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Poultry Campylobacter contaminated
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. Almost six in ten samples of UK-produced fresh whole chickens tested positive for Campylobacter, according to the latest results.
CANADA, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. The company announced plans to acquire all the shares of Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc., a poultry slaughter and processing company based in Burlington, Ontario.
Meeting on 'cultured' food products
USA, Washington. The US Food and Drug Administration will hold a public meeting 12 July to gather comments and research on foods produced using animals’ cell culture technology.
Poultry producer announces investment programme
NORTHERN IRELAND, Craigavon. The company aims to enhance its facility operations and boost production to a record 6 mill. birds per week in response to growing consumer demand.
Introducing bio-based food packaging material
USA, Houston and Charlotte. The company has entered into an agreement with a Japanese chemical company to offer food packaging materials derived from its bio-based resins in the US, Canada and Mexico .
Belgian meat production stabilizes at previous year's level
BELGIUM, Brussels. The volume of commercially produced meat in Belgium has stabilized almost at the previous year's level.
Global slaughtering equipment market to grow
IRELAND, Dublin. Asia-Pacific region is projected to be the fastest-growing region in the global slaughtering equipment market.
French poultry processor found buyer
FRANCE, Rennes/Paris. Poultry firm LDC and Saudi Al-Munajem to acquire Doux assets.
Net income increases 43.5% in Q1
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Company reports strong first quarters for Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA Pork and JBS USA Beef segments.
Brazilian meat gigant strongly disagrees with the EC decision
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The measure which formalizes the prior de-listing of the company's exports to Europe from 12 plants located in Brazil comes into force as of 16 May.
Production numbers up
TURKEY, Ankara. Turkey reports an increase on its poultry production in March.
VIV Europe will feature smart poultry production
THE NETHERLANDS, Jaarbeurs- Utrecht. The fair takes place 20-22 June close to Amsterdam and will present the central theme ‘Sharing Data = Better Poultry’.
Finland to take over the Asian markets
FINLAND, Helsinki. The European country is aiming to double its food exports until 2020.
Lab-meat company: Don’t stifle innovation
USA, San Francisco, Cal. The company tells USDA their lab-grown meat alternatives “meet the statutory and regulatory definitions for ‘meat’ and ‘beef’ products, among other terms, and therefore can be labeled as such.”
Belgian households consumed less red meat
BELGIUM, Brussels. Figures determined by the market research institutes GfK Belgium and iVox show, that the Belgians consumed 700 g red meat less than a year ago.
Cash dividend payment approved
MEXICO, Guanajuato. The dividend will be paid in two equal installments on 11 May, 2018, and 6 July, 2018.
HPP will be adopted at a large scale
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. This technology is to ensure a growth of 6% for the global poultry processing equipment market.
Increase in poultry production
UKRAINE, Kiev. The leading poultry producer from Ukraine has announced its pre-close trading update for the first three months that ended on 31 March.
Expanded ban of poultry imports to EU possible
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The shareholders are expected to vote in a new slate of board members during an 26 April assembly.