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12 March 2015
Diverse Coalition Urges Government to Stand Strong on COOL
US - Members of a diverse coalition representing family farmers and ranchers and consumer and trade groups met with officials of the White House and the US Trade Representative to urge the administration to stand strong to protect Country-of-Origin Labeling...
04 March 2015
New Zealand to Introduce New Dairy Traceability Measures
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand government is set to introduce a series of new food safety and traceability measures into the dairy sector following the publication of a report by the Dairy Traceability Working Group....
27 February 2015
Dairy Sector Needs Ways to Manage Volatility
UK - The UK dairy sector needs to find ways of managing volatility, farmers heard at the National Farmers Union conference in Birmingham this week....
19 February 2015
How Do We Get Consumers Buying British Dairy Products?
ANALYSIS – Dairy farmers took to the streets of Middlesbrough and Sheffield this week as part of a National Farmers Union campaign to ignite domestic demand for British value-added dairy products....
18 February 2015
Stocking Boost for Colombian Region
COLOMBIA – Colombia’s traceability drive will be accompanied by a cattle repopulation programme, says a national farm body....
17 February 2015
Three Supermarket Groups Head Animal Welfare Benchmark Table
GLOBAL - Three European supermarket groups have been given top marks in a global annual farm animal welfare Business Benchmark report....
13 February 2015
2.5 Million Colombian Cattle to Be Traceable by 2016
COLOMBIA – A national cattle traceability programme is reigniting efforts to expand its database with a view to ship more bovine product overseas....
MEPs Call for COOL of Meat in Processed Foods
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is already the case with bovine fresh meat, said MEPs....
12 February 2015
DairyUK Releases Election Manifesto
UK – Dairy industry body Dairy UK has launched its manifesto for British dairying ahead of the May general election....
11 February 2015
National Farmers Union Welcomes COOL Lawsuit Dismissal
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has praised the dismissal of the US District Court lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), filed by the multinational meatpacking industry and their allies to try and stop the USDA from...
Supermarket Makes Stand on Milk Prices
UK – A food retailer has stepped forward and underlined the importance of sustainable farmgate milk pricing to Britain’s farmers....
10 February 2015
Must Listen to Consumer on Cattle Feeding Debate
ANALYSIS – A plethora of choices is available for US beef consumers and the cattle industry needs to listen to what they want, according to ranchers at the NCBA cattle industry convention....
Call for Legislative Fix to Country of Origin Labelling
CANADA - Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz called for a legislative fix to the argument over Country of Origin Labelling is a series of meetings in Washington DC last week....
04 February 2015
Buccleuch Estates Wins Short Horn Award
UK, SCOTLAND - A Scottish estate's beef operation has won this year's Morrisons Beef Shorthorn Suckler herd award. ...
02 February 2015
Embrapas GAP Beef Cattle Program Focuses on Sustainable On-farm Practices
ANALYSIS - Embrapa's Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Beef Cattle program is a set of practices describing activities that should be applied on-farm, in association with measures to guarantee health, well-being and safety of workers. ...
30 January 2015
Sustainable Soy and Food Waste Drive Progress in Netherlands
THE NETHERLANDS – Dutch dairying has vowed to progress on sustainability this year with the announcement that it will work hard to cut food waste and source responsible soy....
26 January 2015
COOL Not to Blame for Drop in Live Cattle Imports to US
US - The economic downturn that sapped consumer demand — not Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL) — caused decreased demand for cattle imports into the US, according to a new study....
23 January 2015
Processed Meats Require COOL, say Food Safety MEP's
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is already the case for bovine fresh meat, said Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee MEPs. ...
20 January 2015
Lifecycle Assessment: US Beef Sustainability Improved 5 Per Cent
ANALYSIS - Kim Stackhouse, NCBA Director of Sustainability Research, explains how the NCBA Lifecycle Assessment Study shows that sustainability of US beef production has improved 5 per cent when looking at all three pillars - economics, social and environmental....
19 January 2015
Can Sustainable Intensification Help Feed the World?
ANALYSIS - Sustainable intensification is one way to feed our growing population, according to Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor at University of California-Davis. ...
16 January 2015
Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainable Beef?
ANALYSIS - Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's, said buying verified sustainable beef by 2016 is one of McDonald's key commitments....
07 January 2015
Call for Country of Origin Labelling on UK Dairy Products
UK - The British government is calling on the European Commission to introduce country of origin labelling on milk and dairy products....
19 December 2014
Farmers Urge Progress on Beef Quality Measures
IRELAND - Irish farmers have called for the implementation of the Beef Forum decision on the market and pricing regarding the introduction of a Quality Assurance price incentive for steers and heifers from all quality assured farms....
18 December 2014
Scientists and Industry Progressing on Cow Talk
GLOBAL - Thoughts on the language of cattle, both dead and alive, are currently receiving major scrutiny....
16 December 2014
New UK Food Labelling Regulations
UK - New Food Information to Consumers’ (FIC) regulations are now in force, as of 13 December. ...
08 December 2014
Health Templates Not Compulsory, Health Plans Are
UK – Newly introduced templates for livestock health planning for farms on a national food assurance scheme are not mandatory, a stakeholder meeting has decided....
02 December 2014
US Appeals WTO Panel Reports in US-COOL Disputes
GLOBAL - The US is to appeal against the decision of the World Trade Organization over the decision on country of origin labelling....
20 November 2014
Western Australian Livestock Registration
AUSTRALIA - All owners of livestock within Western Australia must be registered and their stock identified in accordance with the relevant regulations. All beekeepers must also be registered and their hives identified. Forms are available to complete...
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