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.
01-Nov-2013 - Globalmeatnews.com speaks to Karsten Flemin, market analyst at the Danish Agriculture & Food Council, about trends in Danish pig production and exports
01-Nov-2013 - Denmark is a major pig producer and pigmeat exporter. Here are some facts and figures on the country's production, slaughtering and exports.
01-Nov-2013 - Compassion in World Farming (CiWF) held its first joint UK and European Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards on Wednesday (30 October).
01-Nov-2013 - The Canadian government has made clear the scale of the European Union (EU) market access secured for Canadian meat exporters within the free trade agreement struck between the EU and Canada.
31-Oct-2013 - Two Australian public transport companies have rejected a request from vegan group PETA to place an ad calling for a ban on live exports.
31-Oct-2013 - US food safety chiefs have issued new guidance on humane handling in a bid to improve the welfare of livestock during slaughter.
31-Oct-2013 - Australian shipments now account for nearly half of China’s red meat imports, which hit their second-highest volume on record in September.
31-Oct-2013 - Mexico’s poultry sector will invest more than MXN3m (US$232,913) next year in a bid to modernise the country’s production and processing infrastructure.
30-Oct-2013 - Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor is strengthening the fight against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) to prevent massive losses in the country’s livestock industry, according to head of the service Sergei Dankvert.
29-Oct-2013 - US meat processors could face squeezed margins in the near future, according to analysis from Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).
25-Oct-2013 - A row has broken out in the US over the progress made on addressing the public health, environment and animal welfare issues related to livestock production.
25-Oct-2013 - Another man has fallen ill with avian influenza H7N9 in China, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed.
25-Oct-2013 - Australian welfare activists have hit out against a government decision to fund research into building a sheep abattoir in Indonesia.
24-Oct-2013 - Despite Namibia experiencing its worst drought in 30 years, beef and cattle producers’ prospects have improved, with a recent relaxation of cross-border trade laws with Angola.
24-Oct-2013 - Russia’s largest meat producer Miratorg has revealed plans to significantly increase exports of meat to markets in south-east Asia in coming years.
24-Oct-2013 - Belarus has banned poultry imports from the Nizhny Novgorod Oblast region of Russia following confirmation from Russian veterinary service Rosselkhoznadzor of an outbreak of Newcastle disease in the wild bird population.
22-Oct-2013 - Only 708 badgers were removed following a pilot cull carried out in the south-west England, despite the UK government planning to kill more than twice as many.
22-Oct-2013 - The European Union (EU) and the US are attempting to bury the hatchet over their long-running World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute on hormone-treated beef.
21-Oct-2013 - The president of a US poultry company blamed for a serious salmonella outbreak has claimed that its chicken is safe, as consumer groups call for affected products to be recalled.
17-Oct-2013 - The Argentine beef industry is looking to recover lost ground on exports after years of restrictions left it losing out to rival South American competitors.
17-Oct-2013 - Australia’s poultry industry is on alert after an outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu on a layer hen farm in New South Wales.
16-Oct-2013 - The European Commission is planning to recommend only partial country-of-origin labelling for products containing processed meats in a report set to be released by the end of October, Globalmeatnews.com has been told.
16-Oct-2013 - Another outbreak of bovine johne’s disease (BJD) has been reported in Australia.
15-Oct-2013 - Australian officials have launched an investigation into allegations that sheep exported live from Australia are being sold outside approved supply chains in Jordon and Kuwait.
14-Oct-2013 - Opportunities for export for Scottish meat producers remain encouraging, despite tough economic conditions, meat bosses reported at the Anuga Trade Fair in Cologne this month.
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