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Rosselkhoznadzor has predicted that ASF is likely to hit France, Germany and spread further in south-east Asia

ASF set to break through borders

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In 2019, African swine fever (ASF) is likely to appear in France and Germany, and further spread of the disease is anticipated in south-east Asia, according to Sergey Dankvert, director of the Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor, speaking during...

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Three things we learned from SIAL Paris 2018

By Ashley Williams

International food exhibition SIAL welcomed over 7,200 exhibitors from 119 countries to Paris’ Parc des Expositions this week to showcase the latest products from across the food and drink industry.

Several French butcher shops have been stoned and vandalised with anti-meat graffiti

Vegan violence hits French butchers

By Ashley Williams

Butchers across France have written to the French Government calling for a police presence after allegedly accusing vegans over a string of vandalism incidents at their shops.

The Doux Group has attracted the attention of MHP

MHP seeks to acquire French poultry processor

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Ukraine poultry giant MHP is in talks to acquire crisis-ridden French poultry processor Doux Group as a part of a strategy aimed at boosting broiler sales outside Ukraine.

Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin want Russia to become a major organic food producer

Russia to strengthen foothold in organic meat market

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia could take its share of the global organic market, including meat, from 10% to 25%, according to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, following adoption of an organic farming bill.