Poultry Meat

Polish MPs have put forward plans to ban non-stun slaughter

Polish lawmakers draft bill to ban non-stun slaughter

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

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...

©iStock. MAPA hit back at audit findings that long term actions have not been considered

DG SANTE slams ‘shortcomings’ in Brazil meat audit

By Joseph James Whitworth

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.

Brazil was top country of origin for recalls and notifications. Picture: ©iStock/MiroNovak

Brazilian meat checks drive European F&B alerts

By Joseph James Whitworth

Contaminated meat from Brazil was the driving force behind a rise in food and beverage notifications during Q2 2017, according to Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.

Novi Monteživ has opened a new processing facility in Nikšić

Montenegrin meat processor launches new plant

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

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. 

Poland looks set to increase poultry meat production for the fifth consecutive year

Exports drive Poland’s expanded poultry meat production

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

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). 

Aaylex has announced a significant investment in its poultry division

Aaylex completes €16m investment programme

By Jarosław Adamowski

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...

Poland's chicken sector has invested heavily to become a key EU poultry exporter

Poland to expand poultry meat production and exports

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s poultry production could increase by 13% this year, leading the state-run Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGZ) to suggest the industry could grow chicken exports by 18%.

Hungary's plan to cut its chicken tax could stimulate consumption of poultry

Hungarian poultry sales to rise due to VAT cut

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Hungary’s poultry sales could increase by up to 5% next year due to the government’s decision to cut the value-added tax (VAT) on chicken, according to senior industry representatives.

Slovakia wants to boost its domestic poultry industry to reduce imports

Slovak government mulls poultry origin law

By Jaroslaw Adamowski in Warsaw

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.

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