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French meat and livestock producers still protesting, despite rescue package

Angry meat and dairy producers in France continue to protest over their financial plight, despite the approval of a new initiative supporting them last week (July 22).

Larcher: 'This response is the minimum needed'

Demand for halal meat picks up pace

The drive to develop of an international standard for halal meat allied to watertight accreditation schemes is gathering pace.

Australian origin labelling proposals could go further, say farmers

Australian farmers have highlighted the failure of legal proposals to make the labelling of the origin of key ingredients mandatory.

Baltics struggle to recover from Russian trade ban

The Russian trade embargo continues to hit Baltic food producers, although the worst forecasts of the impact on the region's meat industry have not come true.