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28 January 2014
Australia Supplied Almost Half Of Chinese Red Meat Imports
CHINA – Almost half of China’s red meat imports came from Australia last year, contributing to a 194 per cent import...
Brazilian Beef Plants Under Egyptian Scrutiny
EGYPT - A delegation of slaughterhouse inspectors began a 17 day long visit of Brazilian beef processing facilities on Sunday....
27 January 2014
Rising Costs of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus
US & CANADA - Between 30 and 40 per cent of US sows have been infected with the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus and...
Agricultural Commodity Prices Expected to Remain Firm
EU - Based on a number of assumptions, a new report from the European Commission forecasts that agricultural commodity prices...
Food Group Withdraws but DAPP Continues
UK - The Karro Food Group has notified BPEX, a division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, that they...
24 January 2014
Cattle Slaughter in Japan to Ease
JAPAN - Challenging trading conditions are expected to add pressure to Japanese beef production, with the Japanese trade...
21 January 2014
German BSE Outbreak Confirmed
GERMANY – Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed in a ten year old cow farmed on the border with Poland....
New 16 Month Bull Penalty Could Affect Finishing Methods
UK – Few farmers will feed bulls beyond 15 months of age should Northern Irish plants continue to apply hefty penalties...
Northern Irish Beef Trade Back Slightly
UK - Plants were inundated with young bulls following the over 16 month penalty rule introduced in the New Year, report Livestock...
17 January 2014
Danish Crown to Close Boning Plant in New Structural Plan
DENMARK - Meat processing giant Danish Crown is to close its deboning plant at Faaborg....
13 January 2014
Polish Poultry Processor Announces Major Investments
POLAND - Poultry meat processor, Drobimex, has announced that it plans to invest 40 million zloty (PLN) over the next two...
09 January 2014
Extreme Cold Hits Livestock Slaughter
US - The extremely cold temperatures in the US have hit impacted movements throughout the country this week, impacting cattle...
Tight Hog and Cattle Numbers Putting Focus on Performance
US - Tight cattle and hog numbers will put more of the focus on performance and, at this point, the hog and cattle markets...
02 January 2014
Kaluga Pig Unit Officially Opened
RUSSIA - The pig company KFH Harchevnikov in the Ulyanovsk region of Kaluga has opened the second stage of its new pig-breeding...
Small Poultry Slaughter Inspection System for Connecticut
US - An inspection programme for poultry producers running small poultry slaughter plants exempt from continuous federal...
31 December 2013
New Slaughterhouses for Four Philippine Provinces
PHILIPPINES - Livestock farmers in Tarlac, Batangas, Pangasinan, and Ilocos Sur provinces are to have four new slaughterhouses...
27 December 2013
Tighter Welfare Checks on Livestock at Slaughterhouses Proposed
EU - Slaughterhouse staff could be forced to carry out more checks of livestock to ensure the animals are not conscious after...
24 December 2013
ABP Buys Second Plant in Poland
POLAND - Anglo-Irish meat processor ABP Food Group has expanded its operations in Poland with the acquisition of a second...
18 December 2013
Animal Activists Under Fire over Court Petition
US - Animal rights groups, Farm Sanctuary and the Animal Welfare Institute, have filed a petition calling on the USDA's Food...
17 December 2013
Call for Release of Poultry Inspection Rule
US - A bipartisan group of 13 US senators from both sides of the aisle sent a letter last week to US Department of Agriculture...
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