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31 March 2020
Increased demand for ground beef signals trouble in the next two weeks
Though massive demand from shoppers for meat and other products might mean big profits for manufacturers, the truth is more complicated. ...
12 March 2020
Govt probes sale of meat from dead cattle
ZIMBABWE - The government has instituted investigations into the sale of contaminated meat by some abattoirs, butcheries and illegal meat traders, which is putting the lives of the public at risk....
11 March 2020
QMS launches new "Make it" campaign
SCOTLAND, UK - Two of Scotland’s finest ingredients, Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI, are set to be in the spotlight in the coming weeks as Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) launches it’s new 'Make it' campaign....
15,000 people sign NFU’s food standards petition
More than 15,000 people have urged the Government to commit in law that food that would be illegal for British farmers to produce here will not be imported as part of future trade deals....
06 March 2020
Gulfood showcases US beef for importers in Middle East, Africa
UAE - The foodservice sector’s appetite for high-end beef cuts, an emerging fast-casual restaurant scene and Middle Eastern retailers’ growing need for beef variety meat were encouraging signs during the 25th edition of Gulfood, a global food trade...
02 March 2020
Super Bowl parties ideal platform for promoting US beef, pork in Mexico
MEXICO - US beef and pork cuts were grilled and served to fans of American football in two of Mexico’s major urban centers on Super Bowl Sunday. Funded by the National Pork Board and the Beef Checkoff Programme, USMEF’s second annual Super Bowl parties...
28 February 2020
Hotpot festivals in Shanghai stores highlight US beef alternative cuts
CHINA - Focusing on top blade, rib fingers, hanging tender and other cuts used in popular hotpot dishes, USMEF recently partnered with one of China’s largest retail food chains to demonstrate the advantages of alternative cuts of US beef. Funded by...
27 February 2020
Levy boards extend collaborative work
SCOTLAND, UK - A larger pot of £3.5 million has been committed to ring-fenced fund (RFF) work between levy boards in England, Scotland and Wales in the coming year....
24 February 2020
Unhappy cow? A closer look at cow personalities as they mature
A recent study has documented noticeable personality changes in Holstein cows when they undergo puberty, but the media buzz may be overblown....
13 February 2020
Fear of BSE keeps EU food standards high
Memories of the 1990s mad cow disease crisis means the EU will likely reject US demands for relaxing strict food safety rules, even with President Trump threatening tariffs on cars if EU countries don't begin imports of more US farm products. ...
11 February 2020
New Range of PGI Welsh Beef Launched at Aldi
WALES, UK - NFU Cymru has welcomed yesterday's announcement by Aldi that it is to stock PGI Welsh Beef across all of its 50 Welsh stores from 12 February 2020....
30 January 2020
Scotland’s Future Rugby Stars 'Beef' up Skills in the Kitchen
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s next generation of rugby talent has swapped the pitch for the kitchen to attend a series of workshops all about the benefits of red meat....
29 January 2020
Zimbabwean Beef Industry Urged to Improve Standards
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwe beef and leather industry has been urged to improve its standards for it to excel and compete in western markets....
Cowdenbeath Lidl Shoppers Treated to Scotch Beef, Haggis Burgers
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) was at Lidl’s Cowdenbeath store recently to mark its opening day by handing out samples of their Burns’ Night Scotch Beef PGI and Haggis Burgers....
NFU to Lead Rally in Effort to Back Future of British Farming
UK - Hundreds of farmers from across the country will gather in London in March to join the NFU in a rallying call to Government, urging them to commit that future UK trade policy will not allow imports of food produced to standards that would be illegal...
28 January 2020
Entries Open for Scotch Brand Product of the Year Award
SCOTLAND, UK - The search has begun for the best product made using Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI or Specially Selected Pork at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2020....
27 January 2020
US Beef Patties Showcased for Sam’s Club Shoppers in Beijing, Shenzhen
CHINA - Last summer’s US beef burger promotions at two Shanghai Sam’s Club stores were so successful that USMEF expanded the activity to two more of China’s largest cities – Shenzhen and Beijing. ...
24 January 2020
NFU Responds to CCC Report on Land Use
UK - NFU President Minette Batters yesterday responded to a report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) about land use in the UK, expressing how she was pleased "to see the report acknowledge that British farming produces some of the most sustainable...
New Look QMS Cattle & Sheep Assurance Standards Launched
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has revamped its cattle & sheep assurance standards, making them more user friendly, with simple easy to read content that clearly explains each standard and its importance....
16 January 2020
QMS's Future Strategy Highlighted to MSPs
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland’s future strategy to further support, develop, promote and protect the Scottish red meat industry has been highlighted to MSPs....
09 January 2020
QMS Kicks off 2020 by Celebrating Meat with Integrity
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is this month putting Meat with Integrity back at the forefront of consumers’ minds as it relaunches its campaign to raise awareness of the quality and provenance of Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially...
06 January 2020
'Food Festa' Showcases US Beef, Pork in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea’s institutional foodservice sector is undergoing a transformation that has catering companies and similar businesses searching for new products and suppliers, creating new opportunities for US beef and pork. ...
Activity Programme Reassures People There’s No Need to Cut Out Red Meat
UK - The benefits of red meat as part of a healthy balanced diet will be heard loud and clear this month, thanks to a joint activity planned by levy bodies in England, Scotland and Wales....
03 January 2020
‘Liverpool’ Introduces US Beef Liver to Kazakhstan’s Foodservice Sector
KAZAKHSTAN - Beef livers exported to Kazakhstan have traditionally been utilized in further processing for sausages and paté, but an ongoing campaign by USMEF is encouraging the country’s restaurants and other foodservice businesses to include US beef...
26 December 2019
North of Scotland ‘Meat the Market’ Events Announced
SCOTLAND, UK - Sheep and beef farmers based in the north of Scotland are invited to attend two free meetings to help them boost their bottom line by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter....
24 December 2019
NFU Meets with MPs, Urges Them to Support British Farming's High Standards
UK - NFU President Minette Batters has urged MPs to recognise the importance of Britain’s high farming standards and ensure they are not sacrificed by the UK’s future trade policy, as the NFU held one of its first receptions for politicians after...
North of Scotland ‘Meat the Market’ Events Announced
SCOTLAND, UK - Sheep and beef farmers based in the north of Scotland are invited to attend two free meetings to help them boost their bottom line by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter....
20 December 2019
Training Programme Encourages More US Beef, Pork on Menus in Vietnam
VIETNAM - A two-day training programme conducted by USMEF in the ASEAN region introduced chefs and foodservice managers to various cuts of US beef and pork available in Vietnam....
 
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