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A chicken supplier in Thailand may open a lawsuit against a non-governmental organisation (NGO) over alleged claims of human trafficking.
The Russian government has launched an appeal against the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) ruling that the Kremlin’s ban on EU pork products is illegal.
Big changes are underway in the US pig farming sector, which is ready for forthcoming government changes to antibiotic use, according to the National Pork Board (NPB).
More stringent controls governing EU imports of horsemeat have been adopted by the European Commission, with the decision likely to hit Canadian and South American producers.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has vehemently attacked a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), claiming it will “open old wounds” and “weaken” the...
EU agriculture and rural development commissioner Phil Hogan wants a review of evidence before Brussels seriously considers legislation to tackle unfair trading practices in the food industry.
Unchecked smuggling of cattle to neighbouring Afghanistan and Iran is causing concern among exporters in Pakistan, with fears that exports will fall further as a result.
A lawsuit against one of Thailand’s top meat exporters, Betagro, has been opened by 14 Burmese migrant workers who have alleged the mistreatment they suffered amounted to modern-day slavery.
Fera Science has entered into partnership with the Global ID Group to make its HorizonScan system available in new territories.
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has recommended public-private partnership to run the government slaughterhouses following a critical report into the country’s meat industry.
Concern is growing in Kenya that its meat and livestock industry will be expelled from the European Union’s (EU) ‘market access regulation’ (MAR) from 1 October, which has granted its...
Thai broiler operator CP Foods has set out to raise industry standards with the implementation of the Good Labour Policy (GLP) for Poultry Farm and Hatchery in Thailand.
Undercover investigations by a string of animal rights groups has detailed how Irish calves have been exported to France in “horrific” conditions that breach European law.
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.
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.
Exports of pork from France have increased by 11% to 232,000 tonnes for the first half of the year, according to latest figures from France Customs.
The European Commission’s proposed criteria on how to identify hormone-changing (endocrine-disrupting) chemicals in pesticides and biocides are insufficient for regulatory use, according to the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic).
US meat processor Kane Beef has issued a voluntary recall of more than 60,000 pounds (lb) of meat after the detection of small metal fragments in its food.
Cargill has stopped using an antibiotic for disease prevention in its turkey flocks, following concern use of the drug in the food chain contributes to the threat of antimicrobial resistance.
A sting operation to investigate a New Zealand man believed to be selling meat illegally was carried out today by the country’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Argentina is celebrating the renewal of a beef deal with China, despite a crackdown on antibiotics contamination which saw a large shipment of its meat destroyed by China.
Mexican and EU politicians are keen to strike a deal on organic meat standards to avoid European exports of organic meat grinding to halt in Mexico.
The US and Brazil have completed a long-awaited two-way trade deal for beef exports, with a flow of meat expected to start in 90 days.
An outbreak of anthrax has killed 1,500 northern deer in Russia and, with the figure set to rise, fears over exports of venison have begun to surface.