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Nogueira to head JBS USA

Nogueira to head JBS USA

By Carina Perkins

Meat processor JBS USA has announced changes to senior management, with current CEO Don Jackson due to retire at the end of the year.

Euthanasia threat for Australian sheep

Euthanasia threat for Australian sheep

By Carina Perkins

Thousands of Australian sheep which were accepted into Pakistan after being rejected by Bahrain veterinary authorities may be euthanised on animal health grounds.

TPP deal could open doors for US poultry

TPP deal could open doors for US poultry

By Carina Perkins

Mexico and Canada’s inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could provide an opportunity for US poultry producers if handled correctly by negotiators, according to industry leaders.

Poultry crisis averted in Iran

Poultry crisis averted in Iran

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Iran has resolved a poultry crisis that led to rioting in the streets and chicken banned from television.

Australian pork sector invests in R&D

Australian pork sector invests in R&D

By Ed Bedington

The Australian pork industry is investing in the industry’s future with a series of honours and postgraduate places up for grabs.

New rule on protected food names

New rule on protected food names

By Carina Perkins

The European Parliament has endorsed proposed new rules which will make it easier for food producers’ groups to obtain an EU quality label for food produced in a specific geographical area or in a traditional way.

Strong H1 growth for Cherkizovo

Strong H1 growth for Cherkizovo

By Carina Perkins

Russian meat manufacturer Cherkizovo Group has reported strong performance in the first half of 2012, with rising demand for poultry and high pork prices helping to drive profits.

Russia to restore tariff on live pig imports

Russia to restore tariff on live pig imports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade has prepared a draft government resolution “on measures to protect Russian pig farming”, which includes a 35% increase on duty on imports of live pigs from the EU.

Concern over global pork supply

Concern over global pork supply

By Nicholas Robinson

Pig farmers throughout the world are warning consumers of a shortage of bacon and pork next year.

EFSA role vindicated by auditor

EFSA role vindicated by auditor

By Nicholas Robinson

Successful provision of risk assessment in the food and feed industries after a decade has proven the usefulness of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), said Ernst & Young.

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