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Goat Meat Production in Georgia
Goats are the most widely-dispersed meat animals and have been raised for centuries to provide meat, milk, fibre (mohair and cashmere) and leather....
Global Pig Meat Trade Hit By Two Diseases
Global pig meat production and trade have been hit by two major health and welfare issues in recent months, writes Chris Harris. ...
World Pork Expo – World’s Largest Pork-specific Expo
World Pork Expo – the expo that boasts it is the world’s largest pork-specific trade show - is all set to bring its usual round of educational seminars, swine shows, sales and entertainment....
Controlling Salmonella in the Food Chain in the European Union
A review of the incidence of foodborne Salmonella in humans in the European Union over the last 10 years and the programmes and regulations that have contributed to the decline in chickens and, more recently, turkeys....
Local Meat Producers Have More Options for Meat Products
Farmers who raise and sell their meat locally have more control over their marketing decisions, and receive higher prices for their product than those selling to buyers outside their regions, according to the USDA....
High Pressure Processing Equipment Market to Hit $600 million in 2018
HPP technology is a non-thermal food preservation technique used for food products that have high liquid content....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2013: European Egg Consumption Linked to Production and Population
FAO data indicate that egg consumption in Europe increased slightly between 2000 and 2009 at a little over 12kg per person, reports industry watcher, Terry Evans. Other and more up-to-date estimates show considerable variation between the individual countries...
Incidence of Tendon Rupture in Broilers
More tendon ruptures were observed in broilers reared during cooler months in this US trial, which the researchers attributed to the use of a growth promoter resulting in heavier bodyweights....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2013: Europe Exports Most Shell Eggs
More than 60 per cent of global trade in shell eggs occurs to or from countries in Europe, mainly those in the European Union, reports industry watcher, Terry Evans, while there are also active businesses in dried egg and liquid egg products....
France Now Fifth Largest Agri-food Exporter in Europe
Despite maintaining its status as the leading agricultural power in Europe, France has seen its value share (18.1 per cent) of the EU’s agricultural production decline since 2000, according to Bernadette Byrne from the Paris Office of Bord Bia – Irish...
Use of Antibiotics Declining in the European Union
Total antibiotic use in the EU is shown to be falling but much work still needed to inform the general public on their use, according to the Eurosurveillance editorial team in a 'Special Eurobarometer' report of a survey of consumers across the region....
Rising Meat Demand for China in Next Decade
There are signs of robust demand for meat and feed grains in China as the country moves into a new stage of development, according to James Hansen and Fred Gale of the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) in 'Amber Waves'....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2013 - Population Is Key to Egg Uptake Growth in Africa and Oceania
Poultry industry analyst, Terry Evans, forecasts the likely trends in per-capita egg consumption in Africa and Oceania in the coming years....
In-Transit Losses of Pigs: Investigation of Hog Heart Health
Most of the pigs that died during transportation had a pre-existing cardiac abnormality, according to Kathy Zurbrigg of the University of Guelph and co-workers, and the heart lesions appear to have a genetic link. Their study was presented at the Centralia...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2013 - Africa, Oceania Are Not Key Egg Traders
Africa and Oceania are not important players in the export market for shell eggs, according to poultry industry analyst, Terry Evans, but there is more trade in egg products....
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