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31 March 2015
Milk Quotas Come to an End
EU - Today 31 March is the last day of the milk quota regime in the EU....
French Poultry Farmers Receive Final Exceptional CAP Payment
FRANCE - A €15 million exceptional aid package for the poultry sector in France has been paid out to French farmers....
30 March 2015
Second Indian State Bans Beef Sale
INDIA - A state in North West India has become the second to ban cow slaughter and beef sales, following Maharashtra earlier...
Dairy Processing Capacity Priority for Scots and Welsh
UK – Processing capacity is at the forefront of two forward thinking action plans for UK milk and dairy supply chains....
JBS Plant Granted Malaysian Access on Halal Chicken
BRAZIL – Malaysian authorities have given the green light to Brazilian halal chicken imports from a JBS refrigeration unit....
27 March 2015
Confusion Increasing over Animal Medicines in Livestock
UK - The majority of shoppers in the UK believe growth hormones are used by farmers to make animals for food grow faster...
Food Safety Focus of World Health Day Celebrations
FRANCE - Food safety is to be the focus of World Health Day 2015, on 7 April....
Fish Company Fined for Breeching Fish Inspection Regulations
CANADA - An Ontario fish company has been fined C$12,500 by the Ontario Court of Justice earlier this month after being found...
26 March 2015
EU Milk Sector Prepares for End of Milk Quotas
EU - The EU milk quota regime comes to an end on 31 March....
Russian Authorities Seize 35 Tonnes of Illegal US Poultry
RUSSIA - Russian veterinary authorities in the Tver and Pskov regions have detained a train with seven containers of frozen...
Indian Buffalo Meat Exports to Russia Start
INDIA - Two of the four Indian buffalo meat processing plants approved to export to Russia have started sending shipments....
Red Meat Sector Welcomes Signing of Korea FTA
NEW ZEALAND - The recently signed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Korea will be a significant step towards reducing the overall...
25 March 2015
How to Boost Red Meat Earnings
NEW ZEALAND - Savings of hundreds of millions, potentially billions of dollars can be made in New Zealand’s red meat sector...
First Prosecution over Horse Meat Scandal
UK - The first person has been fined in the UK over his part in the horse meat scandal that rocked Europe more than two years...
Meat Industry Calls for Scientific Evidence as Foundation of Nutrition Policy
US - A thorough review of the science used by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) indicates that more than 70...
US Calls on WTO to Examine Indonesia's Import Restrictions
GLOBAL - The US has called on the World Trade Organization (WTO) to set a dispute settlement panel to examine Indonesia's...
Call for Defence of Agriculture in ITTP Talks
EU - The Irish Government must take a strong role and defend the interests of agriculture in the negotiations on the Transatlantic...
24 March 2015
New Head for Food Crime Unit
UK - A former member of HM Revenue and Customs, the Serious Fraud Office and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency is to...
Canadian Beef Promoted in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz headed an agricultural trade mission to Viet Nam last week to promote...
Director Disqualified for Failing to Pay Taxes
UK - A poultry company director has been disqualified for seven years for failing to pay VAT to HMRC and non-compliance with...
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