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Avian flu outbreak clips KFC's Zinger wings - Independent Online Mon, 06 Nov 2017 04:53:46 GMT

Independent Online

Avian flu outbreak clips KFC's Zinger wings
Independent Online
KFC Africa spokesperson Thanisa Mkhwanasi said the wing shortages in some areas were a direct result of the outbreak of avian influenza. KFC South Africa can confirm that KFC restaurants, together with the broader industry, are experiencing a shortage ...

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Bird Flu outbreak sends KFC into Zinger Wing shortage - The South African Mon, 06 Nov 2017 15:17:26 GMT

The South African

Bird Flu outbreak sends KFC into Zinger Wing shortage
The South African
KFC South Africa can confirm that KFC restaurants, together with the broader industry, are experiencing a shortage of wings in some areas due to the impact of the outbreak of avian influenza (AI) on bird availability. The continued AI outbreaks ...

H5N8 'Bird Flu' Pandemic, Now Disruptive in South Africa, Might Have Been Controlled by Specific Replikins Vaccines ... - PR Newswire (press release) Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:57:02 GMT

PR Newswire (press release)

H5N8 'Bird Flu' Pandemic, Now Disruptive in South Africa, Might Have Been Controlled by Specific Replikins Vaccines ...
PR Newswire (press release)
BOSTON, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Replikins, Ltd.'s Dr. Samuel Bogoch spoke this week on the H5N8 current pandemic 'bird flu' H5N8 at the 3rd annual Chernack Conference at Boston University School of Medicine on Crisis & Emergency ...

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No new cases of bird flu in Western Cape over past week - Fin24 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:51:15 GMT

Fin24

No new cases of bird flu in Western Cape over past week
Fin24
Cape Town - The spread of the bird flu virus that has decimated parts the Western Cape's poultry industry may be be slowing down, according to Alan Winde, the Western Cape MEC for Economic Opportunities, a post that includes agriculture. In a statement ...

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Department of agriculture to help farmers stop the spread of bird flu - News24 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:16:40 GMT

News24

Department of agriculture to help farmers stop the spread of bird flu
News24
Johannesburg A total of 92 locations have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), also known as bird flu, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has confirmed. The department said in a statement that affected ...

Bird flu causes Zinger Wing shortage - Highway Mail Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:38:32 GMT

Bird flu causes Zinger Wing shortage
Highway Mail
In the interim however, we do anticipate limited supply resulting in some restaurants being intermittently out of stock, added Sham. KFC currently sources all chicken locally from RCL Foods (Rainbow Chickens), CBH (Country Bird Holdings) and Astral.

Soya bean shortage hits poultry industry - Chronicle Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:28:28 GMT

Chronicle

Soya bean shortage hits poultry industry
Chronicle
... costs are passed on to us and we also pass that to our customers, added Mr Shaw. Poultry producers have started importing hatching eggs from Europe following an outbreak of Avian flu from the traditional source market, South Africa. @lavuzigara1.

POULTRY EXPORTS DECLINE BY 9% DUE TO BIRD FLU - The Swazi Observer Tue, 31 Oct 2017 22:01:03 GMT

The Swazi Observer

POULTRY EXPORTS DECLINE BY 9% DUE TO BIRD FLU
The Swazi Observer
AS anticipated, the outbreak of the Avian Influenza (Bird flu) H5N8 in South Africa has left a dent in the poultry industry. The local poultry industry is reliant on South Africa for 75 per cent of its hatching eggs or day old chicks. After the ...

Avian flu vaccine to be discussed - DAFF - Independent Online Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:10:10 GMT

Independent Online

Avian flu vaccine to be discussed - DAFF
Independent Online
An exit strategy to withdraw vaccination once the threat of HPAI is passed is also under discussion, she said. Maroo said that to date, 92 locations across the seven out of South Africa's nine provinces had been identified to have tested positive for ...
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EU chicken dumping starves Africa - Mail & Guardian Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:00:16 GMT

Mail & Guardian

EU chicken dumping starves Africa
Mail & Guardian
In South Africa, the poultry industry has recently had a break from the devastating effect of dumped chicken because imports from Europe were temporarily banned as a result of the outbreak of avian flu in many EU countries. But this is a brief respite ...

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