German researchers developed omega-3 sausages
GERMANY, Freising Fraunhofer researchers in Germany have come up with a new method of adding omega-3 fatty acids to sausages, to allow German consumers to continue eating their favourite foods, but with the main nutritional benefit of fish.
Australia`s beef industry over car import tariff
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney Australia's embattled beef industry has urged the government not to risk scuttling a free-trade deal by rejecting Tokyo's demands to scrap the 5%tariff on imported Japanese cars.
Spicy meats are NPD trends
USA, Chicago Bold, meaty flavored chips and extra spicy meat snacks are trending as manufacturers strive to excite millennial tastebuds, says a Euromonitor analyst.
Shuanghui and Smithfield create a global pork leader
HONG KONG / USA, Smithfield Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Shuanghui International Holdings Limited yesterday announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement that values Smithfield at approximately US$7.1 billion, including the assumption of Smithfield's net debt.
Russia to ban products from Brazilian companies
RUSSIA, Moscow Laboratory tests on frozen beef and poultry meat produced by the Brazilian companies Minerva S.A. and Marfrig Alimentos S.A. returned positive results for Listeria, according to Rosselkhoznadzor, Russia's veterinary and phytosanitary inspection agency.
People choose larger portions of "healthy" foods
FRANCE, Fontainebleau People will choose larger portions of food if they are labelled as being "healthier," even if they have the same number of calories, according to a new study from the INSEAD Social Science Research Center in France.
US meat and poultry cold storage totals higher
USA, Washington Supplies of frozen meat and poultry in the USA were higher in April, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Poultry price could increase in Taiwan
TAIWAN, Taipei Vendors warned that the price of poultry might increase in June due to an increase in electricity prices that have resulted from the ban on the slaughter of fowl in traditional markets.
EFTA finds shortcomings in Norway import controls
SWITZERLAND, Geneve Norway needs to improve its import control system and veterinary checks of products of animal origin coming in to the country, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).