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17 December 2014
New Slaughterhouses to Open in Maine
US - Two poultry processing plants and a slaughterhouse dedicated to red meat – are to open in Maine in the next few months....
16 December 2014
Abattoir Waste Charges Increased by More Than 60 per cent
UK - National Farmers Union (NFU) members are expressing concern that abattoir waste charges have risen by more than 60 per...
Kosher Slaughter Ban Withdrawn in Poland
POLAND - A court has overturned an earlier ban on kosher slaughter of animals, which was due to come into effect in 2015....
15 December 2014
Australian Goat Slaughter Eases in October while Prices Rise
AUSTRALIA - October saw 191,754 head of goats processed in Australia, which was eight per cent lower than year-ago levels...
12 December 2014
October Lamb Slaughter Edges Higher
AUSTRALIA - Australian lamb slaughter during October increased by four per cent on year-ago levels, totalling 2.16 million...
08 December 2014
AgResearch Abattoir Sold
NEW ZEALAND - Crown Research Institute AgResearch has sold its abattoir at Ruakura to specialist meat processing company...
Comedian Backs Campaign for CCTV in Slaughterhouses
UK - A UK campaign for mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses has been backed by comedian and animal-lover Ricky Gervais, who...
02 December 2014
Discovering What is Best in Eating Meat?
ANALYSIS -The construction of meat – the muscle fibre, the fat, the acidity and the colour – are all important aspects...
13 November 2014
EU Pig Prices: Sideward Movement Is Continuing
EU - With the number of slaughters still being high, the prices currently remain low....
11 November 2014
Over 4,000 Threaten Beef Scheme Withdrawal
IRELAND – Over 4,000 farmers are threatening to withdraw from a national beef assurance scheme unless industry negotiations...
10 November 2014
Advice to Buy Meat From Accredited Slaughterhouses
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala has advised consumers to buy meat and meat products...
05 November 2014
UK Vets Say Consumers Should Know about Slaughter Methods
UK - Nine out of 10 vets say consumers should be better informed about slaughter methods, according to a new survey from...
03 November 2014
AACo’s Northern Beef Plant Begins Full Operations
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Agricultural Company Limited (AACo) has started full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef,...
30 October 2014
Atria Expects Lower Profits on Higher Sales
FINLAND - Finnish meat processor Atria Group's net sales for July-September reached €364.4 million compared to €358.4...
29 October 2014
Quality Pork Limited Takes Ownership of Brechin Pig Abattoir
SCOTLAND - A new co-operative collaboration has secured pig processing plant in Brechin....
27 October 2014
MHP Reports Double-digit Rise in Chicken Meat Output
UKRAINE - Integrated chicken, meat processing and grain company, MHP has reported good performance in the third quarter and...
24 October 2014
New Survey of US Slaughter Plants
US - The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is to carry out a survey of the meat slaughter and processing industry...
21 October 2014
Meat Plant Worker Maimed by Hoof Machine
NEW ZEALAND - A New Zealand meat processing company has been prosecuted for the third time for incidents involving injuries...
20 October 2014
Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship Available
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship...
13 October 2014
PED Sees Pig Slaughtering Rise in Colombia
COLOMBIA - Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) has been blamed for the rise in pigs slaughtered in the central department of...
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