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02 March 2015
Mexican Processor to Invest in Cuba
CUBA - The Mexican meat processor Richmeat of Mexico, SA de CV, is the first company worldwide to obtain approval for an...
Beef Shipment Declared Unsafe
RUSSIA - Veterinary inspectors from Rosselkhoznador have turned back a consignment of beef being exported from Ukraine into...
27 February 2015
Moves to Increase Welfare in Non-stun Slaughter
UK - The British government is to look at ways of introducing post-cut stunning in religious slaughter systems....
Pressure Put on Poultry Sector to Reduce Campylobacter
UK - A total of 19 of chickens tested in the first nine months of a British Food Standards Agency survey on the prevalence...
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....
Romanian Meat Industry Expects VAT on Meat to be Cut
ROMANIA - Following efforts by the Romanian Meat Association (ARC) which has been calling on the country’s government to...
Higher Taxes in Iraq Trouble Turkish Poultry Exporters
TURKEY - An import tax hike by Iraq is making it more difficult for Turkish poultry meat and egg producers to export to their...
Canadian Pork Producers Support Retaliatory Tariffs on US Imports Over M-COOL
CANADA - The chair of the Canadian Pork Council remains hopeful the US will address concerns over Mandatory Country of Origin...
Warning of Lower Poultry Production Standards Threat in EU-US Trade Talks
EU - British poultry producers must not be left at a competitive disadvantage by lower standard imports....
26 February 2015
European Commissioner Promises to Simplify CAP
UK - The Common Agricultural Policy provides the agricultural sector a massive boost to economic growth and jobs in rural...
Farmers Call for Inquiry into Red Meat Sector
AUSTRALIA - Farmers in New South Wales and Victoria have called for a Senate inquiry into increasing market consolidation...
NFU Calls for Policies to Ensure Farming Can Thrive
UK - The British National Farmers' Union set out what it wants from the next elected Government during its conference in...
EU Pigmeat Storage Scheme Welcomed
EU - A temporary private storage scheme for pig meat in the EU has been opened up to take supplies off the market until the...
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....
Strategy Laid out to Make British Farming More Competitive
UK - A four point strategy has been laid out by the British government to make British farming more competitive, more productive...
Politicians Need to Ensure Food Chain Works
UK - Politicians need to ensure that the food chain works and the farming sector is given unhindered access to futures markets....
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...
Lithuania Reports Two More Wild Boar with ASF
LITHUANIA - Two wild boars at different locations tested positive for the African swine fever (ASF) virus in mid-February....
24 February 2015
Miratorg Gets Strategic Role in Russian Economic Development
RUSSIA - The largest meat market processor in Russia, ABH Miratorg, has become one of the strategic enterprises of the Russian...
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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