Poultry

ESBL found in nearly half of Danish chicken meat

ESBL found in nearly half of Danish chicken meat

By Carmen Paun, in Brussels

Almost half of chicken meat in Denmark in 2011 contained extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) – an enzyme promoting resistance to antibiotics used to treat severe infections in humans – according to a new study from the Danish Integrated Antimicrobial...

Hungarian meat industry fights fraud problem

Hungarian meat industry fights fraud problem

By Arabella Mileham

Hungarian pressure groups are pushing for a cut in domestic VAT in order to combat the high level of fraud being committed on sales of meat and other foodstuffs.

German meat trade robust

German meat trade robust

By Nicholas Robinson in Dusseldorf

Despite reports of weak industrial farming and poor animal protection, consumption of meat and meat products remain stable in Germany, according to the latest figures.

Rabobank points to renewed ‘agflation’

Rabobank points to renewed ‘agflation’

By Arabella Mileham

Global meat producers are facing immediate and significant feed cost increases, which will impact supply dynamics and lead to increased meat prices, a new report has warned.   

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.

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 doubles poultry meat import spend

Russia doubles poultry meat import spend

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia has increased meat imports significantly this year, with the value of poultry meat imports doubling, according to data from the country’s Federal Customers Service.

US farm body calls for long-term solution

US farm body calls for long-term solution

By Nicholas Robinson

The American Farm Bureau Federation has urged US senate leaders to avoid supporting any kind of “disaster bill”, calling for longer term support for livestock farmers.

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From trust grows success

From trust grows success

The award winning company Wünsch’s Fleischspezialitäten sets new quality standards for meat products – using machines made by K+G Wetter.