Animal HealthNew National Swine Disease Council
USA, Des Moines. Industry collaboration will focus on protecting animal, public health and will help combat foreign animal diseases.
BiosecurityKeeping Australia free from ASF
AUSTRALIA, Canberra. In response to the recent spread of African Swine Fever (ASF), the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has increased its border activities.
ArgumentsNew campaign for plant-based diets very disruptive
UNITED KINGDOM, London. There was the launch of a new global campaign and road show to transform the global food system by encouraging people and Governments to adopt the principals and practice of a plant-based diet.
GrowthParkside announces business restructure
UNITED KINGDOM, Normanton. Packaging solutions specialists, Parkside, has announced a series of changes to its business structure in order to prepare for further growth.
ASFPig farms restock due to worries over pork supply
CHINA, Beijing. China’s pig farmers should quickly replenish their herds and the nation plans to buy more pork for its reserves, a government official said, in steps to curb price rises expected to bite later this year in the wake of African swine fever outbreaks.
ProteinJon Nash leads Cargill’s North American section
USA, Wichita. The company has selected Nash to lead its North American protein business. He will report to Brian Sikes, who was recently appointed to the executive team as leader of the company’s global protein and salt businesses.
BrexitNo-Deal has massive influence on Ireland
IRELAND, Dublin. IFA President Joe Healy said the clear view of farm leaders was that a ‘no deal’ Brexit would be a disaster for farmers in Ireland & the UK and must be avoided.
EUBritish Poultry Council wants to step back from Brexit
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The organization claims that they suffered the effects of the concept of Brexit since 2016.
PorkThe ‘journey’ of organic meat
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. Vions De Groene Weg produced a journey film to promote organic meat.