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KIT and Garra to join forces

KIT and Garra to join forces

By Aidan Fortune

Meat processing businesses KIT International and Garra International are to create a joint venture with a combined turnover in excess of US$220m.

Slaughter proposals slammed by livestock industry

Slaughter proposals slammed by livestock industry

By Aidan Fortune

Plans by the UK’s Conservative Party to introduce a ban on live exports of farm animals and suggestions that they should be slaughtered at the closest abattoir have been heavily criticised.

Alberto Herranz, director of Interporc, unveils the pork industry roadmap for the next five years

Spanish pork sector roadmap published

By Aidan Fortune

Spanish pork trade body Interporc has launched its new ‘industry roadmap’ for the sector that will cover the next five years.

Alliance Group launches beef scheme

Alliance Group launches beef scheme

By Aidan Fortune

New Zealand co-operative Alliance Group has launched a new beef offer to farmers that focuses on quality produce for export markets.

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Cutting meat consumption may cause ‘serious harm’, academics warn

By Oliver Morrison

There is a lack of robust evidence to confirm link between meat eating as part of a healthy diet and the development of Western diseases, according to a paper that contends there are a wide range of benefits delivered by meat that are not always easily...