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Meat production in Finland reached record levels in 2016, driven by poultry growth.
An outbreak of avian influenza (AI) in China that has already claimed the lives of more than 100 people is likely to hurt the pockets of farmers, according to analysts.
The Norwegian government must improve its labelling controls for meat products, foodstuffs containing meat and additives used in such products, the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) Surveillance Authority has claimed.
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Chinese males aged between 28 and 35 are the sweet spot for vendors of meat in China’s booming online commerce.
The US pork trade wrapped up an excellent year on the global market with “very strong results” according to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Nitrates benefit human health and are present in far greater quantities in leafy vegetables than in processed meats, contrary to recent media coverage.
A new trade deal between the UK and the US, which includes meat, could be established in as little as two years, according to experts.
Scientists from government-linked research agency RIVM have advised people to avoid eating too much animal protein, as a debate over increasing the tax on meat gathers pace.
US citizens may eat enough chicken wings to circle the earth nearly three times during Super Bowl weekend, according to the National Chicken Council (NCC).
The Dutch Meat Association (COV) has questioned the “political” recommendations of government-linked research agency RIVM to eat less meat to improve public health.
Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) has joined top corporations at Davos, Switzerland to start an initiative tasked with radically changing food manufacturing to halt waste, improve health and counter climate...
Poultry firms Noble Foods and Cranswick, both UK-based, top the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW).
A relatively good balance between the Australian and US dollar during 2016 fended off a price pinch for goat meat exporters hit with trade decline.
The international market price of meat has declined, with average value last year down by 7% year-on-year, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
A leading meat nutrition expert has blasted “contradictory results” in a US study linking increased consumption of red meat to greater risk of developing the bowel disorder diverticulitis.
Reducing sugar consumption in line with recommendations set out in the Eatwell Guide, are likely to extend the average life expectancy by around six months according to Oxford University researchers.
The US broke its monthly record for pork exports in November 2016 after its record-beating trade increased by nearly a quarter year-on-year.
ABP Food Group is part of a winning European consortium selected to lead “ground-breaking food research” by the prestigious European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
Donald Trump’s appointment of Robert Lighthizer as US trade representative singles the US President-elect’s intent to change how America does business – and again, it’s a decision that has divided...
Clean and ethical labels alongside intelligent packaging and the demand for organic produce are some of the key trends likely to dominate the food industry this year.
There has been much in the news to make one huffle and puff, the latest Harry Potter spin-off movie got the GlobalMeatNews team thinking about all the magic exotic meats...
A French study linking increased cured meat consumption with increased risks for asthma sufferers has been strongly rebuked by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).
Russian pork consumption hit 25kg per capita this year, which could be a 25-year high, said Yuri Kovalev, CEO of the Russian Union of Pork Producers (RUPP), in a speech...