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10 April 2015
Lower Food Prices in Philippines Pull Down Inflation
PHILIPPINES – Lower food prices, primarily rice and meat, pulled down headline inflation in the Philippines to 2.4 per...
09 April 2015
Man at Centre of Horse Meat Scandal Jailed
NETHERLANDS - A court East Brabant has sentenced a 45-year-old man to 30 months imprisonment for his part in the horse meat...
08 April 2015
World Health Day Making Food Safe
GLOBAL - New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses underscore the global threats posed by unsafe foods and the need...
Congressional Letter Urges US Government to Use Sound Science for Dietary Guidelines
US - A group of congress men and women have called on the US government to base dietary guidelines on sound science....
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. ...
07 April 2015
Cuts Fear in Canadian Food Inspection
CANADA - The Canadian government has been accused of putting consumers at risk by sweeping cuts to the food inspection agency...
Swiss Must Reduce Trade Barriers
SWITZERLAND – Half of Swiss farm receipts come from farm support measures and major trade barrier reductions should be...
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...
02 April 2015
Californian Seafood Company Ordered to Stop Work
US - LA Star Seafood Company Inc has been ordered by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to halt operations over concerns...
Boost for New Sustainable Farming Projects
NEW ZEALAND - The new Zealand government is to grant NZ$7.8 million in new funding over four years through the Sustainable...
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...
Beef Carcases Bound for Crimea Seized
RUSSIA - Russian veterinary authorities have seized more than 13 tonnes of beef being exported from Ukraine to Crimea....
01 April 2015
Trade Deal to Hurt Irish Beef Sector
IRELAND – The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will benefit the Irish economy as a whole but is bad...
Senate Inquiry into Red Meat Processing
AUSTRALIA - A senate inquiry in Australia is to focus on the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector....
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....
Time-out on Trade Talks as Global Negotiations Stall
GLOBAL - Talks at the World Trade Organization over food safety and animal and plant health as part of the on-going trade...
NFU Calls for Hold on COOL Talks Until WTO Ruling
US - The US National Farmers Union has called on the government not to discuss laws changing Country-of-Origin Labelling...
31 March 2015
US Plan to Combat and Prevent Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
US - A smarter and judicious use of antibiotics will help to slow the emergence of resistant bacteria....
WTO Sets Up Disputes Panel over Russian EU Trade Tariffs
GLOBAL - The dispute settlement body of the World Trade Organisation has established a disputes panel over Russia’s tariff...
Milk Quotas Come to an End
EU - Today 31 March is the last day of the milk quota regime in the EU....
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