Business and Industry News for the meat sector
Animal WelfareChina speeds up
CHINA, Bejing. China’s first welfare code for feed lots and slaughterhouses will be valid from June.
TradeJapan lifts ban on Danish beef imports
BELGIUM, Brussels. Beef imports to Japan from Europe were worth $5.1 mill. in the first half of 2015.
BusinessPerdue invests in poultry processing
USA, Rockingham. The $10.9 mill. investment will create jobs.
IFFA 2016Leading trade fair is fully booked
GERMANY, Frankfurt Three months until the IFFA - and the prospects couldn't be better.
TradeNZ signs TPP agreement
NEW ZEALAND, Wellington. The TPP agreement has been welcomed by the 12 member nations.
Food SafetyUSDA improves preventation against illnesses
USA, Washington. FSIS targets reduction of Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry and will begin assessment to the performance standards 90 days after publication in the Federal Register.
Tyson Company announced new staff turnover
USA, Springdale, Ark. Dan Zelenka is new vice president, laboratory services.
IFFA 2016Meat Industry 4.0 gathers speed
GERMANY, Frankfurt. Digitalisation is an important factor for value creation.
AcquisationBRF takes over Universal Meats
BRASIL, Itajaí. Brasilian enterprise goes forward in its strategy of globalisation.
BurgerCarl’s Jr. goes Down Under
USA, Carpinteria, California American francaise Burger chain opens its first restaurant in Australia.
Cultured Meat Global debut for Memphis Meats
USA, San Francisco. Company is going to produce in-vitro meat for products.
IFFA 2016All market leaders to take part
GERMANY, Frankfurt am Main The sector meets at its leading trade fair in Frankfurt am Main.
Animal WelfareBRF’s initiative has paid off
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. The company improves ranking in global benchmark on farm animal welfare.
PorkAvril and Tönnies are in exclusive negotiations
FRANCE, Paris. The two partners are planning to set up a joint enterprise dedicated to developing supplies of 100% French products to be sold by major supermarkets.
BusinessMcDonald's reports strong Q4
USA, Oak Brook, Ill. Positive consumer response to McDonald's all-day breakfast results in a general start in the USA in October.
LabellingThe pig sector would be most affected
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. Clone offspring labelling obligation would require introducing individual identification and ancestry recording for all food producing animals.
Food SafetyAI concerns rise in Indiana
USA, Indianapolis. A commercial turkey flock became the first case of HPAI reported in the US since this past June.