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16 December 2013
Cow Slaughter Rises in Brazil
BRAZIL - The number of cows and heifers slaughtered in Brazil as a part of the total slaughter numbers has been increasing...
EU Member States Agree on Details for New Labelling Rules
GLOBAL - After much negotiating, EU member states have agreed on the details for new rules related to original labelling...
Senator Calls for Support for New Rule on Poultry Slaughter
US - US Senator Kay Hagan wrote a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday (12 December) and asked him to...
10 December 2013
Beef Working Group Moving to Sustainable Principles
EU - The development of a set of practices to help the adoption of a series of 39 principles for sustainable beef production...
04 December 2013
New Turkey Plant for Indiana
US - A new turkey processing plant has been opened by Farbest Foods in Knox County, Indiana. ...
19 November 2013
Boosting Returns by Effective Use of Kill Statement Information
CANADA - The director of marketing and producers services with h@ms Marketing Services suggests by making adjustments based...
04 November 2013
Will Poultry Inspection Modernisation Compromise Bird Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Concerns are rising in the US over the new moves to modernise the poultry meat inspection system....
Grant to Poultry Company for New Slaughter Line
CANADA - Canadian poultry company Brome Lake Ducks is to receive a government grant of C$300,000 for a new slaughter and...
FSIS Issues Guidance for Systematic Approach to Animal Welfare
US - The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a new compliance guide for developing a systematic approach...
30 October 2013
Forum Shows Support for Halal Lamb Assurance Scheme
UK - A Halal assurance scheme would be used by up to 95 per cent of the sector’s suppliers, a poll has revealed....
25 October 2013
Hopes for New Danish Meat Workers Agreement over Salary Sacrifice
DENMARK - Hopes are growing in Denmark that a revolutionary proposal from the meat workers union at Danish Crown to support...
Cherkizovo Completes Penza Poultry Cluster Project
RUSSIA - Russian meat and fodder manufacturer, Cherkizovo Group, has completed a project to double capacity in the Penza...
23 October 2013
Difficult Issues Addressed by International Poultry Council in Geneva
SWITZERLAND - Members of the global poultry industry addressed common issues at the recent International Poultry Council...
22 October 2013
Strong New Zealand Dollar Concern for Meat Exporters
NEW ZEALAND – Drought impacts are being exacerbated as a high NZ dollar pouts pressure on exporters. ...
Closure of House of Raeford Plant by December Announced
US - Some time in December, the old House of Raeford turkey slaughtering plant on East Central Avenue in North Carolina should...
EU Pig Prices: South European Price Decrease Goes Down Slightly
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be the same as last week. ...
16 October 2013
Rescue Plan for GAD
FRANCE - The Commercial Court in Rennes has approved a rescue plan for the troubled pig group GAD. ...
14 October 2013
Beef Carcase Price Close to Reaching Three Year High
BRAZIL – Beef carcases have sold at almost a three year high in recent weeks as supplies remain tight across Sao Paulo...
04 October 2013
Highest Yields in EU Stunning Legislation
ICELAND - In its new high frequency Water Bath Stunner for poultry, Marel Stork combines solid scientific knowledge of stunning...
30 September 2013
Halal Forum Discusses Assurance Scheme
UK - An assurance scheme proposed for the halal sector will be among the topics discussed at the first red meat Halal forum...
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