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Irish country-of-origin labelling disappoints

Long-awaited rules for country-of-origin labelling on packaged meat products have been signed into law in Ireland (31 March).

IFA Pigs Committee says the legislation would have worked well, if it had been implemented properly

Russia to launch turkey supplies to the EU

Poultry farm JSC Krasnobor has become the first Russian company to be accredited to supply turkey meat products to the European Union (EU), according to a statement from Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor.

Campaign launched to wipe out sheep and goat plague

A 15-year campaign to eradicate sheep and goat plague has been launched at a conference in the Côte d’Ivoire, in Africa, this week.

News in brief

Cherkizovo to take on pork complex

Russian meat manufacturer and processor Cherkizovo Group has acquired a pork complex in the Lipetsk Region of the country for RUB250 million.

Spotlight

Anuga FoodTec 2015: meat processing and packaging innovations

Highlights from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Approximately 43,000 visitors descended upon Cologne last week for the Anuga FoodTec show. Spanning four days the...

Analysis of the retail meat sector in Australia
Feature

Retail analysis: Australia

Australians have some of the highest meat per capita consumption rates in the world and consume 121.2kg...

Realigning global standards for agricultural trade: the US and EU trade negotiations
Guest article

Realigning global standards for agricultural trade: the US and EU trade negotiations

It is not a rare occurrence for the US and the European Union to be on the...

Segmentation by occasion: can it reverse processed meat slowdown in Europe?
Guest article

Segmentation by occasion: can it reverse processed meat slowdown in Europe?

Processed meat has reached saturation point in developed markets, with Europe seeing a stagnant value compound annual...

NAMI's Barry Carpenter speaks from IPPE

NAMI's Barry Carpenter speaks from IPPE

Barry Carpenter

president, North American Meat Institute

Japan body hosts London wagyu seminar

Japan body hosts London wagyu seminar

Delegates from the British meat industry attended an introduction to wagyu seminar in London earlier this month,...

In pictures: Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec

In pictures: Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec

France’s most recognisable butcher, Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec has caused outrage among his French colleagues by claiming that...

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close GlobalMeatNews looks back at some of the biggest international trade stories...