The meat industry is a fast paced sector and its vital to stay up-to-date on the latest developments within the sector, be they processor expansion or the changing market conditions around the globe.
22-May-2013 - The outbreak of H7N9 bird flu in China has left 36 dead and caused considerable damage to the local poultry industry. This infographic from Globalmeatnews.com shows the latest statistics on the harm done to human health and the industry.
22-May-2013 - Earlier this year, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published its fourth annual Report on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Report). The report found that SPS trade barriers imposed by emerging and established economies are posing a serious impediment to US meat and poultry exports.
22-May-2013 - The government of Uttar Pradesh state in India has introduced an ambitious scheme to incentivise the rearing of millions of broiler chickens.
22-May-2013 - North Korea has culled more than 100,000 birds in a bid to prevent bird flu from spreading, according to the country’s state media.
22-May-2013 - Trends in the global beef and lamb sectors will be highlighted at an industry forum arranged by the UK red meat levy board Eblex in June.
22-May-2013 - Food and agricultural organisations in the US are urging the Obama administration to negotiate a “comprehensive” free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union.
21-May-2013 - A lack of robust scientific measurement of livestock emissions means the "eat less meat to save the planet" claim lacks credibility, UK politicians have claimed.
21-May-2013 - The global pork industry is being offered the chance to gain some valuable insight as the date approaches for the World Pork Expo, held in Des Moines, Iowa, US, on June 5-7.
21-May-2013 - A vaccine to tackle the problems of the Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) is due to become available to UK farmers this summer, to protect sheep and cattle from the complications caused.
21-May-2013 - UK-based pork producer Cranswick is showing good growth in a challenging grocery market, with profits before tax (PBT) of £49.3m, according to assets management company Investec.
20-May-2013 - The UK sheep market is going through an uncertain period as retailers are considering switching to new-season products or staying with old-season hoggs.
20-May-2013 - Meat firms in Northern Ireland are setting up for major growth this decade, a recently published agri-food strategy has shown.
20-May-2013 - There are no new laboratory cases of humans infected with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) latest update. However, four more deaths have been reported
20-May-2013 - China’s ministry of agriculture has promised to strengthen and improve its monitoring of poultry farms nationwide.
17-May-2013 - Brazil’s pork exports plummeted last month, with an increase in trade in some markets offset by the Ukrainian ban on Brazilian pork, according to the Brazilian Pork Industry and Exporter Association (ABIPECS).
17-May-2013 - The UK’s red meat industry has taken part in a mission to Hong Kong to exhibit at food and hospitality tradeshow HOFEX.
17-May-2013 - Industry leaders in the UK have denied claims that abscesses and tumours could make it into pork products if Brussels relaxes pig inspection rules next week.
17-May-2013 - An Australian animal welfare group has called for the heads of the country’s political parties to give a personal guarantee there will be no more cruelty in the live export trade.
16-May-2013 - A third report carried out by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has shown that bacteria in meat continues to show resistance to antimicrobials.
16-May-2013 - An Australian government investigation into alleged abuse of exported sheep in Kuwait has concluded that live export rules had been breached.
16-May-2013 - The ex-director of a meat processor caught up in the European horsemeat scandal has claimed that the fraud was carried out by a big organisation, which specifically targeted burger plants and ready meal manufacturers.
16-May-2013 - The government of China’s largest city, Shanghai, is building a blacklist of fraudulent food traders targeted for law enforcement, as a series of meat frauds have emerged nationwide.
15-May-2013 - Outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu have been reported on farms in Mexico and Tibet.
15-May-2013 - UK animal welfare campaigners are stepping up a campaign in a bid to monitor the live exports of animals to Europe.
15-May-2013 - Russia will double the value of its of meat exports by 2017, according to a new report from analytical agency Restko.
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