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07 July 2014
Meat Sustainability to be Discussed at ICoMST Uruguay
URUGUAY - The past and future of meat and meat sustainability will be major themes at the 60th edition of ICoMST, International...
01 July 2014
Call for Poultry Slaughterhouses in Tamil Nadu to Modernise
INDIA - The Tamil Nadu government has called on the poultry industry to focus on the modernisation of slaughterhouses and...
30 June 2014
Australian Pig Slaughter Levy Set to Rise
AUSTRALIA - The second tranche increase to the Pig Slaughter Levy for Australian pork producers, collected by processors...
27 June 2014
JBS to Contract Slaughter for Minerva
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processor JBS has been given the go-ahead to carry out contract slaughtering for fellow Brazilian...
26 June 2014
Danish Crown Rationalises Sow Slaughterings
DENMARK - After almost six months of negotiations, a solution has now been found for Danish Crown’s sow slaughterhouse...
19 June 2014
Too Much Beef And Not Enough
GLOBAL - A rift has opened up between prime cattle prices each side of the Atlantic....
18 June 2014
Hog Outlook: Strong Demand Drives Record Hog, Pork Prices
US - Most of the hog market's attention this year has been on the reduced hog slaughter caused by the PED virus. But, strong...
Marel Stork Poultry Processing Celebrates 70 Years in Business in Hall County
US - More than 350 employees, North Georgia residents, industry dignitaries and elected officials celebrated the 70th anniversary...
16 June 2014
New Opinion Published on Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing
UK - The Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) has published its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing....
12 June 2014
Positive Response to Non-stun Slaughter Petition
UK - The campaign to end non-stun slaughter in the UK and provide consumers with better information about the welfare of...
10 June 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on...
05 June 2014
Rescue Plan for Slaughterhouse on Bornholm
DENMARK - The Danish Food and Allied Workers’ Union NNF and the Confederation of Danish Industry have presented a joint...
03 June 2014
Sustainability Welfare Central to New UK Beef Plant
UK - A state of the art slaughterhouse and meat processing plant was opened by the UK’s Secretary for Environmental, Food...
02 June 2014
EU Pig Prices: Knot is Cut - Prices Finally Go Up
EU - A Gordian knot – but now it’s finally cut. A major part of the European pig market’s quotations is going up, after...
29 May 2014
Fewer Pigs Force Packers to Cut Shifts
US - Last week’s federally inspected (FI) slaughter total of 1.973 million head was 4.8% lower than one year ago. This...
28 May 2014
EU Pig Prices: Barbecue Weather at Last - Prices About to Go Up
EU - The quotations are still on hold for the European pig slaughter market this new week of slaughter. ...
22 May 2014
Japanese Cattle Numbers Falling
JAPAN – Japan’s cattle population contracted by 2.5 per cent last year as a range of factors combined to put pressure...
15 May 2014
Poor Information on Halal Confusing Consumers
UK - The practice of not stunning animals before slaughter is not common, even in meat intended for the halal market, the...
CADE to Decide on JBS Beef Slaughter Plant Expansion
BRAZIL - Approval for Brazilian meat processor JBS to lease three of the Rodopa cold store and processing plants is to be...
14 May 2014
Halal Labelling Will Not Help Animal Welfare
UK – Calls in the UK to label meat products with information about animal welfare at slaughter must not be hijacked by...
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