise de son et improvisation musicales et vocales, ont donné lieu à une pièce sonore qui met en jeu les matières enregistrées, et travaille les liens entre nourriture et oralité, mots et plaisir, suspens et satiété. Plus dinfos. ...
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b) any abattoir licensed under the Abattoirs Act, 1988,",. (b) the substitution for section 4 (4) (c) of the following ... Application for abattoir licence.. 10.-(1) Every application for the grant or renewal of an abattoir licence shall be in such ... Suspension of abattoir.. 18.-(1) Whenever, in relation to an abattoir, an authorised officer is of opinion that there is grave ... Non-transferability of abattoir licence.. 13.-(1) The holder of an abattoir licence shall not transfer the licence to any other ...
28 March 1997 Abattoirs told to toe the lineMAFF has ordered the Meat Hygiene Service to ensure that at least 90% of abattoirs ... Abattoirs told to toe the line. MAFF has ordered the Meat Hygiene Service to ensure that at least 90% of abattoirs are ...
Robotic Abattoir. Robots with knives in a meat-packing plant. (Read the full article) ...
The government plans to force all abattoirs to install CCTV amidst concerns halal slaughterhouses are inflicting unnecessary ... Gov Plans CCTV in All Abattoirs After Halal Slaughter Cruelty Scandal. MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Liam Deacon. 11 Aug 2017. ... The government plans to force all abattoirs in the country to install CCTV amidst concerns that Islamic halal slaughterhouses ...
Prevalence of anti-Rift-Valley-fever IgM antibody in abattoir workers in the Nile delta during the 1993 outbreak in Egypt / R. ...
Birmingham Halal Abattoir has recalled meat and pet food because it may be unfit for human and pet consumption. ...
... will be asked to appoint a receiver to sell the assets of slaughterhouse operated by Quality Meat Packers and Toronto Abattoirs ... The abattoir is in an industrial part of the city that borders the railway tracks. The plants owners last year approached the ... On Tuesday, a Toronto judge will be asked to appoint a receiver to sell the assets of the abattoir that has been idled in ... and Toronto Abattoirs Ltd., two related companies that operate the plant that slaughtered 23,000 pigs a week, sought protection ...
Abattoirs could see their bills slashed by millions of pounds a year under Foods Standards Agency plans to shake up meat ... Abattoirs could see their bills slashed by millions of pounds a year under Foods Standards Agency plans to shake up meat ... A major shake-up of the scale envisaged by the FSA could save millions of pounds every year by reducing costs in abattoirs ... would set out proposals in its upcoming strategic plan to abolish rules forcing every carcass that passes through an abattoir ...
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The Festive abattoir and neighbouring businesses were evacuated as a precaution. ... producer Astral Foods has confirmed that an ammonia leak occurred at the refrigeration plant at the companys Festive abattoir ... producer Astral Foods has confirmed that an ammonia leak occurred at the refrigeration plant at the companys Festive abattoir ...
Abattoir Blues is open for special events and truly is the heart and soul of Sydney Olympic Park.. You can find Abattoir Blues ... Abattoir Blues, Abattoir Heritage Precinct - Building C, 1 Herb Elliott Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park ... Abattoir Blues. Monday to Thursday 7am - 4pm, Friday 7am - 8.30pm, Saturday 9am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm, Sunday - Closed ... This family-run restaurant and bar is hidden away in the Parks abattoir heritage precinct and is a secret, favourite of local ...
Abattoir is one such of the new lines htat Ive been anticipating for quite some time. This issue is the first of a 6 series ... "Abattoir" was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman ("Saw II," "11-11-11," "Tales of Halloween.") Dayton Callie took time to speak ... Momentum Pictures Takes on Darren Bousmans ABATTOIR Adrian Halen 10/20/2016 0 ... Momentum Pictures announced today that it has acquired North American rights to the horror film "Abattoir," which is set to ...
  • The abattoir at Jalan Kilanas-Bebatik was first established by the government of Brunei to slaughter meat imported from Australia according to the Muslim halal methods for local consumption in Brunei. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the first nine months of the year, Mashonaland West province recorded the highest number of slaughters at monitored abattoirs, accounting for 19% of the national slaughter. (co.zw)
  • They should be delivered to the abattoir at least 6 hours before their scheduled slaughter. (gov.ky)
  • All slaughtering line equipments can be made to order according to your condition ( custom-made ) cheapest 2016 halal chicken slaughter line abattoir machine Main Features : 1. (alibaba.com)
  • Members of the VHP came to Deonar abattoir late at night and asked us to stop the slaughter, showing the copy of the High Court order," said Mohammad Ali Qureshi, president of the Bombay Suburban Beef Dealers Association. (reuters.com)
  • APGAW has released a report following an inquiry looking into the provision of abattoirs after concerns were raised that large numbers of small abattoirs had closed taking away options for slaughter for small scale farmers and forcing them to use large processing plants. (apgaw.org)
  • TEARS were shed when 30 years of lamb slaughter came to an end as hundreds of meat workers left their Anglesey abattoir for the last time. (dailypost.co.uk)
  • Thirst in broilers was satisfied by water provision while awaiting slaughter at a one-day-per-week poultry abattoir in England. (bva.co.uk)
  • NIGERIA - In a renewed effort to stem the tide of illegal operations, prevent the sale of unwholesome meat and improve hygiene conditions in abattoirs in Lagos State, no fewer than 24 butchers and cattle marketers have been arrested for offences bordering on illegal operations in a weekend clampdown carried out against illegal abattoirs, slaughter slabs and cattle markets by the state government. (thebeefsite.com)
  • The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, told journalists that the exercise was carried out in Ikorodu and Badagry by the State Monitoring, Enforcement and Compliance Unit on Abattoirs and Slaughter Slabs, Stray Animals, Meat and Live Cattle Transportation and Regulation of Veterinary Premises. (thebeefsite.com)
  • 59. (1) No cattle shall be accepted for slaughter by an abattoir unless the animal has affixed to its ear an ear-tag and is accompanied by an identity card in relation to the identification of the animal. (irishstatutebook.ie)
  • Commenting on the new figures, Robin Hargreaves, President of the British Veterinary Association, said: "These new official figures reveal that mis-stunning is extremely rare in British abattoirs and expose the myth that mis-stunning is a greater animal welfare problem than non-stun slaughter. (thebeefsite.com)
  • Should we slaughter horses at abattoirs? (bmj.com)
  • The abattoir is certified according to EEC regulations for slaughter of cattle, small ruminants, pigs, and poultry. (fbn-dummerstorf.de)
  • Momentum Pictures announced today that it has acquired North American rights to the horror film "Abattoir," which is set to release in theaters, VOD and Digital HD on Dec. 9, 2016. (horrornews.net)
  • Abattoir Blues may refer to: Abattoir Blues (novel), a 2014 novel by Peter Robinson Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus, a 2004 album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Abattoir Blues. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the "Lyre of Orpheus" concentrates on his oozing lovesongs for all manner of strange and unidentified beauties, "Abattoir Blues" unleashes Cave's wit and tobacco-stained violence at it's most devastating. (boomkat.com)
  • Abattoir" was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman ("Saw II," "11-11-11," "Tales of Halloween. (horrornews.net)
  • Created by Darren Lynn Bousman (director of the Saw franchise), written by Rob Levin and Troy Peteri, and illustrated by Michael Peterson, Abattoir is yet another creepy, gory, and unsettling tale from one of the fastest rising publishers of horror/sci-fi comics: Radical Comics. (comicbookbin.com)
  • A mobile abattoir on a farm in the NSW central west means this herd of pigs will never have the stress of travelling to an abattoir to be processed. (abc.net.au)
  • This retired shipping container has been given a new life as a mobile abattoir, with insulation provided by panels recycled from a Sydney casino. (abc.net.au)
  • It is a mobile abattoir which they said allowed them to fulfil their promise to give their pigs a good life, without stress and fear. (abc.net.au)
  • Mr Hicks can now process his pigs in the mobile abattoir on his farm, saving the pigs a stressful journey. (abc.net.au)
  • Australia's first mobile abattoir is on the road, after receiving approval to operate. (3aw.com.au)
  • Ogbeh, who described the Ultra-modern Abattoir as fantastic said it signifies a departure from the old filthy abattoir that could possibly breed diseases and infections. (thisdaylive.com)
  • Addressing the large audience at the occasion, Governor Mimiko emphasised the need for a modern abattoir to give way for more hygenic meat for human consumption to eradicate avoidable diseases. (thisdaylive.com)
  • He told the council officials that the FCTA envisioned proper and modern abattoir and meat Haulage System befitting its status. (pmnewsnigeria.com)
  • The abattoir intercommunal de Soule, in the village of Mauléon-Licharre provides meat to the restaurants of the multi-Michelin starred Alain Ducasse, possibly the world's best-known chef, along with celebrity beef butcher Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Beef City and Dinmore abattoirs are owned by JBS Australia. (whitsundaytimes.com.au)
  • The report comes as figures show that a third of small abattoirs have closed in the last ten years alone - with only 62 now left in the UK. (farminguk.com)
  • APGAW heard evidence from farmers about the importance of small abattoirs to the rural community and why action was needed to help prevent any further decline. (farminguk.com)
  • We do not want to lose many more of these small abattoirs, the service they provide to local farmers is vital. (farminguk.com)
  • The Sustainable Food Trust and Campaign for Local Abattoirs said numerous small abattoirs were currently on the brink of closure as a result of one-size-fits-all regulation, rising costs and the collapse in value of hides and skins. (farminguk.com)
  • The government's own commitment to shortened journey times was not possible without a network of small abattoirs, they added. (farminguk.com)
  • More than ever we need a well distributed network of small abattoirs that offer 'private kill' services for farmers who wish to add value by marketing and selling their meat direct to consumers. (farminguk.com)
  • Small abattoirs are an essential part of the local food and farming infrastructure that makes this possible," Mr Holden said. (farminguk.com)
  • Most small abattoirs are provincially inspected and serve a local market. (beyondfactoryfarming.org)
  • Small abattoirs contributing to the public goods of animal welfare and environmental benefits should be recognised and eligible for capital payments in any future agricultural support framework. (apgaw.org)
  • Government should ensure that public bodies and, in particular, economic partnerships or forums see small abattoirs as essential infrastructure supporting the rural economy. (apgaw.org)
  • Funding waste disposal or re-usage technology within small abattoirs should be included in the Government's criteria for capital payments under environmental schemes and integrated with initiatives such as the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). (apgaw.org)
  • We urge Government to recognise the critical role small abattoirs play in the farming industry and to take immediate action to prevent further closures. (apgaw.org)
  • Small abattoirs support local production of food, benefiting animal welfare with shorter journeys and enabling the return of the product to the farmer, providing food provenance, consumer choice and the opportunity to add value. (apgaw.org)
  • HAMBURG, July 16 (Reuters) - The German abattoir hit by a coronavirus outbreak that led to a second lockdown for the entire region reopened its slaughterhouse on Thursday, though the impact of new hygiene measures on the plant's capacity is unclear. (reuters.com)
  • Abattoirs in Qatar have not registered a single coronavirus (COVID-19) case since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country almost five months ago, thanks to strict implementation of precautionary measures, a senior municipality official has said. (qatar-tribune.com)
  • All workers and veterinarians are safe as high levels of precautionary measures have ensured that there is no outbreak of COVID-19 at any of the abattoirs in the country," Al Rayyan Municipality Health Control Section Head Majed Burhan Al Zaidan told Qatar Tribune. (qatar-tribune.com)
  • The unbearable images of Easter lambs less than 45 days old fighting for their lives after 'waking up' from supposedly lethal shocks, and others having limbs hacked off or even quartered while still conscious took place not in some huge, industrial abattoir but a 'human-sized' site that slaughters local produce - either organic or bearing the respected 'red label', meaning the animals are not battery-reared. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The Soule abattoir slaughters and prepares 3,000 tons of meat per year, some 40 per cent of the livestock coming from local farmers. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Manicaland had the lowest slaughters, accounting for just 1%, which may be reflective of the lack of monitoring at abattoirs and not the absence of cattle slaughters, the report notes. (co.zw)
  • He added, "The Francistown abattoir should also keep low staff to tally with the revised figure of cattle it slaughters. (mmegi.bw)
  • A retrospective study was carried from 2008 to 2013 to estimate the prevalence of liver flukes in ruminants slaughtered at the abattoir of Kermanshah province, west of Iran. (springer.com)
  • Laure Prouvost's project for the 2019 Venice Biennale 'Deep See Blue Surrounding You / Vois Ce Bleu Profond Te Fondre' makes the first stop on its tour at Les Abattoirs in Toulouse, France, from 24 January. (lissongallery.com)
  • Whenever a creature dealt damage by Abattoir Ghoul this turn dies, you gain life equal to that creature's toughness. (wizards.com)
  • For example, if Abattoir Ghoul deals 3 first-strike damage to a 7/7 creature and then you give the creature -5/-5 before the regular combat damage step, you'll gain 2 life. (wizards.com)
  • In Germany, the outbreaks have shone a spotlight on the dire working conditions in abattoirs where low-paid employees, often from Bulgaria and Romania, work in close proximity and live in shared accommodation. (barrons.com)
  • The Organic Product Search tool on this website allows you to search for contact details of abattoirs certified by ACO Certification Ltd as well as certified meat packers and related businesses. (aco.net.au)
  • BERLIN, May 20 (Reuters) - Germany has tightened up rules on abattoirs, banning the subcontracting of meatpacking work through agencies after a rash of coronavirus outbreaks, government sources said. (reuters.com)
  • Abattoirs have emerged as hotspots of coronavirus outbreaks in a slew of countries, including the United States, France and Britain. (barrons.com)
  • Vegan activists inside the Carey Bros abattoir on April 8. (whitsundaytimes.com.au)
  • Some 70 activists invaded the Tielt (West Flanders) abattoir early on Thursday morning. (vrt.be)
  • The director of the Tielt abattoir said as a reaction that he 'regrets the brutal action' staged by activists. (vrt.be)
  • Police, local authority workers and animal rights activists dismantled an underground abattoir in La Courneuve, outside Paris on Sunday. (thelocal.fr)
  • The dairy and cattle feed industries have also been affected by the crisis, but to a lesser extent than abattoirs and the meat industry. (cbs.nl)
  • An abattoir has been forced to pay a record £265,000 for breaching regulations designed to reduce risk to the public from brain diseases carried by cattle, sheep and goats. (cieh.org)
  • Leicestershire Animal Save are hosting roadside monthly vigils once a month in Melton Mowbray in which they whisper phrases to cattle before they arrive at an abattoir run by Foyle Food Group. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • In addition, since 2006 the BMC Francistown abattoir has not met its annual target of slaughtering 85,000 cattle. (mmegi.bw)
  • Only established commercial farmers are able to sell their cattle to the Lobatse abattoir. (mmegi.bw)
  • Animals Australia investigators have uncovered shocking and routine cruelty to cattle in one of Israel's biggest abattoirs. (animalsaustralia.org)
  • Abattoirs in these regions would account for some 70 per cent of the Scottish cattle and pig kill and 90 per cent of the Scottish sheep kill," said Mr McLaren. (thepigsite.com)
  • China on Tuesday launched its second trade investigation in as many days, hitting four of Australia's largest abattoirs for technical infringements and putting $200 million a month in trade and thousands of jobs under threat. (theage.com.au)
  • Senator Birmingham and Mr Littleproud said the government was notified late on Monday that four Australian meat establishments - two Queensland abattoirs owned by Australia's largest meat processor, JBS, as well as Kilcoy Pastoral Company near Brisbane and Northern Co-operative Meat Company at Casino, NSW - had been suspended over labelling and health certificate requirements. (theage.com.au)
  • This is the third time in recent months that L214 has unmasked animal mistreatment in French abattoirs or farms. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The RSPCA investigation into allegations of animal mistreatment under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (POCTA) 1979 is ongoing and the abattoir could be subject to additional penalties under POCTA for acts of cruelty to animals. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • Other recommendations include a regulatory framework that is appropriate to the size of the business, a Competition Inquiry into the waste collection market, support for apprenticeships and training, a local food label to showcase provenance and support for mobile abattoirs. (farminguk.com)
  • Bacteria from abattoir waste discharged into water columns can subsequently be absorb to sediments, and when the bottom stream is disturbed, the sediment releases the bacteria back into the water columns presenting long-term health hazards [ 14 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • In Nigeria, the abattoir industry is an important component of the livestock industry providing domestic meat supply to over 150 million people and employment opportunities for teaming population. (hindawi.com)
  • All NSW domestic abattoirs are required to comply with the mandatory adoption of Section 2 of the "Industry Animal Welfare Standards for Livestock Processing Establishments preparing meat for human consumption", 2nd Edition. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • This map illustrates both Federally inspected and Provincially licensed abattoirs and includes sample routes of where livestock are shipped for processing. (beyondfactoryfarming.org)
  • Ansari-Lari M, Moazzeni M (2006) A retrospective survey of liver fluke disease in livestock based on abattoir data in Shiraz, south of Iran. (springer.com)
  • To ensure this organic integrity, livestock producers wishing to sell certified organic meat, must have their animals slaughtered at an abattoir which holds organic certification as a processor. (aco.net.au)
  • The scope of certification of abattoirs and related processing facilities are an important consideration for livestock producers to consider, when addressing different markets. (aco.net.au)
  • China has suspended meat exports from at least four Australian abattoirs amid rising tensions between the Federal Government and Beijing. (whitsundaytimes.com.au)
  • 1. Independent study via the online Australian Abattoir Learning Resource . (edu.au)
  • In the year 2000 some 2,744 abattoirs operated red meat lines. (thepigsite.com)
  • This exhibition aims to show the link between the documentary film The statues also die and the collection Daniel Cordier, in deposit to les Abattoirs since the opening in the year 2000. (peterblumgallery.com)
  • Last month, it released equally shocking images of an "organic" abattoir in Vigan, in the southern Gard area, briefly shut but now reopened, after releasing another film in Alès, also in the Gard, in October. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The official transport ban for cows, sheep, pigs and goats meant that hardly any animals could be supplied to abattoirs, and production was very limited. (cbs.nl)
  • Quality Meat Packers Ltd. and Toronto Abattoirs Ltd., two related companies that operate the plant that slaughtered 23,000 pigs a week, sought protection from creditors last month, saying the sharp rise in pork prices made it unable to pay its bills. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • They said they had always felt a bit uncomfortable putting their pigs on a truck for the two and a half hour ride to the nearest abattoir. (abc.net.au)
  • The pigs relax in a yard at the back of the abattoir. (abc.net.au)
  • In February 2012, the NSW Government launched a review of abattoir operations Hawkesbury Valley Meat Processors, in Wilberforce, after footage emerged showing pigs being beaten with metal bars and sheep being skinned while still conscious. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • The fourth abattoir we secretly filmed was Tom Lang Ltd . This is an organic Soil Association-approved abattoir that kills pigs and sheep. (animalaid.org.uk)
  • Of these, 4,495 were oral-pharyngeal swab (tonsils) samples from pigs, 1,239 were from intestinal contents, and 3,039 were feces samples from abattoirs or local pigpens. (asm.org)
  • The results above suggested that Yersinia enterocolitica in slaughtered pigs from Chinese abattoirs was characterized by region-specific PFGE patterns and confirmed that strains isolated from pigs are closely related to those from human infections. (asm.org)
  • A new report has highlighted the negative impact of small abattoir closures on the rural economy and the need for greater government support. (farminguk.com)
  • Mazwiduma noted that the closure of the abattoir came at a wrong time as the Francistown economy is still trying to recover from the effects of the closure of Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC). (mmegi.bw)
  • Westpac today announced a special relief package to assist customers who are employees of Burrangong Meat Processors, affected by the closure of the abattoir in Young. (westpac.com.au)
  • MAFF has ordered the Meat Hygiene Service to ensure that at least 90% of abattoirs are achieving performance scores of 65 out of 100 by the end of 1997/98. (fwi.co.uk)
  • MAFF must close abattoirs found to have consistently low hygiene scores, says a leading exporter. (fwi.co.uk)
  • Responding to the Meat Hygiene Services annual report, Edward Hamer, managing director of Edward Hamer International, said it was unacceptable that 30% of the 329 abattoirs monitored during May failed to achieve the 65% minimum target score. (fwi.co.uk)
  • The Minister of Agriculture says he is going to be tough on operators who break the rules, well he should take off the gloves and close down abattoirs that do not reach the Meat Hygiene Service minimum month after month, which includes some export licensed plants. (fwi.co.uk)
  • Abattoirs could see their bills slashed by millions of pounds a year under Foods Standards Agency plans to shake up meat hygiene regulations. (fwi.co.uk)
  • The prohibition notice was then issued to the abattoir in terms of regulations governing general hygiene for food premises and the transport of food‚ Ramokgopa said. (timeslive.co.za)
  • Quality Meat Packers and Toronto Abattoirs owe about $70-million to creditors. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • This ignites an investigative pursuit that eventually leads her and ex-lover Detective Declan Grady to the town of New English where they find the enigmatic Jebediah Crone and the Abattoir - a monstrous house stitched together with unending rooms of death and the damned. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • We're fans of Darren Bousman's body of work in the horror genre so we couldn't be more thrilled to work with him on 'Abattoir,'" said Goggins. (horrornews.net)
  • Poultry producer Astral Foods has confirmed that an ammonia leak occurred at the refrigeration plant at the company's Festive abattoir, in Olifantsfontein, in the early hours of Friday morning. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Mulaut Abattoir Sdn Bhd is a slaughterhouse located in Brunei. (wikipedia.org)
  • A ll France 's abattoirs are to be inspected "within the month" following revelations of animal cruelty at a slaughterhouse whose organic meat is dispatched to France's top-starred restaurants, the government announced on Tuesday. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • When we arrive usually at about 8am, we gather outside the slaughterhouse on days when the abattoir is operational for about three hours. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • F ollowing the revelations, the local mayor, Michel Etchebest said he was closing the abattoir "for an indeterminate period as a precautionary measure" while an inquiry is held. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • As a precautionary measure to further ensure that abattoirs are completely safe to receive visitors during the Eid Al Adha festivities beginning on Friday, Zaidan said, all the facilities, staff and veterinarians have been inspected by health professionals and found to be in good condition to cater to customers. (qatar-tribune.com)
  • Under the new rules, people working in abattoirs must be employed by the company itself, ending the practice of hiring many of the sector's 200,000 workers through long chains of subcontracting agencies which pushes down final wages. (reuters.com)
  • Otun hinged her argument on the "reality and established fact" that abattoir workers often contract zoonotic diseases via insanitary conditions and meat processing methods of local abattoirs. (thenationonlineng.net)
  • Our team of life insurance specialists has helped thousands of people with high risk or hazardous occupations such as abattoir workers. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • The Insurance Surgery is a leading life insurance, critical illness cover and income protection expert for people who are classed as 'high risk' by life insurance underwriters, including dangerous occupations such as abattoir workers. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • Anyone looking for Abattoir Workers Life Insurance, critical illness cover and income protection to protect their families or homes will find that cover should be available and often their should be no issues in getting the policies that they need. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • In this section of our Insurance Surgery website we look at the treatment of applications for Abattoir Workers Life Insurance, critical illness cover and income protection from underwriters or insurers. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • There are certain risks involved with Abattoir Workers Life Insurance, critical illness cover and income protection that underwriters may assess as non-standard in some cases. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • For more information about Abattoir Workers Life Insurance, critical illness cover and income protection you should contact one of our team of expert advisers today to find out what we can do to help. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • Often we are approached by people with high risk occupations looking for cover which includes Abattoir Workers Life Insurance. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • Most underwriters and applications for Abattoir Workers Life Insurance will ask for details about your job but usually there would be no need to declare that you work in an abattoir. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • If you need help to get a competitive quote for Abattoir Workers Life Insurance then you should speak to one of our team of experts to find out more. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • You should find that there will also be no issues in being able to get an Abattoir Workers critical illness cover policy in place to protect your family. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • Often there will be no need to disclose your occupation when applying for Abattoir Workers critical illness cover so your enquiry should be treated as standard. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • It is also generally possible to get a policy to cover for Abattoir Workers income protection and in most cases it should be available at the same rates as anyone else without a dangerous job. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
  • Unlike life insurance and critical illness cover, there may be some additional underwriting requirements for Abattoir Workers income protection so you might find that your application will be assessed based on your occupation as well as anything else that you have disclosed. (the-insurance-surgery.co.uk)
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  • The abattoir also sells halal meat to the public and supplies Royal Brunei Airlines' inflight catering, via Royal Brunei Catering. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mulaut Abattoir also imports live prime Angus steer from Victoria, South Australia in air-conditioned ships to be slaughtered in the halal way. (wikipedia.org)
  • The government plans to force all abattoirs in the country to install CCTV amidst concerns that Islamic halal slaughterhouses are inflicting unnecessary cruelty on animals. (breitbart.com)
  • Birmingham Halal Abattoir has recalled meat and pet food because it may be unfit for human and pet consumption. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • Deonar, on the outskirts of Mumbai, is India's largest abattoir. (reuters.com)
  • A major shake-up of the scale envisaged by the FSA could save millions of pounds every year by reducing costs in abattoirs which are subsequently passed on to farmers. (fwi.co.uk)
  • The farmers are in a bid to lobby government to re-open the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) Francistown abattoir. (mmegi.bw)
  • The BMC Francistown abattoir closed its doors late last year and since then, farmers have bemoaned that they have been struggling to make ends meet. (mmegi.bw)
  • The concerned farmers said that they have now learned that the abattoir will remain closed while BMC's privatisation model is being finalised. (mmegi.bw)
  • Up until now it was voluntary for slaughterhouses to install CCTV - so although some did, they were the abattoirs least likely to need it. (metro.co.uk)
  • Stéphane Le Foll, the French agriculture minister, hastily issued a statement announcing the nationwide inspections after Le Monde, France's most respected daily newspaper, released hidden camera images of some animals being hung and bled or even cut up while still alive at the abattoir in the Basque country, in the South West. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • In fact, the authorities are closing down legal abattoirs slaughtering sheep and goats, in theory exempt from the ban. (asianews.it)
  • VEGAN protesters who stormed a southeast Queensland abattoir, chained themselves to fixtures and took three sheep have been fined by a Brisbane court. (whitsundaytimes.com.au)
  • 1. -(1) This Act may be cited as the Abattoirs Act, 1988. (irishstatutebook.ie)
  • Abattoirs Act, 1988 (Abattoirs) (Amendment) Regulations, 1999. (irishstatutebook.ie)
  • S.I. No. 328/1999 - Abattoirs Act, 1988 (Abattoirs) (Amendment) Regulations, 1999. (irishstatutebook.ie)
  • 1. ( a ) These Regulations may be cited as the Abattoirs Act, 1988 (Abattoirs) (Amendment) Regulations, 1999. (irishstatutebook.ie)
  • b ) The collective citation "the Abbattoirs Act, 1988 (Abattoirs) Regulations, 1989 to 1999" shall include these Regulations. (irishstatutebook.ie)
  • c ) The Abattoirs Act, 1988 (Abbattoirs) Regulations, 1989 to 1999 shall be construed together as one. (irishstatutebook.ie)
  • The provincial health department said on Saturday that investigators were led to the abattoir after a food sample linked to a patient who had contracted listeriosis tested positive for the pathogen. (timeslive.co.za)
  • Further investigations led our investigators to the abattoir that supplied this particular shop with meat. (timeslive.co.za)
  • According to a statement by the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, 10 butchers were arrested from illegal abattoirs by the enforcement team in Owutu Ikorodu while 14 butchers and marketers were arrested in the Badagry axis. (thebeefsite.com)
  • The French animal protection charity, founded by former actress Brigitte Bardot, has filed a complaint of animal cruelty against those behind the underground abattoir. (thelocal.fr)
  • This family-run restaurant and bar is hidden away in the Park's abattoir heritage precinct and is a secret, favourite of local residents and businesses. (sydneyolympicpark.com.au)
  • The APGAW report reiterated the Campaign for Local Abattoirs' recommendations to address this problem, such as financial support to modernise the sector. (farminguk.com)
  • The abattoir is located on a 16 hectares site in what was formerly a mainly agricultural area, although recent developments of the surrounding areas have placed it in a mostly residential area. (wikipedia.org)
  • On Tuesday, a Toronto judge will be asked to appoint a receiver to sell the assets of the abattoir that has been idled in bankruptcy protection, ending 100 years of pork production on the downtown site. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • Reports have revealed that 48-year-old David Barker of Selkirk was fatally injured when a metal partition in use at the Scottish Borders Abattoir site in Galashiels fell on him on Wednesday morning (January 19th). (irwinmitchell.com)
  • The infamous punk rock band, Abattoir 3000 releases the soundtrack to the book "Road Trip to Oblivion" An irreverent Punk and New Wave Sound with a contemporary twist. (tradebit.com)
  • Abattoir" is produced by Jesse Berger (Oblivion) and Brent C. Johnson (Lost in America) under Radical Studios' genre label Dark Web Productions. (horrornews.net)
  • The knock-on effects of the foot-and-mouth crisis are also being felt by the Dutch food industry in general, and the abattoir and meat industry in particular on overseas markets. (cbs.nl)
  • But the last remaining abattoir has been buffeted by volatile pork markets, and slowly surrounded by condominiums in a neighbourhood that is eager to shed its gritty past. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • If wishing to sell to overseas markets, it is important to ensure that the abattoir has the correct international certification. (aco.net.au)
  • The abattoir now has to identify the source of contamination‚ disinfect its premises‚ and take surface swabs and water samples before and after disinfection. (timeslive.co.za)
  • New legal requirements are being introduced in New South Wales and will require all abattoirs to designate an Animal Welfare Officer to be present on the premises to monitor and take responsibility for the welfare of animals. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • All domestic abattoirs, by 1 January 2013, are required to designate a trained Animal Welfare Officer to be on the premises while processing is occurring. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • SCOTLAND, UK - The important role played by migrant labour in the Scottish red meat industry supply chain has been highlighted in the results of a survey of Scottish abattoir operators revealed on Monday, 3 April. (thepigsite.com)
  • Currently, the BMC Lobatse and Maun abattoirs remain operational. (mmegi.bw)
  • You can't expect the abattoir to close its doors now. (vrt.be)
  • He said the new abattoir would enable Ondo State people to process and eat hygienic meat as well as open doors for socio economic development of the state. (thisdaylive.com)
  • We are very strict in our approach and taking no chance to ensure that all the people working at abattoirs follow the guidelines issued by the ministry," he said. (qatar-tribune.com)
  • Special drives have also been launched to disinfect all the facilities and ensure that sacrificial animals are in good health, he said, adding that arrangements have been made to ensure that there is no rush of people at any of the abattoirs in the country. (qatar-tribune.com)
  • The FSA's Scottish director, Professor Charles Milne, said the agency would set out proposals in its upcoming strategic plan to abolish rules forcing every carcass that passes through an abattoir to be inspected. (fwi.co.uk)
  • The carcass of the pig then makes its way through to the refrigerated processing space - formerly a shipping container but now fitted out with smaller versions of the equipment found in a bigger abattoir. (abc.net.au)
  • Alexander McCrae died in Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley following the incident at Sandyford Abattoir, where it is believed he was hit by the carcass of a cow. (irwinmitchell.com)
  • The Service Group Experimental Abattoir and Meat Research provide expertise and scientific knowledge regarding carcass and meat quality analyses of farm animal and aquaculture species. (fbn-dummerstorf.de)
  • was observed between bacterial counts of abattoir effluents and receiving water bodies 100 m downstream: an indication of contamination of receiving water bodies by abattoir effluents and possible public and environmental health hazards. (hindawi.com)
  • Such contamination of water bodies from abattoir wastes could constitute significant environmental and public health hazards [ 10 - 13 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • These abattoirs may be certified by different organic certification bodies. (aco.net.au)
  • such abattoirs may only perform services for a single organic producer. (aco.net.au)
  • An abattoir with independent processor certification, on the other hand, may perform services for any number of organic producers. (aco.net.au)
  • This can be done by contacting the abattoir and asking for a copy of their organic certificate, or contacting your certification body. (aco.net.au)