Rotten pork from Denmark was found in a dump in China

Chinese authorities investigate dumped pork

By Mark Godfrey

Worries over cold chain integrity and food safety in the imported meat business have arisen in China, where authorities are seeking to trace the origins of a shipment of Danish pork found in a city dump. 

Rosselkhoznadzor said the finding may be linked to a meat smuggling ring

Smuggling claim as Russia seizes 92 tonnes of meat

By Oscar Rousseau

Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has launched an investigation into meat smuggling after it seized 92 tonnes (t) of meat and seafood in the Novosibirsk region.

After shipping, the pork was smoked and cured

Danish Crown backs revolutionary packaging

By Rod Addy

Danish Crown has endorsed packaging that preserves long-distance meat shipments without the need for freezing or vacuum packing, claiming it would ‘gain traction’ in the pork industry.

Over 250,000t of food waste could be saved if the CCA hits its reduction target

Cool Chain Association to cut food waste

By Oscar Rousseau

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) – a not-for-profit organisation aiming to improve standards in the chilled food transportation chain – has pledged to slash food wastage by 10% within the next nine years.

The Sanitary Transportation ruling is expected in mid-2015

Ryder makes food safety plans for 2015

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food safety initiatives are going to top the agenda with upcoming legislation so the firm can take the lead in the area, according to Ryder System.

GFF used atmosphere controlled technology to ship 40,000lb of salmon from Chile to California without ice

Long distance shipping breakthrough for fresh salmon

By Rod Addy

New technology has preserved salmon shipped from Chile to the US without ice or polystyrene in what Global Fresh Foods (GFF), the company spearheading the initiative, describes as an industry first.


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