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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.

US exports to South America have increased by a staggering 182% in the last 20 years

Latin America: US meat exporters hail red tape cuts

By Oscar Rousseau

Free trade agreements and less red tape have supported growth in South America, but consumers need educating on American protein, the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) has warned.

Meat prices have increased but global production is expected to stagnate this year

FAO: Global price of meat up

By Oscar Rousseau

The price of a shopping basket of meat products increased for the third month in a row, according to the Food and Agricultural Organisation’s (FAO) Meat Price Index.

The halal market is expected to be worth close to $60bn within the next four years

BRF spin-off creates halal unit

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meat processor BRF has announced plans to set up a subsidiary tasked with strengthening the meat giant’s supply of meat to Muslim consumers.

Vladimir Putin's trade bans on western imports have hurt the meat industry

GlobalMeatNews Survey

Russian trade ban inflicts maximum damage

By Oscar Rousseau

Russia’s politically-motivated decision to slash meat imports continues to be a bloody thorn in the side of the meat industry, according to an exclusive GlobalMeatNews survey.

Graziano da Silva, director general of the FAO, wants more help from Europe to combat antimicrobial resistance

FAO calls for antimicrobial resistance action

By Oscar Rousseau

More effort is needed from Europe to tackle the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), claims the director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Over 250,000t of food waste could be saved if the CCA hits its reduction target

Cool Chain Association to cut food waste

By Oscar Rousseau

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) – a not-for-profit organisation aiming to improve standards in the chilled food transportation chain – has pledged to slash food wastage by 10% within the next nine years.