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Angus Cattle Lift Performance of Australian Brahman
Angus cattle from temperate Australia are being successfully introduced to the arid north where they raise the game of Bos Indicus herds....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Population Growth to Slow in Asia
The human population is projected to continue to grow in Asia in the coming years, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans, as will its egg output, and the egg processing sector is thriving in some Asian countries....
The Indigenous Portuguese Bísaro Pig
Despite being one of the most emblematic Portuguese indigenous breeds, the Bisaro pig is very little known in Portugal....
Brazilian Beef Industry Moves to Reduce its Destruction of Rain Forests
Expansion of cattle pastures has led to the destruction of huge swaths of rain forest in Brazil, home to the world's largest herd of commercial beef cattle. But a new study led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Holly Gibbs shows that market-driven...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Asia’s Shell Egg Trade Expands
Between 2000 and 2011, exports of shell eggs from Asia increased at an annual rate of more than nine per cent, writes industry analyst, Terry Evans, with Turkey's export volume increasing most notably....
Report Finds Mandatory COOL Causes Meat Industry, Consumer Losses
Any policy that results in higher costs of compliance without a quantifiable benefit will likely have an adverse economic impact, and recent research shows mandatory country-of-origin labeling, or MCOOL, is one such policy....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS: Rapid Growth in Asia’s Egg Output
Accounting for more than 60 per cent of the Asian total, China dominates egg production in the region, says industry analyst, Terry Evans, in his latest review of the hen egg sector in Asia....
Different Primal Cuts Make Unique Beef Patties
Ground beef patties prepared from brisket, flank and plate have unique fatty acid and sensory characteristics....
NZ Lamb Receipts Down Beef Up
The total lamb receipts this season in New Zealand are expected to total $2.75 billion, down 1.1 per cent on the previous season....
Taking Muscles from Chuck Beef Does Not Affect Ground Meat Quality
Removing muscles from beef chuck has no negative effect on ground chuck quality in premium ground beef programmes....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Europe’s Population Set to Decline
Europe is the only global region where a decline in the human population has been occurring since year 2000 and the trend is forecast to continue. As industry analyst, Terry Evans, explains, it has the highest egg consumption per person, mainly as the...
Association of Lunch Meat Consumption and Diet Quality in US
Lunch meat can be incorporated into healthy dietary patterns, because it does not adversely affect the overall quality of the diet....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Europe Dominates World Egg Trade
As a region, Europe accounts for most of the global trade in eggs and egg products, explains industry analyst, Terry Evans....
EU Call for Action on Industrially Produced Trans Fatty Acids in Foods
The impact of industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) on the health of citizens in the European Union has been the focus of political debate by Members of the European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission and the World Health...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Slow Growth for European Egg Sector
Europe's share of global egg production is falling, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans. The ban on conventional battery cages for laying hens in the European Union from 2012 prompted short-term contraction in its member states, while output continued...
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