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Industry reaction as UK triggers Article 50

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has told Brussels that Britain wants to exit the European Union by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

Article 50 sets in motion a two-year Brexit process that will see the UK exit the EU

Hong Kong restores Brazilian meat trade

Hong Kong is the latest key importer to have lifted a ban on Brazilian meat, after China and Egypt eased restrictions earlier this week.

Over 100 US retailers believed to have recalled meatballs

Officials believe 112 retailers across more than a dozen US states may have beef products recalled by Kings Command Foods LLC after several customers complained of finding metal in their food.

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Cargill CEO stands up for free trade

In a time of creeping protectionism threatening to destabilise the balance of free trade, David MacLennan, CEO of agri-business giant Cargill, has made an impassioned defence of global commerce.

Georgia suffers shortage of lamb amid booming export surge

Georgia has been suffering from a shortage of lamb during the past few months, evidenced by rising prices in the domestic market. 

Sealed Air to sell key divisions to equity firm

Packaging and hygiene solutions provider Sealed Air has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diversey Care food hygiene and cleaning businesses from its food care division to private investment firm Bain Capital Private Equity.