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Meat Industry News By Category: Biosecurity and Hygiene

19 May 2014
Livestock, Pets Linked to Emergence of Zoonotic Diseases
UK - The longer an animal has been domesticated, the more parasites and pathogens it shares with humans....
16 May 2014
Call to Stop Import Animal Products from Brazil
US - The US National Farmers Union, along with the United States Cattlemen's Association, have called on US Secretary of...
15 May 2014
Uruguay Seeks US Access for Bone-in Sheep Meat
URUGUAY - Having succeeded in gaining access for boneless lamb onto the US market, Uruguay is now looking to export bone-in...
09 May 2014
European Council Adopts Provisions for Animal Plant Financing
EU - The European Council adopted a regulation laying down provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food...
08 May 2014
ESPHM 2014: Italy's Pig Meat Market Held Back by Health Concerns
ITALY - The European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) opened today in Sorrento with a review of the Italian...
02 May 2014
France Bans Imports of Pigs, Semen from US, Canada, Mexico, Japan Citing PED Risk
FRANCE - France has announced a ban on imports of live pigs and other pig products from the US, Canada, Mexico and Japan,...
01 May 2014
Swine Fever Scare Closes Danish Crown Plant
DENMARK - The Danish Crown slaughterhouse in Herning was closed down on Wednesday because of suspected swine fever in a pig....
Pork Producers Call for Help to Expand Truck Washing
CANADA - Manitoba's pork producers are hoping for federal and provincial government help to expand the province's truck washing...
30 April 2014
First Whelk Fishery Enters MSC Sustainable Assessment
FRANCE - The Comité Régional des Pêches Maritimes de Basse Normandie (CRPM-BN), the Normandie Fraîcheur Mer association...
25 April 2014
Brazil Investigates Atypical Case of BSE
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has launched an investiogation into a possible...
Korean Inspectors Visit French Meat and Dairy Plants
FRANCE - A delegation of Korean meat and food inspectors toured plants in France earlier this month as part of a tour of...
24 April 2014
How are EU Markets Reacting to Russian Ban on European Pig Meat?
ANALYSIS - Russia’s ban on pig meat products from the European Union because of the discovery of African swine fever in...
Grant to Manitoba Beef Producers to Monitor Bovine TB
CANADA - The Canadian Government is to give a grant of C$297,000 to the Manitoba Beef Producers to improve the tools available...
Russia Blocks More Polish Milk as Safety Row Continues
RUSSIA – Products from Polish milk processing union Mlekovita have been blocked by Russian authorities due to a discovery...
23 April 2014
US Farmers Call to Keep Ban on Brazilian Beef
US - US farmers have hit out at the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)...
Belpork Registers Antibiotic Use For Pig Producing Companies
BELGIUM - The Belgian pig association Belpork NPI has launched a monitoring programme to ensure the ethical use of antibiotics...
Swine Traceability Expected to Provide Various Advantages
CANADA - The introduction of Swine Traceability is expected to give Canada's pork industry an advantage in terms of animal...
22 April 2014
Additional Actions to Combat Spread of Diseases Among US Pork Producers
US - Last week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that in an effort to further enhance the biosecurity and health...
21 April 2014
New Zealand to Establish Food Safety Science Research Centre
NEW ZEALAND – Expressions of interest have been released for a Food Safety Science and Research Centre in New Zealand....
17 April 2014
PED Blamed for Rising Pork Prices in Mexico
MEXICO - Outbreaks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) are reported to be widespread across Mexico and are being blamed for...
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