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In a time of creeping protectionism threatening to destabilise the balance of free trade, David MacLennan, CEO of agri-business giant Cargill, has made an impassioned defence of global commerce.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has told Brussels that Britain wants to exit the European Union by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
Hong Kong is the latest key importer to have lifted a ban on Brazilian meat, after China and Egypt eased restrictions earlier this week.
Georgia has been suffering from a shortage of lamb during the past few months, evidenced by rising prices in the domestic market.
Officials believe 112 retailers across more than a dozen US states may have beef products recalled by Kings Command Foods LLC after several customers complained of finding metal in their food.
Packaging and hygiene solutions provider Sealed Air has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diversey Care food hygiene and cleaning businesses from its food care division to private...
Brazil has let out a sigh of relief this week after crucial export markets, including China and Egypt, lifted import bans imposed following alleged bribery of meat factory health inspectors. ...
Canadian scientists claim to have developed a “ground-breaking” nanotechnology sensing mechanism that can detect mild traces of a foodborne virus, potentially making it easier to stop epidemics.
US meat bodies have urged US President Donald Trump to secure China President Xi Jinping’s support for a beef deal, with industry talks failing to make progress.
Polish meat processor ZM Henryk Kania has reported record sales of PLN1.29 billion (€303 million) for 2016, up 25.3% on last year.
European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis is in Brazil on a three-day mission to ensure imported food is safe for consumption, following claims Brazilian meat processors bribed government officials and sold rotten...
Texas-based food producer Ajinomoto Windsor has recalled 15 tonnes (35,168 pounds) of frozen ready-to-eat beef products that may be contaminated with rubber.
Government litigation set up to protect farmers from “egregious retaliatory practices” have been criticised by American meat boards, which suggest regulation could inflict billions of dollars of financial damage.
New Zealand has struck a six-month agreement with China to supply top restaurants and retailers with chilled meat, in a deal potentially worth millions of dollars to the economy.
EU farming body Copa-Cogeca has urged Brussels to enforce stronger action on Brazilian meat imports, following allegations that meat processors bribed government officials to turn a blind eye to rotten...
India’s chief minister for the state of Uttar Pradesh, Adityanath Yogi, has ordered a crackdown on cow smuggling and illegal slaughter.
The Mexican government will allow a huge volume of international beef to enter the country tax-free this year.
A German business making sealants for the food and drink industry said it plans to increase prices by 15% in April.
Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau has earmarked funds for innovation and food safety investment in his federal Budget, launched on Wednesday 22 March – a move welcomed by the meat sector.
Russia exported 173,000 tonnes (t) of meat last year, increasing this figure nearly twofold compared to 2015, according to the country’s Institute of Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR).
Readers seeking packaging solutions to combat microbial spoilage and preserve and extend shelf-life can listen to the advice of three experts in the field in a free online forum set...
Memphis Meats made headlines around the world with news that it had produced the world’s first lab-grown duck and chicken – now you can watch a video about the innovation. ...
European dried, cured and smoked meat producers are poised for a rapid expansion of export sales to Japan, with growing demand for such products that cannot be satisfied by Japanese...
The international embarrassment facing Brazil over its rotten meat scandal has deepened after Hong Kong joined China in banning meat imports, although Europe is yet to follow suit.
The threat of a trade war between two of the world’s most powerful countries China and the United States is low, but analysts warn it could dramatically damage pork trade....
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