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13 June 2022
Health Canada proposes new label for ground beef
The label is for foods high in sodium, sugars or saturated fat...
30 May 2022
Organic or GMO? Experts explain food lingo
Consumers are constantly faced with an overwhelming amount of industry diet terms and food lingo....
12 May 2022
Kansas governor signs fake meat bill
The law comes into effect 1 July...
13 April 2022
Livestock identification market worth $3.6 billion by 2030 - report
Considerable growth projected for the swine market...
28 February 2022
Blockyard: production, health and genomic info for individual cattle
Ken Anderson, Director of Technical Services with Beef Genetics, spoke to The Cattle Site's Sarah Mikesell about Blockyard at the recent NCBA conference in Houston. ...
04 February 2022
Weekly global protein digest: JBS decision, US beef exports to EU lagging
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares highlights from this week's activities in the global protein market....
02 February 2022
Facial recognition comes for cattle
A University of New England (UNE) researcher has developed an AI-powered facial recognition system for cattle that has demonstrated near-perfect accuracy in early testing....
07 January 2022
Weekly global protein digest: USMCA, Biden goes after meatpackers, Prop 12
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares highlights from this week's activities in the global protein market. ...
15 December 2021
Europe significantly decreases use of veterinary antibiotics
Overall use has declined 43.2% since 2011...
05 December 2021
UK: Farmers the most trusted part of the supply chain
Demand for transparency continues...
25 November 2021
German coalition deal seeks animal welfare improvement
A compulsory animal welfare label will be introduced for meat from 2022...
25 October 2021
Opinion - push to change diets shouldn't harm public health
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) warns that government efforts to nudge consumers towards sustainable diets might back fire - and that changes to UK diets shouldn't harm overall health. ...
19 October 2021
Major UK food systems report reveals lack of trust in global food
The UK recently published its first ever "Trust in Food" index, launched by farming standards agency Red Tractor and pollster YouGov, capturing the UK public's attitudes to food and drink. ...
14 October 2021
EU to propose easing checks on British trade to Northern Ireland
The European Commission will put to Britain a package of measures to ease the transit of goods to Northern Ireland, while stopping short of the overhaul London is demanding of post-Brexit trading rules for the province....
13 October 2021
Consumer prices remain the biggest obstacle for transition to sustainable agriculture
New research from the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets shows that the price premium on sustainably-produced goods remains the biggest challenge in transitioning to sustainable agriculture. ...
11 October 2021
Ireland and UK trade barbs on Twitter over Brexit border checks
Britain and Ireland argued on Twitter on 10 October after British Brexit negotiator David Frost restated his view that the EU must agree “significant change” to the Northern Ireland protocol that governs trade and border rules in the province....
EU farmers remain concerned over Farm-to-Fork policy
EU farming union Copa and Cogeca says that the EU is deliberately delaying the publication of a technical report from the Joint Research Council on the Farm-to-Fork strategy and side-lining farmers in policy discussions....
08 October 2021
US Congress Democrats target palm oil, beef trade in deforestation bill
Democrats in the US Congress are set to unveil legislation to reduce illegal deforestation globally by restricting the trade of certain agricultural commodities, such as palm oil and cattle, produced with those methods....
05 October 2021
McDonalds sets net zero carbon emissions goal for 2050
McDonald’s Corp set a new target to cut global greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, from the beef in its burgers to the light bulbs in its restaurants....
22 September 2021
Australian farmers lobby for stricter labels on faux meat
Australia's National Farmers Federation is calling for "truth in labelling" at a Senate Inquiry into faux meat products. ...
08 September 2021
USDA seeks consumer input on labeling of cell-cultured meat and poultry
The USDA and FSIS are seeking public comments and information on how meat and poultry derived from cell culture should be labelled....
07 September 2021
US court decision could empower consumer non-profits against deceptive advertising
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has found that consumer non-profit groups have standing to go after corporations engaged in deceptive advertising after ruling in favor of the Animal Legal Defense Fund in its case against Hormel Foods....
01 September 2021
Opinion - There is much to be expected from the Slovenian Presidency when it comes to agriculture
Ramón Armengol, President of Cogeca, gives his take on the Slovenian Presidency's Programme for agriculture in the EU. ...
19 August 2021
USA debates labelling practices on beef and meat labels
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association launched a petition to change the wording on meat packaging labels earlier this year – groups are now debating whether “product of USA” should be retired in favor of “Processed in USA”....
17 August 2021
EU shoppers value provenance when buying meat
The rules governing origin labelling for meat provide relevant information for EU consumers and do not pose trade barriers, according to new analysis from the European Commission....
10 August 2021
AHDB launches new foodservice dashboards for red meat sector
AHDB levy payers and stakeholders will for the first time be able to access new foodservice data which provides a complete picture of the red meat marketplace in Britain....
Australia's NFF calls for stricter labelling standards for faux meat
In light of new research from Australia's meat and seafood sectors, the National Farmers' Federation is calling for action on food labelling laws to ensure that consumers are not misled. ...
04 August 2021
New Smart Tags changing the way feedlot operators think about continuous monitoring
Growing attention to animal welfare, antibiotics stewardship, as well as pressure on availability of manpower and cost efficiency – all present multiple ongoing challenges to feedlot operators. ...
 
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