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02 October 2014
Meat Industry News from Global GM Feed Safe for Livestock
GLOBAL – Genetically engineered crops are safe to feed to livestock, according to a research review assessing the performance...
01 October 2014
Meat Industry News from United Kingdom New Project to Measure Boar Taint on Slaughterhouse Line
UK - A new project aims to explore how technology can be used in slaughterhouses to prevent meat with boar taint from reaching...
Meat Industry News from Denmark Bacteria - Sustainable Alternative to Soy for Pigs
DENMARK - The greenhouse gas, methane, can be turned into pork instead of contributing to global warming, according to Aarhus...
29 September 2014
Meat Industry News from United States Positive USDA Hog Report, But PED is the Elephant in the Room
ANALYSIS – Because last Friday's USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report ignored the expected effects of PEDV this winter,...
25 September 2014
Meat Industry News from United States Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture Launched by President Obama
US - From record droughts in Kansas to deadly wildfires in California, the United States is feeling the effects of climate...
23 September 2014
Meat Industry News from Global Protein Market Growth in Africa, China, India
ANALYSIS - The demand for pork and poultry continues to grow in countries like China and Africa, and the food ban from Russia...
Meat Industry News from Ireland Irish Pig Meat Exports for First Half of 2014 Jump 15 Per Cent
IRELAND - Exports of fresh and frozen pig meat for the first six months of 2014 were 71,400 tonnes, which is 14.6 per cent...
Meat Industry News from Global South America Targets Russian Market
ANALYSIS - The South American meat sector is making a concerted effort to fill the gap in the Russian market left by the...
22 September 2014
Meat Industry News from United States McDonald's: Sustainability is Job #1, #2 and #3
ANALYSIS - McDonald's sustainability efforts focus on verifiable sustainable coffee, fish, fiber, palm oil and beef with...
18 September 2014
Meat Industry News from Germany More Land Fewer Harvests
GERMANY - Most of the Earth’s agricultural land resources are already under cultivation. Climate change poses a huge challenge...
17 September 2014
Meat Industry News from United Kingdom Growing Concerns over Liver Fluke Impact
ANALYSIS - Changing climates and higher rainfall in the UK are seeing the spread of parasitic pest that are costing the beef,...
16 September 2014
Meat Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnamese Pig Production Stable
VIET NAM - The animal husbandry and poultry numbers were fairly stable during July and August, write Ron Lane, Business Director...
15 September 2014
Meat Industry News from United Kingdom Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory...
Meat Industry News from European Union New Agriculture Commissioner Told to Simplify Greening and Direct Payments
EU - Simplification of the direct payments in the Common Agricultural Policy and greening are two of the issues that have...
12 September 2014
Meat Industry News from European Union New EU Laws on Veterinary Medicines Planned
EU - New proposals have been put forward that will make veterinary medicines more available in the EU to treat and prevent...
Meat Industry News from France Less French Pig Meat to China, More to Philippines
FRANCE - French exports of fresh and frozen pork for the first six months of 2014 were up by just 0.6 per cent from the previous...
11 September 2014
Meat Industry News from Global Heinz Strengthens Animal Welfare Policies
GLOBAL - Global food processing giant, Heinz, has joined a growing line of major meat and food processors to strengthen their...
10 September 2014
Meat Industry News from Global How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Major meat and food processing companies around the world are starting to take a lead in animal welfare issues....
Meat Industry News from United Kingdom Will Scotland's Independence Vote Impact Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond addressed international agricultural journalists at a conference in Scotland...
09 September 2014
Meat Industry News from Global When is a Trend Not a Trend?
ANALYSIS - US hog prices have been in the news a lot this year. Record high prices have been seen, (some) US farmers have...
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