Posts tagged "Chicken"

Tegel won’t be prosecuted over footage of dead and deformed chickens

[10 September/The Country] Footage inside one of Tegel’s farms showing dead and deformed chicken will not result in the company being prosecuted. Advocacy group, Direct Animal Action, captured the footage during two visits to a farm near Hellensville. It found dead chickens, lame chickens, cannibalised chickens, chickens lying down unable to get up, and deformed...

Chicken prices shrink as industry grows

[3 August/Stuff] Chicken prices are decreasing with the expansion of the poultry industry. According to Statistics New Zealand, prices fell 8.5 percent in the last 12 months. A Woolworths NZ Spokeswoman said there were a number of factors that influenced food prices. She added simple demand and supply was one factor driving the trend in...

Chicken king Wiesenhof invests in cultured meat

[14 January/Handelsblatt Global] While there is little doubt that German consumers love meat, Wiesenhof, the country’s largest poultry supplier, has made an investment into Isreali start-up, SuperMeat. SuperMeat is focusing on using stem cells to grow meat with a goal of making a product that is cheaper than conventional meat using significantly less resources. Wiesenhof’s...