10-Jun-2013 - Preparations are well underway for one of the world’s biggest food fairs with visitors expected from around the world.
10-Jun-2013 - Australian red meat exports to Saudi Arabia have soared so far this year with analysts predicting further growth in the market.
07-Jun-2013 - Prices for livestock products are expected to remain above historical averages in the medium term, according to a report presented yesterday (June 6) by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) and the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
07-Jun-2013 - Government vets in Azerbaijan have vaccinated 600 sheep after an anthrax case threatened flocks in the Absheron district in the northeast of the country.
04-Jun-2013 - A group of UK MPs have called for a cut in meat consumption and a switch to pasture-fed systems in a bid to improve global food security.
04-Jun-2013 - Australia’s Green Party has hit out at the country’s ruling Labor party for refusing to back a Private Members Bill to establish an independent Office of Animal Welfare.
31-May-2013 - Ways in which the UK and Ireland agri-food industries can work more closely were discussed at the UK-Ireland Food Business Innovation Summit in Dublin on Wednesday (29 May).
28-May-2013 - New Zealand authorities claim they have resolved a trading impasse with China which has left hundreds of pallets of frozen beef and sheep meat stranded in ports for weeks.
24-May-2013 - Australian agricultural businesses have welcomed the announcement of a food and beverage supplier advocate to help them access new markets.
24-May-2013 - Australia’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has released draft regulations for its new Biosecurity Bill.
22-May-2013 - Earlier this year, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published its fourth annual Report on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Report). The report found that SPS trade barriers imposed by emerging and established economies are posing a serious impediment to US meat and poultry exports.
22-May-2013 - Trends in the global beef and lamb sectors will be highlighted at an industry forum arranged by the UK red meat levy board Eblex in June.
17-May-2013 - An Australian animal welfare group has called for the heads of the country’s political parties to give a personal guarantee there will be no more cruelty in the live export trade.
16-May-2013 - An Australian government investigation into alleged abuse of exported sheep in Kuwait has concluded that live export rules had been breached.
16-May-2013 - The government of China’s largest city, Shanghai, is building a blacklist of fraudulent food traders targeted for law enforcement, as a series of meat frauds have emerged nationwide.
15-May-2013 - UK animal welfare campaigners are stepping up a campaign in a bid to monitor the live exports of animals to Europe.
14-May-2013 - Canada’s government has opened a new biomass boiler plant in Quebec to help cattle farmers and processors in the region reduce carcase disposal and handling costs.
13-May-2013 - Australia recorded record red meat exports to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) last month, according to the latest figures from Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).
13-May-2013 - The Australian RSPCA has renewed calls to ban the live export trade following allegations of cruelty to Australian livestock in Egpyt and Malaysia.
10-May-2013 - Canada has signed a deal with Turkey giving exporters of sheep and goat genetics access to the Turkish market.
09-May-2013 - The American Meat Institute, together with seven other meat, poultry and retail associations, has asked for the implementation of the proposed country-of-origin labelling (COOL) rule to be delayed until the World Trade Organisation (WTO) determines whether it would bring the US into compliance with international trade laws.
08-May-2013 - Ireland has appealed for EC support to help tackle its animal fodder crisis, as well as an extension of current subsidies for beleaguered cattle farmers.
03-May-2013 - The Canadian government has eliminated mandatory pre-market registration of meat labels in a bit to cut bureaucracy for the meat processing industry.
03-May-2013 - Sixty three people have been arrested in eastern China accused of selling rat and fox meat as lamb.
01-May-2013 - Australian animal rights campaigners have slammed recommendations made by an independent review into the welfare of exported breeding livestock, warning that it failed to contain any measures that will prevent abuse.
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