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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. 

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.

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.

Health for Animals has warned livestock drugs could be limited to a 'small and elite group'

Failure to boost meat drugs poses public health risk

By Oscar Rousseau

An inability to develop new medicine for food-giving animals or remove “unnecessary” red tape could cause problems for animal and human health, an influential veterinary body has warned.

Brazil wants to be the world's top meat producer, despite an economic slowdown

Brazil to overtake US as world’s top meat exporter

By Kakie Roubaud, in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil will continue to challenge the US for the position of being the world’s biggest meat producer and exporter over the next decade, according to government estimates.

Australia's Jack's Creek secured 'celebrity status' thanks to their World Steak Challenge win

World Steak Challenge enters crucial period

By Oscar Rousseau

There is less than one month left to enter the World Steak Challenge – a competition to find and reward the greatest sirloin steaks in the world.