European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis is in Brazil on a three-day mission to ensure imported food is safe for consumption, following claims Brazilian meat processors bribed government officials and sold rotten...
EU farming body Copa-Cogeca has urged Brussels to enforce stronger action on Brazilian meat imports, following allegations that meat processors bribed government officials to turn a blind eye to rotten...
The Mexican government will allow a huge volume of international beef to enter the country tax-free this year.
Readers seeking packaging solutions to combat microbial spoilage and preserve and extend shelf-life can listen to the advice of three experts in the field in a free online forum set...
European dried, cured and smoked meat producers are poised for a rapid expansion of export sales to Japan, with growing demand for such products that cannot be satisfied by Japanese...
The international embarrassment facing Brazil over its rotten meat scandal has deepened after Hong Kong joined China in banning meat imports, although Europe is yet to follow suit.
After a major investigation showed evidence of rotten meat being consumed in Brazil and exported over the last two years, Brazilian meatpacking industry associations have accused the police of exaggeration.
The World Steak Challenge is back for 2017 and the competition is starting to heat up already.
Brazil has been engulfed in controversy after police launched a massive raid on the country’s meat processors, some of whom stand accused of corruption and selling rotten meat.
Irish festival St Patrick’s Day will inspire food body Bord Bía to promote Irish food, such as beef, across a string of countries from Stuttgart, Germany to Shanghai, China on...
Aidan Cotter, former chief executive of Ireland's Bord Bía, has been named chairman of the board of a joint venture between ABP Food Group and Fane Valley Group.
Brazil’s JBS has agreed to buy US-based Plumrose USA from Danish Crown in a definitive share purchase agreement, valued at $230m.
The World Steak Challenge is back and bigger than ever.
Global demand for meat will require industry to grow animals faster than ever before, which in turn will fuel growth in the protein ingredients market, according to a study.
A European meat body has defended animal exporters, claiming an investigation into brutal treatment of EU livestock in the Middle East does not represent the sector’s daily reality.
The European beef sector must keep its direct payments at a time when the European Union’s (EU’s) Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is under review, according to new research highlighted by...
New rules simplifying food safety management in small retail businesses, including butcheries, have been proposed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Danish Crown has swooped on long-standing UK foodservice business Leivers Brothers, acquiring the Nottingham-based firm for an undisclosed sum.
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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.
Russia has lost its appeal against a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling over its blanket ban on imports of pigs and pork products from the European Union (EU).
Suppliers seeking an edge in the fight to kill germs and boost shelf-life through packaging innovations can access a free online forum held on 23 March, featuring EU and US...
An expert at Switzerland-based food and pharma machinery producer Mettler Toledo weighs in on the role of advanced checkweighing technology and its uses for the future.
BRF Europe has launched an online foodservice platform as the Brazilian-owned meat giant pumps resources into a new strategy to expand in Europe’s growing foodservice market.
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