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Price pig increase branded ‘insult’

Price pig increase branded ‘insult’

By Aidan Fortune

The UK’s National Pig Association (NPA) has deemed the latest increase in the pig price an “insult to the hard work of the industry”.

Dr Karsten Maier has been appointed new secretary general of the UECBV

UECBV appoints new secretary general

By Aidan Fortune

The European Livestock and Meat Trades Union (UECBV) has appointed Dr Karsten Maier as its new secretary general of the organisation.

Irish farmers feel Brexit crunch

IFA demands Brexit compensation

By Aidan Fortune

Irish beef farmers have called for compensation from the Government and the EU over losses suffered, estimated to be more than €100m, due to the Brexit process.

Pig price increases cause concern

Pig price increases cause concern

By Aidan Fortune

The European meat manufacturing industry, united in CLITRAVI, has expressed concern about the recent sharp increase in Europe of the price of pig meat.

Exports of live animals and animal products can continue, but businesses will have to keep on top of red tape

‘Relief’ as no-deal meat exports hurdle cleared

By Rod Addy

Meat trade representatives have expressed 'relief' that EU Member States have agreed the UK’s listed status to export live animals and animal products as a third country in a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Hilton fights off Brexit uncertainty

Hilton Food Group reports growth despite Brexit concerns

By Michelle Perrett

International meat processing business Hilton Food Group has revealed it has taken “mitigating action” and believes it is “sufficiently resilient” to withstand Brexit uncertainties, as it unveiled an increase in turnover and profits for the 52 weeks ended...

The UK and the US are currently at odds over differing food standards including poultry production

US-UK food standards war breaks out

By Aidan Fortune

The Government has been warned against a “race to the bottom” in food standards, following the US ambassador’s suggestion that the UK embrace practices such as chlorine-washed chicken.

The new restrictions could affect imports of nearly 600,000 tonnes of various products a year

Russia eyes new sanctions against Western meat producers

By Vladislav Vorotnikov


Russia’s Federal Customs Service (FCS) has proposed extending the 2014 food embargo to prohibit imports of all kind of meat and breeding stock supplied to the country by the US, the European Union, Canada, Australia, Norway, Ukraine and a number...

AVEC said it expects to raise consumer confidence in eating poultry meat

AVEC launches program to promote EU poultry market

By Ashley Williams

The Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU (AVEC) has created a program informing consumers about the production methods of poultry meat in the European Union.