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US bird flu cull breaks the seven million mark

The USA is currently dealing with a series of avian influenza outbreaks, the like of which it has never seen before.

The outbreaks have been seen predominately in turkeys and egg laying birds

India cattle smuggling crackdown prompts price hikes in Bangladesh

Bangladesh meat traders have warned that cattle prices are spiralling in the country after the Indian government cracked down on cross-border smuggling, increasing scarcity.

Russia restricts meat imports from Brazil and Paraguay

Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has temporarily suspended imports of meat products from two companies in Brazil, and one in Paraguay.

Europe carries out horsemeat arrests

A European investigation into the illegal horsemeat trade resulted in 26 arrests on Friday (24 April).