Japan defines pipeline inspection procedures
JAPAN Any product imported from the U.S. that is currently in the pipeline has to be hold until all of the “100 percent box inspections” have been completed.
News in FLEISCHWIRTSCHAFT International 4/06
Contents of FLEISCHWIRTSCHAFT International No. 4, November 2006
CSB-System to receive order from the US Government
GERMANY/Geilenkirchen The US Defence Commissary Agency (DeCA) implements the industry-specific ERP solution from CSB-System.
Paraguayan exports to reach record highs
PARAGUAY Paraguayan beef exports are forecast to reach 290,000 t cwt in 2007.
Experts predict world meat exports to grow in 2007
USA Meat trade experts forecast an increase in global meat exports in 2007 due to a decline of disease-related trade restrictions.
US export certification of imported natural casings
USA The FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) released instructions about how to certify imported natural casings for export.
International Bison conference 2007
USA/South Dakota The National Bison Association is planning the third International Bison Conference to be held next July in South Dakota.
Traceability article of packaging law comes into force
BRUSSELS With respect to packaging materials food processors will be required to have a traceability system on 27 October 2006.
Smithfield to grow in the beef section
USA/Wisconsin Smithfield Beef Group, Inc. and ContiGroup Companies, Inc. announced an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture to build a new beef processing plant.