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Poultry and egg producers are rebuilding stocks hard hit by avian influenza with the help of $700 million in federal assistance, according to a report in US newspaper Cedar Rapids Gazette.
An Irish cyclist who tested positive for Clenbuterol said he had the substance in his system after consuming contaminated meat.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has removed all the quarantines on its avian influenza control zones in Ontario.
The director general of the World Organisation of Animal Health (OIE) is “not confident” African Swine Fever (ASF) is being effectively controlled around the world, and has expressed concerns that...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has officially instructed the country’s government to create a unified system of quality control for the food industry, with the main focus on livestock products. ...
A case of the bird flu strain H7N7 has been found on a poultry farm in Emsland in north Germany.
Australian farmers have highlighted the failure of legal proposals to make the labelling of the origin of key ingredients mandatory.
Food manufacturers and suppliers need to ensure they are up to speed with new food safety standards, which have been introduced following ‘Horsegate’.
A draft EU law that would enable any member state to restrict or prohibit the use of EU-approved GMO food or feed on its territory was strongly opposed by European...
Calls for a meat tax in Sweden have resurfaced two years after its government ruled out the Swedish Board of Agriculture's suggestion that such a tax could curb consumption and...
Despite an attempt to repeal country-of-origin labelling (COOL) in the USA, a study has found that consumers prefer meat products labelled from the US.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has recommended a combination of different management measures to contain the spread of African swine fever (ASF) among wild boar populations in Eastern Europe.
Abattoirs and meat producers have a safer way to test swine carcases for the potentially dangerous Trichinella at meat inspection.
Restrictions on pig farming mean one of China’s leading regions is facing a crunch in pork supply that could significantly push prices, researchers have warned.
US company Aspen Foods, is recalling 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken that may be contaminated with salmonella enteritidis.
Ireland has launched a public consultation on the extension of mandatory country-of-origin labelling rules to non-prepacked meat, the minister for agriculture, food and the marine Simon Coveney has announced.
A pledge to end slave labour in the supply chain and increased use of biomass energy production are among the areas covered in Marfrig Global Foods’ 2014 annual sustainability report.
Korea offers hope to US beef and pork exporters after international trade lost momentum in May, falling below levels for last year in both volume and value.
A Canada protein firm has recalled 1,540 pounds of beef lip products produced in Australia that were not presented at the US point of entry for inspection.
Food fraud revelations have appalled consumers in a prosperous Chinese east coast city.
French pig cooperative Cooperl has expressed regret over a €150,000 fine it received from a court in France for handling contaminated meat, but stressed the court dismissed several charges against it.
Pre-packed fish storage and transport temperature guidance has finally been set out in a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report, with the issue having been vague for years.
The annual report of the European Union’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) has revealed a 25% increase in notifications of food or feed health risks compared to...
The European Livestock and Meat Trades Union (UECBV) has welcomed the securing of trade promotion authority (TPA) by US President Barack Obama, which will allow him to negotiate trade deals...
Nearly half a billion US dollars-worth of smuggled frozen meat, some of it 40 years old, has been seized by officials in China in the latest food safety crackdown.