Wednesday 21 December 2011
Trinidad and Tobago’s Trade and Industry Minister Stephen Cadiz has dismissed concerns that chicken prices will increase if the Cabinet opts to increase the tariff on imported chicken.
Thursday 03 February 2011
Poultry producers and pluck shop owners have complained that millions of kilogrammes of imported chicken were over-supplying the local market and threatening jobs in the industry, reports Trinidad Express.
Tuesday 29 June 2010
According to Guardian, head of the T&T Pluck Shop Association, Rasheed Karim is claiming that in the last week the price of chicken went up by more than 25 cents from $4.90 to $5.25 and in some cases $5.50 per pound for live birds.
Mr Karim says he wants Bharath to do some investigation and come up with a way of regularising prices or probably instituting some measure of price control for fresh birds. Speaking with the media yesterday at his Chaguanas shop, Karim said consumers were the ones to fork out more cash.
Sunday 17 January 2010
A price war may be brewing in the poultry industry which could bring about job cuts if prices are not regulated by Government, reports Trinidad & Tobago Express
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Venky's (India) Limited sponsored the T&T senior cricket team for an Asian tournament.
Tuesday 15 September 2009
Higher feed costs are pushing up chicken prices locally but producers fear the impact of cheap imports.
Chicken prices will continue to raise over the next few months as producers look for opportunities to cut losses from higher input prices, Geoffrey Rostant, Poultry
Sunday 23 August 2009
Imports of leg quarters are blamed for a fall in local poultry meat production.
Local chicken production has shown a notable decline within the last 12 months and chicken producers are blaming imported chicken for it, according to Trinidad Express.
This is the first time that a notable
Thursday 09 July 2009
As the health authorities maintain surveillance of the novel Influenza A H1N1 in the human population to restrict its spread, local veterinary authorities are keeping vigilant so pigs do not acquire the virus from humans.
Dr Lisanne Fermin, Public Health Specialist, School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), University of the West Indies said the concern among vets is animal susceptibility.
"If the virus was shown to cause disease in animals via circulation it could worsen regional and global situations for public health," Dr Fermin said.
She said investigations were still being done into the source and risk of the virus for animals.
The strain has been isolated
Thursday 25 June 2009
- People living near to a poultry farm have developed a rash, which a doctor has put down to germs from the farm.
Newsday from Trinidad and Tobago reports that Joy Dinnoo, 56, and three of her neighbours are sick over the unsanitary condition of a nearby poultry farm in Rousillac and say they have developed a rash
Wednesday 17 June 2009
Head the list of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states that Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Karl Samuda has told to watch their step.
Saturday 13 June 2009
Since the emergence of the Influenza A H1N1 virus, commonly called "swine flu", the pork industry around the world has experienced a decline in sales.
Sunday 07 June 2009
Imports of poultry meat, particularly leg quarters, may spell the end for traditional pluck shops.
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