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Kapowsin Meats has suspended operations after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it hadn’t done enough to tackle sanitary problems leading to the discovery of Salmonella in some of...
A multi-million dollar food recall affecting 938,000kg of Oscar Meyer turkey bacon products has been issued by Kraft Heinz Foods Company in the US after consumers became ill. ...
Ground beef produced from conventionally raised cattle is twice as likely to contain superbugs as sustainable beef, according to US product testing and research organisation Consumer Reports.
Frozen poultry has been one of the main products seized in a crackdown by Nigeria’s customs officials against smugglers.
American-based Sealed Air Corporation has created multi-layer coextruded bags, designed to improve food safety in the fresh red meat and smoked and processed meat industry.
The sight of meat traders slaughtering animals in the street may soon come to an end in the Cape Town district of Nyanga, South Africa, after city officials and the...
Authorities in one of China’s key meat processing regions are seeking to reassure consumers it is safe to eat beef after an outbreak of anthrax in the local herd.
Salmonella and campylobacter are the leading bacterial causes of foodborne illness, said the latest US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report called the 2012-2013 National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)....
Bangladesh will expand quarantine facilities to an international airport and six land crossings to boost defences against the spread of trans-boundary animal diseases, protecting the health of livestock and its...
Hong Kong has banned imports of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from two provinces in Vietnam, following an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza.
Demand for organic-certified meat is reaching fever pitch in China, with local firms battling for sales to consumers still worried about food safety, and a high-profile spat between two meat...
Experts from more than 90 countries have met in Paris to discuss how to minimise the threat of infectious animal diseases escaping from laboratories.
US meat businesses are preparing for antibiotics measures set to be implemented by the end of December 2016 by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
US animal rights organisations have claimed a victory as so-called ‘ag-gag’ laws have been ruled unconstitutional by a judge.
Canada has rejected plans for the US to introduce voluntary labelling legislation calling it a “short-sighted” proposal.
Hypermarket chain Auchan is cracking down on counterfeit meat after Russian food regulator Rosselkhoznadzor claimed it had sold minced beef and pork and kebabs with traces of unlabelled meats.
Halal Food Authority (HFA), the UK halal certification body, now has global reach after it received recognition from Indonesia.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed an executive order to destroy all imports of food brought into the country against the import bans from the West.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a food safety alert for Salmonella that may be associated with whole pigs used as pig roasts.
Australia’s meat quality, safety and integrity systems need overhauling, according to the managing director of the Meat and Livestock Australia Richard Norton.
WalMart and Tesco are among retailers named by China’s food safety watchdog as inadvertent suppliers of drug-tainted meat in a spot check of products for detected animal medication residues beyond...
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is “actively working” to improve prevention of Marek’s Disease, a virus which causes tumours and death in poultry.
A Brussels’ demonstration supporting pig and beef producers is planned for 7 September by European farming group Copa-Cogega, coinciding with an extraordinary meeting of EU agriculture ministers.
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.