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06 December 2017
View news from Denmark Sustainability to Elevate Danish Crown
DENMARK - Under the banner 'Feeding the World', the Danish Crown group is launching a new strategy for sustainability and corporate social responsibility to ensure sustainable food for the Earth's rapidly growing population. ...
10 October 2017
View news from Denmark Danish Crown Wins Arbitration Case
DENMARK - Danish Crown AmbA and Tican amba have today received the award in the arbitration case to decide whether Tican was entitled to compensation of DKK 20 million following the cancelled merger between Danish Crown and Tican. The arbitration tribunal...
06 October 2017
View news from Denmark Antimicrobial Use in Danish Animals Continues Downward Trend
DENMARK - The total antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease for the third consecutive year....
22 September 2017
View news from Denmark Researchers Discover New Cattle Disease, Prevent from Spreading
DENMARK - Within Danish cattle breeding the semen of one breeding bull is used to inseminate a lot of cows. Due to the many inseminations one bull can thus father thousands of calves. Therefore, it is vital to determine whether breeding bulls carry hereditary...
18 August 2017
View news from Denmark Danish Crown, Tulip to Move Under One Roof
DENMARK - Since its founding in 1990, Danish Crown has become one of Denmark's largest companies....
18 August 2016
View news from Denmark Researchers Investigate Manure Greenhouse Gas Emissions
DENMARK - It is currently not possible to quantify emissions of methane from livestock manure, which is a problem when countries are making commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture....
28 April 2016
View news from Denmark Danish Ethics Council Recommends Climate Tax on Beef
DENMARK - The Danish Council of Ethics has voted that Danes should act against climate change by implementing a tax on beef....
10 December 2015
View news from Denmark 'Last Resort' Antibiotic Resistance Also Found in Denmark
DENMARK - A resistance gene to an antibiotic used in humans as a 'last resort' when other drugs do not work, recently discovered in pigs, broiler meat and humans in China, has now also been identified in Denmark....
09 October 2015
View news from Denmark Decrease in Animal Antimicrobial Use in Denmark
DENMARK - Antimicrobial use in Danish animals decreased in 2014, due mainly to decreased consumption in the pig production....
18 September 2015
View news from Denmark Competition Authorities Clear Danish Crown Slaughterhouse Acquisition
DENMARK - The Swedish competition authorities have finally approved the acquisition by KLS Ugglarps AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Danish Crown, of a majority stake in the slaughterhouse Dalsjöfors Slakteri near Borås east of Gothenburg....
05 March 2015
View news from Denmark New Model Measures Danish Agricultural Efficiency
DENMARK - Scientists from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University have drawn up a robust model that can put actual figures on the efficiency of the country's agricultural production and use of resources. The model uses readily-accessible data....
29 December 2014
View news from Denmark Denmark Sees Trend for Organic Beef for New Year
DENMARK - Sales of high grade cuts from organic livestock have been in high demand in Denmark running up to New Year's Eve....
25 November 2014
View news from Denmark Danish Crown Rides out Market Turbulence
DENMARK - Despite market disruption caused by the political situation in Russia, Danish Crown Group says it has posted satisfactory results for the year....
13 October 2014
View news from Denmark Denmark Antimicrobial Use in Animals Continues to Increase
DENMARK - Antimicrobial usage in animals in Denmark continued to increase in 2013 – mainly due to an increased use in pigs. However, antimicrobial use in pigs is still 12 per cent lower than in 2009. In general, livestock received very little of the...
03 October 2014
View news from Denmark European Livestock Sector Collaborates on Sustainable Development
DENMARK - Research in technology and biology provides new development opportunities for European livestock farming, delegates to the recent European Association of Animal Production (EAAP) conference heard in Copenhagen....
25 August 2014
View news from Denmark HRH Prince Joachim Opens New Cattle Slaughterhouse
DENMARK - Danish Crown has celebrated the opening of the first cattle slaughterhouse in Denmark for several decades. Danish Crown in Holsted is the latest addition to the group, and even though the slaughterhouse has been up and running since spring,...
05 June 2014
View news from Denmark Further Investigation Needed on the Effect of Glyphosate on Livestock Health
DENMARK - There is a need for further investigations to clarify if glyphosate (the active compound in Roundup and similar pesticides) residues in feed may affect the health of livestock; particularly in animals in sensitive physiological and productive...
15 May 2014
View news from Denmark Solid Half-year for Danish Crown in Difficult Market
DENMARK - Despite weaker demand in Europe and lack of access to the Russian market, Danish Crown is posting an operating profit before special items on a par with the prior-year period....
08 May 2014
View news from Denmark Danish Crown Beef Announces Change at the Top
DENMARK – The long standing Chief Executive Officer of European meat processor Danish Crown is handing over the reins to current Sales Director, Finn Klostermann....
21 February 2014
View news from Denmark End to Slaughter Without Stunning in Denmark
DENMARK - Slaughter without prior stunning - for example, for kosher and halal meats - is no longer permitted in Denmark....
22 January 2014
View news from Denmark Effective Danish Effort to Reduce Use of Antibiotics
DENMARK - The use of antibiotics in Danish farming has fallen by 11 per cent since 2009. This is shown by data from October 2013. In this way, Danish farmers have reached the policy objective to reduce the use of antibiotics by ten per cent compared to...
24 December 2013
View news from Denmark Hansen Appointed CEO for New Danish Crown Enterprise
DENMARK - On 1 January 2014, Jan Boeg Hansen starts as CEO of DC Ingredients, a new company in Danish Crown....
23 October 2013
View news from Denmark Monitoring Food Loss and Waste Essential to Hunger Fight
DENMARK - Keeping track of the enormity and nature of food loss and waste is essential to reducing the problem and to speeding efforts to eliminate hunger globally, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told participants at the Global Green Growth...
07 October 2013
View news from Denmark Aarhus University Appoints New Professor in Animal Science
DENMARK - With effect from 1 September Hanne Damgaard Poulsen from the Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University has been appointed professor with special responsibilities (mso) in environmental impacts of animal production....
08 August 2013
View news from Denmark DC Supplies New Danish Beef Cattle Standard for EUROSPAR
DENMARK - Danish Crown’s DC Beef is to supply Euro Spar with beef under the brand Danish Beef Cattle from 1 September. ...
01 August 2013
View news from Denmark Travelling Danes Expose Themselves to Salmonella Risk
DENMARK – Salmonella infections are on the decline in the Danish population, although not when they go on holiday, a report shows....
12 July 2013
View news from Denmark More Grass Benefits Ecology As Well As Cow
DENMARK - Growing more grass benefits cows as well as biodiversity, Danish researchers have found....
29 May 2013
View news from Denmark Hard Winter Delays Holsted Slaughterhouse By Over One Month
DENMARK – Progress of Danish Crown’s 700 million Krone cattle slaughterhouse has been delayed because of the winter weather....
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