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Consumer warning over needles found in meat

Needles found in packed meat in Lithuania

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Needles have been discovered in packed meat products in Lithuania, according to the country’s State Food and Veterinary Service.

Russian processor margins squeezed

Perfect storm for Russian meat processors

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Average profitability for meat processors in Russia meat processors has hit one of its lowest levels ever, as the industry finds itself caught between high prices for raw materials and weak purchasing power among consumers.

 The products were not dangerous to humans, according to Rosselhoznadzor

Infected meat hits grocery shelves in Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian meat processors have been found to be distributing meat infected with African swine fever (ASF) and even in some cases with highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI).