Project aimed at reducing greenhouse gases from livestock
USA, University Park As greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture rise worldwide, a new international project aimed at helping to reduce such emissions from livestock production is carried out.
£5m deal to supply free-range chickens
THE UNITED KINGDOM, Norwich Traditional Norfolk Poultry, which was a winner of the 2013 EDP's business award for farming excellence, is increasing staff numbers by more than 25% and creating 35 new jobs over the coming months, according to Eastern Daily Press.
Five additional Brazilian companies will export chicken meat to China
BRAZIL, São Paulo Another five Brazilian poultry companies have been authorised to export chicken meat to China, the Brazilian Poultry Farming Union (Ubabef) announced.
Cherkizovo Group OJSC reports 2013 results
RUSSIA, Moscow Cherkizovo Group, Russia's largest integrated and diversified meat producer, had reported the full-year audited financial results for the period ending 31 December 2013.
U.S. red meat exports start 2014 on positive note
USA, Denver U.S. beef, pork and lamb exports all opened the New Year on a positive note, although market conditions suggest 2014 could be a challenging year for U.S. red meat exports, according to statistics released by the USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Europe's meat production should recover
BELGIUM, Brussels European Union (EU) meat demand and production are expected to recover this year, after two years of decline in EU pork and beef supplies, the European Commission predicted recently.
Australian exports to EU on the rise
Australia, North Sydney Australian beef and veal shipments to the EU for February recorded the highest volume for that month since 1998.
Updated Pig Code of Practice Announced
CANADA, Ottawa – After three years of multi-stakeholder consultations and a 60-day public comment period that drew record-setting engagement for both diversity of perspective and number of comments, an updated Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs is official.
AMI: Dietary guidelines should consider important meat benefits
USA, Washington D C. Meat and poultry products are important and rich sources of highly bioavailable micronutrients and inclusion of meat and poultry products in the diet can prevent well-documented vitamin deficiencies, according to comments American Meat Institute (AMI) submitted to the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.