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.
Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has presented the government with a five-year plan to grow Ireland’s sheep flock, a move that could create 500 jobs and boost profits.
Beef producers in Uganda’s Karamoja region have benefited from a livestock vaccination plan, spearheaded by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
‘Abhorrent’ footage aired in Australia shows what is believed to be cattle unlawfully exported to Vietnam being bludgeoned to death with a sledgehammer.
More effort is needed from Europe to tackle the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), claims the director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Australian kangaroo meat has passed a series of food safety tests with flying colours, proving the nutritionally-rich, low-fat meat is a safe and healthy choice for consumers.
Volatility in the foreign exchange market caused US pork exports to Mexico to nosedive in the first quarter of the year.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has hit back at criticism from the Australian Beef Association over its meat quality program.
The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) plans to cut meat imports from non-EEU states by nearly two thirds, according to deputy head of agricultural policy Anna Buts.
Ukraine has been rocked by an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) which has left more than 700 pigs at risk of catching the highly contagious disease.
Danish-owned pork processor Prime Food has completed its €7.5m investment in Przechlewo, northern Poland, and is hoping to create 100 new jobs.
The Australian government is in talks with political counterparts in Japan after the latter imposed a trade ban on live cattle imports, following a virus outbreak.
Hong Kong has suspended live poultry imports to control the spread of a serious bird flu outbreak after samples from Tuen Mun tested positive for the H7N9 strain.
Kazakhstan plans to revive its once-strong beef industry to become one of the largest meat exporters in the post-Soviet Union space.
Pakistan’s largest conglomerate, the Fauji Group, has launched the country’s biggest halal abattoir, meat processing and exporting unit near Port Qasim, Karachi.
A system for recording the wholesale price of beef will be developed by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), following a probe into price transparency by the country’s competition watchdog.
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...