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Members of the Plastics Action Alliance at the launch of the group

Plastic Action Alliance sets out goals

By Aidan Fortune

Irish food businesses, operating as part of the Plastics Action Alliance, have set out their objectives to help reduce the use of plastic packaging in their operations.

Green shoots: creating a positive future for meat

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Green shoots: creating a positive future for meat

By Aidan Fortune

Ahead of unveiling its new ‘The Future of Meat is Green’ initiative at the IFFA show in Germany, concept developer Vaessen-Schoemaker spoke exclusively to GlobalMeatNews about its hopes for the scheme and how the meat debate could become a positive one....

Drought hitting cattle farmers

Australian meat boss warns of drought impact

By Michelle Perrett

Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) chief executive Peter Rizzo has told MPs that the droughts and floods affecting cattle farmers in north Queensland will have a “significant impact” on meat processors.

OBE Organic has signed up to the UN Global Compact

OBE Organic joins sustainability project

By Aidan Fortune

Australian organic beef company OBE Organic has joined the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the UN Global Compact.

The company becomes the world's first carbon neutral meat supplier

Carbon neutral meat plant unveiled

By Aidan Fortune

Australian-based processor Flinders + Co has become the first completely carbon neutral meat supplier in the world.

Cattle emission debate rages on

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Cattle emission debate rages on

By Ashley Williams & Aidan Fortune

The debate over livestock production and its impact on the climate isn’t going away anytime soon and there’s no end of research on both sides of the argument.

Marfrig has complied with the Amazon practices for six successive years

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Marfrig Foods passes Amazon cattle sourcing audit

By Ashley Williams

Brazilian meat processor Marfrig Global Foods has gained certification from international consulting firm DNV-GL for its cattle sourcing, which complies with Amazon conservation practices.

Packaging supplier in plastics pledge

Sealed Air makes plastic pledge for 2025

By Ashley Williams

Packaging supplier for the meat sector Sealed Air has revealed it will make all of its packaging solutions 100% recyclable and usable by 2025.