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.
China is set to produce an extra one million cows a year… and they will all be clones.
Rotisserie chicken salad with E.coli traces has caused the illness of 19 people across seven US states, health officials in Washington have claimed.
American poultry firms are now better equipped to deal with an outbreak of avian influenza (AI), thanks to improved biosecurity measures, risk management firm Moody says.
Global appetite for meat could be in danger as many consumers believe a tax on beef, chicken and poultry is a sure-fire way to reduce climate change.
As Syria’s conflict continues, its livestock sector weakens. Now facing a fifth year of civil war, livestock levels are down on even on 2014’s paltry levels, with the sector facing...
Northern Irish meat processor Linden Foods has launched a new premium brand, Turf & Clover, exclusively for international markets.
The prices received by New Zealand farmers for sheep, beef cattle, and grain farming rose 10% in the September 2015 quarter.
Pig producers in Finland fear the spread of African swine fever (ASF) from Eastern Europe to the Scandinavian peninsula, according to a report by the European office of environmental protection...
The demand for meat in Jordan has been weakened by the conflict in its troubled neighbour Syria, with the Jordanian economy slowing down due to regional instability, impacting consumer purchasing...
A senior meat industry official has backed calls for the sustainable culling of wild boar and red deer in Europe, made at a meeting of the European Union (EU) Council...
The sale of Australia’s largest cattle property portfolio by S Kidman & Co to a foreign investor has been blocked by Australia’s Treasurer - finance minister Scott Morrison.
A group of former US agriculture secretaries have issued an open letter urging Congress to pass the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Tyson Foods, the US food company, is to close two of its prepared food plants, affecting the jobs of 880 people.
Australia and the EU are to secure a closer bilateral trade partnership as a precursor to a formal free trade agreement (FTA).
Meat production is expected to grow by 17% over the coming decade, with Brazil remaining a key supplier, according to the recently released HSBC Forward Planning 2016.
European Union (EU) legislation on insect meat needs to be “practical” and “realistic”, the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) says.
November has been a strong month for Brazil’s growing meat industry. Sales of chicken and beef continue to rise but the price of pork – hit hard by a nationwide...
Growing consideration of animal welfare in China has caused a “mini industrial revolution”, the International Cooperation Committee of Animal Welfare (ICCAW) president Xi Chunling has said.
The Australian Government has launched an investigation into the red meat processing industry over the claims of anti-competitive behaviour.
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is focusing on promoting the quality of beef to South Korea
The impact of Russia's threatened ban on Ukrainian products, including meat, is being evaluated by Ukrainian and Russian politicians and analysts.
Urgent measures to help Europe’s beleaguered pig meat industry have been announced – as well as redoubled efforts to negotiate over the ban on EU pig meat imposed by Russia.
The number of meat-eaters who choose vegetarian options – known as flexitarians – has seen a sharp rise, claims a report from Innova Market Insights.
The pig market was described as “critical” today by EU farming bodies Copa and Cogeca, who warned EU agriculture ministers of the strain Russia’s export ban has had on the...
A large quantity of chicken wings has been recalled by the US protein producer Tyson Foods Inc after fears it had an “off odour”.