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19 September 2017
Donetsk Republic Bans Iconic Ukrainian Pork Delicacy
UKRAINE - The Ministry of Agro-Industrial Policy and Food of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has banned the import of all pork products made in Ukraine, including salo, the iconic meat product...
18 September 2017
Study Finds Health Risks of Natural Origin Frequently Underestimated
GERMANY - The following are the findings of a representative study recently conducted by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) on the risk perception of contaminants in food....
15 September 2017
FAO Praises High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products
BELARUS - Belarusian dairy and meat products are of high quality, Raimund Jehle, FAO Regional Strategic Programmes Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia, told the media on 14 September....
08 September 2017
Study Reveals Whole Grains Decrease Colorectal Cancer Risk; Processed Meats Increase Risk
GLOBAL - Eating whole grains daily, such as brown rice or whole-wheat bread, reduces colorectal cancer risk, with the more you eat the lower the risk, finds a new report by the American Institute for Cancer...
30 August 2017
World Pork Expo: Consumer Perceptions About Food, Food Safety
ANALYSIS - How do consumers really feel about their food and beverage choices in the supermarket and restaurants?...
29 August 2017
SIAVS: Brazilian officials downplay Weak Flesh, welcome new trade opportunities
Ahead of the official opening of SIAVS International Pork and Poultry Show in São Paulo, a press conference was held and attended by journalists from over 40 countries around the world. Ellen Hardy reports....
28 August 2017
Pork Likely to be Linked to Hepatitis E in UK
UK - Pork products sold in a leading supermarket may have infected people in the United Kingdom with a form of hepatitis, according to a study by Public Health England....
24 August 2017
New Comprehensive Approach Aims to Modernize 100-Year-Old Meat Inspection Process
GLOBAL - In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers...
22 August 2017
White House Announces Argentina to Open to US Pork; More Details to Follow
US - Last week, the White House announced in a news release that the US and Argentina have reached an agreement that will allow US pork to be exported to Argentina for the first time since 1992....
21 August 2017
Imported Pork from Leading Supermarkets May Cause Hepatitis
UK - Pork products sold at a leading supermarket may have infected British shoppers with a virus that can cause liver failure and death, it has emerged....
18 August 2017
QMS Highlights Health Benefits of Red Meat Through Video
UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has this week launched a new video highlighting the important role of beef, lamb and pork in a healthy diet....
16 August 2017
Doctors Downplay Health Risks from Braised Pork Broth
TAIWAN - There is no evidence that small amounts of aged soy-stewed pork broth increase the risk of cancer, two toxicologists said after a Chinese-language newspaper reported that reheating braised pork...
14 August 2017
Passport Food Safety Solutions Partners with Predictive Analytics Innovation Leader PurePredictive
GLOBAL - PassTrac Analytics, a division of Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc., announces its exclusive industry partnership with PurePredictive, an innovative company that uses a powerful predictive...
09 August 2017
Direct Interaction with Consumers Key to Dispelling Agricultural Myths
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says, by interacting directly with consumers, those involved in agriculture have an opportunity set the record...
07 August 2017
CETA Expected to Ultimately be Worth Up to $1.5b to Canadian Ag-Food Exporters
CANADA - The President of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance is confident, once fully implemented, the trade agreement involving Canada and the European Union will be worth as much as one and a half...
04 August 2017
Russia Limits Live Pigs, Pork Imports from Romania
RUSSIA - The Sanitary-Veterinary Authority from Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) announced this Wednesday that starting 2 August, it introduced temporary restrictions regarding live pigs and pork imports from...
28 July 2017
EU Report: More Evidence on Link Between Antibiotic Use, Antibiotic Resistance
EU - The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in...
NPPC Supports Legislation to Stop States from Dictating Production in Other States
US - Stating that "pork producers, not animal-right activists, lawmakers or regulators, should make the decisions about what production practices are best for their animals and for producing safe food,"...
21 July 2017
Uzbekistan Reopens to US Pork
UZBEKISTAN - Fresh/frozen US pork has been added to the eligible products list for Uzbekistan, with an effective date of 1 January 2017....
17 July 2017
UK Not Ready for Brexit's Impact on Food, Report Warns
UK - The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit...
Raw Pork Main Cause of Hepatitis E Infection in EU, EFSA Reports
EU - Last week, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said that consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat and liver is the most common cause of hepatitis E infection in the European Union (EU)....
12 July 2017
Identifying, Assessing Risks of Food Contaminants as Early as Possible
GERMANY - Dioxins, mineral oils, perfluorinated substances - not only do people not obtain important nutrients with their food, they also ingest undesirable substances which can affect health when taken...
11 July 2017
Dutch Consumers Increasingly Interested in Chain Transparency
NETHERLANDS - The sixth edition of the "Vion Consumer Monitor" shows that consumers are very positive about the quality of Dutch meat: over 65 per cent judges this to be 'excellent'. ...
10 July 2017
US, Canada Vie to Satisfy China's Appetite for Pork
US, CANADA & CHINA - Canada has overtaken the United States as the top North American supplier of pork to China as farmers and meat packers in both nations battle for lucrative shares of the biggest global...
03 July 2017
HCM City Tracing Pig, Poultry Origins
VIET NAM - After gaining encouraging results from a pilot programme that allows consumers to check the origin of pork, the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade last weekend announced a new plan to...
Chinese Mainland Pivotal in Hong Kong's Food Quality, Safety
HONG KONG - Food supplied by the Chinese mainland has played a crucial role in improving the livelihoods of residents in Hong Kong since its return to the nation 20 years ago, and the special administrative...
30 June 2017
Are People 'Rolling the Dice' When it Comes to Food Safety?
UK - A new study, conducted by a team of UK-based researchers led by the University of Liverpool known as the ENIGMA Project, has revealed the levels of bad behaviours in UK kitchens which increase the...
28 June 2017
Pork Industry Delegation Receives Encouraging Response
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the General Manager of Manitoba Pork says members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food appear supportive of industry efforts to...
26 June 2017
Chinese Authorities Push for Reduction in Use of Antibiotics in Poultry, Livestock
CHINA - Irregularities in the use of antibiotics in poultry and livestock in China will be strictly monitored to reduce drug resistance, according to a national plan released by the Ministry of Agriculture...
22 June 2017
US Pork Industry Plan to Allow Continued Production in Presence of Disease
US - Iowa's Agriculture Secretary says a plan being developed by the US pork industry will enable state animal health officials to allow pork production to continue in the presence of a foreign animal...
 
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