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.
24-May-2013 - Australian agricultural businesses have welcomed the announcement of a food and beverage supplier advocate to help them access new markets.
24-May-2013 - Cattle farmers in the Australian state of Queensland have welcomed new rules which will give them more access to land for grazing their livestock.
24-May-2013 - Russian authorities have stated that German exporters have once again violated veterinary requirements, which has significantly undermined the chances of Germany returning to normal trading conditions with Russia.
24-May-2013 - Australia’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has released draft regulations for its new Biosecurity Bill.
23-May-2013 - President of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) Martin Unrau has stated his agreement with his Mexican and US counterparts on the US’ country of origin labelling (COOL) law, following discussions.
23-May-2013 - Europe’s livestock sector could breathe a sigh of relief yesterday after a European Commission decision left cattle out of the Industrial Emissions Directive.
23-May-2013 - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Agricultural Research Service (ARS) researchers have found evidence of campylobacter in seven-day-old chick embryos.
23-May-2013 - Exports and innovation are the focus of a new strategic action plan for Northern Ireland’s agri-food industry, launched at this year’s Balmoral Show, with ambitious targets set to increase current industry turnover by 60% to £7bn and employment by 15% to 115,000 people by 2020.
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.
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