The drop in American cattle numbers, mainly due to drought, is having a serious effect on the US meat industry, according to Texan meat scientist professor Jeff Savell.
Online Chinese business-to-consumer retailer TMall.com has launched a commercial pork website, which promises delivery of US produce to China in less than 48 hours.
Scottish collagen casing firm Devro is to invest £50m (US$83.8m) in a new manufacturing facility near Shanghai, China.
With the Japanese economy on the mend, a positive mood ruled at Foodex in Tokyo.
Russia has lifted an official ban on US pork, but new measures have been imposed which may limit opportunities to supply. With tensions between the two countries continuing to grow,...
US poultry processor Sanderson Farms announced a year-on-year sales drop of 1.8% to $584.9m, in its trading update for the first quarter ended 31 January 2014.
Wholesale pork prices are predicted to increase 5.5-6.5%, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) latest Producer Price Index (PPI).
A trade mission made of agricultural leaders from around the US is en route to the Middle East and Europe in a bid to develop further export opportunities for beef,...
Kerry Foods Group this week published a statement showing good growth worldwide in 2013.
The National Beef Packing Company is to close its Californian processing facility in April.
A US study using mice claims barbecued, grilled or fried meat can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, despite conflicting evidence among experts.
Exports of New Zealand (NZ) lamb have tightened following high levels of drought-induced turn-off earlier last year, according to new figures from Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).
From 24 February, Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor lifted restrictions on the supply of turkey meat from the USA, said service spokesman Alexei Alexeenko.
Approximately 8,895lb of meat products are to be recalled by Canadian firm Santa Maria Foods Corporation, after it was found they had been imported without inspection.
A leading FMCG giant has announced a move to sell off its meat snacks operations to a US rival.
Giant US supplier Rancho Feeding Corporation has recalled approximately 8.7m pounds of products due to processing “diseased and unsound animals”, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)....
The biggest US supermarket chain Kroger Co is facing a lawsuit due to allegedly misleading ‘Simple Truth’ labels regarding animal welfare standards.
US fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has announced its decision to start serving antibiotic-free chicken to its customers within the next five years.
Peter Bradnock, former British Poultry Council (BPC) chief executive, has been named as the policy affairs consultant for the International Poultry Council (IPC).
The European Union (EU) will have to make concessions on meat in its negotiations with the US for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a senior European Commission official...
US beef exports set a new annual value record in 2013 by reaching the $6bn mark, according to statistics compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
American pork exporters have welcomed the news that Russia is considering lifting its ban on US pork.
The global pork industry is being urged to head to Iowa in the US later this year for the annual World Pork Expo.
The US poultry industry must rise to the challenges of contamination within both the carcase and ground meat sectors, delegates to the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta were...
The USA continues to face drought and declining cattle herds, according to recent US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports, although the industry says ranchers could begin rebuilding herds soon.