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Price Gap Between More and Less Healthy Foods Growing
More healthy foods are consistently more expensive than less healthy foods, and have risen more sharply in price over time....
Beef Veal Carcase Survey Shows High Salmonella in Dairy Cows Pre-evisceration
The preliminary findings of a Nationwide Survey on Beef and Veal Carcase Baseline being conducted by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service in to has shown that dairy cows have a higher incidence of Salmonella at pre-evisceration in the slaughterhouse...
Poultry Meat Sector in Australia
Chicken meat production is forecast to hit a record high in SAustralia and reach 1.13 million tonnes in 2014–15 as both domestic uptake and exports are set to rise, according to Caitlin Murray and Beth Deards in the ABARES Agricultural Commodities report...
Steam Vacuum Pasteurisation on Sheep Carcases
Steam vacuum pasteurisation on the surface of sheep and lamb carcases is efficient in reducing the microbial number....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Poultry Meat Uptake in Europe Sure to Slow
Poultry meat consumption in the Russian Federation and Ukraine has increased quite rapidly in recent years and has now caught up withe the average for the European Union, according to Terry Evans in his final report looking at the chicken meat industry...
Can Eating Lean Beef Daily Help Lower Blood Pressure?
Contrary to conventional wisdom, a growing body of evidence shows that eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease, according to recent research by nutritional scientists....
Keeping Red Colour in Raw Steaks with Nitrite Sprays
The redness of raw steaks increases with increasing nitrite level in spray solutions a joint US Chinese study has found....
Short Term Outlook for EU Pig Meat Market 2014-2015
There are the first signs of a production increase after two years of reduced pig meat supply, according to the 'Short Term Outlook for EU arable crops, dairy and meat markets in 2014 and 2015' from the European Commission. ...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Europe's Chicken Exports Double
Exports of fresh/frozen chicken from European countries almost doubled between 2000 and 2011 to reach 3.5 million tonnes in the latter year, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Europe’s Retail Food Sector Losing Innovation
The scope for greater food choice and innovation in Europe is grows according to the number of new competitors coming onto the retail market....
Consumption Habits Control Ready Meals Market
The evolution of consumption habits across the world means both retailers and manufacturers need a renewed understanding of consumer’s changing lifestyles and how this will affect their product choices....
Understanding Woody Breast Condition in Poultry
In recent times, white striping and hard or "woody" texture have been observed in some chicken breast muscles. ...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Europe Expands Its Share of World Chicken Output
Europe's share of global broiler meat production is forecast to rise to 17 per cent this year. Industry analyst, Terry Evans, continues his review of the world chicken meat industry with a look at production trends in Europe, an area that includes Russia...
Rise in Australian Pig Meat Production
Australian pig meat production increased for a fifth consecutive year in 2013-14, rising by one per cent and a similar growth rate is forecast for the coming year, according to Robert Leith in the ABARES Agricultural Commodities report for the September...
Meat Species in Pet Foods - Not All Brands Follow Regulations
Although regulations exist for pet foods, there is growing evidence that products could be subject to food fraud....
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