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10 February 2014
MEPs Call for Tighter Country of Origin Labelling for Pigs, Poultry
EU - A European Commission proposal that would allow pork to be labelled as 'reared' in an EU country even if the pig had...
Israel Audits Argentine Slaughterhouses
ARGENTINA - An the Israeli health service delegation recently conducted an audit of the cold stores and packing plants in...
07 February 2014
MCOOL Has Scary 'Ripple Effect'
US – The Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (MCOOL) dispute has contributed to meat plant closure and almost halved...
Call for Full Country of Origin Labelling of Meat
UK - Labour UK members of the European Parliament have demanded full information for consumers on where their meat comes...
06 February 2014
Consumer Perception: Why Be Afraid to Flaunt Straight A's?
US - Sustainability and welfare must be benchmarked in modern livestock production, industry spokesmen are telling producers...
05 February 2014
Cargill Introduces Ground Beef Information Initiatives for Consumers
US – Cargill, the world’s largest producer of ground beef, is to give consumers more information about one of America's...
03 February 2014
MEP Calls for Complete Country-of-Origin Labelling for Meat
EU - A UK Member of the European Parliament (MEP) has demanded that all meat should have full country of origin labelling,...
Burger Competition Focuses on Farm Assured Beef and Lamb
UK - Beef or lamb produced from assured farms is the key ingredient in a search for England’s best burger....
30 January 2014
Join ASC at Fish International to Celebrate ASC Certified Salmon
GERMANY - Join the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) at Fish International in Bremen to celebrate the launch of ASC certified...
28 January 2014
Packers, Processors Attempt to Hold Farm Bill Hostage
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued a statement in response to a letter from the meatpacking...
24 January 2014
NFU Reiterates Farm Bill Priorities, Urges No Changes to COOL
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has sent a letter to the members of the farm bill conference committee...
Tracing Origin of Meat Products with Tesco QR Code System
THAILAND - Tesco Lotus' QR code system allows consumers to trace back the source of meat products sold on the shelves of...
21 January 2014
Date Set for US-Canada COOL Hearing
GLOBAL - The dispute between the US and Canada over the implementation of Country of Origin Labelling is expected to be heard...
Cautious Optimism Following Omnibus Spending Bill Passage
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson expressed cautious optimism after the US Senate and House of Representatives’...
20 January 2014
Red Tractor Pork Promotion Starts on Wednesday
UK - BPEX's new TV advertising campaign for Red Tractor Pork begins this week on Wednesday 22 January. ...
17 January 2014
European Parliament Calls for Crack Down on Food Fraud
EU - European Members of Parliament have called on European countries to fix penalties for food fraud at at least twice the...
Protected Quality Status for Farm Products
EU - The European Commission has approved the addition of three new British quality farm products to the register of protected...
Consumers Demand Assurances Food Production is Safe, Humane
CANADA - The chair of the National Farm Animal Care Council's Pig Code Development Committee says consumers are becoming...
16 January 2014
Union Builds on Consumer Demand for Scottish Meat
UK - NFU Scotland is building on its successful ShelfWatch campaign to specifically look at the availability of Scottish...
14 January 2014
Labelling Arguments Heard in Court
US - In the ongoing Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) lawsuit in which NFU is an intervener, the Court of Appeals for the...
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