All news articles for April 13, 2017

Russia is battling a number of livestock disease infecting chickens, pigs, cattle and deer

Russia battles diverse livestock diseases

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is facing numerous biosecurity problems, as African swine fever (ASF) challenges the pig industry, poultry farmers battle bird flu, the first outbreaks of nodular dermatitis hit cattle farmers, and venison breeders combat anthrax.

The Latvian meat producer wants to increase poultry production

Latvian meat business to invest up to €7m next year

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

To expand and modernise its facilities, Latvian meat producer Putnu Fabrika Ķekava (PF Ķekava) plans to invest between €6 million and €7m in its next fiscal year, according to senior company representatives.

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Changing Easter eating habits may benefit industry

By Louis Gore-Langton

Easter eating preferences in the UK have changed dramatically, according to research which shows consumers now plan multiple celebratory meals and are moving away from traditional lamb.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 7-13 April 2017

Recalls: Listeria, Sudan IV and PAHs

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food alerts have been made by USA, England, Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Austria, Norway, Netherlands, Greece, Finland, Luxembourg, Germany and Denmark.

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