The fourth IMS World Pork Conference Global Pork Industry Development Declaration
CHINA, Nanjing The Fourth IMS World Pork Conference took place in Nanjing, China from 16-17 September 2007. Delegates from 38 countries and regions have attended this Conference. The Conference has agreed to release “The Fourth IMS World Pork Conference Global Pork Industry Development Declaration”
Chinese firms closed down
BEIJING Ten people have been arrested and more than 100 companies closed down as officials continue their crackdown on the use of banned animal drugs and toxic pesticides in farm produce, reported newspaper “China Daily”.
USDA web portal for small food processors
WASHINGTON, D C., The U.S. Department of Agriculture has unveiled a new Internet resource to help smaller companies answer food safety questions and help food processors make science-based food production decisions.
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns resigns
USA President Bush announced the resignation Thursday of Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns, who is expected to seek a Senate seat.
IMS President opened 5. China International Meat Industry Exhibition
CHINA On the sidelines of the Fourth IMS World Pork Conference, the Fifth China international Meat Industry Exhibition was held in Nanjing, China.
News in FLEISCHWIRTSCHAFT International 4/07
Contents of FLEISCHWIRTSCHAFT International No. 4, September 2007
USDA announces of minimal risk rule for cattle and beef
USA USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that it will make final a proposed rule to expand the list of allowable beef and cattle imports.
EU inspection mission heading to Brazil
AUSTRALIA A European Union (EU) mission will head to Brazil in October to inspect procedures related to health, traceability, and movement of animals.
Australian consumer confidence hits 2007 low
AUSTRALIA Australian consumer confidence has fallen to its lowest point for 2007, according to the latest poll conducted by Roy Morgan.