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19 July 2011
Freight Partnership to Drive Competitiveness
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand dairy company Fonterra and meat processor Silver Fern Farms have launched a partnership that aims...
08 July 2011
AFB Comment on Memorandum on Mexican Trucks
US - The American Farm Bureau has welcomed the agreement between Mexico and the United States bringing an end to the long-running...
26 May 2011
Industry Says On-Board Recorders Unnecessary
US - The poultry industry has commented on a proposed rule mandating the use of electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs)....
27 April 2011
Call for More Competitive Rail Environment
US - The poultry industry, among others, is calling for a more competitive rail environment....
15 March 2011
New Programme Will Help Poultry Industry, Says PSA
US - A new poultry handling and transportation programme will play an important role for the industry, according to the Poultry...
04 March 2011
Habits of Long Distance Pig Travellers Revealed
DENMARK - Is it best for a pig to be unloaded from the transport vehicle for a break in its long distance journey or should...
24 December 2010
Toll Acquires Poultry Transport Business
AUSTRALIA - Toll Group has acquired McLaughlin Freightlines (MFL), a specialist poultry transport business. ...
28 October 2010
Govt Cracks Down on Livestock Transport Violators
CANADA - The Government of Canada is to crack down on livestock transport violators, with new regulations that include...
22 October 2010
EU Body Calls on Bulgaria to Improve Welfare
BULGARIA - The EU's Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) has raised concerns over layer and pig welfare as well as controls on...
Italy's Improved Transport Controls Recognised
ITALY - Following a recent inspection, the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) has reported improvements in slaughterhouse controls....
17 September 2010
RSPCA To Hold Meeting On Welfare During Transport
QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA - The red meat industry will actively engage in a farm animal handling and transport symposium being...
24 June 2010
China an Intriguing Market for US Pork
US - US pork shipments recently resumed to China, after about a one-year absence due to lingering restrictions related to...
23 June 2010
Sustainable Refrigeration Technology
US - A dairy delivery vehicle which is cost-efficient and has a environmentally-sustainable truck refrigeration system significantly...
02 March 2010
Hauliers in Support of Danish Crown’s Future
DENMARK - All the hauliers transporting pigs for Danish Crown have decided to support the company in its endeavours to improve...
26 February 2010
Hauliers in Support of Danish Crown’s Future
DENMARK - All the hauliers transporting pigs for Danish Crown have decided to support the company in its endeavours to improve...
23 February 2010
Saskatchewan's Heated Truck Cuts Chicken Losses
CANADA - Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have developed a way to reduce mortalities from cold in chickens during...
02 November 2009
Transport to Slaughterhouse on Welfare Agenda
CANADA - A Liberal MP is seeks to cut lengthy transport times for livestock on way to the slaughterhouse....
23 September 2009
Marfrig in Major Expansion Deals
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processor Marfrig has acquired the leather tanning and processing company Zenda and has entered into...
08 September 2009
First Humane Livestock Transportation Council Meeting
US - American Humane Certified has convened the first meeting of Humane Livestock Transportation Council....
13 August 2009
Brazilian Embassy Defends Beef Over Deforestation
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Embassy has denied claims that eating Brazilian meat will fuel the destruction of the Amazon rainforest....
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