MPs from Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party have introduced a draft bill to ban non-stun slaughter. Meanwhile, the proposal has been protested by numerous meat industry associations, which say such a measure would significantly hamper Poland’s...
An audit of the Brazilian official control system for beef, horse and poultry meat has found it is not fully or effectively implemented and has numerous shortcomings, according to a long-awaited report.
Montenegro-based meat processor Novi Monteživ has opened a new processing facility in Nikšić, in the east of the country. The move is in response to increasing demand for high-quality poultry meat in the domestic market, according to senior company representatives.
In the first eight months of 2016, Poland’s poultry meat production rose to 1.6 million tonnes (T), a 17% increase compared with the same period a year earlier, according the state-run Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGZ).
Romanian poultry meat processor Aaylex has completed a number of investments estimated to be worth more than €16m with the aim of expanding the capacities of its breeding facilities and slaughterhouse, and the launch of a new feed mill in Făurei in the...
In a bid to stimulate consumption of Slovakian poultry, the country’s Ministry of Agriculture has submitted a proposal to require restaurants and cafes to inform customers of the origin of the chicken they serve.
Polish poultry meat processor SuperDrob SA has unveiled plans to invest at least PLN200 million (€45m) with the aim of raising its output capacity, building a new facility and expanding its sales, according to Jaroslaw Kowalewski, the company’s deputy...
Poland’s consumption of poultry meat is expected to reach 28kg per capita this year, up 1.8% compared with 2014, as indicated by data released by the country’s state-run Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGZ).
World meat production is expected to increase by 1.3% this year, to 318.7 million tonnes (mt) according to the new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), driven predominantly by increases in pig and poultry meat production.
Poland’s poultry meat exports expanded by 21% to 709,000 tonnes (t) in 2014, with revenues of €1.4bn – an increase of 22% compared with 2013, according to data obtained by the state-run Agricultural Market Agency (ARR).
In the first nine months of 2014, supplies of poultry meat and seafood from Turkey to Russia rose by almost four-and-a-half times, with strong potential for further growth, according to Mehdi Eekr, Turkish minister of food, agriculture and livestock.
Ukraine has banned imports of poultry from the UK, the Netherlands and Germany, due to outbreaks of the avian influenza H5N8 strain, according to the country’s State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service (Gosvetphitosluzba).
Official controls on poultry meat and products in Germany are largely met but deficiencies are found around sampling and reactions to positive results, according to a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) audit.
Polish meat industry players have posted improved export sales for last year. In 2013, local firms exported 699,000 tonnes (t) of poultry meat, up 9% compared with a year earlier, according to data from the state-run Agricultural Market Agency (ARR).
A European Commission food market data report has predicted the long-running growth on European Union (EU) poultry meat production will finally end next year (2014), registering an anticipated dip of 0.7%.
The index of poultry meat production in Russia has hit the levels predicted by industry representatives for the first quarter of 2012, leading them to claim that the country will become self-sufficient in poultry meat this year.