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29 May 2015
US Egg Prices Running High, Avian Flu Epidemic on the Wane
US - According to the top US veterinary officer, the worst bird flu outbreak in US history may be over by July, write Steve...
PGI Status for Chicken and Fish Products
EU - The European Commission has given a protected status to two regional products – a soused herring from Germany and...
Warm Welcome for Welsh Lamb in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - Welsh Lamb has been used by top chefs from across the world as part of a prestigious culinary competition....
House Agriculture Committee Votes to Repeal COOL
US - The House Committee on Agriculture has voted to repeal the mandatory country-of-origin labelling (COOL) requirements...
Indonesia Beef Imports Rise
INDONESIA - After a slow start to 2015, beef imports into Indonesia were up in February and March, resulting in a three per...
US Imported Beef Prices Ease
US - Imported beef prices into the US continued to decline this week, with the imported 90CL cow beef indicator 2.5¢ lower,...
Lamb Prices on Autumn High
AUSTRALIA - National lamb sale yard throughput eased 11 per cent during autumn, totalling 2,289,474 head, as eastern states...
NZ Female Cattle Slaughter Higher
NEW ZEALAND - Adult cattle slaughter in New Zealand reached 303,775 head in March, one per cent below year-ago levels, as...
Grilling, Export Demand Fuels Live Hog Price Improvement
CANADA - Strong demand leading up to barbecue season, combined with solid export demand, has been credited for improved live...
EU Pig Prices Show Positive Movement
EU - The mood continues to be optimistic on the European pig slaughter market, as many market quotes rose slightly again....
Toolkit for Pulled Meat Specialties
GERMANY - Capitalising on the rising popularity of pulled pork in Europe, Frutarom Savory Solutions has developed an all-round...
28 May 2015
Canada Invests in Canadian Aquaculture Exports
CANADA - The Canadian government is to grant nearly C$2.5 million over two years to the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance...
Strong Future for West Country Beef and Lamb
UK - West Country Beef and Lamb bearing the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) banner has a bright future ahead after...
Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations Crucial for Canadian Livestock and Meat
CANADA - Canadian participation in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade negotiations is of crucial importance to the...
Hormel Foods to Acquire Applegate
US – US meat and food processing giant Hormel Foods is to acquire organic meat producer Applegate Farms....
Argentina Calls for Recognition of Role of Small Producers
ARGENTINA - As part of the opening of the 83rd World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)...
France Negligible Risk of BSE
FRANCE - France has been classified as a country with "negligible risk" from BSE....
USDA Reports Give Bearish Chicken Outlook
US - The US Department of Agriculture's recent Cattle on Feed report creates a bullish outlook for cattle futures, whilst...
Thurne High Performance Slicing Systems Are Back
UK - Middleby Corporation has acquired Marel's High Speed Slicing range and has relaunched the original Thurne brand....
27 May 2015
Smithfield Backs Walmart over Animal Welfare and Antibiotics
US - Smithfield Foods has backed US supermarket giant Walmart in its release of the company's new animal welfare and antibiotics...
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