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03 January 2018
UK pig stud secures biggest ever export order to China
The UK has received its largest ever export order from China for frozen boar semen, in a deal which also involves training Chinese staff in artificial insemination (AI) and semen handling. Deerpark Pedigree...
20 December 2017
The best of The Pig Site 2017: Vietnam’s swine farming
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
19 December 2017
Red Tractor fresh produce standards to be recognised by Tesco and GLOBAL GAP
Fresh produce grown on Red Tractor assured farms is to be recognised as equivalent to two major food assurance schemes. ...
15 December 2017
Rural pig farmer calls out misleading supermarket branding
Richard Baugh of Woodside Farm, Nottinghamshire, takes on Tesco in battle over misleading product branding. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Baugh explains the controversy....
11 December 2017
Best of The Pig Site 2017: CO2 stunning
Continuing The Pig Site's selection of the best articles from 2017- next up......
08 December 2017
Norwegian legislative debate opens doors for gene editing in the pork industry
In a move that could have huge implications for global pork production, a new way to classify and regulate GMOs has been proposed by the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board this week....
Genesus global technical report: whole carcass pork quality
As most industry participants know, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking comment on the proposed changes to the standards of pork carcass grades....
07 December 2017
2017's best articles: inside a thriving Jamaican pork farm
Today in The Pig Site's selection of the best articles from 2017......
04 December 2017
Canada can recommence exports to Argentina
Canadian Minister of Agriculture, Lawrence MacAulay, and Argentine Minister of International Trade, François-Philippe Champagne, announced last week that market access for Canadian pork exports to Argentina...
29 November 2017
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Genetics - pork quality
We understand there is some push back from some Swine Genetic Companies regarding the new proposed grade system. They are saying, that to produce Prime or Choice Pork will increase cost of swine production....
27 November 2017
Russia set to freeze pork and beef imports from Brazil
Russia will temporarily freeze pork and beef imports from Brazil due to detection of banned substances, says a report by The Moscow Times....
24 November 2017
Omega-3 enriched meat fit for market
According to a recent report from Kansas State University, scientists from the university have successfully developed an Omega-3 enriched diet for pigs that allows subsequent meat products to maintain...
20 November 2017
Animal Welfare: bringing consumer attitudes to the supply chain
Last week, the Winterbotham Darby Animal Welfare Media Round Table took place in London’s Covent Garden – a bustling agricultural trade centre in its past. The event brought together a number of industry...
13 November 2017
AusScan on the move
AusScan is gaining momentum globally, with scan numbers increasing from 2200 in the 2015 launch year to 11,882 in 2016 and on target to eclipse 22,000 scans in 2017, indicating the high value it is providing...
08 November 2017
Agromed appoints Japan Nutrition as distributor for OptiCell®
Agromed Austria, a leading provider of premium natural feed additives, has signed a distribution agreement with Japan Nutrition (JNC), under which they will actively market OptiCell® to the livestock...
07 November 2017
Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition introduces CERTILLUS
Pronounced “sir-till-us,” this exciting portfolio of products presents specific solutions to the challenges producers face related to pathogenic threats on their specific operation....
03 November 2017
Welfare in mind: new device for measuring performance of stunning tools
Accles & Shelvoke Ltd have introduced a new device for measuring the stunning performance of their CASH® stunning tools....
26 October 2017
IFA Says Multi-faceted Fact-based Approach Needed to Address AMR
IRELAND - Commenting at the launch of Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance yesterday, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said antimicrobial resistance will only be addressed...
25 October 2017
Cargill, Diamond V to Join Forces to Create Leading Natural Animal Health, Nutrition Business
US - Responding to growing consumer preferences for natural and wholesome food production, Cargill this week announced it has signed a binding agreement to acquire Diamond V, a leading global provider...
NFU responds to EU Council conclusions on Brexit negotiations
NFU President, Meurig Raymond, said: “With less than a year and a half until our departure from the EU, farmers and growers are fast running out of patience with both parties over the Article 50 negotiations....
23 October 2017
'Meat Day' Promotions Bump Sales of US Pork, Beef at Supermarkets
JAPAN - Reaching consumers interested in trying new cuts of US pork and beef at a special celebration of meat, USMEF partnered with a major supermarket chain to conduct a "Meat Day" sales promotion in...
20 October 2017
Attractive Labels Stigmatise Many Healthy Foods
US - When customers walk down aisles of grocery stores, they are inundated with labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free, just to name a few. Labels such as these may be eye-catching but are often...
Opportunities Revealed for US Beef, Pork in European Markets at Anuga
GERMANY - While the overall focus of Anuga 2017 was on new products and innovation, USMEF expanded its strategy at the five-day food show to identify opportunities for US beef and pork in Europe and surrounding...
17 October 2017
Record-breaking Anuga for AHDB Exports
GERMANY - A record number of meat exporters joined AHDB at Anuga, the world’s biggest food trade fair, in Cologne, Germany last week (7-11 October)....
Unresolved Technical Issues Under CETA Being Discussed
CANADA - Canada's Minister of Agriculture says governments and industry are working toward resolving issues that are limiting Canadian pork and beef producers' access to Europe under CETA, Bruce Cochrane...
16 October 2017
Philippine Importers, Distributors Educated on Attributes of US Pork, Beef
PHILIPPINES - Helping importers, distributors and foodservice companies in the Philippines gain a better understanding of the value and availability of US pork, beef and lamb, USMEF conducted a U.S. Meat...
Cranswick Supports Porkstock 2017
UK - Cranswick, Headline Sponsors of Porkstock 2017, challenged students from Wayland Academy in Norfolk to design their own winning sausage flavours. ...
13 October 2017
Japanese Danish Crown Customer Receives Royal Export Award
JAPAN - Every year, Danish Crown ships approx. 1,000 tonnes of processed pork from Denmark to the Matsuya Foods Co., Ltd restaurant chain in Japan....
Lidl Belgium to Sell Only Sustainable Pork
BELGIUM - Discount retailer Lidl Belgium has announced that it plans to sell only sustainable pork, bred under the 'Better Life' programme....
11 October 2017
Danish Crown Boosts Sales in Southeast Asia
DENMARK - Economic growth in South East Asia is continuing. The Danish Crown Group is therefore establishing a head office for the region in Vietnam. With support from two new sales offices in Taiwan and...
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