Australia

Hormone-treated beef could cause consumer concern among UK consumers

BMPA warns UK over hormone-treated beef post-Brexit

By Ashley Williams

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has urged the British Government to understand the full consequences of importing hormone-treated beef as part of a potential post-Brexit trade deal.

Lamb definition change support

Australian lamb definition change supported by industry

By Aidan Fortune

The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has joined the Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) Board to support a change in the Australian lamb definition that will “put it on a level playing field with competitors”.

CPTPP signing welcomed by meat industry

Meat industry welcomes CPTPP signing

By Aidan Fortune

Meat industry representatives of the countries that signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have welcomed the agreement.

Mongolian producer targets Chinese New Year with imported range

Mongolian producer targets Chinese New Year with imported range

By Mark Godfrey

Leading local beef player in Inner Mongolia, the Kerchin Cattle Industry Co, has been targeting this week’s Chinese New Year rush market with two lines of ‘Family Beef’ featuring Australian strip loin steak in easy-to-use packaging.

Brazil boasts the second largest cattle herd in the world, and exports more than a million head of slaughter cows per year

Brazil overturns short-lived cattle export ban

By Oscar Rousseau

The Brazilian government has overturned a two-day injunction on live cattle exports, imposed after animal activists claimed cows shipped thousands of miles abroad faced cruel treatment upon arrival.