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Irish cooked meat business creates 150 jobs

Dawn Farms’ multi-million euro investment in its Meat Science and Innovation lab in Co Kildare, Ireland, will create 150 new jobs over the next five years, the company has claimed.

Murrin: 'Our Meat Science & Innovation Centre ... is the innovation hub where we support our customers in over 40 markets worldwide'

Russia loses appeal over EU pork import ban

Russia has lost its appeal against a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling over its blanket ban on imports of pigs and pork products from the European Union (EU).

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Poultry drives record Finnish meat production

Meat production in Finland reached record levels in 2016, driven by poultry growth.

Brazilian meat giant ‘dissatisfied’ after loss

Meat processor BRF’s fourth-quarter net income fell by over 130% as a combination of political uncertainty and market challenges pushed results into the red.

Major brand launch to promote 100% French meat

French co-operative Terrena has created two brands, which it aims to use to help promote meat products: Sourires de Campagne, an organic beef brand, and farmers’ mark La Nouvelle Agriculture.

Thai takeover of top Russian meat plant nearly done

Talks to acquire a top Russian meat factory, the Ostankino Meat Processing Plant (OMPP), could be concluded by Thailand's CP Foods arm Charoen Pokphand Foods (overseas) LLC (CP Foods) next month.

Canada green-lights irradiation for ground beef

Irradiated ground beef looks set to hit the shelves of supermarket stores after the Canadian government approved its sale.