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29 May 2015
PGI Status for Chicken and Fish Products
EU - The European Commission has given a protected status to two regional products – a soused herring from Germany and...
House Agriculture Committee Votes to Repeal COOL
US - The House Committee on Agriculture has voted to repeal the mandatory country-of-origin labelling (COOL) requirements...
28 May 2015
Canada Invests in Canadian Aquaculture Exports
CANADA - The Canadian government is to grant nearly C$2.5 million over two years to the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance...
Canada Supports Safe Transportation of Livestock and Poultry
CANADA - Canada has given a grant of $183,929 to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC) to help ensure that livestock...
Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations Crucial for Canadian Livestock and Meat
CANADA - Canadian participation in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade negotiations is of crucial importance to the...
Argentina Calls for Recognition of Role of Small Producers
ARGENTINA - As part of the opening of the 83rd World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)...
France Negligible Risk of BSE
FRANCE - France has been classified as a country with "negligible risk" from BSE....
27 May 2015
Good Animal Welfare Standards in Most UK Slaughterhouses
UK – Most slaughterhouses in the UK have been found to have good animal welfare practices, according to the findings of...
26 May 2015
Manitoba Agriculture Minister Looks Forward to Return to Normal Trade with US
US - Manitoba's Minister of Agriculture is hopeful the latest World Trade Organization ruling on US Mandatory Country of...
NFU Urges Congress to Vote Against COOL Repeal Bill
US – The US National Farmers Union has called on members of Congress to vote against recent legislation passed in the House...
21 May 2015
MCOOL Retaliation to Impact Canadian, Mexican Producers
US - Three different interesting reports with a bearing on markets will be released by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)...
German Company to Invest in Bulgarian Meat Industry
BULGARIA - A German meat processing company is looking for suitable locations in North Bulgaria to build a meat processing...
China-Brazil in Bilateral Trade Deal
BRAZIL - China and Brazil are to step up action on a bilateral trade agreement....
Commission Reports Knock Back Country of Origin Labelling Plans
EU - Two reports from the European Commission conclude that the benefits from new mandatory country of origin labelling requirements...
Legislation Introduced in House to Repeal COOL
US - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Conaway has introduced legislation to repeal Country of Origin Labelling....
20 May 2015
Manitoba Celebrates WTO Ruling on US COOL
CANADA - The Manitoba government has joined the Manitoba Pork Council, Manitoba Beef Producers and the Government of Canada...
Commission to Conduct Survey on Animal Welfare
EU - The European Commission is to launch a Eurobarometer survey into animal welfare this year....
Unsafe Pork Blocked from Entering Ukraine
RUSSIA - State inspectors from Rosselkhoznador have blocked an attempt to import a large batch of potentially dangerous pig...
Northern Ireland Looks to Grow Exports
NORTHERN IRELAND - Growing Northern Ireland’s agricultural markets is one of the main aims of the Northern Ireland government....
COOL Pork Retaliatory Impacts Depend on Tariffs
US - It appears the “final answer” has finally come down from the World Trade Organization (WTO), writes Steve Meyer...
 
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