TheCattleSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the cattle industry

Cattle Industry News By Category: Labelling and Traceability

14 August 2017
China's Dairy Industry Endeavors to Regain Public Trust
CHINA - "Good milk must come from close to home," Jin Danjie, head of the Jinshan farm, explained that the world's dairy import and export map shows that in most countries the best fresh milk is largely locally produced....
09 August 2017
Direct Interaction with Consumers Key to Dispelling Agricultural Myths
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says, by interacting directly with consumers, those involved in agriculture have an opportunity set the record straight on what they do and why they do it....
03 August 2017
IFA Welcomes Resolution on ICBF Funding
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said the IFA welcomed the agreement reached between the Department of Agriculture, ICBF and tag suppliers in relation to the funding of ICBF, announced by Minister Creed this week. ...
28 July 2017
NCBA CEO Testifies on Capitol Hill: 'Please Do No Harm!'
US - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) CEO Kendal Frazier this week testified on Capitol Hill in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and warned Congress against using the treaty’s renegotiation to resurrect failed...
26 July 2017
Watchdog Maintains Tough Stance on Closed Dairy Firms
RWANDA - The Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has vowed to continue with the crackdown on uncertified dairy products makers....
24 July 2017
Agri Minister Launches NDDB's Dairy Quality Mark Logo
INDIA - Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has launched National Dairy Development Board's quality mark logo which dairy cooperatives can use after complying with quality norms....
18 July 2017
Taiwan to Conditionally Lift 16-year-old Import Ban on Japanese Beef
JAPAN - Taiwan has decided in principle to lift a ban since 2001 on beef imported from Japan, action taken following the discovery there of cattle with mad cow disease, the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement posted Monday on its website....
17 July 2017
UK Not Ready for Brexit's Impact on Food, Report Warns
UK - The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex....
11 July 2017
Belarus Gets Access for Beef, Poultry Exports to China, Says Official
BELARUS - Belarus has got the right to supply beef and poultry to China, Belarusian Agriculture and Food Deputy Minister Alexander Subbotin said on Monday....
Chain Transparency Increasingly Important for Dutch Consumers
NETHERLANDS - The sixth edition of the "Vion Consumer Monitor" shows that consumers are very positive about the quality of Dutch meat: over 65 per cent judges this to be 'excellent'. ...
07 July 2017
High-tech Ear Tags Tracking Aussie Live Export Cattle
AUSTRALIA - Technology monitoring Australian livestock in Vietnamese feedlots and abattoirs is being expanded in Australia so stock can be traced from conception to consumption....
05 July 2017
Retailers Encouraged to Support Scottish Food, Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - The opportunities to build a sustainable future for Scottish agriculture was the focus of discussions led by NFU Scotland with supermarket retailers at the Royal Highland Show....
Arla Foods Builds on Success of Organic Milk Launch
UK - Arla Foods UK is repositioning its "Arla® Organic Farm Milk" brand to highlight its free range credentials to consumers....
03 July 2017
IFA: Shortcomings in Brazilian Meat Industry Mean Inability to Deliver EU Standards
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the mounting evidence of a lack of basic controls in the Brazilian meat industry leaves the EU with no choice but to remove Brazilian beef from the Mercosur talks....
US Beef Returning to Chinese Dining Tables
CHINA - As Chinese and US representatives cut into a rib in Beijing on Friday to mark the return of US beef to China after a 14-year absence, customers in Shanghai also started to receive the US beef they had pre-ordered online via domestic retailers....
30 June 2017
Are People 'Rolling the Dice' When it Comes to Food Safety?
UK - A new study, conducted by a team of UK-based researchers led by the University of Liverpool known as the ENIGMA Project, has revealed the levels of bad behaviours in UK kitchens which increase the public's risk of getting food poisoning....
29 June 2017
Rush Among Retailers to be First with US Beef
CHINA - China's major e-commerce platforms are racing to be the first to put US beef under their online sales portfolio, with the arrival of the first commercial shipment of the meat and its products to China due over the weekend, marking the end of a...
27 June 2017
IFA: USDA Move Means EU Negotiators Must Remove Brazilian Beef from Mercosur Talks
EU - Reacting to last week's decision by the USDA to ban fresh Brazilian beef, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the EU authorities have to take note of this decision and remove beef from any Mercosur deal....
23 June 2017
Lifting of Ban Beefs Up China-US Two-way Trade
US & CHINA - Chinese authorities announced that the nation has lifted a 13-year import ban on some US boneless beef and beef on the bone, and industry insiders see it as a win-win result that is expected to drive the economic growth of both countries....
22 June 2017
China Gives Greenlight to US Beef Imports
CHINA - China began importing US beef on Tuesday in fulfilling its pledge on the US-China 100-day action plan to boost bilateral economic ties....
21 June 2017
Public Justice Files Suit on Behalf of Farmers to Require COOL on Meat Products
US - Public Justice, representing the Ranchers-Cattlemen Legal Action Fund (R-CALF USA) and Cattle Producers of Washington (CPoW), filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington against the US Department of...
20 June 2017
Competition Commission Raids Beef Suppliers for 'Price Fixing'
SOUTH AFRICA - The Competition Commission raided 13 premises belonging to seven meat suppliers in three provinces on Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into the alleged fixing of prices and trading conditions....
19 June 2017
IFA Welcomes ECJ Ruling on Dairy Substitutes; Supermarkets Urged to Take Them Out of Cabinets
EU - IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn today (Fri) welcomed last week’s judgment by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which stated that "purely plant-based products cannot, in principle, be marketed with designations such as 'milk', 'cream',...
16 June 2017
Optimising Feeding Necessary to Maintain Milk Production in Organic Herds
US - Consumer demand for organic milk recently surpassed the available supply, with sales of organic products reaching $35 billion in 2014 and continuing to rise. ...
Surging Demand for Organic Produce Widens US Supply Gap
US - Produce processors and retailers are finding it increasingly difficult to secure sufficient supplies of organic produce, as domestic demand continues to rise at a pace that exceeds production, according to a new report from CoBank....
13 June 2017
Ministry Urges Farmers to Tag, Trace Cattle
JAMAICA - As part of its continuing implementation of the National Animal Identification and Traceability System (NAITS), the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has intensified its national appeal to cattle farmers to ensure that...
06 June 2017
Changes Welcome to Tissue Tagging for Beef Efficiency Scheme
SCOTLAND, UK - While the aims of the Beef Efficiency Scheme are admirable, the administration of the scheme has resulted in a number of beef farmers choosing not to participate and others deciding to withdraw their participation....
02 June 2017
IFA: Mercosur Negotiations Can't Continue in Light of Brazilian Meat Scandal
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said has said that, based on the most recent revelations regarding political and administrative corruption at the highest levels in the Brazilian meat industry and Government, it is not credible for the...
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 
News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Sub Category

News By Category


Partners


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals