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17 February 2015
Feeding World’s Growing Population
US - The Feeding the World 2015 summit is an excellent vehicle for promoting critical dialogue about the implications of...
Failure to Address M-COOL Could Cost US Economy $2 Billion Per Year
CANADA and US - The president of the National Pork Producers Council warns in the event Canada and Mexico impose retaliatory...
16 February 2015
BSE Found in Beef Cow in Alberta
CANADA - A case of BSE has been found in a beef cow from Alberta in Canada....
13 February 2015
Key to Success in Developing Markets
ANALYSIS - Asia with a rapidly evolving grocery market and a growing middle class is becoming a major target for meat and...
MEPs Call for Meat COOL in Processed Foods
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is already...
NFU Praises Introduction of Freedom to Export to Cuba Act
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has praised the introduction of Freedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2015....
UK Creates Food Enterprise Zones to Drive Growth
UK - Food Enterprise Zones (FEZs) are to be created in the UK to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit of the countryside and...
Argentina To Target Half World Beef Market
ARGENTINA – A pan-national export agenda is underway for Argentinian beef being aimed at over half the world’s market....
12 February 2015
Canadian Government Invests in Food Processing
CANADA - The Canadian government is to invest C$3 million to support a new research cluster led by the Canadian Food Innovators...
Anthrax Alert Blocks Import of Lamb Carcases
RUSSIA - Russian state inspectors from Rosselkhoznadzor in the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol have seized a shipment of...
Strengthening Food Safety Cooperation in Europe
EU - The FOODSEG project, completed in April 2014, successfully identified key food safety problems and risks and put forward...
11 February 2015
Survey Finds Undeclared Meats in Takeaway Lamb Dishes
UK - A survey of lamb dishes in takeaway food outlets across the UK has found that about a fifth of the dishes had other...
10 February 2015
Court Throws Out Bid to Block New Poultry Inspection Rules
US - A bid to block new poultry inspection regulations and practices in the US has been thrown out by a US district court....
ACCC Go-ahead for JBS Acquisition of Primo
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is not to oppose the proposed acquisition of Australian Consolidated...
Farmers Union Welcomes COOL Lawsuit Dismissal
US - A US District Court has dismissed a lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL), filed by the multinational meatpacking...
Ten Years of Online Traceability for Safer Food in Europe
EU - TRACES – the European Commission’s free online system that enhances the safety of the food chain and facilitates...
Russia Moves Towards Self-sufficiency in Meat
RUSSIA - Production of livestock and poultry for slaughter will increase by 6.5 per cent by 2017 with accelerated import...
Increase in Russian Poultry Production
RUSSIA - Russian poultry production for slaughter reached 5.0632 million tonnes last year, according to official figures...
09 February 2015
New Legislation to Protect Farm Animals at Research Facilities
US - A bill has been introduced in the US to protect farm animals used for agricultural research at government facilities....
Can Trade Agreements Offer Immediate Economic Benefits?
US - Bi-lateral and multi lateral trade agreements could offer immediate economic benefits. ...
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