All news articles for June 2018

BRF have named Pedro Palentre as CEO and Lorival Nogueira Luz Junior as global chief operating officer

BRF undergoes management shake-up

By Ashley Williams

Brazilian meat firm BRF has named a new CEO and global chief operating officer amid plans to reverse its fortunes after a challenging year.

Russia plans to raise duties for all categories of food industry equipment

Russia considers protective duties against European food equipment

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade is seeking to raise import duties on all types of equipment used in the food industry by up to 20 times, despite the fact this step would place a financial burden upon both new and existing projects in the country’s...

The antibiotic use in meat debate continues to divide opinion

Aleph Farms calls on USDA to promote clean meat

By Ashley Williams

Israeli-based Aleph Farms has urged the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote the clean meat movement, such as antibiotic- and pathogen-free products, to improve food safety.

22% of sheep and goats were not stunned before slaughter

UK non-stun animal export data under scrutiny

By Aidan Fortune

Concerns over the lack of information on UK exports of meat from animals that have not been stunned before slaughter have been raised by the British Veterinary Association (BVA).