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Texas meat processor Columbia Packing is being investigated after allegedly dumping pig blood into a river.
Minnesota meat firm J&B Group is recalling around 2,645lb of beef sirloin products, due to the undeclared presence of milk, the US Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced....
The Dutch government is pressing for a co-ordinated European Union (EU) response to fighting the Schmallenberg virus, a damaging disease spreading rapidly among livestock across Europe.
The first integrated poultry business in Namibia has the potential to bring self-sufficiency to a traditionally import-dependent country.
A World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes panel has been established to decide whether Chinese anti-dumping and countervailing duties on American broiler chicken exports are legal.
A proposal to require US schools to serve meat every day at breakfast has been dropped, after a public consultation exposed concerns over high costs.
The UK poultry sector needs to focus on consolidation, efficiency and internationalisation to maintain its competitiveness on the EU market, a new report has suggested.
Global broiler production has increased by 37% between 2002 to 2011. Production increased from 59m tonnes in 2002 to 81m tonnes in the main producing countries in 2011. Total world...
Beef exporters have the potential to increase their revenue by 10% to over $6bn in 2012, the Brazilian Association of Meat Export Industries (Abiec) has announced.
The UK government is stepping up activity on the food and drink export market in a bid to boost the country’s flagging economy.
The growth in Danish pork exports continued in the third quarter of 2011, with a 6% rise in the period between January and September, the German association of meat producers...
The Welsh meat industry has claimed that it is only a matter of time before the USA lifts its restrictions and allows exports of red meat from the EU.
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed another outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) amongst pigs in China.
South America’s total broiler meat production has increased by 81% between 2001 and 2011, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced.
The organisation which regulates and enforces food safety and public health across the UK has caused controversy by publishing the first round of audits of approved slaughterhouses and cutting plants,...
The European Commission (EC) is in discussion with Thailand to potentially lift the ban on fresh chicken at the end of June 2012, after eight years of suspended trade.
Burger giant McDonald’s has announced it will open more than 1,300 new restaurants globally next year following a strong performance in 2011.
Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo has replaced president of the food safety and animal health authority (SENACSA) Daniel Rojas, after questions emerged over his handling of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak...
The French union for pork processors (SNIV-SNCP) has called for a reform of the pig industry to maintain the country’s competitiveness on the European market.
Canada has reached a new trade agreement for the exports of live cattle, sheep and goats to the Philippines.
A US foodservice provider has announced that it is opening a new steak cutting plant in Jacksonville, which will create 200 jobs.
Canadian beef under 30 months of age can be exported to South Korea for the first time in nine years, agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has announced.
Brazilian and Canadian officials will discuss pork and beef exports at the fifth meeting of the Consultative Committee on Agriculture (CCA) Brazil – Canada, which is taking place in Brasilia...
The US Supreme Court has rejected a 2010 California law forbidding slaughterhouses to accept animals unable to walk.
Researchers at an American University have found that using light-emitting diode (LED) lighting in meat refrigeration units may have a positive effect on bringing down operational costs.
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