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Blockchain technology could help to build transparency in the meat supply chain

Blockchain technology to ‘trigger’ disruption

By Oscar Rousseau

Supply chain disrupter blockchain technology could improve efficiency, food safety and traceability of meat, but business will need to ditch the paper trail first, a report has claimed.

Price swings have caused headaches for the US beef industry

Extreme volatility hurts US beef industry

By Oscar Rousseau

Week-to-week volatility in the US beef sector has caused more difficulty for the industry than sharp price declines, Rabobank has claimed. 

NZ union concerned over meat inspection changes

NZ union concerned over meat inspection changes

By Melodie Michel

The Public Service Association (PSA) of New Zealand has expressed concern over the government’s decision to delegate meat inspection to processors themselves.

New Zealand opens doors to US pork

New Zealand opens doors to US pork

By Melodie Michel

The US National Pork Producers’ Council (NPPC) has welcomed a decision by the New Zealand High Court to allow imports of consumer-ready uncooked pork from countries affected by porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS).