China’s growing appetite for fresh food imported from Europe will require significant investment in cold supply chains throughout the main rail route, a new report from Rabobank and the agricultural university of Wageningen UR has revealed.
Poultry processor Pilgrim’s Pride has announced a fall in sales and profits for the third quarter of the year due to “continued challenges in the export market” and the strong dollar, the company said.
The European Parliament today comprehensively rejected the European Commission’s compromise proposals allowing European Union (EU) member states to restrict or ban the use of genetically modified feed and food on their territories.
Considerably fewer resistant ESBL bacteria were found in Danish and imported broiler meat in 2014 compared with the year before. It is the second consecutive year that a fall in the occurrence of this type of bacteria has been found in Danish broiler...
American consumers have been warned about two separate instances of meat contamination where there is a risk of listeriosis, a bacterial infection that can kill those with a weak immune system and lead to miscarriage in pregnant women.
Meat industry executives in Ukraine have warned that African swine fever is posing a serious threat to the country’s pig industry, following the discovery of several new outbreaks of the disease, including in the Sumy, Poltava, Odessa and Mykolaiv Oblasts.
The $31 billion company behind KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell has announced plans to divide its business into two publicly traded companies, with its business in China run as a separate entity from its franchises in the rest of the world.
China, the world’s largest pork consumer, will soon resume imports from 14 US pork plants and warehouses, after halting some shipments last year over the use of a feed additive, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said on Friday.
Two Romanian meat processors, Marcel and Morandi, are planning to significantly increase their revenues this year, with higher export sales driving improved results, according to senior company representatives.