All news articles for December 2012

Season's Greetings

Season's Greetings

From everyone at Global Meat News we would like to wish all our readers a Happy Christmas and all the best for the New Year.

Top read stories from GMN this in 2012

The most popular stories of 2012

By Nicholas Robinson

The global meat industry has experienced a turbulent year in 2012, from feed shortages to import and export bans. We round up the top 10 most-read stories on GlobalMeatNews.com in 2012.

New register for geographical indications

EU-Singapore trade agreement finalised

By Kitty So

The European Union (EU) has finalised a free trade agreement with Singapore, which should ease market access for EU meat exporters. It will also extend EU geographical indication intellectual property protection for traditional meat products to products...

Self-sufficient in meat production and leading exporter by 2020

Putin calls for meat self-suffiency

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has called for the country to become fully self-sufficient in meat production and one of the world’s leading meat exporters by 2020.

Rising prices to hit foodservice

Rising prices to hit foodservice

By Nicholas Robinson

A UK procurement and supply chain company has warned that the catering and hospitality sectors are facing steep rises in food inflation in 2013.

Infringements were the misuse of geographical indications

Counterfeit meat seized in international raid

By Keith Nuthall

Counterfeit, mislabelled and sub-standard meat products have been seized in an international police operation spanning 29 countries, coordinated by Interpol and European police agency Europol.