All news articles for June 2013

EFSA has published its opinions on meat inspection in Europe

EFSA publishes meat inspection analysis

By Carina Perkins

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has completed its analysis of the health risks posed by meat, which will form the basis for the modernisation of meat inspection across the EU.

Listeria levels low in cooked meats

EU study shows low risk of listeria in cooked meats

By Carina Perkins

An EU-wide survey on listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods has found that cooked meat products carry a relatively low risk of contamination, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Welsh red meat takes on Russia

Welsh red meat takes on Russia

By Line Elise Svanevik

Welsh red meat companies will be pitching products to Russia this week as they arrive in Moscow for export order deals.

CAP deal met

EU bodies reach deal on producer organisations under CAP

By Carmen Paun, in Brussels

Representatives of the European Parliament, the European Union (EU) governments and of the European Commission reached a deal today on how producer organisations can represent beef and veal producers under a revised EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).