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Quiz: The month in meat

Quiz: The month in meat news

By Oscar Rousseau

A quiz on this month's biggest meat news - have you been paying attention to the global meat industry? 

Libya's national sheep herd is threatened by smuggling

War and smuggling hit Libyan sheep sales

By Elizia Volkmann

Civil war, currency instability and smuggling are hitting the Libya's sheep market and stocks of the key Libyan Barbary Sheep breed are decreasing.

Nitrate, which has been reportedly linked to cancer and associated with bacon, is in fact rarely used as a meat ingredient

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Meat scientist: nitrates good for body

By Rod Addy

Nitrates benefit human health and are present in far greater quantities in leafy vegetables than in processed meats, contrary to recent media coverage.

The Moroccan poultry sector is looking to increase poultry production and exports

Morocco targets expansion in poultry sector

By Jalal Bounouar, in Casablanca

The Morocco poultry sector is expanding steadily, and is eyeing export markets in neighbouring African countries for new sales.