All news articles for October 2013

Mexico to invest in poultry industry modernisation

Mexico to invest in poultry infrastructure

By Carina Perkins

Mexico’s poultry sector will invest more than MXN3m (US$232,913) next year in a bid to modernise the country’s production and processing infrastructure.

ProcessExpo will take place in Chicago on 3-6 November 2013

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Process Expo sets out its stall in Chicago

By Line Elise Svanevik

The global food equipment and technology show Process Expo will take place in Chicago, Illinois on 3-6 November this year.

FMD outbreaks in Russia are on the rise

Russia strengthens fight against FMD

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor is strengthening the fight against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) to prevent massive losses in the country’s livestock industry, according to head of the service Sergei Dankvert.

Poland is blaming Russian restrictions on actions of other EU countries

Poland denies blame for Russia meat ban

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Polish experts have claimed that the ban on meat exports from Poland to Russia was caused by the actions of a number of other European countries, which are regularly supplying sub-standard products to the international market, and have thus cast a shadow...

Salmonella is still a widespread problem in Europe

EU points to ongoing cases of salmonella in meat

By Keith Nuthall

The European Union’s (EU) food and feed safety rapid alert network (RASFF) has warned of continued detections of salmonella contamination in imported meat and meat products across Europe.

OSI is a major poultry processor in China

Meat and poultry processor opens two China plants

By Carina Perkins

OSI Group is set to become the biggest value-added meat processor in Asia after opening two more plants in China, bringing its total number of facilities in the country to 10.

Resers has recalled thousands of pounds of chicken, ham and beef products

US food processor in listeria recall

By Carina Perkins

A US food processor has issued a huge recall of chicken, ham and beef products over fears they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

US beef exports up in value and volume

US beef exports up for August

By Carina Perkins

US beef exports continued to increase through August, while pork exports held their ground, according to the latest export figures.

De-sinewed meat is used in processed meat products

UK processor at centre of European row

By Ed Bedington

A UK-based processor has found itself at the heart of a blazing pan-European row over the labelling of its processed meat products.