All news articles for January 2020

Manila customs seize ASF-infected container

Manila customs seize ASF-infected container

By Aidan Fortune

The Bureau of Customs – Manila International Container Port (MICP) has seized a container of food after it tested positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) in order to prevent further spread of the disease.

Endemic disease focus group set up by UK meat industry

Endemic disease focus group set up by UK meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

A new UK-wide cattle and sheep industry group is to be created to speed up progress against endemic diseases and reputational challenges that cost the cattle and sheep sectors an estimated £500m per year.

Bettcher and Borncut sign distribution agreement

Bettcher and Borncut sign distribution agreement

By Aidan Fortune

US-based Bettcher Industries has entered into a distribution agreement with Danish Borncut covering the company’s precision portion cutting equipment sold into the North American market.

BMPA to hold climate change event

BMPA to hold climate change event

By Aidan Fortune

Industry body British Meat Processors Association along with other partner organisations is to hold a one-day event to examine the science behind livestock related climate change.