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09 February 2015
Call for Legislative Fix to Country of Origin Labelling
CANADA - Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz called for a legislative fix to the argument over Country of Origin Labelling...
Philippine Agriculture to Continue Growth in 2015
PHILIPPINES - Philippine agriculture is well-positioned to sustain its growth momentum this year, Agriculture Secretary Proceso...
Government to Support Dairy Farmers with Scottish Dairy Brand
SCOTLAND, UK - A Scottish dairy brand to promote products at home and overseas will be launched this year, said Rural Affairs...
06 February 2015
Port Disputes Hurting US Chilled Beef
US – Ongoing West Coast port union disputes are hampering a US beef exports segment as shippers resort to freezing beef...
Should CCTV Be Installed in Slaughterhouses?
UK - An all-seeing eye and independent monitoring would ensure the maximum quality of animal welfare conditions in slaughterhouses....
Call for Concrete Proposals in World Trade Talks
GLOBAL - A new paper from the World Trade Organisation on the latest stage of the Doha round of the global trade talks has...
District Court Rejects Action for Damages against HKScan
FINLAND - The District Court of Southwest Finland this week rejected a claim by the bankruptcy estate of Oy Primula Ab against...
China Increases Monitoring of Raw Milk
CHINA - China is to step up monitoring of the raw milk industry to ensure safety and quality of the country's dairy products....
Call to Remove Trade Barriers to Get Good Deal in EU-US Trade Talks
GLOBAL - US consumers increasingly appreciate quality EU agri-food produce, but red tape and other obstacles to trade stop...
05 February 2015
Grocery Code Adjudicator to Investigate Tesco Supermarket
UK - The UK’s Grocery Code Adjudicator has launched an investigation into supermarket chain Tesco over concerns about some...
Danes Set Out Plan to Strengthen Organic Production
DENMARK - The Danish government has launched a new, broad action plan for a more organic Denmark. The plan paves the way...
Challenge to California's Foie Gras Ruling
CALIFORNIA, US - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has said she will appeal last month’s decision by a federal judge to...
04 February 2015
Analysis of Antimicrobial Data Confirms Human Animal Link
EU - The use of some antimicrobials in animals and humans will lead to resistance to these antimicrobials in bacteria from...
Fresh Call to End Port Dispute Hitting Meat Exports
US - A coalition of 92 food, agricultural and allied groups has called on both sides of the west coast port dispute to end...
Brazil Seeking More Agriculture Trade with China
BRAZIL - The Chinese market is vital to the growth of Brazil's agricultural sector, and the country plans to focus on expanding...
03 February 2015
Halal Slaughterhouse at Centre of Animal Cruelty Inquiry
UK - The Food Standards Agency in the UK has suspended the licences of three slaughtermen at a Halal slaughterhouse in Yorkshire...
Decline Predicted in Profitability of UK Farming
UK - The profitability of farming across the majority of farming sectors in the UK is declining according to the latest Farm...
New Chair of Canadian Pork Council
CANADA - Rick Bergmann has been elected Chair of the Canadian Pork Council (CPC)....
02 February 2015
New Owners for Serbian Mitros Meat Plant
SERBIA - Serbian meat plant Mitros in Sremska Mitrovica has been bought by the Austrian company Gierlinger Holding....
Dunbia Pushed for Chinese Export Market
UK - UK and Irish meat processing company Dunbia recently took part in a led trade mission to China organised by the British...
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