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24 May 2018
How new 3D biometric identification can improve biosecurity within and between swine farms
The technology will be presented at this year's World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa...
15 May 2018
Chinese scientists develop “freshness sniffer” for meat products
Chinese rocket scientists have developed mobile technology that can actively report on the freshness of a piece of meat...
14 May 2018
USDA announces elimination of hog carcass cleaning regulation
The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced a proposal to amend the federal meat inspection regulations to repeal a redundant regulatory requirement...
11 May 2018
Impurities in FDA-approved injectible iron solutions: a response to the claims
Ceva's response to Pharmacosmos study on impurities in FDA-approved injectable Iron solutions...
CCTV in English abattoirs now mandatory
Official Veterinarians will have unlimited access to footage within abattoirs based in England...
10 May 2018
Heavy metal impurities found in 94 percent of tested injectable irons for piglets
New data shows concentrations of arsenic, chromium and/or lead exceeding the permitted daily exposure limit for humans in 15 of 16 widely used injectable iron products for baby pigs...
09 May 2018
First pan-European UKAS accredited welfare standard raises the bar for pig welfare
In a first for pig welfare, UK-based continental meats supplier Winterbotham Darby gains accreditation for their Winterbotham Darby European Farm Partnership (EFP) pig module...
08 May 2018
British farmers should be the supplier of choice to the UK market, says NFU
The NFU has released its vision for a sustainable, profitable and progressive future for farm businesses in response to Defra’s consultation on a domestic agriculture policy which closes today...
03 May 2018
Crowd Cow introduces pork to craft meat selection
The small, independent farm marketplace now offers snout-to-tail cuts of pork to its nationwide customer base...
01 May 2018
Omnipork: Disrupting China’s pork industry
With promising outlooks for human health and the environment, could the new pork alternative disrupt the largest pork market on the planet?...
30 April 2018
British meat levy boards to exhibit at SIAL Canada
Red meat and dairy products from Britain will take centre stage at a major international food and drink show in Canada this week....
25 April 2018
Congress stands up to new swine slaughter rule
Concerns for the safety of processing line workers and for consumers have been raised and put to USDA officials in a letter that requests the withdrawal of the new Swine Slaughter Inspection Modernisation...
19 April 2018
No-touch meat packaging for millennials
Sainsbury's has announced that it will be introducing no-touch packaging for their chicken pieces in May 2018...
18 April 2018
Walmart, Tesco and Carrefour are set to lose customers over poor pig welfare
World Animal Protection is calling for household names such as Walmart, Tesco and Carrefour to source its pork from high-welfare farms, or to risk losing customers. ...
17 April 2018
US pigs return to Argentina
For the first time in 26 years, US pork exports will be permitted into Argentina for sale and consumption....
11 April 2018
What’s on the label? Traditionally-harvested vs lab-grown
WASHINGTON – As new, alternative “beef” products make their way onto grocery store shelves, National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraging federal officials to establish labelling requirements that...
10 April 2018
The way forward: Trust and transparency
The Chair of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute says trust and transparency are key to earning the loyalty of Canadian consumers at the retail grocery level....
30 March 2018
Red Tractor Assurance to launch TV advertising campaign
Red Tractor Assurance will have its own national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in its history....
26 March 2018
Listeriosis – the biggest outbreak in history
Ian Nkala describes how the outbreak has affected thousands of people in South Africa and Zimbabwe, and how the origins of the outbreak are emerging....
Your mycotoxin mitigation strategy
After the recent conclusion of the 10th World Mycotoxin Forum, Trouw nutrition discusses the importance of an effective mycotoxin mitigation strategy....
09 March 2018
Russia managed to strengthen its position in the pork market of Hong Kong
Despite continuing sanctions and food embargoes, Russian agricultural companies do not reduce the pork production volume, which is growing, and actively increase their exports. ...
08 March 2018
Global Food Safety Initiative reveals new benchmarking requirements
TOKYO, 6 March 2018 - The Global Food Safety Initiative announced at its annual Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, the latest initiative in GFSI’s mission to advance food safety and encourage industry...
01 March 2018
Ractopamine-free programme: new swine movement requirements
New swine movement documents mandatory part of Manitoba’s racto-free programme....
28 February 2018
Wild pig hunters warned to adopt safe practices
With deer season coming to a close, hunters look to trap and kill wild hogs, but authorities in Texas are warning people to take precautions and look for any abnormalities when assessing pig meat....
26 February 2018
Nearly one in three consumers willing to eat lab-grown meat
60 percent of vegans would be willing to try lab-grown meat, according to research commissioned by Ingredient Communications....
NFU President says now is the time to champion British food and farming
Now is the time for British food and farming to be championed by the British people according to the NFU's newly-elected President Minette Batters. ...
23 February 2018
Michael Gove announces legislation on mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses
The RSPCA responds to Gove's announcement of mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses from May 2018....
21 February 2018
Tyson Foods pork processing facility suspends operations
Operations at the processing plant have been halted due to a “production related issue” according to Tyson Foods communications....
20 February 2018
USDA seeks comments on plans to modernise swine inspection
Spokespersons for USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) made the rounds at the 2018 International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta to drum up support for proposed rules to modernize...
15 February 2018
Saker ShopRites, Inc. recalls empanadas due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen
Saker ShopRites, Inc, a Linden, NJ. establishment, is recalling approximately 19,757 pounds of pork and chicken empanadas due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the US Department of Agriculture’s...
 
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