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GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Slowing of Asian Population Growth to Impact Chicken Consumption
As the rate of growth in Asia's human population slows down, average poultry meat consumption per person has increased to 9.4kg, according to the latest estimate, reports industry analyst, Terry Evans....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Asia: Biggest Exporter of Processed Chicken
Asia is the region that exports the most processed chicken products, according to poultry industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Maximising Profit from Whole Carcase
Maximising profit from every lamb carcase was the main discussion topic at the recent Dumfries monitor farm meeting, hosted by the Paterson family and team member Colin Rae, at Hartbush, just north of Dumfries....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Poultry Set to Become No.1 Meat in Asia
Global poultry meat production is forecast to increase by 1.6 per cent in 2014, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans, in the first part of the 2014 series of Global Poultry Trends, and it is expected to overtake pig meat in 2020. Asia accounts for...
Bung Handling Becomes Automatic
Handling of the bung in a manual pig slaughter process may result in a faecal contamination that must be removed....
Scientists Uncover Why Major Cow Milk Allergen is Actually Allergenic
Cow milk allergy occurs in children and in adults. Scientists at Messerli Research Institute at the Vetmeduni Vienna, the Medical University of Vienna, and the University of Vienna investigated what actually makes the milk allergenic....
Need for Foodservice to Understand Expiration Dates
Foodservice operations need to understand expiration dates on meat and poultry packages and for a foodservice provider, documentation and appropriate handling of meat is very important according to Jeannine Schweihofer, Michigan State University Extension....
How Does A Free Trade Agreement Benefit Dairy?
With almost three quarters of South Korean milk used for drinking, there is plenty of scope for the sale of processed dairy goods, write two economists at the US Deparment of Agriculture. ...
History Lesson in Packing Plant Closures
March 2008, Emporia, Kansas—a Tyson beef plant ceased a majority of its beef processing operations. February 2013, Plainview, Texas—Cargill stopped processing beef at one of its facilities. April 2014, Brawley, California—a beef packing plant operated...
Finding Sources of Salmonella in Pig Slaughterhouses
How a slaughterhouse tackles sources of Salmonella depends on how it collects the data surrounding those sources....
What is Environmental Impact of Eating Beef?
Policy decisions designed to reduce animal-based food consumption stand to significantly reduce the environmental cost of food production....
New Protocol for Atypical BSE Investigations
The European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, has developed a laboratory protocol on how to conduct new studies for investigating the presence of the agent of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in tissues of infected cattle....
How High Energy Diet Affects Meat Yield in Chickens
Diets with a high amino acid or energy density from days eight to 21 of age improved growth during the grower feeding phase and affected eventual meat yield of chickens, according to new research from Mississippi State University. The high-energy diet...
Dairy Herd Restocking Brings More Meat
EU meat production is seen recovering after two years of tight supplies for beef and pig meat, according to the European Commission’s Short Term Outlook for agricultural products for 2014 and 2015....
Questions and Answers on Hormones in Meat and Milk
Germany's Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) answers some frequently asked questions on the possibility of human health risks from hormones in meat and milk. ...
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