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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...
28 May 2015
Strong Future for West Country Beef and Lamb
UK - West Country Beef and Lamb bearing the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) banner has a bright future ahead after...
26 May 2015
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
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....
19 May 2015
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
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....
13 May 2015
US, Canada Ministers Looking to Work Together on COOL
CANADA - Assurances have been received that Canadian and Mexican concerns over US Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling will...
06 May 2015
USDA Report Shows Little Economic Benefit to COOL
US - A new USDA report finds some evidence of consumer interest, but negligible economic benefit, to mandatory country-of-origin...
05 May 2015
Meat Labelling - What Does it All Really Mean?
US - Overwhelmed, confused and unsure are just a few words to describe how many consumers feel when purchasing foods, particularly...
Supply Chain Benefits from Beef and Lamb Export Work
UK - An extensive beef and lamb export programme will continue to help deliver benefits to the entire supply chain, according...
28 April 2015
Livestock Identification and Recording Vital for Food Security
AFRICA – Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is...
23 April 2015
Mexico Forecasts 12 Per Cent Beef Export Rise
MEXICO – Mexican beef exports are expected to rise by 12 per cent this year as the number of federally inspected animals...
22 April 2015
Supermarkets Shun Cheap Imports for British Pork
UK - Despite cheaper imported supplies being available, supermarkets have stepped up their support for British pork, according...
20 April 2015
New Replacement for 'Freedom Food' Label
UK - The new RSPCA Assured label will replace 'Freedom Food' from next month, giving members greater value, according to...
17 April 2015
Lamb Labelled British Was New Zealand
UK - A leading UK retailer has apologised after selling imported lamb in a Scottish Borders store incorrectly labelled as...
16 April 2015
Private Label Growing in Europe
EU - Whereas the Private Label market share has been growing in most European markets since 2009, particularly in Spain and...
13 April 2015
Consultations Start on Food Origin Labelling
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government has started consultations and in-depth consumer research on country of origin labelling...
10 April 2015
Weak Euro Causes Scotch Beef Back-Up
SCOTLAND, UK – Beef supplies have bottlenecked in Scotland as a weak Euro makes importing easier and exporting less appealing....
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