Livestock are the building blocks of the meat industry, and with world production numbers declining overall, the issue is starting to take centre stage on a global level.
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.
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.
Brazil is planning to "step up the rapid intensification of its beef production sector", according to agricultural analyst Rabobank.
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.
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.
It will be a disappointing year for the EU pork industry, according to the latest quarterly report from Rabobank.
Production of pork in Russia is forecast to increase by close to 6.5% next year, to 2.83 million metric tonnes (mmt), according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural...
The Zimbabwean government has been urged by a major domestic meat processor to take steps that will make local meat more price-competitive and attractive to external markets as it prepares...
The occurrence of resistant ESBL bacteria in Danish broiler meat has decreased from 36% in 2012, to 25% in 2013.
Canadian Agri Traceability Services is to develop, implement and operate a national livestock traceability data service, following a CA$7.5m investment from the government.
China has approved a newly developed inactivated vaccine for poultry against a strain of the H7N9 avian influenza - PR8.
A $1.5 million grant has been awarded to the US’ National Sheep Industry Improvement Center, through the Sheep Production and Marketing Grant Program.
The European Commission’s response to Europe’s African swine fever (ASF) crisis was criticised at the European Parliament yesterday (Tuesday 7 October) for being too weak.
German meat processor Tönnies is aiming to launch a €200m investment in setting up a pig farming project in Serbia in cooperation with local breeders.
Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor is concerned at the sharp increase in prices on livestock production supplied from Brazil.
A government census has revealed that UK farmgate pig prices are almost 10% lower than they were at this time last year.
Canadian agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has completed "successful" missions to China and India, where mutually beneficial relationships were strengthened and new partnerships were developed.
Ukrainian poultry companies located in the area where anti-terrorist operations (ATO) are taking place have been plundered and destroyed, according to Alexander Bakumenko, head of the board of directors at...
The 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam recently drew to a close, and the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) has appealed to those engaged in...
A Californian farm is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone who can help find the people who bludgeoned over 900 of their chickens to death with a golf club, according...
Examples of pig welfare best practice in China were highlighted at a recent Compassion in World Farming Conference (CiWF) in London.
Dr Delia Grace has been recognised by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) for her work with animal welfare, animal health and food safety in the developing world.
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