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Argentina opens borders to US pork

For the first time since 1992, Argentina will allow US pork to enter the market. 

US Vice President Mike Pence called the deal a 'big win'. Picture courtesy of Gage Skidmore

Hormel Foods buys Fontanini for $425m

US-based Hormel Food Corporation has announced the acquisition of Italian meat maker Fontanini in a $425m deal. 

South Africa hit with fifth bird flu outbreak

A farm owned by one of South Africa’s biggest poultry processors, Astral Foods, has been hit with an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI). 

Belarus plots reforms to expensive meat subsidies

Belarus plans to reform its profligate state support scheme, backing its domestic meat industry, with the aim of making it more efficient and profitable, according to a spokesperson for the country’s President Alexander Lukashenko.