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.
Astral Foods has warned shareholders it expects a dramatic loss in end-of-year earnings as South Africa’s beleaguered poultry sector goes from crunch to crisis.
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.
Red meat processor Cavalier Group has lauded the impact the internet of things – dubbed South Africa’s fourth industrial revolution – has had on business.
An inability to develop new medicine for food-giving animals or remove “unnecessary” red tape could cause problems for animal and human health, an influential veterinary body has warned.
The South African poultry sector is in crisis, according to RCL Foods which has posted extensive losses for its poultry division over the past 12 months.
The number of participating nations in this year’s World Steak Challenge has increased by 60% since the inaugural event kick-off at London’s Hyde Park in September 2015.
Exports of American pork enjoyed solid growth in the last 12 months, but business with Mexico, a key US pig meat market, continued to wane.
Russia’s politically-motivated decision to slash meat imports continues to be a bloody thorn in the side of the meat industry, according to an exclusive GlobalMeatNews survey.
More effort is needed from Europe to tackle the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), claims the director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Organisers of Germany’s triennial meat processing machinery trade show IFFA have long claimed it is the “number one for the meat industry” and, on reflection, it’s hard to argue with...
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.
The first shipment of US beef has arrived in South Africa, after an “intense” and long-running trade dispute between both nations was resolved in January.
Beef producers have been warned that South Australia’s dry weather could put serious pressure on the reproductive performance of cattle.
Thanks to an “unparalleled” rain-fed pasture system and nutrient-rich grass, UK beef exports are perceived globally as premium meat products, according to UK levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb.
Despite struggling for most of the year, exports of US pork ended a testing year on a good note trade growing by 3% in December, according to Pork Checkoff.
UK levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb has said its strategy to shift from exporting carcases to offal has been rewarded, as global trade of the latter rose by 8%...
South Africa’s livestock numbers are feeling the effects of the country’s most severe drought in over a century.
The United States’ National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has welcomed the news that South Africa is now accepting pork exports from the US.
South Africa has ended its trade dispute with the US, allowing most imports of beef, pork and poultry access to the market, after what the US described as “intense” negotiations
South Africa’s Poultry Association (SAPA) has said it will not lower poultry testing standards to accommodate US imports, after an industry body criticised it for “stubborn protectionism” over the country’s...
US president Barack Obama has suspended agricultural benefits to South Africa under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) after its repeated refusal to resume imports of US chicken....
Increased investment in the food industry in the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia (MEASA) looks set to intensify interest in trade show Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai next week.
Poultry processors in South Africa are facing major changes after the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, approved long-anticipated amendments to the Poultry Meat Regulations.