MYTH: Eating Chicken can make you resistant to Antibiotics

BUSTED: False The industry in New Zealand observes strict withdrawal protocols to ensure any birds that have received antibiotics are free of the treatment by the time they are...

MYTH: Eating Chicken too often can cause Larger Breasts in Humans

BUSTED: False. This is one of those urban myths that does the rounds from time to time and has no foundation. The use of hormones to enhance growth in poultry has been banned in New...

New Zealand is free of major Exotic Poultry Diseases

May 6, 2011

New Zealand has a unique status as being free of the three major exotic avian diseases. Avian influenza (bird flu), Newcastle’s Disease and Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD)...

Food Safety

May 6, 2011

Food borne illnesses are a constant concern for our industry and all food producers. PIANZ members have recently worked with the NZFSA on a hugely successful programme to reduce the...

Animal Welfare in NZ Poultry Industry

May 6, 2011

Animal welfare is paramount to our members. We understand some people may not like the methods employed to grow our poultry flocks but animal health, animal welfare and well being...
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