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Germany a powerhouse on pig production

Promar International Analysis

Germany a powerhouse on pig production

By Andrew McLay, Promar International

In terms of the European pig industry, Germany is without doubt the power house of the region for both consumption and production.

Venison warning

Venison warning

Contamination warnings from the UK food agency highlights yet another food product containing the illegal dye Sudan 1 and issues a follow-up warning about eating venison products containing meat contaminated with the drugs immobilon and revivon.

Russia opens up

Russia opens up

Russia is to allow imports of boneless Canadian beef, so long as the meat can be satisfactorily proven to be free of mad cow disease (BSE).

Label law

Label law

Pig producers in the UK are calling for tighter legislation to govern the labelling of pork. Many producers claim that a current loophole in the law is allowing some processors to pass off foreign pork as British.

Welsh confirm quality

Welsh confirm quality

Welsh lamb has joined Cornish clotted cream, West Country farmhousecheddar cheese and stilton cheese on the list of 34 UK productsrecognised by the EU for their quality and regional identity.

Europe says yes to tagging

Europe says yes to tagging

The European Commission believes that the results of the Electronic Identification of Animals (Idea) project, presented yesterday, confirm the feasibility of electronically tagging cattle, sheep and goats.

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