All news articles for July 2013

Australia's boom in beef exports set to continue

Australian beef exports forecast to expand through 2013

By Carina Perkins

Australian beef exports will continue to gain pace over the rest of the year, boosted by drought, emerging market demand and a more favourable currency, according to Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).

The horsemeat scandal had a big impact on Irish consumer behaviour

Horsmeat fiasco continues to have impact in Ireland

By Carina Perkins

The horsemeat scandal continues to have an impact on consumer purchasing habits in Ireland, and has dented consumer confidence in the food industry, according to new research released by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).

China has implemented a new management model at Jiangcun wholesale market

New management model for China poultry market

By Carina Perkins

Chinese and global animal health experts have visited a live poultry market, which has implemented a new management model aimed at improving biosecurity to prevent animal disease.

Motion aims to block COOL pending outcome of lawsuit

North American coalition seeks injunction over COOL

By Carina Perkins

A coalition of US, Canadian and Mexican meat industry organisations are seeking a preliminary injunction to delay implementation of US country-of-origin labelling (COOL) legislation.

Beef was biggest driver of rise in Irish food exports

Meat drives Irish food exports

By Carina Perkins

Meat was the major driver behind an increase in Irish food and drink exports this year, according to Irish food board Bord Bía.

Meat has been identified as a major source of bisphenol A

Meat linked to chemical exposure

By Carina Perkins

Meat has been identified as a major source of exposure to industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA), which has been linked to health problems.