FranceGenetically modified lamb enters French food chain
FRANCE, Paris. A lamb bred to carry a jellyfish protein for the purposes of INRA's medical research programme was sold by the abattoir and then most likely eaten in the Paris region last October.
PoultrySalmonella in poultry still a major risk in EU
BELGIUM, Brussels. Data show how meat products (excluding poultry) remain the EU’s major source of E.coli contamination.
PorkJBS USA to acquire Cargill pork business
USA, Greeley, Colo. JBS SA CEO Wesley Batista finally makes Cargill an offer it can't refuse.
ChinaFood safety issues in China cost OSI $968 mill.
CHINA, Shanghai. Spokespeople for OSI in the United States and China declined to confirm or deny the amount of the reported losse.
BeefUSA will import beef from Argentina and Brazil
USA, Washington. The trade has to follow specific conditions aimed at minimising the risk of foot-and-mouth disease.
PoultryMexico free from Newcastle Disease
MEXICO, Mexico City. Mexico has declared itself free from Newcastle disease after a thorough surveillance period.
Animal WelfareIreland confirms BSE case
IRELAND, Dublin. The investigation has not identified anything to distinguish this case from the other cases of classical BSE that have been seen in Ireland or elsewhere.
Consumer ResearchMost US consumers buy packaged foods
USA; Pittsburgh, PA Consumers may talk big game about buying more fresh foods, but most still spend the majority of their grocery budget on packaged, prepared food.
PoultryPoultry from Israel got banned
CHINA; Hong Kong. Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Israel.