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Meat Industry News By Category: Sustainability

25 March 2015
Call for Defence of Agriculture in ITTP Talks
EU - The Irish Government must take a strong role and defend the interests of agriculture in the negotiations on the Transatlantic...
24 March 2015
Agriculture Must Adopt Better Water Management to Ensure Sustainable Food Supplies
GLOBAL - As people around the world celebrated World Water Day 2015 on Sunday 22 March, the United Nations released a new...
New Head for Food Crime Unit
UK - A former member of HM Revenue and Customs, the Serious Fraud Office and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency is to...
Cyclone Pam Destroys Crops in Vanuatu
VANUATU - Strong winds, heavy rains and floods resulting from Tropical Cyclone Pam have caused extensive damage to agriculture...
23 March 2015
French Fisheries Eco Label Approved
FRANCE - The French fishing industry, through France Agrimer, have launched a public Eco label standard following a period...
Dawn Meats Wins McDonald’s Europe Sustainable Supply Award
EU - Dawn Meats has been awarded the McDonald’s Europe “Sustainable Supply Award” at the bi-annual McDonald’s Europe...
Red Meat Vital to Balanced Diet
UK - Meat from grass-fed cattle and sheep can have up to 10 times more long-chain omega-3 fatty acids than meat from animals...
20 March 2015
Scientists Promote Climate-Smart Agriculture to Tackle Climate Change
FRANCE - Scientists and farmers must liaise, so that the necessary agricultural transitions can be implemented to face the...
Calls for Sustainable European Food System
EU - The WWF is calling on the European Commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans to develop a clear plan for...
IFPRI: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico Home to Half World’s Hungry
GLOBAL - Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Mexico may be rising economic powerhouses, but these five fast-growing, middle...
Record Beef Returns Offset Impact of Dry Season
NEW ZEALAND - Drought and the ratio of sheep to cattle farmed are the two factors with the biggest impact on sheep and beef...
Harmonisation of Organic Farming Proposed for EU
EU - An EU harmonised approach could address the issue of the presence of non-authorised substances in organic products. ...
Premier Stresses Economic Targets, Agricultural Reform
CHINA - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for more reforms in agriculture and foreign trade....
19 March 2015
Cargill Texas Beef Plant Reduces Water Use
US – A Texas beef plant has been recognised for conserving 150 million gallons or water by reducing its water use by a...
18 March 2015
Agriculture Bears Major Brunt of Disaster Impacts
GLOBAL - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector...
17 March 2015
Undercover Video from Chicken Plant under Scrutiny
US - A recently released video from an animal welfare organisation allegedly shows welfare issues at a broiler processing...
Aiming for Profitable Sustainable Poultry Sector
EU - Faced with a difficult few years ahead, newly elected Chairman of Copa-Cogeca Poultry and Eggs Working Party Charles...
16 March 2015
Call on European Commission to Fully Enforce Slaughter Regulations
EU – The European Commission has been called on to phase out killing methods, which cause intense suffering to animals,...
13 March 2015
Most EU Foods Within Pesticides Limits
EU - A test of different foods by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has shown that more than 97 per cent contain...
Recognition for 2 Sisters Health and Safety Messages
UK - An innovative digital health and safety communication campaign, introduced by 2 Sisters, has received industry recognition....
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