With the economic downturn affecting markets all around the world, global consumption habits are changing across the board, consumer expert Helen King told delegates to the World Meat Congress in Paris.
Best practice regarding animal husbandry technology and veterinary science is to be shared between the European Union (EU) and China’s meat and livestock industries under a co-operation plan signed this week in Beijing. The agreement was initialled by...
English beef and lamb exporters could soon be targeting a wider range of new markets in countries outside the European Union, because exchange rate fluctuations currently makes English meat nearly 7% cheaper than a year ago.
Focusing on long-term horizons and 2050 forecasts has allowed governments and other organisations to put off big, and sometimes difficult, decisions that need making today, England’s farming leader told delegates to the World Farmers Congress.
Britain’s animal welfare charity, the RSPCA, has called for better enforcement of welfare standards for livestock being transported across Europe, and reiterated its call for a maximum eight-hour journey time.