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10 February 2015
Farmers Union Welcomes COOL Lawsuit Dismissal
US - A US District Court has dismissed a lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL), filed by the multinational meatpacking...
Ten Years of Online Traceability for Safer Food in Europe
EU - TRACES – the European Commission’s free online system that enhances the safety of the food chain and facilitates...
Wholesale Meat Specifications Document Published
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published the Wholesale Meat Specifications Document (WMSD) for fresh...
09 February 2015
Call for Legislative Fix to Country of Origin Labelling
CANADA - Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz called for a legislative fix to the argument over Country of Origin Labelling...
22 January 2015
Processed Meats Require COOL, say Food Safety MEP's
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is already...
Korean Pork Chain Fully Traceable
SOUTH KOREA - Pork in South Korea has received the seal of full traceability from breeding to butchering from the start of...
19 January 2015
Pork Council Hopes for Resolution of M-COOL Before Retaliatory Tariffs
CANADA - The president of the National Pork Producers Council remains hopeful the US Congress will take action to resolve...
16 January 2015
Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainable Beef?
ANALYSIS - Buying verified sustainable beef by 2016 is one of McDonald's key commitments, said Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic...
Pork Council Continues Efforts to Solve COOL Dispute
CANADA - The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) has joined forces with the Canadian government and livestock industry partners to...
14 January 2015
M-COOL Uto be Discussed at Trade Advocacy Mission
CANADA - Pork producers on both sides of the Canada US border will be hurt if Canada is forced to proceed with retaliatory...
13 January 2015
Poultry Veal Product Given PGI Status
BELGIUM - The European Commission has approved a new Belgian product to be added to the register of Protected Geographical...
12 January 2015
Russia Blocks Poultry Shipments from Belarus
RUSSIA - Russian veterinary authorities have blocked the import of a shipment of 17 tonnes of poultry meat from Belarus....
New Stamp of Approval for Pasture Meat
UK - A new certification mark for meat that comes from animals that only eat pasture and never any cereal feeds, was launched...
07 January 2015
Call for Country of Origin Labelling on UK Dairy Products
UK - The British government is calling on the European Commission to introduce country of origin labelling on milk and dairy...
06 January 2015
EU Expects US Beef Sheep Goat Ban to be Lifted
EU - The US market is expected to shortly be reopened for imports of EU beef after 17 years, following the announcement that...
02 January 2015
Scottish Salmon Bids for Protected Status after Record Sales
UK - A new bid has been launched to protect the name of 'London Cure Smoked Scottish Salmon' as worldwide sales of Scottish...
31 December 2014
Farmers Call for Support for French Pork Production
FRANCE - Pressure from northern pig producing countries in Europe – in particular Germany and the Netherlands – have...
Call for COOL on Cooked Australian Seafood
AUSTRALIA - An Australian Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee has called for all cooked...
22 December 2014
US Urged to Heed Retaliation Warnings over M-COOL
CANADA - The general manager of Manitoba Pork is warning the US to be prepared for retaliation if reforms are not made to...
19 December 2014
MSC Label for Iglo Group in Europe
EUROPE -Iglo Group, Europe’s largest frozen foods business, will display the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) blue...
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