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EU to tighten traded game health controls

03-Apr-2014 - European Union (EU) rules for handling large wild game and the post-mortem inspection of wild game are likely to be tightened up, to close potential weaknesses of controls in cross-border deliveries.

US study links meat and Alzheimer’s

26-Feb-2014 - A US study using mice claims barbecued, grilled or fried meat can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, despite conflicting evidence among experts.

2013 prices cheer Spanish beef and pork producers

23-Jan-2014 - Spanish meat producers secured increasingly healthy prices in 2013 as the country crept out of recession in the second half, figures from its Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Environment (MAGRAMA) show.

Anuga 2013 in pictures

17-Oct-2013 - Anuga 2013 proved a huge success with visitors from across the globe flocking to see the latest trends across the food and drink industry. Meat was no exception, and with exhibitors across more than two halls, there was plenty for visitors to see.

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Meat centre stage at world's largest trade fair

25-Sep-2013 - With the worldwide consumption of meat growing, the international meat trade will be travelling to Germany next month to take part in one of the world’s largest food trade fairs.

Governments can name and shame food firms, rules ECJ

15-Apr-2013 - The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that government consumer protection agencies can identify meat companies selling products regulators consider unfit for human consumption, without being sued later.

Russian-Chinese joint project for reindeer venison

30-Oct-2012 - Russia and China are to create a joint enterprise for reindeer meat processing, which will be the largest in Russia and has the potential to become the largest in the world.

Rabobank points to renewed ‘agflation’

20-Sep-2012 - Global meat producers are facing immediate and significant feed cost increases, which will impact supply dynamics and lead to increased meat prices, a new report has warned.   

Welfare body warns of "appalling suffering" on EU rabbit farms

12-Apr-2012 - UK animal welfare organisation Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) has called for better standards on EU rabbit farms after an investigation into the industry allegedly revealed “appalling suffering”.

Venison warning

27-Oct-2003 - Contamination warnings from the UK food agency highlights yet another food product containing the illegal dye Sudan 1 and issues a follow-up warning about eating venison products containing meat contaminated with the drugs immobilon and revivon.

The place to meet

22-Sep-2003 - Meat, sausage, game and poultry are at the heart of Anuga Meat, one of the sectors at Cologne-based global food fair Anuga.

EU lifts African restrictions

05-Aug-2003 - The European Commission has decided to lift the last remaining restrictions imposed on meat imports from Swaziland and Botswana. The ban was imposed following outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

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Vion: turning a corner
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Editor's picks: Top 10 animal welfare stories of 2013

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