All news articles for October 2014

A view from Sial

A view from Sial

By Oli Haenlein

The great and good in the global meat industry gathered at the recent Sial exhibition in Paris (19-23 October). See our video for a visual trip around the show, and to hear the opinions of just some of the exhibitors.

ABIEC expects exports to reach US$8bn by the end of this year

Brazil looking to push sanitary guarantees in export drive

By Georgi Gyton

The Association of Brazilian Beef Export Industries (ABIEC) said its believes the "sanitary status guarantees" offered by the industry are key to its success, and it will look to reinforce these concepts as part of its promotion of Brazilian...

The future is looking brighter for the US pig industry

US pork production set to rise in 2015

By Poorna Rodrigo

American pig meat analysts have confirmed to GlobalMeatNews that the recovery in US pork production will be sustained, with the pig meat industry recovering strongly from the porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) outbreak.

Industry observers have said that Ukrainian pork has good prospects due to its competitive price

ASF hinders exports of Ukraine pork to the EU

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Sporadic outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in Ukraine are blocking the possibility of launching pork exports to the European Union (EU), said Vitaly Bashinsky, deputy head of Ukraine’s state veterinary and phytosanitary service.

The installation represents a €10 million order for GEA

GEA installs new processing lines in China

By Georgi Gyton

GEA Food Solutions has installed two new poultry processing lines at Cargill’s new integrated poultry operation in Lai’an in the Anhui province of China.

The greatest number of burger restaurants in the US can be found in California

Proof that the burger is winning in the US

By CHD Expert

Americans love a good steak, but they crave a good burger. So which state dominates the burger industry? Texas would be the likely guess, but it would be the wrong one.

The main reason for the fall in production is the decline in its profitability

Belarus faces sharp drop in pork production and exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Belarus is experiencing a pork production crisis, due to a fall in profitability for existing farms and the continuing spread of African swine fever (ASF), which has affected the production indicators.

The new tool would be similar to the EU's RASFF which shares food safety alerts between member states

EU food fraud alert tool to be rolled out early next year

By Hanna Lange-Chenier

A new food fraud alert tool should be deployed early next year, to work alongside other new strategies to help prevent crimes such as the horsemeat mislabelling scandal, officials from the European Commission’s directorate general for health and consumers...