Safety & Legislation

Food seized by DAERA officials at Northern Irish airports

ASF-contaminated meat seized in Northern Ireland

By Aidan Fortune

The Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has reiterated warnings about the risks of African Swine Fever (ASF) following the seizure of pork containing DNA fragments of the disease.

Meat exports from Canada to China suspended

Meat exports from Canada to China suspended

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat exports between Canada and China have been suspended in the wake of further counterfeit health certificates allegedly being found on shipments of pork.

Brazil resumes beef exports to China

Brazil resumes beef exports to China

By Aidan Fortune

Beef exports from Brazil to China are set to resume following a temporary suspension caused by the detection of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).