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Push for common halal standard in Denmark

The Danish Agriculture & Food Council (DAFC/Landbrug & Fødevarer) has invited the country’s leading meat industry players to round-table talks to deepen collaboration between producers, brokers and marketers regarding halal meat exports.

A two-day conference on halal practices will take place in Copenhagen next month

Kazakhstan sees meat exports grow amid currency devaluation

In 2014 Kazakhstan increased meat and processed meat exports threefold, while significantly reducing its imports, according to official statistical data.

Smithfield Foods to build new sausage plant

Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork processor, has announced its intention to construct a $44.8 million sausage plant in a joint venture with Kansas City Sausage.

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Indian heatwave has significant impact on poultry industry

Millions of poultry birds in India have been killed in the recent heatwave, which saw temperatures soar to a high of 49 degrees centigrade in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, in the south east of the country.

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