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12 March 2015
Strengthening Small-Scale Farmer Public Institution Links
AFRICA - A partnership spanning five African countries is providing important lessons on how governments can procure food...
SVH Takeover of Nutreco Goes Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments has received a commitment from shareholders in the animal and fish feed and poultry company...
New Proposals in US to Reduce E.coli Incidents
US - USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) Strategic Performance Working Group (SPWG) has put forward new proposals...
11 March 2015
Findus Acquires Spanish Ready Meal Business
SPAIN - The Spanish Competition Authorities (la Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia) have given the go-ahead...
US Government Urged to Stand Strong on COOL
US – Organisations of family farmers and ranchers and consumer and trade groups have called on the US government to stand...
10 March 2015
Humans, Animals, Environment in Focus of Food Safety
GERMANY - The safety of animal-derived foods can only be ensured through interdisciplinary cooperation....
09 March 2015
Eat Meat to Ensure Vitamin A Intake
ANALYSIS - Eating offal, meat, butter, dairy products eggs and retinol-enriched margarine are some of the best ways to achieve...
Grocery Code of Conduct Introduced in Australia
AUSTRALIA - The Australia government has put forward proposals for a Food and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct....
05 March 2015
Extend Shelf Life to Cut Waste
UK - If product life across a range of foods was increased by a day it could prevent around 250,000 tonnes of food waste...
Lack of Workers Jeopardizes Viability of Processing Plants
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council has warned that the inability of Canadian meat processing plants to access workers jeopardises...
Food Price Index Dips to Lowest Level Since July 2010
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 179.4 points in February 2015, down 1.8 points (1.0 per cent) from its January...
Progress Report on Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in US Released
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its second progress report on its strategy to promote the judicious...
02 March 2015
Antimicrobial Resistant Foodborne Bacteria Levels Rising
ANALYSIS - Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals....
27 February 2015
Cutting Food Waste Could Save Global Economy $300 Billion
ANALYSIS - Reducing consumer food waste could save between $120 billion and $300 billion a year by 2030....
26 February 2015
Official Advice on Dietary Cholesterol Set to Change in US
GLOBAL - Official American advice on egg consumption looks set to change several years after limits were removed in the UK....
25 February 2015
Commitment Shown to bTB Eradication Strategy
UK - Culling of badgers in two pilot areas of the UK to help eradicate Bovine TB is starting to show signs of success....
Lack of Workers Impacts Livestock Sector Profitability
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council warns the inability of Canadian meat processing plants to access workers jeopardizes the...
Egg Company Weighs up New Site in South Dakota
US - Sonstegard Food Co. is looking at a site near Parker, South Dakota, with the view to setting up a new facility with...
USDA Announces Funding for Research, Education, Extension
US - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $160 million in funding for food and agriculture...
24 February 2015
New Report Reveals Alarming UK Self-Sufficiency Figures
UK - A new report published by the National Farmers Union (NFU) has revealed disturbing new figures relating to the UK’s...
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