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20 March 2014
First Two Firms Approved to Use West Country Beef Lamb PGI
UK - Two companies have become the first to be able to market West Country beef and lamb under the Protected Geographical...
18 March 2014
Brazil's Halal Chickens Meet Approval in Pakistan
BRAZIL – Pakistan could start buying Brazilian chicken meat, says the Brazilian Poultry Union (UBABEF)....
17 March 2014
Seafish to Provide Healthy Eating Pack to Primary Schools
UK - An education resource pack that supports primary school teachers to deliver healthy eating lessons as part of the new...
12 March 2014
New Steak Cuts Hit Mark at Industry Conference
UK - New steak cuts developed by EBLEX proved a hit with delegates at this year’s Processor Conference....
Full National Pig Traceability Becomes Mandatory
CANADA - Canada’s mandatory national pig traceability system comes into force will come into force on 1 July. ...
Anger over Malpractice in Halal Chicken Slaughter
MALAYSIA - Chickens, which were still alive after improper slaughter, were thrown into the boiling water while some of the...
11 March 2014
Massey Study Shows Broilers Do Well on Coarsely Ground Maize
NEW ZEALAND - Coarsely ground maize (corn) in the diet of broilers had beneficial effects on growth and gut microflora when...
07 March 2014
UK Food Standards Agency Appoints Chief Scientific Adviser
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed Professor Guy Poppy as its Chief Scientific Adviser. ...
04 March 2014
Audit Arrangements in UK Meat Plants Reviewed
UK - The British Food Standards Agency has launched a consultation to review audit arrangements in approved meat establishments,...
Probiotic Fuet with Bacteria Characteristic in Newborns
SPAIN - A group of researchers have isolated several potentially probiotic strains of lactic acid bacteria from the faeces...
New Method to Determine Vitamin D3 in Milk
FINLAND - The Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has developed a new method for the determination of vitamin D3 in milk....
Pork Sales Jump on Concerns over Fine Dust
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has been hit by clouds of ultra fine dust being blown in from China, making people concerned about...
03 March 2014
Consumers Seek Out Best Burger
IRELAND - Since the horse meat issues of early 2013, sales of frozen burgers have been under pressure, according to Michelle...
27 February 2014
Demand for Boneless Cuts Increases Beef Exports to France
FRANCE - UK beef exports to France increased in 2013 despite challenging global trading conditions, according to latest figures...
26 February 2014
Unlock New Areas of Profitability
US - As for other new technologies, as the use of immunocastration of male pigs increases among global competitors, US pork...
25 February 2014
One Year On from Horse Meat Scandal – New DNA Tests Proposed
EU - The European Commission has given the go-ahead to a second round on DNA testing of meat products to find out whether...
17 February 2014
Changes to In-spec Cattle From 1 April
UK - There will be 'significant changes' made to the in-spec cattle incentive structure from 1 April, the Livestock and Meat...
14 February 2014
American Meat Institute Brochure Highlights Benefits of Meat
US - Including meat and poultry in a balanced diet delivers a unique bundle of natural nutrients and helps ensure the body...
13 February 2014
Two Brazilian Plants Given Russian Access
BRAZIL – Two Brazilian beef plants have been given the green light by Russian food surveillance body Rosselkhoznadzor....
12 February 2014
Europe's Pig Producers to Meet in Italy in May
ITALY - This year's European Pig Producers (EPP) Congress will be held for the first in Italy - in Parma from 22 to 25 May...
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