UK grocer Sainsbury’s is launching a new Taste the Difference Aberdeen Angus range which it claimed offers a 25% lower carbon footprint compared to industry standard, making it the largest low carbon beef range ever produced in the UK.
Farmers, processors and industry bodies have been consulted on proposals that could see Ireland’s dairy herd reduced by as many as 65,000 cows per year to help the EU country meet its ag emissions obligations.
Cultivated meat pioneer Mosa Meat says it is still working to get full regulatory approvals to retail its cultivated meat in Singapore, despite the signing of a manufacturing agreement with Esco Aster for production in the Asian trade hub.
Dr. Jacobo Arango, environmental biologist at the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT); Lead Author, IPCC Working Group III 6th Assessment Report on mitigation; and co-lead of the OneCGIAR initiative...
As deforestation hits a six-year high in the Brazilian Amazon, the most effective action is to make the entire landscape of beef production ‘forest positive’, says The Consumer Goods Forum’s Didier Bergeret.
JBS has set targets to stamp out deforestation in its supply chain and move to net zero emissions by 2040. Former World Wildlife Fund (WWF) sustainability expert Maurício S. Bauer tells us why he has decided to transition from the NGO sector and join...
Despite the continued hype around meat alternatives and a growing flexitarian lifestyle trend, meat is still the protein of choice for most consumers, argues Jonna Parker, principal, fresh foods at IRI.
Supermarket chains in the UK, Belgium, France and the Netherlands have announced they are restricting Brazilian beef products tied to Brazil’s JBS, the world’s largest beef company and second-largest food company.
Brazilian beef giant Marfrig is building on its commitment to deliver a deforestation-free supply chain with an ambition to reach net zero emissions. “Regenerative agriculture is absolutely key,” sustainability chief Paulo Pianez told FoodNavigator.
How do you reduce the carbon footprint of beef production efficiently both from an environmental and financial standpoint to offer supermarkets and consumers the products they demand? By doing 100 things 1% better, say producers.
Around one-fifth of the soy and beef imported to Europe from Brazil can be linked to deforestation in the country, a new study reveals, lending its voice to growing opposition to the trade deal between the EU and Mercosur.
Agri-food veterans Michael Broderick and Hilliard Lombard have launched Tradeforus, an online livestock trading platform to help farmers and meat processors buy and sell livestock, to avoid the cost commission and fees paid to participate in trading marts...
The Irish Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU) has called for a taskforce for the meat industry to investigate the spread of coronavirus following a series of cases at processing plants.
Fresh warnings have been issued over the ‘high-risk nature’ of meat and poultry operations after news of fresh cases of COVID-19 – including one death - at meat companies in Northern Ireland emerged this week.
In a 20-year analysis of reported food fraud in the beef supply chain, researchers have found counterfeiting to be the most common type of fraud. “By better understanding the fraud which is taking place, we can target fraud prevention, detection, and...
Barcelona-based Novameat has entered the pork alternative space with a 3D printed plant-based pork muscle cut. “The alternative meat industry is moving beyond ground meat analogues,” CEO Giuseppe Scionti tells FoodNavigator.
A major £1.2m national consumer campaign encouraging consumers to ‘Make It’ with beef has been launched by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC).
Meat prices will suffer if premium cuts are frozen to manage the collapse of foodservice demand under EU Private Storage Aid proposals, according to the Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMCNI).
Proposals to introduce a five-year ballot policy for levy payers on industry activity as well as changes to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) structure have been put forward by the UK government following a consultation into the...
The outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent measures implemented by EU governments to contain it have resulted in an abrupt closure of most of the continent’s food services, negatively impacting suppliers to these services from across the agricultural...