European livestock bodies take action to tackle farming myths

European livestock bodies take action to tackle farming myths

By Aidan Fortune

Representatives from the European livestock sector gathered this week in front of the European Commission buildings in Brussels to address the danger of oversimplifying the debate around livestock and its role in society.

Antibiotic usage pledge put forward

Antibiotic usage pledge put forward

By Aidan Fortune

A pledge outlining 25 actions to help reduce the need for antibiotics in animals has been proposed by a body representing Europe’s leading manufacturers of animal medicines.

HCC chairman Kevin Roberts unveiled the new marketing campaign at the group's annual conference

Sustainability campaign launched by Welsh meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

A £250,000 marketing and communications campaign to promote the positive environmental story behind the production of Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef was launched by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC).

Aleph Farms prints meat in space Pic - 3D Bioprinting Solutions

Aleph Farms prints lab-meat in space

By Katy Askew

Cultured meat innovator Aleph Farms has successfully completed the first ‘slaughter-free meat’ experiment in space through a joint experiment on the International Space Station.

Kepak's approval to enter the US beef burger market was announced at Anuga in Cologne

Kepak to enter US burger market

By Aidan Fortune

Irish processor Kepak Group has become the first-ever European meat processor to be awarded United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval for the supply, marketing and distribution of beef in a value-added format of beef burgers into the US...

Slaughter proposals slammed by livestock industry

Slaughter proposals slammed by livestock industry

By Aidan Fortune

Plans by the UK’s Conservative Party to introduce a ban on live exports of farm animals and suggestions that they should be slaughtered at the closest abattoir have been heavily criticised.


Cutting meat consumption may cause ‘serious harm’, academics warn

By Oliver Morrison

There is a lack of robust evidence to confirm link between meat eating as part of a healthy diet and the development of Western diseases, according to a paper that contends there are a wide range of benefits delivered by meat that are not always easily...

WATCH: GMN visits Meat Attraction 2019

Meat Attraction 2019

WATCH: Meat Attraction 2019

By Aidan Fortune

Global Meat News travelled to Meat Attraction in Madrid to catch up on the latest in the Spanish meat sector.


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