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Food and Feed Safety
The EU poultry industry cares for the health of consumers as well as that of its poultry. Salmonella levels are decreasing and our industry is committed to fight the challenges of Campylobacter and to find the best solutions for using reformatory medicines...
Combating Cod Fraud In Europe
Higher public awareness of sustainable fishing practices, led by environmental NGOs, may have helped reduce the incidence of mislabelled fish in the UK, compared to Ireland, according to a recent study which assessed levels of fish fraudulently sold as...
Short Term Outlook for Arable Crop, Meat and Dairy Markets
EU agricultural markets are strongly affected by the macroeconomic outlook, according to the European Commission's Short Term Outlook for Arable Crop, Meat and Dairy Markets. ...
Meeting Global Demand for More Meat
As the world has welcomed its 7 billionth person, the concerns of meat and food producers globally are turning to how this ever growing population is going to be few, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Capturing Full Environmental and Social Impacts of Products
Carbon footprint labels communicate just one aspect of a product’s environmental impact. A recent study for the EU has called for an enhanced ecolabelling scheme, called ‘sustainable product indexing’, that recognises the broader, complex social...
EU Changing its Approach to Pig Welfare
The future EU strategy on animal welfare in the pig meat sector needs to be based on a global multi-stakeholder approach writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Setting Health and Safety Standards for the World
International standards for food safety and animal health and welfare can be and often are contentious issues, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief Chris Harris. ...
Bleak Picture for Russian African Swine Fever Situation
Major concerns have been raised over the potential for African Swine Fever that was first discovered in Georgia and has now spread to Russia to spread to other countries in Europe, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Action Plan to Advance Cultured Meat
An international group of scientists has taken a step closer to their goal to produce cultured meat. ...
France Reflects on Cost of Cheap Food at Any Price
“The real victims of the latest [agricultural] crises are those who have invested the most,” French farm minister Bruno Le Maire told delegates at a day-long conference in Paris to discuss the way agricultural commodity prices develop into retail...
The European Response to BSE: A Success Story
Food safety authorities across Europe and the meat industry will need to stay vigilant to the threat of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) even while the number of incidents has dramatically decreased. ...
Green Light for French Turkey Industry's New Agreement
The French Competition Authority has approved a fresh cross-sector agreement drawn up by the national turkey committee (CIDEF) as part of the implementation of the Loi pour la Modernisation de l'Agriculture et la Pêche. ...
Denmark Taxes Saturated Fats
The Danish parliament earlier this year voted by a large majority to introduce a Fat Tax, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief, Chris Harris. ...
International Meat Review – 4 August 2011
The US cattle herd is continuing to decline according to the International Meat Review from the USDA....
Controlling Price Volatility in Food
Concerns over volatility in the food and agriculture market stem from fears over price rises and behind this, fears over food security, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief Chris Harris. ...
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