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21 June 2018
Impact of Carbon dioxide gas shortages on the British meat industry
Carbon dioxide gas shortages may affect the supply of meat and meat products to UK consumers as it is widely used in the meat processing industry...
12 June 2018
EU Pig prices: quotations are going up moderately – unfair trade practice observed in Germany
After last week’s slow movement, the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market shows an altogether friendly price development again. This positive mood, however, is currently deteriorating because of...
05 June 2018
Governments highlight funded activities for Manitoba agri-processors
Manitoba’s agri-processors are now able to access funding for activities under the Ag Action Manitoba program as the Canadian Agricultural Partnership continues to be implemented, Federal Agriculture...
31 May 2018
Pork Checkoff showcases US pork at launch of World Meat Congress
DALLAS – 30 May, 2018 – Leaders from around the globe are gathering in Dallas this week for the 2018 World Meat Congress (WMC) ...
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
CCTV in English abattoirs now mandatory
Official Veterinarians will have unlimited access to footage within abattoirs based in England...
04 May 2018
EU pig prices: balanced situation – steady quotations
An unchanged market situation is reported in the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market this current week of slaughter. ...
27 April 2018
Weighing up pork production priorities
Addressing pork producers in Western Australia last week at WAPPA’s annual Pig Day Out, Pork CRC CEO Roger Campbell said increasing carcass weight was perhaps the greatest opportunity for productivity...
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...
24 April 2018
What's on the label? France bans meat terminology on veggie alternatives
France has, this week (24 April), introduced a ban against using terminology relating to animal-based foods to describe their plant-based alternatives...
23 April 2018
Russia rapidly increasing meat production volume
According to the information-analytical agency EMEAT, the volume of meat production in Russia is on the rise...
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. ...
16 April 2018
Showcase of steaks and chops at Alimentaria
High quality beef, lamb and pork from Britain will take centre stage this week at a major food and drinks exhibition in Barcelona....
10 April 2018
EU Pig Prices: Markets steady and unchanged – strong prospects
ISN – Schweine.net discusses the European market price of pigs as of last week (4 April 2018)...
03 April 2018
EU pig prices: German markets showing signs of stabilising
ISN – Schweine.net discusses the European market price of pigs this week (3 March 2018)...
06 March 2018
Pork from Britain to be showcased in Japan
High quality pork from Britain will take centre stage at the largest food and drink international trade show in Japan this week (6-9 March)....
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....
16 February 2018
The latest meat processing trends uncovered at Foodex 2018
Visitors to the NEC, Birmingham in April can discover a wide range of new technological innovations to meet growing consumers demands....
14 February 2018
Strong year for UK meat exports
Exports of red meat products from the UK surpassed the £1.2 billion mark in 2017, according to the latest figures from HMRC....
12 February 2018
GEA cooling systems for pork production in Russia
End of last year the pig slaughter and processing entity Agroeco-Yug signed a contract with the technology group GEA for the supply, installation and commissioning of an extensively cooling system....
05 February 2018
The 'cultured' meat movement at IPPE 2018
The North American Meat Institute questions how the lab-grown or 'cultured' meat movement, showcased at IPPE 2018, will be regulated in the future...
23 January 2018
USDA proposes new regulations on processing line speeds
The USDA has released a proposed rule to lift the caps on line speeds in meat processing plants, allowing individual facilities the power to determine how quickly pork can be processed on site....
17 January 2018
CME: Red Meat, Poultry Export and Import Forecasts for 2018 Unchanged
US - Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2017, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
02 January 2018
Red Tractor founder awarded CBE in New Year Honours list
David Clarke, a founding member of Red Tractor Assurance, has been honoured with a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours. ...
14 December 2017
Metal shavings in pork products prompt recall
A customer complaint about metal shavings in pork salami has led to a small recall — just 143 pounds — by Santa Fe Importers Inc. of Long Beach, CA. The recall was issued on Tuesday (12 December) of...
04 December 2017
2017: a year in the global pig industry
2017 has been a challenging and exciting year for the pig industry. In case you missed anything, here on The Pig Site we’ll be looking back at some of our favourite articles from the last 12 months....
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
CME: September Inventory of Red Meat, Poultry in Cold Storage Higher Than a Year Ago
US - The combined inventory of beef, pork and poultry in cold storage at the end of September was 2.496 billion pounds, 2.2 per cent higher than the previous year and the largest amount of meat in cold...
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...
 
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