MPs from Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party have introduced a draft bill to ban non-stun slaughter. Meanwhile, the proposal has been protested by numerous meat industry associations, which say such a measure would significantly hamper Poland’s...
By Charles Newbery, Diana Yordanova and Keith Nuthall
The Chilean meat and livestock industry has welcomed the launch of talks between the European Union (EU) and the South American country on upgrading the current 14-year-old free trade deal between the two jurisdictions.
Meat sector organisations have warned a UK parliament committee that the industry will suffer dire consequences should Britain crash out from the European Union (EU) in March 2019 without having negotiated a Brexit deal with its current EU partners.
Polish meat producer ZM Zakrzewscy has launched a meat-cutting facility, fitted with a total surface of some 3,000 square metres, with the aim of increasing its exports of beef to the European Union, according to senior company representatives.
Meat and livestock producers in the European Union (EU), especially smaller farmers, will be watching Brussels closely early next year, now that EU agriculture and rural development commissioner Phil Hogan has promised to protect them against the market...
In another move to consolidate Poland’s meat industry, local poultry processor Cedrob SA has obtained permission from the country’s competition watchdog UOKiK to take over a 100% stake in Polish meat processor ZM Silesia SA.
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.
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.