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 Obama Administration’s proposed $1.2bn investment in combating antibiotic resistant bacteria has come under fire from the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC) for failing to adequately address antibiotic misuse in...
Reports regarding a possible Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) case in a 15-year cow in Norway have been confirmed positive, with a report submitted to the World Organisation for Animal Health...
The US pork industry cannot afford to relive the pork epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) again, delegates to the International Production and Processing Expo were told.
Two years of record cattle turn-off and live exports are likely to bring significant contraction in the market this year, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) 2015 cattle industry...
Members of the world pork industry are invited to the 2015 World Pork Expo at Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, USA on 3-5 June.
Pasture-fed animals may produce meat that has enhanced health benefits according to a new research, published by the Chicago-based Institute of Food Technologists.
The highly pathogenic avian influenza strain H5N8 has been discovered in a commercial turkey flock in the US state of California.
The Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) has welcomed the positive improvement in animal welfare as recorded in the latest government report into the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS).
Mexico has fulfilled demands from Russian veterinary service Rosselkhoznadzor and refrained from using beta-agonists in its meat production, in the hope that it could lead to the reopening of the...
A possible case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been detected in Norway, the country’s Food and Safety Authority has confirmed.
Cargill Cattle Feeders completed the sale of its Lockney, Texas feed yard to Lofton Trust on 8 January.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a half-day Pork Tech Theatre seminar at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia on 28 January.
Pork in the Republic of Korea is now fully traceable throughout the entire supply chain, according to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA).
An EU project designed to speed up the detection and response times for human and animal disease outbreaks has been awarded more than €20 million.
South Africa is working to resume exports of game to the EU and beef exports to the Middle East, following a four-year ban.
There will be no program of livestock industry support in Ukraine this year, according to the ‘State Budget of Ukraine for 2015’, published on the website of the Verkhovna Rada...
Respiratory disorders are a common welfare problem for lambs in intensive rearing systems, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said, while ewes in extensive farming can often go hungry.
A fall in production and increased demand led to an increase in the price of Brazilian beef at the back end of last year, according to Mintec.
The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has funded a six-month project in Liberia to help improve the treatment of animals.
China has reacted to the recent avian influenza outbreaks with a blanket ban on all US poultry and egg products.
The Guangdong provincial government has signed a regulation that will limit the trading of live birds in urban areas, as it aims to curb the spread of avian influenza in...
Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor has sent a request to the veterinary service of Ukraine to conduct investigations into several outbreaks of PEDv in the country.
Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has adopted an emergency rule to established a 20-mile restriction zone around two locations where bird flu has been discovered.
A third naturally occurring strain of porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) has been identified by researchers in the US state of Minnesota.
US-based Smithfield Foods has announced it had transitioned more than 70% (71.4%) of its pregnant sows to group housing systems by the end of 2014.
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