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12 December 2016
Retailers Can Educate and Inspire Consumers
UK - Retailers and processors could be missing a trick when it comes to educating and inspiring consumers about red meat says research from AHDB Beef & Lamb....
07 December 2016
Upholding Dairy's Place in Diet Core to New AHDB Strategy
UK - The vision of AHDB’s new organisation-wide corporate strategy is 'creating a world-class food and farming industry.' It has also redefined AHDB’s purpose as 'inspiring farmers, growers and the industry to succeed in a rapidly changing world.'...
24 November 2016
American Restaurant Customers Concerned Over Meat Origins
US - American consumers are increasingly concerned about where their meat and poultry comes from and the methods used to produce it, according to a new report from market research company Packaged Facts....
17 October 2016
GRSB Conference Continues Sustainable Beef Conversation
ANALYSIS - Nearly 225 beef value chain stakeholders from 15 countries around the world participated in seminars and moderated discussions focused on advocating for continuous improvement in the global beef value chain during the 2016 Global Conference...
16 September 2016
Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
29 July 2016
New US Food Safety Company Focuses on Analytics, Innovation
ANALYSIS – Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc. announced its formation to provide an innovative “systems” approach to helping meat and poultry processors consistently meet increasingly stringent food-safety standards. ...
25 July 2016
What Does the Colour of Meat Tell You?
ANALYSIS – You just pulled a package of hamburger out of the refrigerator that you bought four days ago, and the colour looks darker that when you first bought it. Has it gone bad or is that normal?...
15 July 2016
GMO Labelling Bill Passed in US
US - New legislation designed to offer consumers more information about genetically engineered ingredients in their food passed in the US House of Representatives yesterday on a vote of 306-117....
11 July 2016
Taiwan Lifts Ban on Canadian Beef
CANADA - Just over a week after Mexico lifted its remaining import restrictions on Canadian beef, Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare lifted its temporary ban on Canadian beef. The announcement came Friday, July 8, reports Sarah Mikesell. ...
13 May 2016
EU Politicians Vote to Support Origin Labels on Meat, Dairy
EU - Country of origin labelling should be made mandatory for meat and milk, MEPs reiterated once again in a non-binding resolution voted on Thursday....
05 April 2016
New Study: Real-time PCR Uncovers Trich Prevalence in Bulls in Mexico
GLOBAL - The bovine trichomoniasis (trich) prevalence in Mexico was unknown among breeding bulls prior to a collaborative study with the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (UACH), said Ivan Leyva-Baca, DVM and PhD at Thermo Fisher Scientific....
23 March 2016
EU Politicians Call Again for Country of Origin Labels for Meat, Milk
EU - Food safety MEPs reiterated their support for introducing mandatory country of origin labelling of meat and milk, in a non-binding resolution voted on Tuesday. ...
21 January 2016
Meat Scientist Questions Beta-agonists' Impact on Beef Quality
ANALYSIS - Dr Wayne Vanderwert, a Missouri cattle producer with a PhD in Meat Science, said while he has no concerns about beta-agonists from a food safety standpoint, he is concerned about beta-agonists' impact on meat quality....
05 January 2016
Fight Against Food Fraud Strengthened by New Research
EU - Impressive progress has been made in better understanding food fraud and developing online tools that will help the food sector tackle this threat....
22 December 2015
US Repeals Controversial Country-of-Origin Labelling Rules
US - The US has side-stepped huge retaliatory tariffs from Canada and Mexico on its meat exports by including language in the recent year-end Omnibus spending bill that repeals the country-of-origin labelling (COOL) requirements for beef and pork products....
18 December 2015
Australian Wagyu Beef Labelling Investigation Dropped
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) investigation into the labelling of Wagyu beef produced and marketed in Australia by organisations within the Wagyu industry has been dropped....
17 November 2015
Morrisons' Milk for Farmers Selling Better Than Expected
UK - The Morrisons 'Milk for Farmers' range could generate an extra £5 million per year to be paid directly to farmers....
13 November 2015
US Food Regulators Ask: "What is Natural?"
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking consumer opinions and comments on what 'natural' should mean on a food label....
06 November 2015
Report Unveils Dishonest Meat Labelling Across Europe
EU - Croquettes containing half the quantity of meat declared on the label, sulphites used to make minced beef look fresher and chicken sold as veal in kebabs are but a few of the deceptive practices unveiled in a new report....
20 October 2015
Dairy Groups Urge Compliance on COOL Issues
US - US dairy industry associations have said it is critical that Congress solve the trade dispute over country-of-origin labelling, to head off damaging new tariffs on US dairy exports by Canada and Mexico....
08 October 2015
Arla Farmers Should Watch New Antibiotics Standards
EUROPE – A cooperative’s own farm assurance programme is to be rolled out across its UK suppliers this month, bringing new standards on antibiotics and medicine usage....
06 October 2015
Italians Champion Donkey Cheese
ITALY – A rare cheese has been created at Europe’s largest Donkey farm, claims Italy’s lead farming body....
30 September 2015
UK Government Pushes for More Local Food Labelling
UK - The government is calling on food producers and shops to give more information on labels about where in Britain their food comes from, as new research shows that almost 80 per cent of people see buying local food as a top priority....
22 September 2015
More Info Needed as Growing Consumer Demand for Local Produce
UK - The Government is calling on food producers and shops to give more information on labels about where in Britain their food comes from, as new research shows that almost 80 per cent of people see buying local food as a top priority....
07 September 2015
Fonterra Turns Milk Bottles Black for Rugby Team
NEW ZEALAND – A milk brand of New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is being packaged in black, numbered bottles to honour the national Rugby team....
04 September 2015
Tesco Announces Winter Milk Price Deal with Processors
UK – Supermarket chain Tesco has pledged to pay its cheese suppliers more this winter providing processors distribute the extra value back to producers....
03 September 2015
African Partnerships to Increase Arla’s African Income Five Fold
GLOBAL- Danish dairy cooperative Arla has announced two joint ventures in Western Africa that will increase sub-saharan revenue from €90 million to €460 million by 2020....
02 September 2015
BIVI's Feeder Calf Preconditioning Program Offers Cascading Effect
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc (BIVI) introduced a new feeder calf preconditioning program for beef producers called Market Ready to help beef producers deliver healthy, high-performing calves while allowing management flexibility. ...
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