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The continued impact of bird flu outbreaks and trade restrictions look set to dominate the poultry market next year, according to a new report by Rabobank.
Price may still be king in shaping American consumer demand for meat products, but its influence is waning as buyers seek more information on sourcing and preparation, according to key...
McDonald’s New Zealand has established two sustainable beef integration programmes, alongside Silver Fern Farms, ANZCO Foods and Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
The Association of Brazilian Beef Export Industries (ABIEC) has said it hopes to achieve a record US$7bn in revenues by the end of 2014, in a fitting celebration of the...
A disease outbreak can have catastrophic consequences for a business, as well as a huge knock-on effect on global markets. We take a look at some of the biggest stories...
By the end of 2014, pork imports from Germany to Ukraine could drop by 19.4% – to 29,000 tonnes (t), according to representatives of German Meat*, the joint export promotion...
As temperatures plunge in northern China, supermarkets are reporting a brisk trade in packaged mutton for hotpot.
Further outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N8 strain of avian influenza have been reported in Italy, and the US.
The outbreaks of bird flu in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands are hampering efforts to create export markets in mainland China for these countries’ poultry and poultry products.
Agriculture ministers from Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands signed a declaration on improving animal welfare at European level, this week.
New markets have been found for Finnish pork that was originally destined for Russia, according to the country’s food safety authority Evira.
A further four outbreaks of the highly pathogenic bird flu strain H5N2 have been discovered in British Columbia, Canada, according to the latest update from the World Organisation for Animal...
Per capita consumption of chicken meat in Brazil has returned to growth, following a decline last year, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA).
As we come to the end of another year, GlobalMeatNews rounds-up the top 10 animal welfare stories that made the headlines in 2014.
Russia’s largest turkey meat producer Eurodon will triple its production within the next two years in order to meet growing demand on the domestic market, according to its management.
Brazil is optimistic that exports of its beef to Japan could resume, after the Japanese Deputy Minister for Agriculture for International Affairs, Forestry and Fisheries, Hisao Harihara, signalled his intent...
Mexican inspectors have visited 15 meat businesses in Spain as trade negotiations between the European Union (EU) and Mexico raise the prospect of greater exports to the Latin American country.
Poland’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the country’s ban on non-stun slaughter is unconstitutional, and represents a violation of religious freedom.
During the first three quarters of 2014, production of meat in Moldova jumped by 25.3% year-on-year to 162,300 tonnes (t), according to a new report released by the National Bureau of Statistics.
The European Commission has extended health controls on imports of live pigs from the USA and Canada until 31 October next year (2015) because of concerns about continued cases of...
Increasing its seedstock, building larger capacity slaughterhouses and launching world-class information systems for animal identification and traceability are just some of the measures Kazakhstan plans to implement in order to...
A ban on imports of horsemeat from Mexico has been implemented by the European Commission following food safety concerns.
Brazil is hopeful that 11 additional plants will soon be approved to export beef to China, following the reopening of the market last month.
The export value of US beef variety meats [offal] rose 39% to $90.6m during October, according to the latest data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Canadian hog producers are set to learn from a trial currently under way at a Maple Leaf Foods barn near Steinbach, Manitoba.
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