24-May-2013 - Russian authorities have stated that German exporters have once again violated veterinary requirements, which has significantly undermined the chances of Germany returning to normal trading conditions with Russia.
22-May-2013 - Trends in the global beef and lamb sectors will be highlighted at an industry forum arranged by the UK red meat levy board Eblex in June.
22-May-2013 - Food and agricultural organisations in the US are urging the Obama administration to negotiate a “comprehensive” free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union.
21-May-2013 - A lack of robust scientific measurement of livestock emissions means the "eat less meat to save the planet" claim lacks credibility, UK politicians have claimed.
21-May-2013 - A vaccine to tackle the problems of the Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) is due to become available to UK farmers this summer, to protect sheep and cattle from the complications caused.
17-May-2013 - The UK’s red meat industry has taken part in a mission to Hong Kong to exhibit at food and hospitality tradeshow HOFEX.
17-May-2013 - Industry leaders in the UK have denied claims that abscesses and tumours could make it into pork products if Brussels relaxes pig inspection rules next week.
16-May-2013 - The ex-director of a meat processor caught up in the European horsemeat scandal has claimed that the fraud was carried out by a big organisation, which specifically targeted burger plants and ready meal manufacturers.
15-May-2013 - UK animal welfare campaigners are stepping up a campaign in a bid to monitor the live exports of animals to Europe.
15-May-2013 - Russia will double the value of its of meat exports by 2017, according to a new report from analytical agency Restko.
14-May-2013 - Russia has significantly increased poultry imports so far this year, according to the latest data from the Federal Customs Service (FCS).
13-May-2013 - Technology from the medical arena is being adapted for the meat sector by the Danish Meat Research Insitute.
13-May-2013 - Adapting technology used in the poultry sector could help save costs and labour in the pork processing market, according to an equipment manufacturer.
13-May-2013 - Globalmeatnews.com spoke to IFFA 2013 director of brand management, Ina Stoltze, about this year's show and what it said about the health of the global meat industry, as well as plans for IFFA 2016.
13-May-2013 - A global player in the packaging sector said it was bucking the general trend and reporting solid growth and was now expanding operations out of its traditional heartland, its leaders informed visitors to the IFFA trade fair in Frankfurt.
13-May-2013 - Perten Instruments is moving more heavily into the meat arena with a range of products for NIR analysis of meat products.
13-May-2013 - The horsemeat scandal has been described as an irritation to German consumers by the Federation of German Meat Industry (BVDF).
10-May-2013 - A leading slicing business was on hand at IFFA to offer people insight into its latest technology, which it claimed provided more precise control and less waste.
10-May-2013 - Northern Irish beef farmers lost an estimated £3.1m last month and supply shortages are expected later in the year, after adverse weather conditions pushed fallen cattle numbers up by 113%.
09-May-2013 - In February this year, Viscofan, one of the world’s biggest casings manufacturers, opened a new factory in China. Costing €27.8m, the new collagen extrusion plant in Suzhou, 80km from Shanghai, is Viscofan’s first outside Europe. Here, cattle and pig hides are processed into artificial collagen casings and sold to sausage manufacturers across China and the rest of Asia.
09-May-2013 - Provisur has acquired the assets of German technology company MultiTec GmbH & Co. KG, expanding its global technology, sales, service and manufacturing base.
09-May-2013 - Meat production in Germany fell last year to just over eight million tonnes (mt) for the first time since 1997, but consumption remains strong, according to industry experts.
08-May-2013 - Scandinavian food technology company MicVac announced a new venture in Asia at the international trade fair at IFFA in Frankfurt last weekend.
08-May-2013 - ‘Humanoids’ replacing human beings on meat processing lines could be possible within three years, and the director of Japanese automated de-boning robotics company Mayekawa is set on it becoming reality.
08-May-2013 - Ireland has appealed for EC support to help tackle its animal fodder crisis, as well as an extension of current subsidies for beleaguered cattle farmers.
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