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Danish delight

Danish delight

Danish fears of strict export restrictions have been put at bay as pigs suspected of swine fever test negative to preliminary examinations.

Chain of trust

Chain of trust

NFU president Sir Ben Gill, meeting key European food industry leaders over the weekend, has called for international co-operation between farmer-controlled businesses and trust in the food chain.

Transport issues

Transport issues

The European Commission this week adopted a proposed Decision for the European Union to sign the revised European Convention for the Protection of Animals during International Transport.

Capping the CAP

Capping the CAP

The Commission will shave €1 billion off the CAP budget in 2004 as summer droughts across Europe saw exports wither and refunds reduced as the impact of reform takes shape.

Bread for success

Bread for success

FMC FoodTech subsidiary Stein is launching the newest addition to its line of XL Series Breading Applicators today at the AMI International Meat, Poultry & Seafood Convention and Exposition.

Gas solutions

Gas solutions

The AMI/Worldwide Food Exposition in Chicago, Illinois kicks off tomorrow and expectations are high. One company hoping for a good show is UK-based food grade gas supplier BOC.

Good guidance

Good guidance

As regular readers of MeatProcess.com will know, health and safety issues are hardly ever out of the headlines. One recent controversy has been the use of antimicrobial drugs in animals.

Venison warning

Venison warning

Contamination warnings from the UK food agency highlights yet another food product containing the illegal dye Sudan 1 and issues a follow-up warning about eating venison products containing meat contaminated with the drugs immobilon and revivon.