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Building Trust Through Quality Assurance
Building success in the market, both domestically and internationally, is based on building trust in the quality and safety of products and now more importantly trust in the ethical correctness of production, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief, Chris...
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. ...
Health and Welfare the Image of New Products
Two of the major themes for new products that were launched at this year's Anuga food exhibition in Cologne, Germany, were animal welfare and healthy eating, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief Chris Harris. ...
Biomarkers Predict Optimal Resting Time for Pigs before Slaughter
Proteomics biomarkers can be used to predict the optimal resting time for slaughter pigs in the abattoir to alleviate the unfavourable effect of stress on the quality of pork, according to a study carried out at Wageningen University in the Netherlands....
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. ...
Link Between Broiler Intensification and Foodborne Pathogens Explored
Today's intensive methods of broiler production may be linked to the growing prevalence of foodborne Campylobacter in humans, according to Professor Tom Humphrey of the University of Liverpool. He presented his views on this topic at a conference in early...
Guelph Trial Reveals Benefits of Two-Dose PCV2 Vaccination
A two-date vaccination protocol against porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) resulted in higher average daily gains, more pork sold and more money to the producer, according to Professor Cate Dewey of the University of Guelph. Jackie Linden, Senior Editor of The...
Welfare Aspects of Poultry Stunning
Electrical stunning resulted in some level of learned response and therefore cannot be considered to be totally benign, according to researchers, following a preliminary trial into the welfare implications of electrical stunning. ...
EU's Measures for Safe Meat Production
The European Union has a comprehensive system of legislation to assure the safe production of meat, writes TheMeatSite senior editor Chris Harris....
Veal Production In The UK
With an increasing awareness of where food comes from, Charlotte Johnston, TheMeatSite junior editor, unravels the consumer concerns surrounding veal production in the UK....
NIAA Solutions 2010
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA), which was held on 17 to 19 March 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri. The theme of the conference was One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture....
Antimicrobial Usage and Bacterial Resistance in the UK: 2007
The amount of antimicrobials sold per tonne of live weight of animal slaughtered for food in the UK has fallen from 80g in 2004 to 60g in 2007. This is one of the findings in Overview of Antimicrobial Usage and Bacterial Resistance in Selected Human and...
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’...
ISU Animal Industry Report - 2010
The Iowa State University annual report of the research activities that relate to the animal agriculture industries - Beef, Dairy, Equine, Poultry, Sheep, Swine and companion animal industries in the state of Iowa - combines research reports from faculty...
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