All news articles for November 2013

Final Calf Export Forum discusses welfare

Closure of UK calf forum

By Line Svanevik

UK’s Beyond Calf Exports Stakeholders Forum has been closed down, following its final report into the progress of the forum’s welfare initiatives.

Ukraine confident in future poultry production

Strong poultry production and exports projected for Ukraine in 2014

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Poultry production in the Ukraine is set to grow by 10-11% in 2014, which will be an increase of 1.32-1.33m tonnes (mt) on 2013 levels Aleksandr Bakumenko, chairman of the Union of Poultry Breeders of Ukraine, told a press conference in Kiev.

Spain produces standards to prevent horsemeat scandal recurring

Spain sets out fresh standards for meat industry

By Nicholas Robinson

Spanish food organisations have produced a series of industry standards for their sector to adopt in a bid to disperse the negativity caused by the horsemeat scandal and prevent it happening again.

More than 60% of production earmarked for domestic use

Poland’s poultry production up 6% in H1 2013

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s poultry production increased by 6% to 793,000 tonnes (t) in the first half of 2013, according to a report released by state-run Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGZ).

Industry makes beef sustainability inroads

Conference sees launch of beef sustainability principles

By Nicholas Robinson

A set of principles to deliver a safe and sustainable global beef supply chain were released at an international ‘Beefing Up Sustainability’ food industry conference yesterday (26 November).

Welsh Lamb makes international progress

Welsh Lamb gains international interest

By Nicholas Robinson

Welsh Lamb is making inroads in Germany and has improved in popularity among international consumers, Welsh meat bosses were told at a recent industry conference.

Russia/Thailand clarification

Russia/Thailand clarification would like to clarify there is no outright ban on Russia importing poultry products from Thailand, as stated in an earlier report.