Pork giant Hormel Foods has stopped taking pigs from its Oklahoma-based supplier after an undercover video showed farmers ripping the testicles off piglets in flagrant abuse of welfare standards.
The European Commission has lifted a trade ban on Ukrainian poultry exports, imposed in December 2016 following a regionalisation move for highly pathogenic avian influenza.
To expand and modernise its output capacity, Polish meat processor Sokolów SA completed investments worth close to PLN120m (€27m) in 2016, with plans afoot for more investment this year. ...
Putting video cameras in France’s 960 slaughterhouses will not stop malpractice, industry groups have argued, following a proposed law mandating video surveillance in slaughterhouses.
A Jamaican woman faces drug charges after US authorities busted an attempt to smuggle $700,000 worth of cocaine into New York concealed in a box of Jamaican beef patties.
A discovery of Brazilian horsemeat laced with naproxen in Belgium has sparked calls for tough controls over EU imports of horsemeat.
Donald Trump is set to nominate former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of the US Department of Agriculture as the President-elect’s inauguration looms closer.
The French Assembly has voted for the compulsory installation of CCTV in slaughterhouses.
Hong Kong’s Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has banned the imports of poultry meat and products from Egypt, the Odessa and Chernivtsi Oblasts...
America poultry organisation, the National Chicken Council, wants the entire industry to invest in researching the economic and welfare benefits of ‘slow growing’ broiler birds.
A final decision on Russia’s toxic and long-running trade ban on EU pork exports is set to be published within the next six weeks, according to the World Trade Organization...
Experts have questioned a US study’s claims that higher consumption of grilled, barbecued or smoked meat may increase the premature mortality risk posed to breast cancer survivors.
France is trialling a two-year country-of-origin labelling (COOL) scheme for meat in ready meals and milk in a host of prepared food items.
New York-based Gold Medal Packing Inc has recalled over two tonnes of boneless veal products that may be contaminated with E.coli O26 and O45
US tariffs on European Union (EU) meat exports, mergers and a string of avian influenza outbreaks are just some of the biggest stories you may have missed over the holiday...
With meat sales buoyed by Christmas, the Jamaican Constabulary Force has warned the country has been hit with “a large spike” in livestock theft.
Asthma sufferers could be at risk of making their symptoms worse, if they consume a high level of processed meat, according to French researchers.
A cross-section of US meat bodies have reacted vociferously to proposed regulatory changes from government to protect farmers from “egregious” processor practices, warning the rules could cost jobs.
The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), citing an unreasonable delay to an AWI petition.
MEPs voted to ban deep-sea fishing below a depth of 800 metres in the North-East Atlantic on Tuesday, 13 December.
Degenerative breast diseases in broiler chickens have been proven to present no risk to food safety, nor are they associated with infectious or pathogenic agents.
A magistrate judge has shown favour to the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF USA) in a legal battle with the government.
Fears over campylobacter levels in chicken in New Zealand have been reignited, thanks to recent research.
Labels warning of cancer risks should appear on US processed meat and poultry products, according to The Center for Science and the Public Interest (CSPI).
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.