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26 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Rise in March
EU - Pork exports from the EU during March were up 19 per cent on a year earlier, at 139,000 tonnes....
22 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Commission Reports Knock Back Country of Origin Labelling Plans
EU - Two reports from the European Commission conclude that the benefits from new mandatory country of origin labelling requirements on food do not clearly outweigh the costs....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Disappointment at Slow Price Increase - Positive Signs
EU - At last, the atmosphere appears to be optimistic again on the European pig slaughter market....
21 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Commission to Conduct Survey on Animal Welfare
EU - The European Commission is to launch a Eurobarometer survey into animal welfare this year....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Soy Consumption Hidden in Animal Products
BELGIUM - A research report by WWF concluded that the average EU citizen consumes 61 kg of soy yearly, most of which is embedded as animal feed in animal products including pork....
20 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Announces New Scientific Advice Body
EU - The European Commission (EC) has announced that a new scientific advice body will be set up, so that Europe has timely access to high-quality, independent scientific expertise....
15 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union First Steps in CAP Simplification Announced
EU - A first set of concrete actions towards CAP simplification have been announced by EU Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan, on issues related to the guidelines for Direct Payments...
14 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union MSD Animal Health Announces Expanded ZUPREVO® Label to Include Metaphylactic Use in Swine
EU - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has announced the expansion of the ZUPREVO® (tildipirosin) label following approval from the Committee for Medicinal...
13 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: End of Fall in Prices – Markets Balanced
EU - The fall in prices on the European pig slaughter market stopped this week. The market now appears in a steady way....
12 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union New CEO for Findus Group Southern Europe
EUROPE - Findus Group has announced the appointment of Steven Libermann as CEO of Findus Southern Europe....
08 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Stabilising After Falls
EU - This week, the European pig slaughter market has been ambivalent....
06 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Must Foster Global Food Security, Say MEPs
EU - The EU should use the Milan Expo 2015 to encourage sustainable agronomic practices, promote fairness in the supply chain, and fight food waste and malnutrition, says a resolution voted by Parliament....
05 May 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Ministers Call for Pig Welfare Revision
EU - Ministers from Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden have signed a request for a review of the EU Pig Directive, with an aim to improve pig welfare....
30 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union European Commission Closes Pigmeat Private Storage Aid
EU - EU Member States have backed a Commission move to close Private Storage Aid for pigmeat....
29 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Red Tape Removal Needed for Trade Talks Success
EU - During the ninth round of negotiations between the US and EU on a potential free trade agreement, european agricultural organisation Copa-Cogeca has said that red tape and technical barriers must...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Unsettled After Unexpected Price Fall in Germany
EU - At present, the European pig slaughter market appears in a strongly unsettled way....
24 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union European Court Rules Laws on Animal Welfare in Transport Apply Beyond EU Borders
EU - The EU's laws of the welfare of pigs, cattle, sheep, goats and horses during transportation should also apply when they are exported to third-countries, the European Court of Justice ruled on 23 April....
23 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Upward Trend Continues
EU - Over the current week of slaughter the European pig slaughter market shows a friendly mood....
Pig Industry News from European Union More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food and feed. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Pork Private Storage Runs Out of Steam
EU - By the first week of April, applications for private storage aid for pig meat in the European Union, which was launched on 9 March, had reached 47,368 tonnes....
Pig Industry News from European Union BRF Agrees Joint Venture to Access UK Foodservice Sector
EU - Brazil-based meat processor, BRF, has entered into a joint venture with Invicta Food Group in the UK in order to strengthen its service offering and presence in the crucial UK market as well as Ireland...
20 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spanish Hog Markets
EU and SPAIN - From 17 to 21 March, Genesus attended the 12th FIGAN 2015 (International Trade Fair), held at the Zaragoza Fairgrounds. The show was very well attended by people from the industry and this...
17 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Residue Levels in Food Falling Across EU
EU - The amount pesticides or veterinary drug residues found in meat and food products across Europe is falling and the majority of products pose no risk to public health....
Pig Industry News from European Union Copa-Cogeca Sets out Priorities to Improve EU Pig Meat Market
EU - The European farming and livestock organisation Copa Cogeca is to step up its campaign to turn around the difficulties faced by the pig meat sector caused by the ban on Russian imports....
16 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations are Going Up – Positive Outlook
EU - The price barometer is now going up on the European pig slaughter market....
15 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Share of Philippines Pork Market Increases
EUROPE - The Philippines has emerged as an increasingly important export market for pork and pig offal in recent years, with volumes more than doubling since 2009....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Should Allow Insects as Sustainable Animal Feed Source
EU - European legislation should be adapted to allow insect products as a sustainable and innovative source of animal proteins for food consumption and animal feed, said insect producers at a meeting in...
14 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Price: EU Pig Markets Stable
EU - There still is little movement on the European pig markets this week....
09 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Nutriad Continues Sales Team Expansion in Europe
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - Nutriad has appointed Antonio Vila as Key Account Manager for Western Spain and Portugal. ...
07 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Prices to Remain Subdued in 2015
EU - Increased pork production and the continuing impact of the Russian import ban are likely to lead to pig prices remaining relatively low over 2015, analysts at BPEX say....
 
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