Business and Industry News for the meat sector
RussiaMoscow close to self-sufficiency in poultry
RUSSIA, Moscow. A number of poultry production companies are exploring opportunities to enter new markets abroad.
PoultryBattle on chicken trade
NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Rabobank reports quarterly Q2 2016 for global poultry market.
EFSA ReportHigh rates of compliance suggested
ITALY, Parma EFSA published recent data on veterinary drug residues in animals and food.
BusinessBRF to close two plants
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. All-time highs in Brazilian corn exports result in fewer corn supplies for local meat and poultry producers.
Meat MarketChinese pig processor enters beef industry
CHINA, Shanghai. Shanghai Maling could soon become one of China's biggest beef producers.
BusinessPakistan launches halal plant
PAKISTAN, Karachi. To realise the plant FML acquired the services of international consultants for plant design and construction; the equipment has been procured from the top world class manufacturers conforming to the highest international standards.
Food DefenseFDA issues final rule on intentional adulteration of food
USA, Silver Spring. Under the new rule, US and importing foreign food facilities will be required to complete and maintain a written food defense plan that assesses their potential vulnerabilities to deliberate contamination.
Market ResearchHalal labelling is expected to grow
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London The prevalence of halal labelling is expected to grow by a quarter between now and 2020, according to market research firm Euromonitor International.
Dietary GuidelinesChina advises lower meat consumption
CHINA, Beijing. China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission is now encouraging Chinese consumers to reduce their meat and egg intake through new dietary guidelines that are also designed to help the environment.
AntitrustPolice raid McDonald's France HQ
FRANCE, Guyancourt McDonald’s is cooperating fully with the authorities on this matter.
Animal proteinU.S. consumers hooked on health benefits of fish
USA, Minneapolis. Cargill survey finds that consumers prefer fish over fish oil supplements.
SialExports to China are booming
CHINA, Shanghai. Chinese producers showed a high interest in German products.
StudyChicken coops push antibiotic resistance
USA, Washington, St. Louis. Scientists found chicken coops and sewage treatment plants as hot spots for antibiotic resistance.
TradeBird flu causes new bans by Iraq
IRAQ, Bagdad. Country refuses poultry products from Italy and U.S. State Missouri.
Annual balanceBizerba with strong growth
GERMANY, Balingen Company registers record in anniversary year.
Landshut Butchery CollegeExporting expertise to South Korea
GERMANY, Frankfurt Fleischerschule Landshut (Landshut Butchery College) has signed joint venture with teaching institution in Seoul - Also partnership with Japan over last 10 years.
TradeIran reports export problems to CIS
TAJIKISTAN, Duschanbe. Tajik officals believe there is a tacit trade conflict between Iran and Tajikistan.
EducationNTU and Wageningen partner
THE NETHERLANDS, Wageningen. The partnership aims to bring together interdisciplinary expertise in areas such as nanotechnology, biomedicine and food science to nurture the much needed skilled manpower for the food industry.