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JBS CEO Wesley Batista praised the 'good results' outside of South America

JBS profits fall after Brazil headwinds

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meatpacker JBS has posted a 74% drop in third-quarter profits after the “most challenging period” in South America. 

Social was labelled a 'threat' and an 'opportunity' at the World Meat Congress

World Meat Congress

Social media erodes consumer trust in meat

By Oscar Rousseau

The use of social media to shame and defame meat companies accused of wrongdoing and malpractice is eroding consumer trust. 

Wellard's floating farm the M/V Ocean Shearer can ship 75,000 sheep or 20,000 cattle

Huge livestock carrier gains export approval

By Oscar Rousseau

A ship owned by livestock exporter Wellard, capable of transporting 75,000 sheep, has been granted a certificate to start shipping live animals from Australia.

Essentia 'excited' to offer chicken-based protein that is free from antibiotics

Essentia launches antibiotic-free poultry proteins

By Rod Addy

Savoury food and sports nutrition processors can now access chicken- and turkey-based protein, which is guaranteed to be free from antibiotics, thanks to Essentia Protein Solutions.

Charities want to see KFC use its 'global influence' to improve poultry welfare

KFC welfare standards slammed in report

By Oscar Rousseau

For the fourth year in row, Yum Brands ranked second lowest in the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), a performance that World Animal Protection slammed as “unacceptable”.

Marfrig uses advanced technology to map cattle ranches and halt land expansion

Marfrig: halting deforestation ‘critical’

By Oscar Rousseau

Meatpacker Marfrig said halting deforestation and fighting slave-like labour conditions was “critical” to its strategy in Brazil as an independent audit praised the company.

Activists claim Europe's horsemeat laws come 'at the expense' of animal welfare

Horsemeat import controls tightened by Brussels

By Oscar Rousseau

More stringent controls governing EU imports of horsemeat have been adopted by the European Commission, with the decision likely to hit Canadian and South American producers.