All news articles for January 2019

Self-monitoring systems could eventually be available to Brazilian meatpackers

Brazil eyes self-monitoring systems for meatpackers

By Ashley Williams

Brazil’s agriculture minister Tereza Cristina Dias has revealed in an interview with international news organisation Reuters that the Brazilian Government is in negotiations to implement a self-monitoring system for meatpackers.

Tunisia has re-opened the market for Argentine beef after six years

Argentina re-opens Tunisia market for beef

By Ashley Williams

Following a six-year absence, Argentina’s Ministry of Agriculture has revealed it will ship its first 25 tonnes of boneless beef to Tunisian agribusiness Farah.

Goat meat ready to hit the big-time

Goat meat ready to hit the big-time

By Aidan Fortune

Trends pieces are nothing new, particularly as we begin a new year, with publications looking to be first to report the latest fad. The food industry is no different, with goat meat being touted as the next big thing.

Product recalls involving meat in the US have grown 83% since 2013

US meat recalls rise 83% since 2013

By Aidan Fortune

The number of food recalls involving meat products in the US has almost doubled since 2013, new research has revealed.

Irish farmers have called for poultry prices to be increased to cover rising costs of production

Irish poultry farmers urge price rise

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has called on processors and retailers to increase the price of poultry to support under-pressure producers.

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