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The UK aims to find markets for all parts of the carcase to sustain supply lines

UK zeros in on meat export targets

By Rod Addy

UK meat suppliers are closing on export deals with South Korea and Taiwan and building trade with the US, Japan and Mauritius after announcing a £34m agreement with the Philippines, according to levy body the Agriculture & Horticulture Development...

Sales opportunities exist for both beef and lamb in Germany, Bord Bía said

Bord Bía to home in on German market

By Aidan Fortune

Irish food board Bord Bía has announced plans to increase its investment in the German food market, with an emphasis on beef and sheepmeat.

Food safety experts claim Russia needs to rewrite its meat traceability laws

ASF-infected meat detected in Russian plants

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Meat products infected with African swine fever (ASF) have been detected on retail shelves in at least two Russian regions, Pskov Oblast and Khabarovsk Krai, according to Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor.

Taming the Chinese dragon is a golden opportunity for poultry traders

Asia land of opportunity for poultry exporters

By Aaron McDonald

An increasing population, coupled with developing new channels, has resulted in a hotbed of exciting opportunities for European poultry producers in the Far East.

Grass-fed beef will not save the planet, claims report

Grass-fed beef will not save the planet, claims report

By Oscar Rousseau

Rearing cows on grass is no better for the planet than commercial feed, and continued farming risks “devastating effects” to climate change if methane emissions are not urgently cut, new figures have suggested.

EU fears grow about South American beef imports

EU fears grow about South American beef imports

By Oscar Rousseau

The EU’s plan to import thousands of tonnes of South American beef is under fire from trade bodies who warn it could have a “devastating impact” on business.

Taze Ay has received financial support from EBRD in the past

Halal sausage maker to quadruple production

By Oscar Rousseau

Turkmenistan halal meat producer Taze Ay plans to increase sausage production by 400% after securing a loan from a London bank investing in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Mercosur would be 'devastating' for EU beef, warn farmers

Brussels facing farmer fire over Mercosur trade deal

By Oscar Rousseau

A body representing EU farmers has warned Brussels bureaucrats not to accept cheap meat imported from South American trade bloc Mercosur, produced to poorer standards than European protein.

FAO: Step up vaccinations or face disease outbreak

Eastern Europe faces disease risk, warns FAO

By Oscar Rousseau

Eastern Europe and the Balkans risk outbreaks of a deadly cattle disease if they fail to step up cow vaccinations, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).