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.
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.
07-May-2013 - German exports of food processing machinery grew last year, according to figures from the German Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (VDMA).
07-May-2013 - Germany saw a decline in meat production in 2012, to just over eight million tonnes (mt), but the Federation of German Meat Industry (BVDF) said exports have continued to rise.
02-May-2013 - The British pig industry will start monitoring the UK food chain to ensure that illegal pork is not brought in from farms that are non-compliant with the sow stall ban introduced at the beginning of this year.
29-Apr-2013 - Ukraine has partly lifted restrictions on imports of cattle and small ruminants from Europe, while Russia and Belarus have tightened restrictions over Schmallenberg virus fears.
29-Apr-2013 - The European Commission has announced a series of three-year spending programmes to help meat producers from around the European Union (EU) sell their products at home and abroad.
22-Apr-2013 - The European horsemeat scandal has not had any significant impact on demand for beef, according to the Rabobank Beef Quarterly Q1 report.
19-Apr-2013 - A combination of low prices and production costs, reduction in import volumes from non EU countries, increased production in some sheep meat producing countries combined with an increasing demand in emerging markets have paved the way for some EU lamb producers to boost exports and compete on a global scale.
17-Apr-2013 - Nearly 5% of products tested for horsemeat across the EU were positive, while 0.5% of those tested positive for bute, the European Commission stated yesterday.
16-Apr-2013 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have said that European consumers were probably not harmed through eating illegally contaminated horsemeat during the recent mislabelling scandal.
15-Apr-2013 - The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that government consumer protection agencies can identify meat companies selling products regulators consider unfit for human consumption, without being sued later.
02-Apr-2013 - Mechanically separated meat (MSM) from poultry and swine carries similar risks to non-mechanically separated meat unless produced using high-pressure production techniques, according to a scientific opinion published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
02-Apr-2013 - A global protein manufacturer is to launch a new product at the food industry’s largest international trade fair.
28-Mar-2013 - Russia has announced it will ban imports of chilled meat from Spain and the Netherlands due, in its opinion, to a lack of proper veterinary control in these countries.
25-Mar-2013 - Greek food safety authorities have announced they have found horse DNA in more frozen meat products, including chicken nuggets.
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