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Maharashtra beef processors upset over new oxen and bull slaughter ban

Beef traders in the Indian state of Maharashtra, which includes Mumbai, are in a desperate situation as the state government has started to implement a newly-approved law that bans the slaughter of oxen and bulls for religious reasons.

Beef had been the cheapest meat available
Guest article

Prospects for the Eurozone in 2015

Matt Incles, from Promar International, describes the latest developments in the Eurozone and considers the impact on consumers and their meat purchase behaviour.

US meat delegation takes China tour

The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Market Expo, "a market education program that allows producers and other USMEF members to observe international market development activities for US pork and beef", has begun in Shanghai.

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Australian pork researcher wins top science and innovation award

The Australian Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry was won by Queensland pork researcher Tracey Muller.

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Realigning global standards for agricultural trade: the US and EU trade negotiations
Guest article

Realigning global standards for agricultural trade: the US and EU trade negotiations

It is not a rare occurrence for the US and the European Union to be on the...

Segmentation by occasion: can it reverse processed meat slowdown in Europe?
Guest article

Segmentation by occasion: can it reverse processed meat slowdown in Europe?

Processed meat has reached saturation point in developed markets, with Europe seeing a stagnant value compound annual...

NAMI's Barry Carpenter speaks from IPPE

NAMI's Barry Carpenter speaks from IPPE

Barry Carpenter

president, North American Meat Institute

Japan body hosts London wagyu seminar

Japan body hosts London wagyu seminar

Delegates from the British meat industry attended an introduction to wagyu seminar in London earlier this month,...

In pictures: Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec

In pictures: Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec

France’s most recognisable butcher, Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec has caused outrage among his French colleagues by claiming that...

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close GlobalMeatNews looks back at some of the biggest international trade stories...

A focus on the retail meat market in the USA
Feature

Retail analysis: USA

Price may still be king in shaping American consumer demand for meat products, but its influence is...

Top 10 animal health and disease stories of 2014

Top 10 animal health and disease stories of 2014

A disease outbreak can have catastrophic consequences for a business, as well as a huge knock-on effect...