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Nitrates benefit human health and are present in far greater quantities in leafy vegetables than in processed meats, contrary to recent media coverage.
Hungary’s chief veterinarian Lajos Bognar has ordered the nation’s poultry industry to keep birds indoors as the country grapples with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HAPI).
An Indian ingredients firm has launched a natural preservative for chilled meats free from the chemical nitrate that some researchers have linked to cancer.
The predominantly meat-eating communities in the Muslim-majority Kashmir valley in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has become a significant market for Indian meat and livestock producers from outside...
The value of Irish food and drink exports last year exceeded a staggering €11bn for the first time in the country’s history – and meat had a big part to...
The Indian and British livestock sectors have strengthened relations after pig semen from UK animals was shipped to India for the first time.
Clean and ethical labels alongside intelligent packaging and the demand for organic produce are some of the key trends likely to dominate the food industry this year.
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.
Indian poultry farmers have slowed the breeding of chicks to lower their costs after demand fell sharply following the central government’s unexpected announcement that large currency notes – valuing 86%...
Waves of avian influenza (AI) across Europe, Asia and Africa could impact the poultry industry just as broiler prices rise and feed costs drop.
A highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza (AI) strain has been detected in a flock of wild ducks in Calais, putting UK authorities on high alert.
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. ...
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.
Thai poultry producer Charoen Pokphand Foods’ (CP Foods) operational profit in the third quarter of 2016 reached Baht122.5 billion, an increase of 10% while net profit jumped up 45% to...
Calls to cut meat consumption to reduce the risk of developing cancer raise serious health concerns and consumers heeding such advice could end up suffering from nutritional deficiencies.
Buffalo burgers should be considered a healthy and alternative option to the classic beef variety. That is the message being emphasised by Indian processor Allanasons Private Limited at Gulfood Manufacturing this...
The Bangladesh government has launched mobile SMS (short message service) services to educate small farmers about animal diseases and treatment.
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.
Russia consumed more baby food per capita than it did meat in 2015, according to London-based data analyst firm Euromonitor International.