Global appetite for meat could be in danger as many consumers believe a tax on beef, chicken and poultry is a sure-fire way to reduce climate change.
As Syria’s conflict continues, its livestock sector weakens. Now facing a fifth year of civil war, livestock levels are down on even on 2014’s paltry levels, with the sector facing a shortage of fodder, veterinary vaccines and available pastureland.
Tyson Foods, the US food company, is to close two of its prepared food plants, affecting the jobs of 880 people.
Northern Irish meat processor Linden Foods has launched a new premium brand, Turf & Clover, exclusively for international markets.