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04 June 2014
US M-COOL to be Discussed During World Pork Expo
US and CANADA - US Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling is expected to be among the key issues discussed next week when...
03 June 2014
Icelandic Herring Trawl and Seine Fishery Awarded Sustainable Certification
Icelandic companies, Samherji hf and Síldarvinnslan hf (part owned Samherji hf) have been awarded Marine Stewardship Council...
27 May 2014
Debate on GMO Stirs Strong Feelings in NYC
ANALYSIS - A panel of experts on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gathered April 27 at the Food Book Fair in Williamsburg...
23 May 2014
Canadian Minister Repeats Call for End of Country of Origin Discrimination
MEXICO - Canada has renewed its call to the US to end the discrimination against Canadian cattle and pigs under the mandatory...
21 May 2014
NFU Continues Legal Defense of COOL
US - The full US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has heard one outstanding issue in the battle over...
19 May 2014
Tip Off to FSIS Sparks Pork and Poultry Product Recall
US - A tip off to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has led to a New York company recalling...
15 May 2014
Manno's Brothers Deep-water Rose Shrimps Sustainably Certified
ITALY - Manno's Brothers (Fratelli Manno), fishing in the Tyrrhenian Sea (GSA 9), is the first Italian company that positively...
14 May 2014
Halal Labelling Will Not Help Animal Welfare
UK – Calls in the UK to label meat products with information about animal welfare at slaughter must not be hijacked by...
More ASC Certified Salmon Soon Available in the Market
BELGIUM - Lerøy Seafood Group and Bureau Veritas hosted a joint ceremony at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels last week to...
13 May 2014
US NFU Tells Livestock Committee Consumers Want Origin Labelling
US - Consumers are willing to pay more for their food if they know its origin....
09 May 2014
SEAFOOD EXPO GLOBAL – Marine Stewardship Council Rising in Strength
BELGIUM - The number of fisheries around the world that have been certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council...
08 May 2014
Australian Pork Industry Calls for Origin Labelling Reform
AUSTRALIA - The pork industry says confusing and unfair labelling laws make it impossible for consumers to choose local ham...
07 May 2014
Europe’s First Tilapia Farm Earns Sustainable BAP Certification
UK - R.H. Ward (Welton) Ltd.’s tilapia farm, The Fish Company, in the United Kingdom is Europe’s first tilapia farm to...
05 May 2014
Irish Dairy Companies Go-ahead to Export to China
IRELAND - An audit of Ireland’s dairy sector by the Chinese authorities, has shown that Irish plants have been found to...
02 May 2014
US West Coast Albacore Tuna Fisheries Merge MSC Certificates
US - American Albacore Fishing Association (AAFA) and Western Fishboat Owners Association (WFOA) have announced the merging...
01 May 2014
Most US Consumers Want COOL
US - The majority of consumers want country of origin labelling of food according to US National Farmers Union (NFU) President...
Commission to Evaluate EU Beef Labelling Rules
EU - The European Commission has launched a call for tenders for an evaluation of EU beef labelling rules....
30 April 2014
Pork Checkoff Updates Transport Quality Assurance Programme
US - The US pork industry's Transport Quality Assurance programme (TQA) has been promoting responsible practices when handling...
First Whelk Fishery Enters MSC Sustainable Assessment
FRANCE - The Comité Régional des Pêches Maritimes de Basse Normandie (CRPM-BN), the Normandie Fraîcheur Mer association...
23 April 2014
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...
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