All news articles for January 2019

Saqib Mohammed (pictured in the middle with a white suit) will relocate to Dubai

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Halal Food Authority CEO to step down

By Aidan Fortune

The chief executive officer of the Halal Food Authority (HFA), Saqib Mohammed, is to step down from the role.

Australia’s security is on high alert amid the rapid spread of ASF across international markets

Australia issues import warning ahead of Chinese New Year

By Ashley Williams

Australia’s Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has urged visitors celebrating Chinese New Year to refrain from bringing in meat items through its borders, which could pose biosecurity risks.

Brazil said the move

Brazil set to export live cattle to Malaysia

By Ashley Williams

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) has revealed it is set to export its live bovine animals for slaughter to Malaysia following an approval from the Brazilian embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

ProVeg speaks to GlobalMeatNews about 2019's meat alternative trends


Revealed: ProVeg’s meat alternative trends for 2019

By Ashley Williams

With just two months until ProVeg International’s New Food Conference in Berlin, Germany, GlobalMeatNews spoke with the organisation’s senior market research specialist about the future prospects of the accelerating meat alternative sector.

Rosselkhoznadzor has predicted that ASF is likely to hit France, Germany and spread further in south-east Asia

ASF set to break through borders

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In 2019, African swine fever (ASF) is likely to appear in France and Germany, and further spread of the disease is anticipated in south-east Asia, according to Sergey Dankvert, director of the Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor, speaking during...

The US and Brazil has high hopes for the pork market despite the threat of ASF


Promising pork prospects despite ASF woes

By Ashley Williams

The Brazilian and US market is feeling optimistic about the growth of its pork industry during 2019 despite the threat of African swine fever (ASF) hanging over most pig producers.