UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s bilateral meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping has secured a major breakthrough for the meat industry: China will drop its British beef export ban within six months.
UK meat suppliers are closing on export deals with South Korea and Taiwan and building trade with the US, Japan and Mauritius after announcing a £34m agreement with the Philippines, according to levy body the Agriculture & Horticulture Development...
More safety data is needed for insects as a food and feed source a symposium organised by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has heard, with Germans more likely to accept them as a feed rather than food source.
India’s boneless buffalo meat exports continue to soar, while the new BJP-led government, whose Hindu nationalist leaders have signalled opposition to India’s beef industry in the past, have yet to indicate plans to restrict the sub-sector.
Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) trade barriers imposed by emerging economies such as China and Russia are posing a serious impediment to US livestock and meat exports, according to a report by the Office of the US Trade Representative.
Mechanically separated meat (MSM) from poultry and swine carries similar risks to non-mechanically separated meat unless produced using high-pressure production techniques, according to a scientific opinion published by the European Food Safety Authority...
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Scientific Commission for Animal Diseases has confirmed that it will not withdraw Brazil's “negligible risk” status for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
The United States government has told GlobalMeatNews that there should be no reason why countries should ban its beef imports following the discovery of its first bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) case in six years, in California.
Public concerns regarding use of animal-sourced gelatine – and the rise of vegetarian and vegan alternatives – are likely to see a shift away from the use of the gelatine in the food sector, according to a new report.
The Canadian beef industry took a step closer to easing the pain of
the country's BSE crisis after Quebec Superior Court Justice
Richard Wagner granted authorization for a billion dollar class
action suit against the Federal...
The Swiss beef industry was yesterday rewarded for its efforts in
controlling bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), when the World
Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reduced its status to
"controlled risk" for the disease.
Several batches of beef recently imported to the UK from
Ireland were found to contain material banned under laws
designed to prevent bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
from entering the supply chain.
Processing firm ABP Shrewsbury is under investigation by the UK's
food regulator after allowing a heifer to enter the food chain
without undergoing mandatory testing for bovine spongiform
A biocompatible radio-frequency identification (RFID) ink would
allowprocessors to track individual cuts of meat or vegetables,
allowing them to make speedy recalls during food contamination
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week proposed to
expand its list of allowable imports of meat and meat products from
countries considered to present a low risk of introducing BSE into
the United States.
Beef production in the Czech Republic took a blow this week, after
a new case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was confirmed
in a herd within the country - the second outbreak of its kind this