SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Global Trading and Meat Processing

Top Headlines

News focus

Uruguay beef exporters set to benefit from new tracking sytem

Beef producers in Uruguay are emerging as some of the most progressive and successful in Latin America with a universal system for electronically tracking cattle and a continued surge in exports.

INAC has aggressively marketed Uruguay's beef abroad

Tyson Foods makes animal well-being appointment

International meat and poultry producer Tyson Foods has appointed a new leader to oversee the company’s "animal well-being efforts".

Further FMD cases in South Korea

Two new outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease in pigs have been reported in South Korea by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

News in brief

Wales welcomes news of reduced NZ lamb exports

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has welcomed the news that the quantity of New Zealand lamb available for export in 2015 is expected to be down.

Spotlight

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...

Top 10 animal welfare stories in 2014

Top 10 animal welfare stories in 2014

As we come to the end of another year, GlobalMeatNews rounds-up the top 10 animal welfare stories...

Interactive map: The current H5N8 bird flu outbreak
Hot topic

Interactive map: The current H5N8 bird flu outbreak

With the H5N8 strain of avian influenza reaching poultry farms across the globe, GlobalMeatNews has mapped the...

Russia’s import ban – the last thing we need?
Guest article

Russia’s import ban – the last thing we need?

In August 2014, Russia placed a ban on the import of all meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, milk...

A view from Sial

A view from Sial

The great and good in the global meat industry gathered at the recent Sial exhibition in Paris...

Venezuelan controls encourage major meat and livestock smuggling to Colombia
Special report

Venezuelan controls encourage major meat and livestock smuggling to Colombia

The Venezuelan government’s economic policies have created a boom in the smuggling of contraband meat and livestock...

People in Karachi condemned to consume unhygienic meat, says Pakistan experts

People in Karachi condemned to consume unhygienic meat, says Pakistan experts

A former secretary general of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has roundly condemned environmental health controls at...