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.
An Indian company, “the world’s largest producer and exporter of frozen halal boneless buffalo meat”, will be celebrating 150 years of existence next year.
Kenya’s meat industry is worried that East Africa’s meat and livestock sector could suffer from the impact of subsidised European Union (EU) exports now that a trade deal has been...
Ireland has been especially hard hit by the latest expansion of Russia’s ban on European Union (EU) meat exports, figures released by the European Commission reveal.
Following the EU removal of a ban on imports of Japanese beef, the Asian country is looking to increase sales of the speciality meat Europe, as well as obtaining EU...
European countries should work together to compete on the global meat market, with a focus on superior quality, a senior advisor has told GlobalMeatNews.
Exports of beef, pork and broiler meat are expected to see a rise next year, according to the latest biannual report from the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service – Livestock and...
The Venezuelan government’s economic policies have created a boom in the smuggling of contraband meat and livestock to neighbouring Colombia. The trade is pushing down Colombian prices, putting consumers at...
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has been sent a written appeal by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) requesting that it revises the association’s guidelines for the handling of cattle...
The impact of porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) on the US pork sector has not been as great as feared, US meat leaders have said.
A former secretary general of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has roundly condemned environmental health controls at the main slaughterhouse for Karachi, the country’s largest metropolitan area and home to...
The Russian parliament looks set to restrict retailers from selling more than 50% imported meat products, in a bid to further stimulate the development of the domestic meat industry.
British pig levy body Bpex is confident that exports to the Philippines can be increased following a successful trade mission to the country.
A three-year pan-European programme to encourage more people to cook lamb has been announced by UK beef and lamb levy body Eblex.
Canadian beef and livestock producers are set to benefit from the opening of two new export markets, agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and trade minister Ed Fast announced today.
The World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) compliance panel has found that the US’ amended country of origin labelling (COOL) measures violate part of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement.
Negotiations between grocery food chains in Norway and the country’s ministry of health have resulted in a landmark voluntary agreement under which food retailers will remove salt from ground beef...
Brazil is planning to "step up the rapid intensification of its beef production sector", according to agricultural analyst Rabobank.
Mongolia is ready for a 10-fold increase in beef exports to Russia, following recent preliminary agreements reached during a September visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to the country.
The Georgian Farmers’ Association and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are working together to establish a key global standard in order to boost exports to the European Union.
The Five Nations Beef Alliance (FNBA) unanimously endorsed a public statement calling for all Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) nations to support ‘gold standard outcomes’ for beef, during its annual meeting.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to work with the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction to help south Asian nations slow the spread of livestock diseases.
Russia looks set to increase the number of the authorised pork suppliers from China, from two companies to 10, in a bid to close the deficit in its own meat...
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) has named Don Hutchens as 2014 recipient of its Distinguished Service Award.
The United States has won its World Trade Organisation (WTO) case against India, regarding the restriction of various agricultural exports, including poultry.
The Romanian government has decided to halt exports of live cattle and sheep to the EU following the outbreak of bluetongue disease in a number of the country’s counties.
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