Meat processor BRF’s fourth-quarter net income fell by over 130% as a combination of political uncertainty and market challenges pushed results into the red.
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The governor of Ndi Anambra (Anambra state) in Nigeria has revealed plans to build abattoirs in six regions of the state.
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Civil war, currency instability and smuggling are hitting the Libya's sheep market and stocks of the key Libyan Barbary Sheep breed are decreasing.
Nitrates benefit human health and are present in far greater quantities in leafy vegetables than in processed meats, contrary to recent media coverage.
Brazilian meatpacker BRF has launched a new subsidiary called OneFood, billed as the largest halal meat company in the world.
A French study linking increased cured meat consumption with increased risks for asthma sufferers has been strongly rebuked by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).
Asthma sufferers could be at risk of making their symptoms worse, if they consume a high level of processed meat, according to French researchers.
Dutch meat firm Wegdam Foods has announced the takeover of administration-hit French poultry supplier Tilly Sabco, saving 61 jobs.
The Morocco poultry sector is expanding steadily, and is eyeing export markets in neighbouring African countries for new sales.
A leading meat and feed producer from Russia last week sent its first shipment of poultry meat into Angola.
Mozambique goat meat is one of 13 products from the world’s poorest countries that have been backed by the United Nations to secure coveted Geographical Indication (GI) status.
African meat giant Zambeef has increased operating profit for the second year in a row, reporting a strong rise in trading figures to 30 September 2016.
Speakers at the World Meat Congress, in Uruguay’s Punta del Este, concluded that meat will continue to play a vital role in reducing poverty and feeding the world's growing population. ...
Ukraine’s grain and poultry giant MHP has reported a net loss of $8m for the third quarter of 2016 after a profit of $24m in the previous quarter.
A giant leap in research is needed to effectively end the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, according to a Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) report.
The use of social media to shame and defame meat companies accused of wrongdoing and malpractice is eroding consumer trust.
US scientists have claimed that the nitrate found in processed meats, such as bacon, may be the cause of migraines.
The United Nations has adopted what one NGO described as “groundbreaking” policy recommendations, placing animal welfare concerns at the heart of global farming.
Africa’s Zambeef expects full-year profits to be “materially higher” than previous estimates after beef, pork, dairy and feed operations enjoyed a spike in volume growth.
Investors managing $1.25trn in assets have called on 16 food companies to shake up the global meat supply chain, citing environmental and health concerns over factory farming.
Australia’s Jack Creek retained the title of the World’s Best Steak Producer at World Steak Challenge at yesterday’s GlobalMeatNews event held in London’s Hyde Park.
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have signed an agreement in Paris to align their efforts to promote animal welfare.