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EU leaders express ‘deep concern’ over Mercosur

EU leaders express ‘deep concern’ over Mercosur

By Aidan Fortune

The leaders of Ireland, France, Poland and Belgium have written a joint letter to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressing their “deep concern” over the Mercosur deal and its potential effect on their respective agricultural industries....

India launches aggressive anti-FMD campaign

Indian Government launches aggressive anti-FMD campaign

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

An Indian Government initiative to eradicate foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) from the country, costing INR133.43bn (US$1.9bn), is expected to result in an increase in meat exports, according to experts.

China and Britain has reached an agreement for the trade of beef in a deal worth £230m over five years

China agrees market access for British beef

By Aidan Fortune

British beef has been given the green light for commercial exports to China, following a series of inspections by Chinese delegates, in a deal worth £230m over five years.

Nigel Fredericks has entered administration at the loss of 250 jobs

Nigel Fredericks enters administration

By Aidan Fortune

London-based meat and poultry wholesaler Nigel Fredericks Trading Limited has been placed in administration, resulting in the loss of 250 jobs.

The Scottish red meat industry is under significant pressure

Scottish beef industry under threat

By Aidan Fortune

Scottish beef producers are fighting back against livestock and price pressures that are placing the industry’s future in jeopardy.

AHDB looks to Asia for new opportunities

AHDB looks to Asia for new opportunities

By Aidan Fortune

British businesses are being encouraged to consider Asia as a target market in a new report by the UK's Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Brazil resumes beef exports to China

Brazil resumes beef exports to China

By Aidan Fortune

Beef exports from Brazil to China are set to resume following a temporary suspension caused by the detection of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).

New cattle care system unveiled

New cattle care system unveiled

By Aidan Fortune

US certification body Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit (FSNS C&A) has announced the creation of the FSNS C&A Temple Grandin Responsible Cattle Care Program.

US beef and pork exports drop in April

US beef and pork exports drop in April

By Aidan Fortune

Beef and pork exports from the US saw year-on-year declines in April, the latest US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) figures have revealed.

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