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02 April 2015
Sheep Industry Queries Beef-Only Assurance Consultation
ANALYSIS – Questions are being asked over why life assurance should be reviewed for UK beef cattle and not for sheep....
New EU Meat Labelling Rules in Force
EU - New rules on the labelling of fresh, chilled and frozen meat from sheep, goats, pigs and poultry came into force from...
01 April 2015
Country of Origin Meat Labelling for Ireland
IRELAND - New rules to provide for country of origin labelling on packaged meat products have come into law in Ireland....
25 March 2015
First Prosecution over Horse Meat Scandal
UK - The first person has been fined in the UK over his part in the horse meat scandal that rocked Europe more than two years...
24 March 2015
Provenance Trend Will Benefit Local Butchers
UK - Food trends are seeing greater importance placed on provenance and sourcing, putting independent butchers in the driving...
23 March 2015
French Fisheries Eco Label Approved
FRANCE - The French fishing industry, through France Agrimer, have launched a public Eco label standard following a period...
13 March 2015
Consumer Resource Guide on Meat and Poultry Updated
US - The North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF) has released an updated version of its popular Yellow Pages, a...
12 March 2015
Call for Simplified Colour Coded Nutrition Labelling in France
FRANCE - A new public health act in France is to establish a simplified form of nutrition labelling on foods....
11 March 2015
US Government Urged to Stand Strong on COOL
US – Organisations of family farmers and ranchers and consumer and trade groups have called on the US government to stand...
06 March 2015
New Zealand to Introduce New Dairy Traceability Measures
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand government is set to introduce a series of new food safety and traceability measures into the...
04 March 2015
EBLEX Assurance Scheme Celebrated by Michelin-starred Chef
UK - Michelin-starred chef Nigel Haworth has highlighted the importance of the Quality Standard Mark (QSM) assurance scheme...
03 March 2015
Canadian Pork Producers Support Retaliatory Tariffs on US Imports Over M-COOL
CANADA - The chair of the Canadian Pork Council remains hopeful the US will address concerns over Mandatory Country of Origin...
27 February 2015
Canadian Pork Producers Support Retaliatory Tariffs on US Imports Over M-COOL
CANADA - The chair of the Canadian Pork Council remains hopeful the US will address concerns over Mandatory Country of Origin...
26 February 2015
Wesjohann Poultry Firm Achieves Sustainability Certification
GERMANY - Donautal Geflügelspezialitäten, part of the PHW Group, has achieved certification to ZNU standard. ...
25 February 2015
Politicians Need to Ensure Food Chain Works
UK - Politicians need to ensure that the food chain works and the farming sector is given unhindered access to futures markets....
20 February 2015
Grassroots People Want to Avoid COOL Retaliation
CANADA - The chair of the Canadian Pork Council says the grassroots people of America don't want retaliation in response...
18 February 2015
Concerns Raised over origins of Pork in Ireland
IRELAND - DNA test results have shown that nearly one-third of samples tested in butcher shops around Ireland were not Irish...
17 February 2015
Failure to Address M-COOL Could Cost US Economy $2 Billion Per Year
CANADA and US - The president of the National Pork Producers Council warns in the event Canada and Mexico impose retaliatory...
13 February 2015
Key to Success in Developing Markets
ANALYSIS - Asia with a rapidly evolving grocery market and a growing middle class is becoming a major target for meat and...
MEPs Call for Meat COOL in Processed Foods
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is already...
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