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20 April 2015
Russians Block Canadian Poultry Meat over Bird Flu
RUSSIA - Russian food safety authorities have placed temporary restrictions on the import of live poultry and poultry products...
Rise in Price of Chinese Farm Produce
CHINA - The price of farm produce in China has risen over the last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized...
China Steps up Monitoring of Farm and Aquatic Products
CHINA - Monitoring of farm and aquaculture products in China by the Ministry of Agriculture for quality and safety has found...
Meat Processor Sued over Pollution
US - The Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit Fruitland American Meat, LLC, a Jackson meat-processing...
Copa-Cogeca Sets Out Priorities to Improve EU Pig Meat Market
EU - The European farming and livestock organisation Copa Cogeca is to step up its campaign to turn around the difficulties...
16 April 2015
Residue Levels in Food Falling Across EU
EU - The amount pesticides or veterinary drug residues found in meat and food products across Europe is falling and the majority...
Canada’s Food Production Growing but Wasting More
ANALYSIS - Canada wastes 6 billion kilogrammes of food each year – nearly a third of its total production....
Support for Canadian Seafood Exports
CANADA - British Columbia's seafood harvesters are to receive support to help promote and increase export demand for Canadian...
15 April 2015
Company Owner and Son Jailed over Salmonella Eggs
US – An egg company owner and his son have been jailed for their part in the sale of eggs adulterated with salmonella that...
EU Should Allow Insects as Food Source
EU – European legislation should be adapted to allow insect products as a sustainable and innovative source of animal proteins...
14 April 2015
What Are Priorities for Future Sustainable Food Production?
ANALYSIS - Making research in agriculture and the agri-food sector a priority, promoting innovation and improving the exchange...
Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring...
Malaysian Group to Invest in Meat Processing in Pakistan
PAKISTAN - Nafas Food Processing and Marketing Company is looking to invest in a food processing and halal meat plant in...
13 April 2015
China Files Dispute with EU Over Poultry Product Tariffs
CHINA - China has filed a dispute against the European Union with the World Trade Organization over tariffs on poultry meat...
Sanford to Close Christchurch Mussel Plant
NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand sustainable seafood company Sanford is to close its Christchurch mussel processing plant because...
Consultations Start on Food Origin Labelling
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government has started consultations and in-depth consumer research on country of origin labelling...
Argentina-China Make Progress in Opening Markets for Meat
ARGENTINA - Argentina and China are pressing ahead with negotiations to open up exports of meat and food products...
10 April 2015
Viet Nam Loses Appeal over Anti-dumping Inconsistencies
GLOBAL - Viet Nam has lost its appeal to the Disputes Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization over measures taken...
Minister Opens NZ Primary Sector Shanghai Office
CHINA – New Zealand’s Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has officially opened the Shanghai office of Primary...
European Commission Makes Progress on Poultry Welfare During Transport
EU - The development of a network document for the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) at the European Commission has identified...
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