Finnish-Swedish food company becoming a reality
FINLAND, Turku The incorporation of the business of Swedish Meats was confirmed yesterday when the Assembly of the cooperative approved the requisite amendment to the clause in its bylaws concerning line of business and purpose.
Many meat exports will be duty free
USA/PANAMA U.S. and Panamanian negotiators have concluded free trade agreement negotiations that will open new export opportunities for US agricultural industry.
Hormel Foods Completes Acquisition of Provena Foods
MINNESOTA, Austin Hormel Foods Corporation announced the completion of the acquisition of Provena Foods of Chino, California.
EFSA launches public consultation on GMO feeding trials
BRUSSELS EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) launched a public consultation on the use of animal feeding trials to assess the safety and nutritional value of GM food or feed.
Pilgrim's Pride announced merger with Gold Kist
TEXAS, Pittsburg Pilgrim's Pride Corporation and Gold Kist Inc. announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
Campylobacteriosis overtakes salmonellosis infecting humans in EU
BRUSSELS The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its second annual Community report on infectious diseases transmissible from animals to humans (zoonotic diseases).
Zimbabwe to export beef to Hong Kong
ZIMBABWE From early 2007 Zimbabwe expects to export at least 5,000 t of beef to Hong Kong.
Food research – showcasing European research projects
BRUSSELS At a conference in Brussels results have been presented from a number of projects looking at food quality and safety.
Atria specifies offer to Swedish Meats
FINLAND, Nurmo Atria Group plc specifies its offer to Swedish Meats published on 28 November 2006 and offers an alternate split of the purchase consideration with higher voting rights.