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Japan has confirmed a third outbreak of avian flu in as many days, prompting the cull of thousands of farmed birds in the north of the country.
Suggestions have been made to ensure that American consumers have up-to-date nutritional information on their meat and poultry products.
Metabolic chemicals have been found in chicken legs from poultry farm JSC Chicken Kingdom, part of Cherkizovo Group in Lipetsk Oblast, Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor has reported.
A highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza (AI) strain has been detected in a flock of wild ducks in Calais, putting UK authorities on high alert.
An illegal yet sophisticated meat processing ring in greater Auckland has been shut down after a raid orchestrated by New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Singapore, Japan and South Korea have stopped poultry imports from Denmark after an avian influenza virus (H5N8) outbreak affected the country’s entire poultry sector.
Historically high Chinese pig prices and ongoing crackdowns on farmyard pollution appear to have driven a wave of pig smuggling from Vietnam into China.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a guide to food safety ahead of Thanksgiving (24 November).
In a bid to tackle import food fraud, the Philippines Department of Agriculture is to cancel and recall all import permits on agricultural products.
Germany has vowed to fight its outbreak of avian influenza as the H5N8 strain rips through eight European countries.
EU task force recommends new laws to combat unfair trading practices in the supply chain after coming under fire from farming body Copa-Cogeca.
Seven non-EU member states and territories have banned Hungarian poultry imports after an outbreak of the avian influenza (AI) strain H5N8 at a Hungarian turkey farm in Békés....
Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has launched an investigation into meat smuggling after it seized 92 tonnes (t) of meat and seafood in the Novosibirsk region.
Calls to cut meat consumption to reduce the risk of developing cancer raise serious health concerns and consumers heeding such advice could end up suffering from nutritional deficiencies.
$4.3m has been offered to 48 US veterinarians to help subsidise their training in return for serving in areas lacking sufficient vet resources, thus supporting food safety, food security, and...
One man died, one is still in a hospital resuscitation unit and four others have been injured after a methane explosion at the sewage pumping station of a Siberian poultry...
The logo of the long-awaited pork welfare labelling scheme rolled out by the Danish Agriculture and Food Council was unveiled at the Herning Congress in Denmark.
A precautionary approach should be used when cooking beef burgers or minced beef, European Union (EU) experts have suggested at a meeting hosted by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The UK’s High Court has ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – the process for leaving the European Union (EU) – without...
A lawsuit hearing over the alleged forced labour of 14 Myanmar chicken factory workers has started in Thailand’s Saraburi province.
Intervention from senior politicians is needed to address the “ridiculous” increase in antibiotic use in countries like Spain, according to the Danish Agriculture and Food Council (DAFC).
US technology and retail giants IBM and Walmart, alongside Beijing’s Tsinghua University, will put Chinese pork on a blockchain in a move to bolster food safety and traceability.
Tyson Foods has recalled over 1,000 pounds (lb) of frozen popcorn chicken shipped to one US wholesaler after a school found hard plastic in packaging of the product.
US poultry firm Michigan Turkey Producers, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is recalling approximately 54,011 pounds of turkey breast products.
The Irish government has told the European Commission it intends to impose mandatory country-of-origin labelling on a host of fresh and frozen meat cuts.