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EU likely to resist China WTO case over poultry imports

The European Commission looks set to resist a World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute over European Union (EU) poultry product tariffs brought by the Chinese government.

Beijing is upset that its poultry exporters were not given additional market access to the EU

Australian body reports positive outlook for sheep industry

The sheep industry in Australia is set to continue to enjoy favourable market conditions, Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has forecast.

Scottish beef industry given positive message on US market potential

A decline in United States beef production offers a huge opportunity for importers, an international meat market expert has told members of the Scottish beef sector.

News in brief

Smart packaging could replace expiry dates

Smart packaging that detects gases emitted by rotting meat may soon be available, offering consumers far more accurate information than expiration dates.

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...