09-Dec-2013 - Abu Dhabi farmers are to start supplying meat to major supermarket chains across the country, according to local news reports.
03-Dec-2013 - The Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF) has announced the election of Phil Kolodychuk as the board’s new chairman.
02-Dec-2013 - The UK’s lamb crop for 2013 has increased by 1%, despite lamb numbers falling by 5% in Scotland and 3% in Northern Ireland.
21-Nov-2013 - Australia has increased its red meat exports to Canada so far this year, according to data from the Department of Agriculture.
20-Nov-2013 - US beef exports continued to climb in September, but pork exports have been hit by Russian restrictions and a downturn in the Japanese market, according to the latest statistics from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
18-Nov-2013 - China became New Zealand’s biggest single sheepmeat market last year, accounting for 28% of lamb exports, 52% of mutton exports and 33% of sheepmeat exports.
15-Nov-2013 - Veterinary experts from countries in the Far East have gathered in China to discuss how to tackle foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the region.
01-Nov-2013 - Compassion in World Farming (CiWF) held its first joint UK and European Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards on Wednesday (30 October).
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 - Australian shipments now account for nearly half of China’s red meat imports, which hit their second-highest volume on record in September.
25-Oct-2013 - Australian welfare activists have hit out against a government decision to fund research into building a sheep abattoir in Indonesia.
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.
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.
11-Oct-2013 - A new strain of a listed disease has been identified in an outbreak of bluetongue virus in central Italy, according to the information provided to the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) by the Italian health ministry’s department for veterinary public health.
11-Oct-2013 - Welsh Lamb was in demand at international trade show Anuga in Germany this week, according to Welsh red meat promotion body Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC).
09-Oct-2013 - Export opportunities for the UK red meat industry are growing, but are still hampered by supply issues and, in the case of Russia, delays in accessing a potentially lucrative market. Carina Perkins reports
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.
23-Sep-2013 - Enhancing lamb flavour through diet and salmonella control in pork are among projects to be undertaken by Irish research bodies as part of a €6m investment aimed at boosting the sustainability and competitiveness of the agri-food sector in the Republic of Ireland.
19-Sep-2013 - Russia and the UK have signed a red meat export deal, which UK authorities predict could be worth £100m over the next three years.
18-Sep-2013 - Australia has seen an uplift in red meat exports to countries in South Asia outside China, driven by strong demand for sheepmeat in the region.
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).
04-Sep-2013 - UK red meat processing giant Dunbia has renewed an export marketing agreement with the Beltex Sheep Society.
02-Sep-2013 - Australian red meat exports to China continue to surge, with the country outperforming competitors on the Chinese market in July.
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.
21-Aug-2013 - New Zealand’s recent access to China could restore balance to the turbulent international sheepmeat market, global meat bosses said in a meeting.
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