In light of the International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) report last October identifying a correlation between meat consumption and cancer, a new report questions the health impacts of environmental contaminants in meat.
Meat products samples, found in five Auchan outlets in Moscow and Moscow Oblast, contain excessive levels of E.coli, S.aureus, as well as tetracycline antibiotics, according to an investigation by Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor.
Russia’s meat industry could face a tsunami of bankruptcies across its poultry and red meat processing sectors within the next two years, the Meat Council of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) has claimed.
The annual report of the European Union’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) has revealed a 25% increase in notifications of food or feed health risks compared to the year before, with salmonella in poultry being a particularly noteworthy risk.
The Estonian meat industry achieved total revenues of €310.3 million (m), in 2014, with profits of around €16.8m - an increase of 55% on the previous year, according to the "Survey of Estonian meat industry sector in 2014", published recently...
Five more Chinese companies have filed requests with China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) to export meat products to Russia, as China’s meat sector sees growing export opportunities in the market.
Rosselkhoznadzor has not ruled out the possibility of banning the supply of animal products from Belarus, due to a number of veterinary legislation violations revealed in a number of inspections in recent months, said Sergei Dankvert, head of the Russian...
New technical regulations, set to be implemented in the Customs Union, will prevent the production and processing of meat on small farms for subsequent sale on the market. Due to come into force on 1 May 2014 in Customs Union countries of Russia, Belarus...
New national origin labelling rules for pork, sheep, goat and poultry meat made in the European Union (EU) could reduce the trade in meat products between the 28 EU countries, EU senior meat industry figures have warned.
The UK needs a more effective food safety regulator, which has the power to force retailers and processors to carry out DNA testing on meat, a group of MPs investigating the horsemeat scandal have concluded.
People living in rich countries should eat half as much meat as they usually do in order for people in poor countries to eat more without harming the environment, according to a new United Nations report.
Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark have voluntarily suspended exports of finished meat products to Russia pending an investigation into claims that exporters were using meat from third countries in these products.
The use of added fibre in processed meat products to reduce levels of fat could also have beneficial effect on product conservation leading to an increase in shelf life and long term quality, say researchers.
The European Union will allow meat products from selected parts of
the UK to be exported to other member states, and lift the ban
imposed last month after Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) was found on
The UK's FSA has launched a consultation on its amendment to
meat products and ingredients for meat, pursuant to EU legislation
that gives limits on for the level of starch and protein beyond