The US beef sector is set to be placed under scrutiny for price manipulation, with the Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue ordering an investigation following a fire at Tyson’s Holcomb plant in Kansas.
Almost 700 poultry plant workers in Mississippi were detained last week in a massive US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operation. However subsequent investigations have led to questions being asked of the country’s immigration policies.
A bipartisan bill has been proposed in the United States Senate to fill what the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has warned is a shortage of nearly 700 agricultural inspectors at ports of entry.
The price per kilogram of pork in Bulgaria could jump by as much as 50% as the country is poised to cull 20% of pigs as the results of the epidemic of African Swine Fever (ASF), according to Bulgaria’s Association of Meat Processors.
Argentinian start-up Carnes Validades is creating a Blockchain-based service to tighten traceability in the meat supply chain. "Consumers can see the Curriculum Vitae of the meat they eat: what, who, where and how it was produced," says its...