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13 May 2015
Bob Evans Closes Restaurants
US - US meat processor and restaurant chain Bob Evans Farms is to close 20 Bob Evans Restaurants....
EU Pig Prices See End of Fall
EU - The fall in prices on the European pig slaughter market stopped this week. The market now appears steady....
12 May 2015
Icelandic Vet Strike Halts Livestock Slaughter
ICELAND - Concern is running high in Iceland that a strike by vets in a dispute with the government could force some farmers...
BPEX Pulled Pork Advert Released
UK - A BPEX television advertisement for ‘Pulled Pork’ hit the small screen last week, marking the start of a campaign...
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Crucial to Canadian Livestock and Meat
CANADA - Canadian participation in a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement will be crucial to the future sustainability...
Demand for Meat High Despite High Prices
US - Whatever may be ailing US meat and poultry markets, it is still our conclusion that domestic demand is strong, at least...
Don’t Get Greedy on Hog Market Top Side
US - The big question facing pork producers right now is “Is there any more top side to this hog market?” writes Steve...
11 May 2015
What's in a Name? No More 'Bird Flu', 'Swine Flu'
GLOBAL - The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new guidelines for naming new human infectious diseases, which include...
New President for Canadian Meat Council
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council has elected Joe Reda as President and Chair of the Board for 2015-2016....
EU Pig Prices Stabilising
EU - This week, the European pig slaughter market has been ambivalent....
Domestic Meat Demand Strong but Export Weak
US - Domestic meat demand has been strong in recent months, but export demand is weak. Domestic pork demand was up 13 per...
08 May 2015
Animal Welfare Amendment Bill Passes Final Reading
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s Animal Welfare Amendment Bill received unanimous support during its third and final reading...
Pork Checkoff Backs Lean Meat in Dietary Guidelines
US - The US Pork Checkoff is backing recommendations in previous national dietary guidelines for the consumption of lean...
Ostankino Sees Profits Rise
RUSSIA - The Moscow based Ostankino Meat Processing company has seen its profits rise to 146.4 million rubles versus 113.9...
IFFA Exhibition on Track for May 2016
GERMANY - IFFA, the leading equipment exhibition for the meat-processing industry, will open its doors in Frankfurt am Main...
US Pork, Beef Exports Grew in March
US - US pork exports grew sharply in March while US beef exports grew slightly but grew none the less, write Steve Meyer...
07 May 2015
March Pork, Beef Exports Show Positive Momentum
US - Exports of US pork and beef gained momentum in March after starting the year slowly, according to data released by USDA...
Atria Acquires Aalbaek Specialiteter
DENMARK - Finnish meat processor Atria is to acquire Aalbaek Specialiteter, a manufacturer of organic cold cuts in Denmark....
Strong Quarter for Tyson Foods
US - US meat and poultry processing giant Tyson Foods has seen sales increase by 10.5 per cent to approximately $10 billion...
Improved Welfare to Affect Future Danish Pig Markets
DENMARK - Key players in the Danish pig industry have good intentions when it comes to animal welfare, but financial considerations...
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