National Meat Association

Despite the turmoil, turkey producers have benefited from Russia's economic crisis

Russia’s economic crisis hurts meat sales

By Nick Holdsworth, in Moscow

Meat producers are struggling in the midst of Russia’s economic crisis as hard-pressed consumers cut back on luxury beef and pork in favour of cheaper alternatives, like turkey. 

Russian drought may drive up meat prices

Russian drought may drive up meat prices

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Drought in Russia has led to a catastrophic loss of grain, which is threatening to cause a deficiency in feed resources and a rise in prices for all types of meat this autumn.

Russia ponders ban on EU meat

Russia ponders ban on EU meat

By Eugene Vorotnikov, reporting from St Peterburg

Russian authorities have defended their decision to temporarily restrict imports of cattle from Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France from February 1 over the Schmallenberg virus, and warn a meat ban may follow.


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