17-Sep-2013 - Australian red meat production remained bullish in July, boosted by high slaughter levels, according to the latest data from Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).
16-Sep-2013 - A Polish processing company has hit back at allegations made by a UK processing company over the alleged supply of horse-contaminated beef.
03-Sep-2013 - Japanese beef imports hit their highest monthly volume for 13 years in July, according to data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance.
02-Sep-2013 - Scotch Beef PGI has been launched at a major premium Hong Kong supermarket’s flagship store, as a result of a Scottish visit to HOFEX earlier this year.
02-Sep-2013 - Iran’s food security has been damaged by a dramatic surge in meat imports, which have increased by 20 times over the past eight years, according to a report from the country’s National Food Agency.
02-Sep-2013 - Australian red meat exports to China continue to surge, with the country outperforming competitors on the Chinese market in July.
30-Aug-2013 - Lone Star Western Beef from Fairmont, US has been forced to recall approximately 109 pounds (lb) of its original beef jerky due to the product being processed at an incorrect temperature.
30-Aug-2013 - Key global suppliers can tap into China’s increasing appetite for beef, following the country’s struggle to produce enough beef fast enough to meet demand, according to a new report from Rabobank.
30-Aug-2013 - Nearly US$50m will be invested in a US-based Cargill beef processing facility, in a bid to serve its customers better.
27-Aug-2013 - Russian officials have revealed that they are considering lifting the barriers currently restricting UK beef exports to Russia.
27-Aug-2013 - A coalition of food, farming and consumer groups have filed court papers to defend US Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) from a lawsuit launched by meat processors.
22-Aug-2013 - Canada’s government has announced a multimillion dollar investment into research to improve the competitiveness of the country’s beef sector.
22-Aug-2013 - Japan’s consumption of imported beef fell to its lowest level in two years in June, according to official statistics.
22-Aug-2013 - A series of outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has been reported in the south of Russia over the past month, prompting Russian vets to take urgent measures to prevent further spread of the disease.
20-Aug-2013 - UK red meat levy body Eblex has revealed plans to visit a foodservice event in Hong Kong to promote English beef.
20-Aug-2013 - US beef production will remain constricted in the second half of the year, although a reduction in feed prices should boost poultry and pork production, according to the latest forecasts from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
20-Aug-2013 - Genetic selection could help boost the iron content in beef, according to a new study published in the Journal of Animal Science.
19-Aug-2013 - Meat processor ABP Food Group is being sued for defamation over claims it made regarding the source of horsemeat in beef burgers produced at its Silvercrest plant.
16-Aug-2013 - Global food availability could be boosted by 70% if croplands were used to exclusively grow food for humans rather than animal feed and biofuels, according to a new report.
16-Aug-2013 - The producer of a growth-promoting drug, banned by US meat processor Tyson last week, has vowed to investigate the alleged side-effects.
16-Aug-2013 - Brazil’s beef exports have soared in the first seven months of the year, boosted by strong demand from Hong Kong.
16-Aug-2013 - Australian beef exports to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) saw strong growth in July, boosted by demand from Kazakhstan and Russia.
15-Aug-2013 - US restaurant chain Chipotle might change its existing no antibiotics protocol in order to use beef from cows treated with antibiotics “when necessary”.
13-Aug-2013 - Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has withdrawn US boneless beef from retail chains over fears that it could be infected with E.coli.
12-Aug-2013 - Pakistan meat sector executives believe their export sector is underperforming, failing especially to seize sales in affluent international halal markets.
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