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09 April 2015
Santa Catarina State Looks to Export Pork to the EU
BRAZIL - Brazil is looking to open up the European market for pork from the agricultural industries of Santa Catarina state,...
Dawn Plant Celebrates 10th Birthday
UK - British and Irish meat processor, Dawn Meats, has celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of its Cross Hands...
08 April 2015
Olymel Anticipates Return to Work at Quebec Pig Processing Plant
CANADA - Olymel has welcomed the early resumption of operations at its pork processing plant at Vallée-Jonction in the Beauce,...
US Meat Exports Start Recovery From Port Strikes
US - While still hit by severe congestion in the West Coast ports, February exports of US beef, pork and lamb bounced back...
National Pork Board Embraces Steps to Curb Antibiotic Resistance
US - The US National Pork Board has welcomed the White House action plan for combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...
February Pork Exports Improve
US - February was another tough month for pork exports. That really isn’t news to anyone, but the truth is that exports...
Hog Slaughter to Stay Above Last Year
US - The March Hogs and Pigs report indicates hog slaughter will stay well above the year ago level through August. The inventories...
Port Dispute Partly to Blame for Poor US Meat Exports
US - The dispute between Representatives of International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and West Coast port operators...
07 April 2015
Food and Farming Innovation Showcased to European Commissioner
UK - The innovative work taking place throughout the supply chain was the key topic for European Commissioner for Agriculture...
EU Pork Prices to Remain Subdued in 2015
EU - Increased pork production and the continuing impact of the Russian import ban are likely to lead to pig prices remaining...
Mixed Outlook for Meat and Livestock Sector in 2015
IRELAND - To date this year, relatively steady supplies of cattle have been recorded at export meat plants, with some tightening...
Hilton Commits to Cage-free Eggs, Stall-free Pork
GLOBAL - Hospitality chain, Hilton Worldwide, has committed to improving animal welfare in its supply chain by switching...
02 April 2015
EU Pig Markets in Balance – Steady Prices Anticipated
EU - Just before Easter, the European pig slaughter market appears steady with quotations static. ...
New EU Meat Labelling Rules in Force
EU - New rules on the labelling of fresh, chilled and frozen meat from sheep, goats, pigs and poultry came into force from...
Dunkin' Donuts Moves to Welfare Friendly Products
US - Dunkin' Donuts is to use gestation crate-free pork and cage-free eggs in its foods....
Is Hog Situation Tight Enough to Cause Trouble?
US - "Oh no, 1998 is happening again!" "We are going to run out of hog slaughter space this fall!"  Those are a couple...
01 April 2015
Country of Origin Meat Labelling for Ireland
IRELAND - New rules to provide for country of origin labelling on packaged meat products have come into law in Ireland....
Cherkizovo Buys Pork Complex in Lipetsk
RUSSIA - Russian vertically integrated meat manufacturer and processor, Cherkizovo Group has bought a pork complex in Lipetsk...
Private Brands Hit ConAgra in Third Quarter
US – US meat and food processing giant ConAgra Foods has reported a diluted loss per share from continuing operations of...
Brazilian Meat Prices Firm Despite Low Liquidity
BRAZIL - The Brazilian meat market in general saw some price increases in the first half of March....
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