Livestock

New Zealand processor reveals new branding

New corporate branding for Alliance Group

By Michelle Perrett

Alliance Group, the New Zealand red meat co-operative, is marking the next stage in its transition into a food and solutions company with the launch of a new corporate identity.

An ad focusing on pig welfare was deemed misleading (stock image)

Advertising complaint upheld against vegan charity

By Michelle Perrett

Two complaints in the UK were upheld against Viva!, a vegan campaigning charity, by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after a complaint was made by the National Pig Association (NPA).

Battle against ASF goes global

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Global battle against ASF steps up a gear

By Aidan Fortune

Epidemic may be too strong a word, but African Swine Fever (ASF) is spreading across the world and nobody’s quite sure how to stop it.

US pork sector wants end to trade disputes

US pork calls for trade before aid

By Aidan Fortune

The US pork industry has called for an end to trade disputes, preferring to sell its output rather than rely on aid packages from the Government.

Buffalo industry demands clear labelling

Buffalo labelling petition launched

By Aidan Fortune

The National Bison Association (NBA) has entered into a labelling battle, launching a petition calling for the proper labelling of water or cape buffalo products.

US pork industry bands together on ASF

ASF could cost US pork industry $8bn

By Aidan Fortune

The US pork industry has warned that African Swine Fever (ASF) hitting the country could cost the industry up to $8bn in the first year alone.

Lamb prices are rising all over the globe

Lamb sees global price spike, says MLA

By Michelle Perrett

Australian lamb prices have spiked through the 700¢ and 800¢/kg cwt mark in a matter of two months, due to growing demand for the meat, according to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

Asian ASF warning

Swine fever warning in Asia

By Michelle Perrett

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that the rapid onset of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China could spread to other Asian countries.

Gobarto's expansion plans include a new pig breeding programme

Polish meat business develops pig breeding programme

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland-based meat business Gobarto has reported higher sales revenues for the first half of 2018 at about PLN1.057 billion (€247.4m), an increase of 24.7% compared with the same period a year earlier.