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.
04-Dec-2013 - Singapore lifted its ban on beef exports from the UK in a trade deal worth an estimated £10m a year to the UK economy.
04-Dec-2013 - Health authorities have confirmed the first human case of avian influenza H7N9 in Hong Kong.
04-Dec-2013 - Australia’s livestock export traders have said they want to ensure that their lucrative export business with Indonesia is not damaged by the fall-out from a diplomatic row over spying.
04-Dec-2013 - Brazilian beef exports for the year-to-date hit a record $6bn in November, surpassing whole year targets with a month to go.
03-Dec-2013 - The European Commission is currently looking into claims made by the tribal rights non-governmental organisation (NGO) Survival International, regarding alleged human rights violations by a company producing Paraguayan beef.
03-Dec-2013 - The Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF) has announced the election of Phil Kolodychuk as the board’s new chairman.
03-Dec-2013 - Global packaging firm Sealpac has won an award in Paris for its patented TenderPac system, which it claims can “significantly” extend shelf-life.
03-Dec-2013 - Nearly 40% of the badger population in a UK pilot cull zone were removed, in a bid to control bovine tuberculosis (bTB), UK Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Affairs Owen Paterson revealed yesterday.
02-Dec-2013 - One of the biggest concerns for the global meat industry is animal health. Diseases can devastate livestock populations and pose a serious threat to human health, while veterinary and growth-promoting drugs are coming under increasing scrutiny.
02-Dec-2013 - US slaughterhouse and meat packing facilities involved in an animal abuse case have reached a multi-million-dollar settlement.
02-Dec-2013 - Russia’s meat production is set to grow at a slower rate in the run-up to 2016, compared to the period between 2008-2012, new analysis has shown.
02-Dec-2013 - The UK’s lamb crop for 2013 has increased by 1%, despite lamb numbers falling by 5% in Scotland and 3% in Northern Ireland.
29-Nov-2013 - Poultry production in the Ukraine is set to grow by 10-11% in 2014, which will be an increase of 1.32-1.33m tonnes (mt) on 2013 levels Aleksandr Bakumenko, chairman of the Union of Poultry Breeders of Ukraine, told a press conference in Kiev.
29-Nov-2013 - Canada’s long-term economic success has been identified as a priority foreign policy objective, it was announced by the Canadian Minister of International Trade today.
29-Nov-2013 - UK’s Beyond Calf Exports Stakeholders Forum has been closed down, following its final report into the progress of the forum’s welfare initiatives.
29-Nov-2013 - Danish food bosses have taken issue with the portrayal of Denmark’s pig industry in the country’s hit political drama Borgen.
28-Nov-2013 - Poland’s poultry production increased by 6% to 793,000 tonnes (t) in the first half of 2013, according to a report released by state-run Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGZ).
28-Nov-2013 - International food and meat exporter Zwanenberg Food UK has acquired a controlling interest in hotdogs, burgers and ready meals supplier Malton Foods, it was announced yesterday.
28-Nov-2013 - Spanish food organisations have produced a series of industry standards for their sector to adopt in a bid to disperse the negativity caused by the horsemeat scandal and prevent it happening again.
28-Nov-2013 - US meat bosses have urged their government to do more to increase meat exports from the country, following an announcement by the European Commission to triple financial support for exports.
27-Nov-2013 - Price inflation in Irish supermarkets has fallen to 2.9% – despite sitting above 4% for the last year – which analysts have said is a welcome boost for shoppers.
27-Nov-2013 - A food ingredients company has claimed an enzyme could triple the value of blood in the meat industry, as well as being the answer to a rising demand for animal proteins.
27-Nov-2013 - A set of principles to deliver a safe and sustainable global beef supply chain were released at an international ‘Beefing Up Sustainability’ food industry conference yesterday (26 November).
27-Nov-2013 - Welsh Lamb is making inroads in Germany and has improved in popularity among international consumers, Welsh meat bosses were told at a recent industry conference.
26-Nov-2013 - Globalmeatnews.com would like to clarify there is no outright ban on Russia importing poultry products from Thailand, as stated in an earlier report.
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