The Danish Agriculture & Food Council (DAFC/Landbrug & Fødevarer) has invited the country’s leading meat industry players to round-table talks to deepen collaboration between producers, brokers and marketers regarding halal meat exports.
Millions of poultry birds in India have been killed in the recent heatwave, which saw temperatures soar to a high of 49 degrees centigrade in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, in the south east of the country.
Not enough is being done to promote awareness of the country of origin on New Zealand products, with the result that many overseas consumers are unaware that their meat originates from New Zealand, according to a new study.
The Ghanaian government is to deliver on its promise plough GH¢39m (£6.1m) into its poultry industry, to help create jobs and stimulate growth in the sector, said Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr Hanna Louisa Bisiw.
China has become New Zealand’s second-largest market for beef and the largest for its lamb in the 12 months ending 31 March 2015, the Meat Industrial Association (MIA) of New Zealand has told GlobalMeatNews.
There has been a slight increase in the number of raw meat and poultry products infected by salmonella and campylobacter in the US, according to the latest US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service quarterly report.
One of China’s most ambitious beef processing and distribution firms has said it is setting up its own online store, which will eventually become China’s largest online retailer of beef and fine foods.
A study into the implications of extending mandatory country of origin labelling (COOL) to include ‘minor meats’ such as horse, rabbit and game, has concluded it would "entail higher regulatory burden" on the industry.