The French Ministry of Agriculture has said the case of BSE poses no risk to consumers

BSE-infected cow dies in France

By Oscar Rousseau

A cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has died in France, making it the third detected case of the fatal virus in Europe since 2015, according to the French government.

Despite its economic slowdown, China is still the leading importer of EU pork

Denmark loses place as top EU pork exporter

By Oscar Rousseau

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. The Scandinavian state, once Europe’s top pork exporter, has been overtaken by Germany and Spain as the leading exporters of pork to non-EU markets.

The EU has an opportunity to export Spanish-style pork products to Cuba, the UECBV say

Cuba - a ‘window of opportunity’ for EU pork

By Oscar Rousseau

Cuba has opened its market to a range of US food imports and the Spanish-speaking country has been tipped to be an unlikely saviour of Europe’s beleaguered pork sector, according to the European Meat and Livestock Trading Union (UECBV).

Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith: We're

Tyson Foods – moving away from protein

By Oscar Rousseau

Multinational food processor Tyson Foods’ transition from a meat provider to a branded food company has made it a financially “stronger” outfit ready for growth, according to the business.

Italy boasts a low usage of water when it comes to cattle production

Italy in front on beef water use

By Oscar Rousseau

Beef production in Italy is economical when it comes to water consumption and is below the international average for water use, according to the Italian meat body Carni Sostenibili. 

HKScan has won a permit for its poultry production site in Finland

HKScan wins environmental plant permit

By Oscar Rousseau

Nordic meat giant HKScan has won crucial environmental permits necessary for the business to run slaughter and meat processing work at its unfinished Rauma facility in Finland. 

Per Rehné said the company's health and nutrition business has grown throughout Europe

Cornelius Group launches Nordic division

By Oscar Rousseau

UK company Cornelius Group has announced plans to launch a new business arm in Scandinavia, with a view to flexing its muscles in a region of potential growth for the company. 

This is LIDD – a film solution for the ready meal market. Image courtesy of Parkside

Parkside plans Malaysia investment

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat packaging manufacturer Parkside has announced plans to “invest significantly” in its Malaysia plant to offer its Asian customer base the same products as supplies to its European clients.

Copa President Martin Merrild: the emergency measures are a

Meat industry reacts to EU emergency aid

By Oscar Rousseau

Europe’s meat industry is “not particularly impressed” with the emergency aid measures proposed by the European Commission for the crisis-hit agriculture industry.

Health for Animals says it is

Innovation ‘vital’ to meet growing protein demand

By Oscar Rousseau

Empowering meat producers and farmers with the latest technology is key to meet soaring demand for meat, which is expected to rise in conjunction to the global population, according to a new study. 

The pig farmer has lost his entire pork livestock to African swine fever, according to the OIE

Ukraine hit with African swine fever

By Oscar Rousseau

A farm in the Kirovograd region of Ukraine has had to slaughter more than a dozen pigs after the African swine fever (ASF) disease was detected by health officials this week. 

Ceva: antibiotic free push has thrown up lots of

Poultry vaccines nullify antibiotic need

By Oscar Rousseau

The Ceva Poultry Vaccinology Summit in Barcelona has said vaccines, not antibiotics, are the long-term solution to the prevention of dangerous poultry diseases like avian influenza (AI).

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