Two of Japan’s biggest conglomerates are planning huge expansion of their ‘beef bowl’ fast food chains across China in order to compensate for low growth in a saturated Japanese marketplace. ...
Japan's long-held tradition of celebrating Christmas with KFC has lifted poultry farmers after the industry culled half a million birds in November and December 2016 following a bird flu outbreak.
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 US broke its monthly record for pork exports in November 2016 after its record-beating trade increased by nearly a quarter year-on-year.
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.
Large meat producers in Japan are eyeing the ready meal sector as a key income stream following increased demand for such products.
Denmark’s organic meat exports to Asia, fuelled especially by sales to mainland China and Hong Kong, rose steadily in 2015 compared with the year before.
US pork and beef exports had a strong October, with both achieving double-digit increases from a year ago, according to statistics released by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and...
Russia is close to approving veterinary certificates for exports of meat, in particular heat-treated beef, from the Kaliningrad facility of Miratorg to Japan, Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor reported on 5...
Japan has confirmed a third outbreak of avian flu in as many days, prompting the cull of thousands of farmed birds in the north of the country.
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.
Singapore, Japan and South Korea have stopped poultry imports from Denmark after an avian influenza virus (H5N8) outbreak affected the country’s entire poultry sector.
The EU meat industry, particularly beef, could be “hit hard” by upcoming trade deals signed by the European Union, a study has warned.
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.
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.
The International Beef Alliance (IBA) has called on all members of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to speed up the ratification process.
China has delivered Belgium’s biggest meat export growth in the past half-year, according to the Belgian Meat Office (VLAM).
A severe shortage of wagyu calves in Japan is putting pressure on producers of this special native beef livestock, as calf prices soar and breeders risk a fall in turnover. ...
Monaco-based meat supplier Giraudi has launched Kobe Kreations, a range of premium frozen Kobe beef products targeting restaurants across the globe and attracting interest from mainstream retail buyers at Sial...
US scientists have claimed that the nitrate found in processed meats, such as bacon, may be the cause of migraines.