All news articles for May 2019

Global Meat News deputy editor Aidan Fortune, Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring, Fire Restaurant executive chef Richie Wilson and JN Meat International's John Sashi-Nielsen celebrate the launch of World Steak Challenge 2019

Record entries for World Steak Challenge

By GMN news team

This year’s World Steak Challenge takes place in Dublin in less than two months, and entry numbers have already smashed previous records.

Australian Agricultural Company suffers $100m hit

Australian Agricultural Company suffers $100m hit

By Aidan Fortune

Australian Agricultural Company (AACo), the country’s largest cattle producer, has suffered a AUS $100m hit due to the harsh weather conditions experienced at the start of 2019.

USMEF senior vice president for the Asia Pacific Joel Haggard discusses the effects of ASF

US pork experts warn of ASF danger

By Aidan Fortune

US pork industry specialists have given an update on the impact of African Swine Fever (ASF) on the global meat market.

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

By Aidan Fortune

The National Pig Association (NPA) has deemed the latest increase in the pig price an “insult to the hard work of the industry”.

AHDB hits back at anti-meat claims

AHDB hits back at anti-meat claims

By Aidan Fortune

The UK’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has criticised doctors advising that the NHS should ban bacon and sausages in hospitals.

Russia expects strong growth in pork exports

Russia expects strong growth in pork exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is set to export 100,000 tonnes (t) of pork in 2019, up 20% compared to the same period of the previous year, Russian government officials have forecast.

Tepid reaction to US producer support

Tepid reaction to US producer support

By Aidan Fortune

The US meat and farming industry has given a cool welcome to the Government’s support for producers affected by the ongoing trade battles.

US poultry plan updated

US updates national poultry improvement plan

By Ed Zwirn, in New York

THE US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is set to release proposed reforms to the country’s National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP), a decades-old cooperative federal-state-industry mechanism for...