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.
Beef producers in Australia have been told that being environmentally friendly in their operations could help them save money, according to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).
Australian livestock exporter Wellard has secured permits from the Indonesian government to ship 250,000 live cattle to the archipelago state between May and August this year.
Despite hopes from Iranian meat exporters that they could increase supplies to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), deliveries to the region, including most of the post-Soviet Union area, are...
The first shipment of US beef has arrived in South Africa, after an “intense” and long-running trade dispute between both nations was resolved in January.
Insect larvae reared on manure should be used in animal feed as a “priority”, according to the European Commission.
The US Department of Agricultural (USDA) will make around $6m (£4.8m) available to fund research on combating the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.
One of Australia’s largest livestock exporters, Wellard, has added a purpose-built ship that can carry 20,000 cows to its fleet of “floating farm livestock carriers”.
China’s pork imports more than doubled in March 2016 as environmental regulation slammed the brakes on domestic production for the country’s largest producers.
Cambodian meat distributor SLN Meat Supply Pty has told GlobalMeatNews it will start operating a major industrial slaughterhouse this summer.
Ireland’s food body Bord Bia and 17 business leaders have visited Iran on a trade mission for the first time since sanctions were lifted to discuss a bilateral trade deal...
As China’s economy drops down to single-digit growth, the global production of pork is expected to decline in 2016, according to data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Despite strong government measures towards establishing an import substitution program, Russia imported 39,000 tonnes (t) of pork in the first quarter of 2016.
Ukraine's pork production costs have spiked by nearly 28%, from UAH15 (US$0.58) to UAH19 (US$0.73) per kilogramme over the past two years, while pork prices are under significant pressure, according to...
In an address to the European Parliament on Tuesday 12 April, European agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan said the response from Russia to reignite pork trade dialogue had “not been very positive”.
Australia has flown 1,400 specially-reared Suffolk sheep to China as part of a breeding program geared up to stimulate the genetic development of China’s growing livestock.
New EU legislation on veterinary medicines must increase innovation in the meat and livestock sector, Roxane Feller, secretary general of the International Federation of Animal Health (IFAH-Europe), told GlobalMeatNews. ...
Bryansk Meat Company, a subsidiary of Russia’s agribusiness holding Miratorg, has confirmed plans to pump billions into the growth of its beef livestock by building farms and creating jobs.
The EU and Mexico have launched talks to deepen their trading relationship by negotiating a bilateral trade agreement on organic products. Such a deal could give a much needed shot-in-the-arm...
Meat experts have warned that a possible British exit from the European Union (EU) could pose a significant threat to the industry in Ireland, should a Brexit restrict trades across...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is looking for grant proposals to develop new methods designed to explore emerging food risks, mycotoxin mixtures and animal diseases.
France has increased restriction zones across large swathes of territory as the country struggles to contain the midge-borne disease bluetongue, which has swept through its beef and sheep livestock.
Ukraine poultry processor MHP has set a number of ambitious goals for 2016, including an increase in production capacity at its Ukraine facilities.
A cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has died in France, making it the third detected case of the fatal virus in Europe since 2015, according to the French government.
America’s National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has welcomed Kendal Frazier as its new chief executive officer.
A farm in the Kirovograd region of Ukraine has had to slaughter more than a dozen pigs after the African swine fever (ASF) disease was detected by health officials this...