Poultry Industry Concerns Will Be Addressed

Sheena Forde Top Stories

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will be moving with alacrity to address the concerns of the poultry industry in Barbados. Speaking to the media on a tour of the Chickmont Foods Ltd. processing facilities, on Monday, Minister Indar Weir stated: “The poultry industry is important to Barbados…. It is important to a number of businesses and vendors across …

Market Study On Poultry Sector

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

As part of its efforts to monitor the nature and extent of competition within economic sectors in Barbados, the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has launched a study of the poultry sector on the island. The Commission will be aiming to identify the separate markets that exist along the value chain; describe activities within each market; highlight key stakeholders at each …

Ban Lifted On UK Poultry

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The ban on poultry and poultry products coming from the United Kingdom (UK) has been lifted. According to a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture, commercial importers and the general public are now free to import live birds, hatching eggs, and fresh, frozen and chilled poultry meat and products, including table eggs, from that territory. This decision follows the UK’s …

Import Restriction On Poultry & Products

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Veterinary Services Department has, with immediate effect, placed a temporary restriction on the importation of all live birds, hatching eggs, and on fresh, frozen and chilled poultry meat and products, including table eggs originating from the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Member States. These restrictions follow the confirmation of outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza …

Survey On Domestic Poultry Sector

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

(Stock Photo) The public is advised that the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, in association with the Food and Agriculture Organization, is currently conducting a national survey on the domestic poultry sector. The survey, which ends on Monday, July 25, aims to gather information for the preparation of a detailed study on key issues related to …