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06 June 2014
Researchers Studying Use of Copper to Reduce Bacteria in Salmon
Students from St Mary University, Chile are working with the antibacterial properties of copper to try and reduce bacteria...
Significant Boost to Organic Pig Production
DENMARK - Larger litter sizes and an extra kilo per pig at weaning – this is what scientists are aiming for in a new project...
30 May 2014
Researchers Making Pork Healthier
BRAZIL - Embrapa's agricultural research company is investigating how to create healthier pork....
29 May 2014
UK Egg Council Spreads the World on Egg's Health Benefits
UK - The British Egg Information Service (BEIS) is sharing information on the health benefits of eggs at Primary Care 2014....
US Agencies Join Forces for Future Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
US - Federal agencies have agreed to join their expertise during investigations into foodborne disease outbreaks in future....
28 May 2014
Sainsbury’s Cuts Fat in Beef Mince
UK - British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has reduced the fat content in its beef mince by an impressive 244 tonnes a...
21 May 2014
Argentinian Health Status Remains After Brazil BSE
ARGENTINA – News of BSE in Brazil will not affect Argentina’s disease status, Argentina’s ministry of agriculture announced...
20 May 2014
Sri Lankan Yellowfin Tuna, Swordfish Certified Friend of the Sea
SRI LANKA - Sri Lankan company Lihini Sea foods (pvt) Ltd. positively concluded Friend of the Sea audit for yellowfin tuna...
16 May 2014
Fifth Quarter Helps Cut Carbon Footprint of Beef
UK - Increasing use of fifth quarter is helping cut the carbon footprint of producing a kilo of beef by around 25 per cent,...
14 May 2014
Sheep Industry Needs to Target Over-fat Lambs
UK - The percentage of British lambs reaching the target ‘R3L or better’ carcase quality specification remained stable...
12 May 2014
Cargill, Branhaven License Genomics Tools for Beef, Dairy Cattle
US - Cargill and Branhaven are to license BeefTek, Inc., their patented BeefGen genomics (DNA) tools that are intended to...
08 May 2014
Wagyu registrations Jump Again
AUSTRALIA - Wagyu registrations in Australia continue to grow rapidly with a 26 per cent lift from 2013 to 2014 which followed...
02 May 2014
Survey Reveals Consumers Underestimate Meat and Poultry Nutrition Benefits
US – Most US consumers do not fully recognise the nutritional benefits that meat and poultry offer, according to a recent...
01 May 2014
MANE to Acquire Cargill’s Compounds Business
EU - Cargill is to sell its compounds business, including a plant in Rubi, Spain to MANE....
24 April 2014
No Easy Answer to Grain or Grass-Fed Beef Debate
US - A review of US studies into grain-fed and grass/forage fed beef has illustrated the complexity in characterising beef...
23 April 2014
Top BSE Status Granted to Argentina
ARGENTINA – A southern hemisphere food standards delegation has praised efforts put in place by the Argentine government...
22 April 2014
Increased Cattle Carcase Weights Contribute to Lift in Supply
SCOTLAND, UK - The increased supply of cattle reaching the market over the past three months has triggered some concern among...
18 April 2014
Pork Checkoff Updates Youth PQA Plus Programme
US - Consumers want to know how their food is produced. Through its Youth Pork Quality Assurance Plus programme (PQA), the...
Chicken Meat Quality Improved by Sugar-Vinegar Mix
SOUTH KOREA - A commercial marinade seasoning and a natural blend of cultured sugar and vinegar reduced Campylobacter and...
17 April 2014
UK Tests for Lamb Meat Substitution
UK - The British Food Standards Agency has launched an additional programme of priority testing of lamb dishes from takeaway...
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