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Academics at the University of Nevada in the US have reduced salmonella in meat products by up to 90% after research into new pathogen prevention systems.
Canadian health officials will consider the pros and cons of allowing the sale of ground beef exposed to radiation to go ahead.
The UK meat industry is grappling with fears over what Britain's Brexit vote means as uncertainty prevails in the wake of the vote to leave the EU.
A bloc of animal and civil rights’ groups has challenged Idaho’s ‘unconstitutional’ ag-gag laws on undercover factory farm filming at the US Court of Appeals.
Ireland's Keelaghan Wholesale Meats has been fined €16,000 for falsely declaring beef imported from Poland, Lithuania and Germany was of Irish origin.
The European Commission’s release of scientific criteria to identify endocrine disrupting (hormone-changing) chemicals in pesticides and biocides could impact livestock feed supply, warns Copa-Cogeca.
The European Commission has protected four more meat traditional products from Croatia, France, and Spain by adding them to the EU’s list of protected ‘geographical indications’.
Farming body Copa-Cogeca has questioned the European Commission’s draft law on defining hormone disruptors, suggesting a risk-based approach would be better.
New York business Asian Jade Customs Brokerage has recalled 762 pounds (lb) of dried pork sausages under Poland's well-known Sokolow brand imported from the country without being properly inspected.
EU rules preventing producers' exploitation by retailers and wholesalers must be introduced, a European Parliament resolution has urged.
Seven EU member states are eagerly awaiting approval from Japan to increase its imports of European beef, following its recent restoration of trade with Italy.
Hong Kong has suspended live poultry imports to control the spread of a serious bird flu outbreak after samples from Tuen Mun tested positive for the H7N9 strain.
If the EU strikes a major trade deal with the US, a flood of American pork exports could lose Denmark a significant portion of its EU export market share, an...
Australian beef producers risk losing out on profits as a result of biased meat graders, encouraged by big corporations to downgrade carcases and reduce the amount processors pay out.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has recognised that more work needs to be done to improve price transparency in the beef sector.
The prevalence of halal labelling is expected to grow by a quarter between now and 2020, according to market research firm Euromonitor International.
The EU Council of Ministers has adopted streamlined breeding rules for livestock in the eurozone, while clarifying the rights and duties of EU breeders and the recognition process for breeding...
Mandatory labelling for raw and stuffed poultry is urgently needed to stop consumers becoming sick and confused, the National Chicken Council (NCC) warned the US government.
African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread into new territories in Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine and Russia, threatening the stability of the pig industry in these countries, according to reports from...
The ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will help US beef producers be more competitive in the global meat industry, an influential study has suggested.
A fire at a meat processing plant in Banksmeadow, Sydney, has been extinguished after burning for two days straight, causing thousands of dollars in damages.
The EU has chiselled a template for international organic food trade with its agreement with Chile - a deal that could boost bilateral meat sales.
Tsai Ing-wen has been sworn in as Taiwan’s first female president, promising to push for dialogue with China, but the leader faces continued pressure over US pork imports.
A landmark UK report by economist Jim O’Neill on tackling the public health threat of antibiotic resistance has come under fire for putting politics ahead of public health.
Norway could face pressure to lower its meat import tariffs should it seek a trade agreement with the US to compete with the planned EU-US Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership...