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Anuga FoodTec enjoys best show to date

Anuga FoodTec enjoys best show to date

By Ed Bedington

Organisers behind Anuga FoodTec 2012 have declared the show the most successful to date, with visitor numbers rocketing by 25%.

Argentina denies non-compliance to WTO regulations

Argentina denies non-compliance to WTO regulations

By Melodie Michel

Argentina has rejected a joint statement issued by 14 World Trade Organisation (WTO) members, asking it to remove the import restrictions it recently implemented, as “unjustified”.

UK meat exports rise 22% in 2011

UK meat exports rise 22% in 2011

By Melodie Michel

UK exports of livestock products rose 22% in 2011, reaching £2.3bn, according to industry levy bodies Eblex and Bpex.

Hilton Food Group reports positive 2011 results

Hilton Food Group reports positive 2011 results

By Melodie Michel

UK processor Hilton Food Group has reported a 13.6% revenue growth in 2011, driven by the opening of a new meat-packing facility in Denmark and the recovery of raw material meat prices.

‘Pink slime’ processor files for bankruptcy

‘Pink slime’ processor files for bankruptcy

By Melodie Michel

US ground beef processor AFA Foods has filed a bankruptcy petition, citing the ‘pink slime’ scandal that has been shaking the American meat industry for months.

Meat production can be sustainable, says WWF

Meat production can be sustainable, says WWF

By Melodie Michel

Meeting growing world demand for meat while preserving the environment is achievable with improved management practices and efficiency, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Brazil defends commitment to cut deforestation

Brazil defends commitment to cut deforestation

By Melodie Michel

Brazilian meat industry and government representatives have defended the country’s efforts to reduce deforestation, regretting the “misinformation” spread by the European media.

Marfrig launches water management project

Marfrig launches water management project

By Melodie Michel

Brazilian processing giant Marfrig has launched a 'water footprint' project to monitor water usage in the production chain and improve sustainability and efficiency.

E.coli linked to farm antibiotics

E.coli linked to farm antibiotics

By Melodie Michel

The increase in the number of resistant E.coli cases in the UK is “almost certainly due” to the level of antibiotic use on farms, a report by the Soil Association has said.