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23 April 2014
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...
17 April 2014
How Can EU Food be Produced to Higher Welfare Standards?
ANALYSIS - A five year plan has been launched to encourage the production, sourcing and consumption of food and products...
Taiwan Toughens up Chicken Labelling Rules
TAIWAN - Since 1 March 2014, it as been compulsory for chicken meat sold in retail markets to show labels indicating if the...
15 April 2014
New Round of European Horse Meat Tests
EU - A new round of tests of beef products for horse meat contamination is to be carried out across Europe following requests...
HK Rypsiporsas Rapeseed Pork to be GMO-free
FINLAND - HK Scan’s HK Rypsiporsas rapeseed pork will be completely GMO-free from September, following long-term research...
Four in Court over Meat Traceability
UK - Four men have appeared in court in the UK this week facing charges over the traceability of meat following last year’s...
14 April 2014
Proposed Food Labelling Law Changes Under Fire
US - US farmers have hit out at a new law that would remove the need to label foods that contain genetically modifies ingredients...
Freedom Food Launches New Online Suppliers Directory
UK - It is often easy to over-engineer the solution to a problem or a challenge, but for Freedom Food – the only UK assurance...
11 April 2014
Tasmanian Salmon Achieves Gold Standard in Sustainable Salmon
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - WWF has congratulated Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal and its staff for becoming the first Australian...
10 April 2014
Knowledge of Vulnerability in Supply Chain to Detect Food Fraud
NETHERLANDS - Food fraud has always taken place and there are incidents on a regular basis. To combat food fraud more effectively,...
Newfoundland Mussel Processing Plant Earns BAP Certification
CANADA - Green Seafoods Ltd.’s mussel processing plant in Newfoundland, Canada, has earned the Global Aquaculture Alliance...
Spanish Hake Fishery Awarded MSC Certification
SPAIN - The Grupo Regal line-caught hake (Merluccius merluccius) fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council...
09 April 2014
ASC Standard for Vietnamese Pangasius Farms in 2016
VIET NAM - A new decree will be implemented in Viet Nam in 2016 that requires all national pangasius farms and supply chain...
07 April 2014
How is Nutrition Labelling Changing?
ANALYSIS - What people eat and the nutritional value of food is being brought into sharp focus on both sides of the Atlantic....
04 April 2014
UK at Forefront of €12m EU Food Fraud Project
EU - Maintaining the integrity of European foods is vital to protect both consumers and industry and there must be consumer...
Seafood Industry Focuses on Consumer Labelling and Traceability Regulations
UK - Seafood processing businesses are being invited to attend a seminar on consumer labelling and traceability regulations...
03 April 2014
Call for Fairer Producer Returns to Test New Irish Retailer Regulations
IRELAND - The real test of new legislation designed to ensure fairness in the food chain would be a fairer return to producers,...
01 April 2014
Dutch Safety Board Calls for Tighter Food Safety Standards
NETHERLANDS - A call has been sent out to the Dutch government to get binding agreements with the Dutch meat processing sector...
31 March 2014
Industry Groups Lose Latest Appeal over COOL
NORTH AMERICA - The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has turned down an appeal that would have placed...
27 March 2014
New Plans for European Organic Farming
EU - Maintaining consumer confidence, maintaining producer confidence and making it easier for farmers to switch to organics...
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