The approval last week by the outgoing ‘lame duck’ Congress of the United States of an US$867bn 2019 Farm Bill, which allocates subsidies to American farmers, has greeted with relief and enthusiasm by US meat and livestock producers.
The US meat and poultry packers and processors industry continued to make significant progress in workplace safety last year, as the newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) incidence rate for non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses reached...
The National Farmers Union (NFU) backed efforts by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to establish a joint regulatory framework overseeing production and sale of animal cell culture technology.
Poland’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski has announced the halting of imports of Lithuanian pigs and pork meat from the so-called red zone of the African swine fever (ASF).
Sales and distribution of all medical antimicrobials intended for use in food-producing animals within North America decreased by 33% during 2016 and 2017, figures released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have revealed.