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Impacts of Increasing Meat Consumption
Continuing along the existing global trajectory of increasing meat and dairy consumption is likely to lead to further agricultural intensification of both crop yields and farm animal production systems plus, in the case of the ‘western high meat’...
International Meat Review - 1 April 2010
The US inventory of all hogs and pigs was 63.99 million head, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)quarterly Hogs and Pigs report, the latest International Meat Review says....
2010 US and World Agricultural Outlook
The slowdown in the world economy in 2009 proved to be deeper and more widespread than originallyanticipated, with an annual rate of real GDP growth of -1.9 per cent, according to the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute 2010 US and World Agricultural...
Energy Use in the U.S. Food System
Energy use and the carbon footprint of fod production are raising concerns according to a new report for the USDA Economic Research Service by Patrick Canning, Ainsley Charles, Sonya Huang, Karen R. Polenske, and Arnold Waters....
UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - March 2010
This monthly publication by Defra combines the UK Hatcheries Survey and Poultry Slaughterhouse Survey results together with other Defra statistics, and trade data. It includes data to February 2010....
Vaccines and Microbials to Control E.Coli
Since E.Coli 0157 was recognised as a serious food safety issue in the 1980's following a poisoning outbreak in the US in hamburgers, there have been numerous attempts to institute controls, writes TheMeatSite senior Editor, Chris Harris....
Future Of CAP Post 2013
With talks on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in full swing, Charlotte Johnston, TheMeatSite junior editor speaks with Tom Hind, Head of Economics and International Affairs for the National Farmers' Union (NFU) to find out what post...
Studies Step up Battle Against Illegal Growth Promoters
Due to the economic benefits that can be gained from the use of illegal growth promoters in beef cattle, their illegal administration continues, writes TheMeatSite senior editor Chris Harris....
International Meat Review - 4 February 2010
On 26January, USDA Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announced the allocation of $234.5 million to 70 US trade organisations to help promote American food and agricultural products overseas, according to the USDA INternational Meat Review....
Livestock And Products Annual Report - Mexico 2009
Due to the international economic crisis, weak demand, a volatile exchange rate and lower gross family income, the rate of growth for red meat consumption in Mexico is expected to decline as many middle- and lower-income consumers are expected to substitute...
US Beef Gaining Strength in Asian Markets
The US beef industry is expecting to target Taiwan with a large promotional campaign, following the recent moves by the government to restrict US beef exports, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
FAO Anticipates Lift in Global Meat Production
World meat production is set to recover by almost two per cent in 2010 according to the FAO, writes Peter Duggan, Strategic Information Services, Bord Bia. ...
Long-Term Health Outcomes of Foodborne Pathogens
Scientific investigations must be carried out to draw a true picture of foodborne illnesses and to improve knowledge of them according to a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
Key to Low Carbon Emission Pig Meat Production
A healthy diet and reduced consumption would reduce carbon emissions, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
AgriLive: The Red Meat Debate
Climate change dominated a debate led by a panel of red meat industry experts at AgriLive in the UK, as issues such as declining livestock numbers, cheaper imports and profitability were pushed aside, reports TheMeatSite junior editor, Charlotte Johnston....
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