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20 May 2015
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...
Manitoba Pork Hopeful US Will Avoid Retaliatory Tariffs
CANADA - The chair of Manitoba Pork is hopeful the US will respond to the latest WTO ruling by eliminating Country of Origin...
19 May 2015
Welsh Dairy Farmers Raise Competition Concerns with Supermarkets
UK - Over recent months, the Farmers’ Union of Wales has met with many major UK retailers to highlight the current and...
Third of People at Risk from Campylobacter Food Poisoning
UK - New figures from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) show that up to a third of the population could contract food poisoning...
WTO Rules Against US over Country of Origin Labelling
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization has thrown out the US appeal against its ruling over mandatory country of origin labelling....
18 May 2015
New Meat Processing Complex for St Lucia
ST LUCIA - A new meat processing complex at Beauséjour, Vieux Fort on St Lucia has been completed....
Harmonising Food Safety Outside EU
JORDAN - The Jordan Food and Drug Administration recently hosted three EFSA representatives for a workshop on “Knowledge...
China-Brazil Strengthen Agricultural Relations
CHINA - China and Brazil deepened agricultural relations last week in a meeting between Vice Minister Chen Xiaohua and the...
Food Safety Prosecutions Applauded
UK - A turkey abattoir and a dairy farmer have been successfully prosecuted for breaching food safety regulations....
French Agriculture Minister Steps up Support for Beef Sector
FRANCE - French Agriculture Minister Stéphan Le Foll has stepped up measures to back the beef sector in France....
Korea-Denmark Joint Venture to Promote Organic Food
SOUTH KOREA/DENMARK - Korea and Denmark have joined forces to promote organic foods....
US Shows Progress in Reducing Some Foodborne Infections
US - Rates of infection from a serious form of E. coli and one of the more common Salmonella serotypes fell in the US last...
15 May 2015
CCTV as Welfare Check in New BMPA Pork Quality Scheme
UK - The British Meat Processors’ Association is to require CCTV in processing plants as a means of checking on animal...
ICAR Inaugurates Meat Processing Plant in Hyderabad
Government owned agriculture research Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has inaugurated its newly constructed...
Help for Organic Farming Certification
US – The US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is to provide $11.9 million in organic certification...
14 May 2015
First Steps in CAP Simplification Announced
EU - A first set of concrete actions towards CAP simplification have been announced by EU Agriculture and Rural Development...
OK Foods Taken to Labour Board over Dismissals
US - United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1000 in the US is formally filing Unfair Labor Practice charges with the National...
13 May 2015
Help for Canadian Poultry Sector to Recover from Impact of Avian Influenza
CANADA - The Canadian and British Columbian governments are to fund two initiatives worth up to C$1.58 million to help BC...
Industry Leaders Urge New Government to Make Food and Farming Priority
UK - Farming and food industry leaders have come together to discuss the need for food and farming to be firmly high up on...
How to Assess Environmental Impact of Meat Production
GLOBAL - The need to reduce the environmental impact of food production will become ever more pressing as agriculture doubles...
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