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IFFA 2019 is here

Meat industry gathers at IFFA 2019

By Aidan Fortune

The world’s largest trade show that is dedicated to the meat industry is now upon us. IFFA 2019 takes place 4-9 May in Frankfurt and will feature more than 1,000 exhibitors from 49 different countries.

Canada hosts international ASF forum

Canada hosts international ASF forum

By Aidan Fortune

The chief veterinary officers for Canada, Mexico and the US met earlier this week to discuss prevention and control of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Americas.

Romanian meat business secures funds to increase capacity

Romanian meat business secures funds to increase capacity

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Romania’s meat business CIA Aboliv SRL has secured a RON3.8 million (€800,000) grant from the Romanian Ministry of Public Finance to support the company’s planned investments in raising the production capacity at its facilities.

Russia’s Far East hit hard by FMD

Russia’s Far East hit hard by FMD

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease is close to ruining industrial pig farming in Primorsky Krai in Russia’s Far East region, according to regional governor Oleg Kozhemyako.

Walmart develops own beef supply chain

Walmart develops own beef supply chain

By Aidan Fortune

US retailer Walmart is to create its own end-to-end beef production in an effort to offer a “more secure and transparent supply chain”.

Quality control plans for Brazilian poultry

ABPA outlines quality control plans for Brazilian poultry sector

By Aidan Fortune

In an effort to demonstrate its quality standards, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) recently undertook an in-depth on-site analysis of the poultry meat industry’s facilities, taking food safety, sustainability and animal health and welfare...