Environment

Hurricane Matthew flooded and devastated poultry and hog farms in North Carolina

Perdue Farms responds to water pollution call

By Rod Addy

Poultry giant Perdue Farms has responded to pressure on several leading US meat firms to tighten focus on water use, highlighting the actions it has already taken on the issue.

Duc said the energy consumption project will help 'protect the environment'

French poultry player Duc slashes energy consumption

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat processor Duc has hailed the financial impact of slashing energy consumption at its primary production plant in Chailley, France, claiming the “ambitious project” exceeded expectations.

Poultry experts want the sector needs to

Bangladesh poultry sector hit by climate change

By A.Z.M. Anas

Bangladesh’s poultry executives claim climate change poses a major management and operational problem as blazing temperatures cause heat stress and incite livestock disease, increasing mortality rates.

Marfrig uses advanced technology to map cattle ranches and halt land expansion

Marfrig: halting deforestation ‘critical’

By Oscar Rousseau

Meatpacker Marfrig said halting deforestation and fighting slave-like labour conditions was “critical” to its strategy in Brazil as an independent audit praised the company.

Somalia's port at Kismayo was recaptured from Al-Shabaab militants in 2013

Somalian meat traders seek rehab for conflict-hit port

By Ramadhan Rajab, in Nairobi

Livestock exporters using the key southern port of Kismayo have called for facility improvements to spur meat trade, of critical importance to the economic health of war-wracked Somalia.

Aoxin Tianli expects the damage from the floods to cost the business up to $1.5m

Flooding devastates China’s rural pork industry

By Oscar Rousseau

Chinese pork producers are struggling after the city of Wuhan was left paralysed by the worst flooding since the 1998 weather crisis that resulted in more than 3,000 dead. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger's supports vegetarian diets as a means to tackle climate change

Hollywood stars call for meat consumption drop

By Oscar Rousseau

China has enlisted Arnold Schwarzenegger and film-maker James Cameron to call for lower meat consumption, with the government poised to tackle its environmental crisis. 

Over 250,000t of food waste could be saved if the CCA hits its reduction target

Cool Chain Association to cut food waste

By Oscar Rousseau

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) – a not-for-profit organisation aiming to improve standards in the chilled food transportation chain – has pledged to slash food wastage by 10% within the next nine years.

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