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Danish best practice highlighted at International Pig Seminar

Pig welfare, advances in genetics, and strict hygiene practices were highlighted as key to Denmark’s success by leading industry figures at the International Pig Seminar this week.

Animal welfare an issue that is discussed a great deal in Denmark

Pork producers see success with Trichinella guidelines

The Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH) has agreed to draft guidelines for the control of Trichinella spp in pork, marking a major victory for the US pork industry, according to the National Pork Producers’ Council (NPPC).

Canada looks to improve ROI for Nova Scotia beef producers

More than CA$89,000 is being invested in a project by the Nova Scotia Cattle Producers to boost animal welfare practices, improve farm safety and increase return on investment (ROI).

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EFSA investigates possible entry routes for H5N8 into Europe

Following an urgent request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is assessing the current situation surrounding the avian influenza outbreak in Europe.

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Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition Dubai in pictures

Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition in pictures

GlobalMeatNews take you through a snapshot of the exhibitors at the recent Gulfood Manufacturing show in Dubai,...

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
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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...

Spotlight on flexitarianism - are consumers cutting their meat intake?
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Spotlight on flexitarianism

Almost 50% of the respondents in a special GlobalMeatNews poll said they had actively reduced their meat...

Processed meat – what is the new Euromonitor data telling us?
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Processed meat – what is the new Euromonitor data telling us?

Processed meat is continuing to see a steady performance in 2014, growing at a rate of 3%...

Japanese Wagyu Beef - Too Authentic?
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Japanese Wagyu Beef - Too Authentic?

With import restrictions finally lifted after almost a decade of negotiations, authentic Japanese Wagyu beef will soon...

No end in sight for China’s cattle shortage

No end in sight for China’s cattle shortage

On the face of it, things are looking rather rosy for beef in China. Growth is dynamic...