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CCTV in French abattoirs ‘won’t halt malpractice’

Putting video cameras in France’s 960 slaughterhouses will not stop malpractice, industry groups have argued, following a proposed law mandating video surveillance in slaughterhouses.

The controversial CCTV reform has broad support from French politicians
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Processing defect sparks chicken recall

US-based Hans Kissle Company has recalled more than 6,000lbs (2,721kg) of ready-to-eat chicken, as a possible processing flaw raised concerns that bacterial pathogens may be present in the meat.

Meat processors show leadership in animal welfare

Poultry firms Noble Foods and Cranswick, both UK-based, top the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW).

HKScan’s €80m plant ceremony diverts attention from profit gloom

Meat processor HKScan has celebrated the topping-out ceremony of its “ambitious” €80m poultry plant days after issuing a second gloomy profit warning.

$700,000 of cocaine found in Jamaican beef patties

A Jamaican woman faces drug charges after US authorities busted an attempt to smuggle $700,000 worth of cocaine into New York concealed in a box of Jamaican beef patties.