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Australian body aims to educate children on pork

Australian Pork Limited (APL) has reported that Australian schoolchildren are to be educated on pork traceability with its education resources kit.

Quality, brand and health sell meat in Asia

The three key selling points for meat in Asia are “quality, brand and health”, according to Victoria Santini, head of Asia at the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD).

Ukraine chicken firm investment aims to boost flailing economy

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), of the World Bank, is lending US$250 million to Ukraine’s leading poultry producer Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) to help kickstart the country’s flailing economy.

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – Iran v Ecuador

Following the group stage of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, we now move into the second round, where the winning teams from the last round will go head-to-head in terms...

Japanese celebrate reintroduction of Wagyu beef to EU

Japanese delegates were in London this week to celebrate the relaunch of official Japanese Wagyu beef back into the European market.

Sweden pushes for unity on EU antibiotics reforms

The Swedish government has expanded the scope and ambition of its domestic animal care farm improvement scheme to include creating a "partnership of like-minded European states", willing to back Sweden’s...

Fraudsters profit from high sheep meat prices in China

The high prices of mutton and sheep meat in the Chinese market are attracting fraudsters, with everything from dog and rat being substituted onto unsuspecting consumers.

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Consumers need educating on meat, says Canada Beef

Canadian consumers are in a "meat muddle" and do not know what to do with meat, either buying it or cooking it, delegates to the World Meat Congress were told....

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – England v Colombia

Following the group stage of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, we now move into the second round, where the winning teams from the last round will go head-to-head in terms...

World Meat Congress - an overview

GlobalMeatNews travelled to Beijing, China for the 20th annual World Meat Congress, which took place from 14-16 June 2014. In this video we give you an overview of the event,...

Good year ahead for pig and poultry industries, claims Gira

Pig and poultry producers are likely to be facing a good year, as long as they are unaffected by disease, according to a leading market analyst.

Innovations in meat packaging could lead to EU opportunities

Opportunities for the European meat industry could be created via new packaging and processing technologies, which extend the shelf-life of fresh and processed meat, according to Rabobank.

Meat congress hears diverse view from Russia

Mixed messages were received from the Russian sector during the World Meat Congress, with a presentation calling for increased international co-operation, despite an underlying desire to improve the country’s self-sufficiency....

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International meat body calls for more work on free trade agreements

Significant barriers to the international meat trade still exist and were hampering growth, delegates to the World Meat Congress were told.

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – Spain v Mexico

Following the group stage of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, we now move into the second round, where the winning teams from the last round will go head-to-head in terms...

India set to increase meat presence globally

India is poised to take a larger step on to the world stage when it comes to meat, delegates to the World Meat Congress were told.

Russia sees rapid growth in halal meat production

The halal meat industry in Russia is growing rapidly, according to the country’s Spiritual Administration of Muslims. About 12% of all meat produced in the country is now officially certified...

Group calls for collective action on livestock sustainability

The international livestock sector needs to engage and collaborate if it is to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its current high levels of 14.5% of total human emissions.

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – second round

Following the group stage of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, we now move into the second round, where the winning teams from the last round will go head-to-head in terms...

China Meat Association outlines state of industry to Congress

The pace of change in the Chinese meat industry is rapid, with both demand and prices up, and modernisation continuing apace, the president of the China Meat Association told delegates...

Ukraine struggles to double quotas for EU meat exports

Ukraine intends to achieve an increase in duty-free quotas for agricultural products to the European Union (EU), according to representatives from the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.

Canadian minister urges co-operation in global meat industry

Co-operation and collaboration has to be way forward for the international meat trade, according to Canadian agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, who launched a stinging attack on his US counterparts over...

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Meat industry urged to tackle world hunger

The meat industry needs to come together to tackle world hunger, delegates to the World Meat Congress were told.

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – Group H

Today is the eighth day of our special GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup and this time it is Group H’s turn to go head-to-head in terms of poultry meat production stats....

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