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20 September 2017
IFA Meets EU Officials to Strongly Object to Mercosur Trade Deal
EU - IFA President Joe Healy and National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods met with the EU Chief negotiator for Mercosur and senior officials in Commissioner Malmstrom’s Cabinet in Brussels last week to outline Ireland’s strong opposition to any offer...
19 September 2017
Taiwan to Lift 14-Year Beef Import Ban
TAIWAN - Taiwan is to lift a 14-year ban on beef imports from Japan, Sweden and the Netherlands, Ministry of Health and Welfare officials said on Friday....
18 September 2017
Contaminants in Food: 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 Commends 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....
13 September 2017
Belarus Starts Exporting Beef to China
BELARUS - The first Belarusian companies have started exporting frozen beef to China, the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry said on Tuesday....
12 September 2017
Biosensor Detects Adulteration of Horse in Beef Meat Within an Hour
SPAIN - The identification of horse meat adulterating others as beef meat is possible thanks to an electrochemical biosensor developed by the Complutense University of Madrid which is able to recognise a DNA fragment virtually unchanged in the more than...
08 September 2017
Report: 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 Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research...
07 September 2017
Pakistan Exploring Markets for Export of Meat, Dairy Products
PAKISTAN - The government is exploring new markets for export of meat and dairy products with a focus on Global Halal Food Trade....
HSUS Seeks Cage-Free Status for Pork, Veal & Eggs in California
US - Last November Massachusetts voters approved – by a 3 to 1 margin – a groundbreaking ballot question that will mandate all pork, veal and eggs sold in the Bay State come from pigs, calves and laying hens not confined to ultra-tight quarters. ...
06 September 2017
First Seaborne Shipment of US Beef Arrives in Shanghai After 14-year Absence
CHINA - Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau said Tuesday the first shipment of US beef by sea entered China on 1 September, signifying the normalisation of the large-scale import of the product....
01 September 2017
Premium Offer for Major Hong Kong Exhibition
HONG KONG - Premium beef, lamb, pork, sausages, ham and bacon from Britain will be heading to Hong Kong next week for one of the leading fine dining exhibitions in Asia....
25 August 2017
No BSE-infected Beef Imported from Alabama, Taiwan FDA Reports
TAIWAN - An inspection in July of five beef exporters in the United States determined that they did not procure beef from Alabama or slaughter any animals infected with mad cow disease, an official of Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday....
China Not on First List of McDonald's Antibiotics Cut
CHINA - Chinese diners may have to wait until 2027 to enjoy nuggets free of a certain antibiotics at McDonald's as the country is not among the markets where the chemical will be banned before that....
18 August 2017
New QMS Video Highlights Health Benefits of Red Meat
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....
Danish Crown, Tulip to Move Under One Roof
DENMARK - Since its founding in 1990, Danish Crown has become one of Denmark's largest companies....
16 August 2017
Tyson Foods Streamlines Organisation to Maximise Growth
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has streamlined its organisation in support of a growth strategy announced earlier this year, the company reported earlier this month. The new structure is designed around the company’s segments of Beef, Pork, Chicken and Prepared...
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 straight on what they do and why they do it....
08 August 2017
Workshop Aims to Make Impact
UK - Making an impact on beef and sheep farms is the theme of an AHDB Beef & Lamb event for industry advisers taking place next month....
07 August 2017
CETA Could Ultimately be Worth Up to $1.5b to Canadian Agri-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 billion dollars annually, Bruce Cochrane reports....
04 August 2017
Cargill Named Exclusive Producer of Simply Essentials Black Angus beef
US - Cargill is now the exclusive producer of the Simply Essentials™ brand of premium Black Angus beef products. Cattle dedicated to the Simply Essentials™ brand are fed a proprietary, flaxseed-based diet prior to harvest....
31 July 2017
US Beef, Pork Popular Attractions at Food and Hotel Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Continuing its work to distinguish US red meat from competitors’ products in the ASEAN region, USMEF handed out samples of US beef and pork at Food and Hotel Viet Nam, one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive hospitality industry...
28 July 2017
Report Reveals 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 antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...
Frozen Beef Tariff Plan Sends Chill Down Retailers' Spines
JAPAN - Domestic retailers are concerned over the government’s planned safeguard measure for frozen beef, as it will likely hit the nation’s restaurants and supermarkets hard....
27 July 2017
Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
24 July 2017
Taiwan Decides to Maintain Policy on US Beef Imports
TAIWAN - Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said on Friday that the current policy on beef imports from the United States will remain in place, despite confirmation of a fifth case of mad cow disease earlier last week....
21 July 2017
Advantages of US Beef Shared at Taste Ambassadors Event in Romania
ROMANIA - Introducing US beef in a country where it is not well-known, USMEF partnered with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) at the Taste Ambassadors exhibition, an event for HRI professionals in Bucharest, Romania. ...
18 July 2017
Cattle Industry Leaders Establish Direction for Policy, Checkoff Programmes
US - More than 700 cattle industry leaders gathered at the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting in Denver last week to help create direction for industry programmes. The meeting ran from 13-15 July. ...
Taiwan to Conditionally Lift 16-year-old Import Ban on Japanese Beef
JAPAN - Taiwan has decided in principle to lift a ban since 2001 on beef imported from Japan, action taken following the discovery there of cattle with mad cow disease, the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement posted Monday on its website....
 
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