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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....
02 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union MSD Animal Health Launches Vaccine in Europe to Protect Piglets from Two Prevalent Respiratory Infections
EUROPE - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has introduced PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo, the first ready-to-use single-injection combination vaccine in Europe that...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets in Balance – Steady Prices Anticipated
EU - Just before Easter, the European pigs slaughter market appears in an overall steady way with quotations moving sideward. Despite the friendly mood observed on the market, no price increase could be...
01 April 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union New EU Meat Labelling Rules in Force from 1 April 2015
EU - New rules on the labelling of fresh, chilled and frozen meat (from sheep, goats, pigs and poultry) will apply from 1 April 2015....
26 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Down in January
EU - The 28 countries of the EU exported less pork in January 2015 compared to the previous year, according to data from Eurostat....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Prices Stable - Friendly Outlook
EU - The European pig slaughter market is reflected in the ongoing battle of its relaxed, stable side and the prices moving sideways....
Pig Industry News from European Union New European Joint Venture for Sow Meat Deboning, Sales
EU - Danish Crown and Westfleisch have decided to join forces regarding deboning and sales of sow meat as they propose to found a 50:50 joint venture called Westcrown....
25 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Should We Allow EU Animals to be Fed Insects?
EU - European consumers are being asked to give their opinion on whether we should allow insect protein to be introduced in Europe as an additional source of protein in animal feed....
23 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Scientists Promote Climate-Smart Agriculture to Tackle Climate Change
FRANCE - Scientists and farmers must liaise, so that the necessary agricultural transitions can be implemented to face the challenges of climate change in in the coming years....
20 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Increased EU Pig Production and Drop in Prices Forecast
EU - In 2014, EU pig meat production started recovering from the low 2013 level supported by lower feed costs and increased productivity, according to the latest European Commission 'Short Term Outlook...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Agriculture Council Discuss Harmonisation of Organic Farming
EU - The Agriculture and Fisheries Council recently held a public debate on a proposal for organic farming....
19 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Calls for a Sustainable Food System in Europe
EU - The WWF is calling on the European Commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans to develop a clear plan for a healthy and climate friendly European food system by 2030, in collaboration with...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Are Balanced Again
EU - The European pig slaughter market appears in an unsettled way again this week....
16 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Call on European Commission to Fully Enforce Slaughter Regulations
EU – The European Commission has been called on to phase out killing methods, which cause intense suffering to animals, such as slaughter without stunning, the use of CO2 stunning for pigs and the use...
11 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets are Unsettled – Critical Glance at Germany
EU - This week, the European pig slaughter market appears in an unsettled way....
09 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Officially Opens Private Storage Aid for Pigmeat
EU - The European Commission has formally adopted measures providing Aid for Private Storage measures for the EU pigmeat sector. ...
02 March 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Significant Price Increases in Europe
EU - The European pig slaughter market is still friendly and almost all prices have increased considerably....
 
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