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TheMeatSite Newsletter - 9 September 2009

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Wednesday 9th September 2009
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 4 new features this week:

Consumer Perceptions of Fat Content in Ground Beef
While beef demand has been on the rise in many countries in recent years, the industry is constantly seeking ways of improving its competitive position, writes TheMeatSite senior editor Chris Harris.
Consumer Perception of Beef Safety
Consumers inheritantly trust in the safety of beef according to a study by Wim Verbeke and Lynn Van Wezemael from Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics and Marcia D. de Barcellos, Jens Kügler and Klaus G. Grunert from Aarhus University, MAPP Centre, and published in a European Commission research project Advancing Beef Safety Through Research and Innovation.
Vision Systems for Food Processing Operations
Vision systems are becoming commonplace in many manufacturing operations for tasks such as quality assessment and process control, writes Olin Usher in Georgia Tech Research Institute newletter Poultry Tech.
Accurate Derinding of Pork Loins with Robot
The majority of pork loins produced in Denmark is defatted for the export market.
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* Global Meat Processing Industry News

   Russian Federation

 » Russia Amends Vet Certification for EU Pigs
 » Russia May Increase Beef Quotas But Cut Pork, Poultry

   Canada

 » Nadeau Poultry to Cut Jobs
 » New Poultry Slaughterhouse for New Brunswick

   United States

 » Response to Programme about Processed Meats
 » PETA Urges Tyson to Adopt Better Stunning Method
 » Meat Exports to Caribbean Surge, with Pork Leading
 » CME: JBS Surprises US Meat Markets
 » In The Cattle Markets
 » Rough Times Ahead For US Beef Industry
 » First Humane Livestock Transportation Council Meeting
 » Method Developed To Detect Live E. Coli In Beef
 » Smithfield Reports $107 Million Loss
 » International Egg and Poultry Review
 » Market Preview: Sausage Market Fundamentals

   Denmark

 » Keep Warm with Danish Crown
 » Nearing a Decision on Rødding’s Future
 » DC Future: Danish Crown on Target
 » Denmark Sets Tougher Salmonella Targets

   India

 » Retail Expansion for Suguna
 » India's Shrimp Exports Hit by EU Rejections

   China

 » China Govt to Address US Broiler Imports Issue
 » WPC REPORT - Chinese Consumers Flu Virus Fears
 » WPC REPORT - Call for Cooperation in Meat Sector
 » WPC REPORT - Pork Industry Facing up to Challenges
 » China Becomes Top Global Meat Producer
 » WPC REPORT - Pledge for International Cooperation and Transparency
 » WPC REPORT - Flaws in Cancer Report Highlighted
 » Soaring Pork Price Not to Trigger Inflation

   South Africa

 » Good Year for Afgri Group
 » Why Afgri's Poultry Division's Growth Was Clipped

   United Kingdom

 » Minister Shows Commitment to NI Poultry Industry
 » Pollack Powers into Britain's Favourite Seafoods
 » NI Organic Salmon Farm Back in Production
 » Consultation Launched on New BSE Regulations
 » No Evidence of Fall in Campylobacter in Poultry Meat
 » Processors Missing Out on Fifth Quarter Market

   General

 » Spain is Aiding Ghana's Fishing Industry

   New Zealand

 » New Zealand Beef Exports to Fall 2009-10
 » Collaboration between Silver Fern and LIC

   Germany

 » WPC REPORT - New Marketing Group Launched

   Bulgaria

 » Bulgarian Exports of Pork and Beef Restricted

   Ireland

 » Irish Pork Not Up to Scratch for Top Chefs

   Finland

 » Seija Pietilä Atria's Director of Human Resources

   Sweden

 » Scan AB’s to Cut Jobs in Sweden

   Brazil

 » CEO of Sadia Departs

   European Union

 » New Rules for Animal By-products
 » EU Pig Prices: Slack for Seasonal Reasons

   Australia

 » Beef and Veal Production Steady in July

   Japan

 » Imported Beef Expands Japan’s Beef Consumption



That's all for this week!

Ed.

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