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Polish meat processor QFG plans to invest PLN400 million (€92m) to expand and upgrade its output capacity, creating 1,200 new jobs by the end of 2022, according to senior company representatives.
Scientists from government-linked research agency RIVM have advised people to avoid eating too much animal protein, as a debate over increasing the tax on meat gathers pace.
Convenience food business Greencore is targeting US revenue growth after the Ireland-based firm reported “strong” financial results in the 13 weeks to December 2016.
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.
An Indian ingredients firm has launched a natural preservative for chilled meats free from the chemical nitrate that some researchers have linked to cancer.
South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has begged meat processors not to close plants or cut jobs as the response to the poultry “crisis” makes progress.
Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA has appointed a number of high-level independent board members to its subsidiary JBS Foods International, with former House of Representatives speaker John Boehner among them.
US citizens may eat enough chicken wings to circle the earth nearly three times during Super Bowl weekend, according to the National Chicken Council (NCC).
Colorado-based processor Atlas Meat Company is recalling approximately 2,579 pounds of pork sausage products due to misbranding.
The slump in demand and pricing for dairy cattle is prompting one of China’s leading distributors of semen and pure-bred breeding cattle to expand into the beef feedlot and processing...
Member States of the European Union are encouraging rabbit farmers to phase out conventional battery cages.
Export sales grew by nearly 50% in the 12 months up to December 2016 for Ukraine’s grain and poultry giant MHP.
The Republic of Ireland has reported a case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) – colloquially known as mad cow disease – in an 18-year-old cow.
New Zealand Beef + Lamb chairman, James Parsons, has lamented US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), claiming the protectionist move will hurt exports.
The Oscar Mayer meat factory in Madison, US, will be shut down permanently in the first quarter of 2017.
A scheme by Miyazaki Prefecture, which offers local wagyu in return for tax payments to its municipalities from residents in other parts of the country, is supporting regional livestock farmers...
The Dutch Meat Association (COV) has questioned the “political” recommendations of government-linked research agency RIVM to eat less meat to improve public health.
A mobile app, designed to help shoppers buy and prepare meat and poultry products, has been launched by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).
Investment in Miratorg’s large pigmeat factory in Kursk Oblast has reached RUB160 billion ($2.68bn), nearly 25% above original estimates, according to a report from the region’s Information Department.
Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) has joined top corporations at Davos, Switzerland to start an initiative tasked with radically changing food manufacturing to halt waste, improve health and counter climate...
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. ...
Australia-based Gundagai Meat Processors (GMP) has started an AU$30 million plant upgrade, generating 76 new full-time jobs.
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has called on President Donald Trump to negotiate a bilateral trade deal with Asia after he withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
US-based Hans Kissle Company has recalled more than 6,000lbs (2,721kg) of ready-to-eat chicken, as a possible processing flaw raised concerns that bacterial pathogens may be present in the meat.
Poultry firms Noble Foods and Cranswick, both UK-based, top the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW).
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