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From raw commodity to added value meal solutions, and the equipment needed to make it all happen, everyone involved in the meat sector needs to keep up with the latest trends to stay one step ahead in business.

Russia heaps restrictions on GMO imports

Russia has adopted a new law to ban imports of GM feed in war on genetically modified organisms (GMO) found in meat and feed products.

China invests in luxury pork

There's an emerging trend in China that has seen high-end pork producers target a niche, high-margin market as consumers seek out premium produce.

Tesco recalls Beef Ravioli over fears product contains rubber

Supermarket Tesco has issued a precautionary recall for some of its tinned Beef Ravioli over fears it may contain tiny pieces of rubber.

Ukraine sees strong rise in poultry exports

Ukrainian poultry producers have substantially increased exports of poultry this year despite facing several challenges, according to the Union of Poultry Farmers.

German blood sausage wins protected status

A German blood sausage, popular for over 200 years, has been awarded Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status by the European Commission.

Hong Kong agrees wider quota for British beef

The UK and Hong Kong have agreed a deal to expand the Asian nation’s intake of British beef, meaning a rise in premium beef imports is on the cards.

Lab-grown meat to ‘revolutionise’ food sector

Tel-Aviv business SuperMeat has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise investment in developing technology that makes lab-grown poultry a viable replacement in the meat industry.

Denmark launches three-star pork label for animal welfare

An animal welfare label for pork will allow Danish consumers to ‘navigate more clearly on the issue of animal welfare’, the Danish agriculture and food council (Landbrug & Fødevarer) claims....

Danish Crown backs revolutionary packaging

Danish Crown has endorsed packaging that preserves long-distance meat shipments without the need for freezing or vacuum packing, claiming it would ‘gain traction’ in the pork industry.

News in brief

Corbion targets pathogen defence at IFT

An ingredient designed to combat listeria in meat will feature among the range of ingredients Corbion aims to showcase at July's IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo in Chicago.

Tyson Foods buoyed by rising demand

Tyson Foods executives have told investors the food giant has enjoyed surging demand for its branded meat products.

News in brief

Antibiotic-free meat range launched by Aldi US

Discount retailer Aldi has launched its Never Any! range of quality meat products, free from antibiotics and growth-enhancing drugs, in the US.

Lamb takes off in Poland

Poland could be a gold mine for lamb exporters, and UK levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb has been celebrated for generating meat demand in the eastern EU state.

Butler serves up efficiency with SP1 machine

US equipment manufacturer Butler Automatic has launched a plastic film splicer, which the company claims can 'drastically' increase throughput. 

Frutarom Savory Solutions launches listeria-fighting additive

Ingredients manufacturer Frutarom Savory Solutions has entered an additive onto the market, designed to reduce listeria contamination in cured meat.

NY business recalls Polish meat

New York business Asian Jade Customs Brokerage has recalled 762 pounds (lb) of dried pork sausages under Poland's well-known Sokolow brand imported from the country without being properly inspected.

World Meat-Free Day shines light on evolving market

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Japan – an interesting market for EU offal?

European beef producers could generate solid profits by exporting offal and prime beef to Japan and this makes the prospect of striking a trade deal with the nation a good...

IFFA 2016

Marel says V-Pump win vindicates innovation strategy

Equipment manufacturer Marel said winning an innovation award at IFFA has vindicated its strategy to focus on the development of advanced machinery.

Burgers are a ‘good source’ of nutrients

The majority of Americans think burgers are nutritious, but Generation Y (or Millennials) demands healthier options for consumers - and animals.

Handtmann launches groundbreaking vacuum filler

Meat portioning machinery designer Handtmann has launched a “highly innovative” vacuum filler with an improved hygienic design feature that helps protect processors against food safety hazards.

World Steak Challenge 2016 now open for entries

Following the success of the inaugural World Steak Challenge, organised by GlobalMeatNews, the international competition to crown the best steak on the planet has returned.

Virtual reality boosts trade at IFFA

Meat packaging company Nomax Trading has used virtual reality (VR) headsets to offer clients at IFFA a tour of its production facilities, which has helped boost new business.

Ajinomoto Windsor in massive meat recall

Ajinomoto Windsor Inc has issued a recall of approximately 47,112,256 pounds (lb) of not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products over potential listeria fears.

Tomra-ViskoTeepak dazzle IFFA with ‘revolutionary’ detection system

Tomra and ViskoTeepak have joined forces to create and showcase a detection system at IFFA which can identify and sort defects in plastic sausage casings – a technology that could...

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