Bosses at high-tech food companies producing meat in laboratories have stopped using terms ‘lab-grown’ or ‘cultured meat’ over concerns this puts people off the revolutionary protein.
Asian markets outside of China, notably South Korea and Japan, were the biggest buyers of US beef in July, according to trade data from the US Meat Export Federation.
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have signed an agreement in Paris to align their efforts to promote animal welfare.
The price of chicken is China is expected to soar this year and next as the country’s ban on US breeding birds sees imports fall dramatically, according to a Chinese...
Catchmate, a technology venture from entrepreneur Roger Kirkness, could be the traceability system that saves meat processors money in the fight against costly food safety recalls.
An inability to develop new medicine for food-giving animals or remove “unnecessary” red tape could cause problems for animal and human health, an influential veterinary body has warned.
Fera Science has entered into partnership with the Global ID Group to make its HorizonScan system available in new territories.
Scientists at the University of Nevada, US, have created a new cut of steak.
The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has launched materials to help poultry producers organize and implement an incident response plan.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set out an ambitious forecast for US beef exports over the next 12 months.
Meat processor Green Bay Dressed Beef, operating as American Foods Group, has issued a recall on 7,420 pounds (3.7 tonnes) of beef brains.
China’s ever-growing appetite for international pork helped prevent a greater drop in Canada’s exports of fresh and frozen pig meat in the first six months of the year. ...
The number of participating nations in this year’s World Steak Challenge has increased by 60% since the inaugural event kick-off at London’s Hyde Park in September 2015.
US white-feather chicken meat imported into China will face “anti-subsidy duties” for five more years, China’s ministry of commerce has announced.
Fast-food giant KFC has launched a limited edition range of chicken-scented sunscreen to get you smelling better than the iconic moustachioed colonel himself.
US company Pinnacle Foods is to cut 85 manufacturing jobs as it moves production of its growing frozen meals brand Evol Foods from Colorado to Arkansas.
US healthy meat producer Vermont Smoke & Cure has completed the elimination of antibiotics from its protein supply chain, the company has announced.
The rate of workplace injuries and staff sick leave in the US chicken industry continues to improve, according to health and safety figures for the white-meat sector.
US beef exporters continue to gain market share as they battle with Australia for dominance in Japan, despite the favourable tariffs enjoyed by Australia’s producers, according to trade data.
Brazil will continue to challenge the US for the position of being the world’s biggest meat producer and exporter over the next decade, according to government estimates.
Canadian food manufacturer Premium Brands Holdings Corporation is to acquire a range of assets from high-end bacon-and-sausage producer Fletcher’s Fine Foods, in a deal worth $5m.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is violating federal law by allowing the production and sale of foie gras, it was claimed in court yesterday.
A strong Brazilian real dented income for meat packer Marfrig, which posted a loss of R$132 million ($41.3m) in its second-quarter results up to 30 June.
There is less than one month left to enter the World Steak Challenge – a competition to find and reward the greatest sirloin steaks in the world.
Brazilian meat business JBS posted increased net revenue for the second quarter of 2016, but said it faced “significant cost increases” in raw materials, particularly in Brazil.