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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...
18 November 2014
Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
17 November 2014
Sharing Data Between Producers, Processors and Retailers Would Benefit All
UK -The benefits of sharing data between producers, processors and retailers could add value to all stages of the supply chain and improve British livestock production, says Innovation for Agriculture (IfA), the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) and Warwickshire...
12 November 2014
Get the Best Out of Beef and Lamb This Winter
UK - EBLEX has launched a new ‘Winter’ promotional kit for farm shops and independent butchers to highlight the best ways of cooking with beef and lamb. ...
11 November 2014
Over 4,000 Threaten Beef Scheme Withdrawal
IRELAND – Over 4,000 farmers are threatening to withdraw from a national beef assurance scheme unless industry negotiations yield a change in specification and beef pricing....
27 October 2014
USDA Moving in Right Direction on COOL
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) clearly shows US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed in right direction....
21 October 2014
Food Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock
US - With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production....
14 October 2014
$7.5 million Investment into Canadian Agri Traceability Services
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of $7.5 million to the Canadian Agri Traceability Services to develop, implement and operate a national livestock traceability data service....
22 September 2014
British Vets Prefer British Meat and Fish
UK - Vets across Britain really care about where their meat, fish, dairy products and eggs come from, with an overwhelming majority buying British....
04 September 2014
English Beef and Lamb Mark Reaches Ten Years
UK – A quality scheme for English beef and lamb celebrating its tenth year has revealed that over a third of shoppers actively seek the mark on packs of meat....
28 August 2014
CME Report: US COOL Still Runs Afoul of WTO Rules
US - A number of news outlets reported over the weekend that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has determined that USDA’s latest attempt to write rules for mandatory country of origin labelling still runs afoul of WTO rules, write Steve Meyer and Len...
22 August 2014
Colombia's Cattle ID Plans Progressing
COLOMBIA – National efforts to bring full traceability across Colombia’s 24 million cattle herd are ahead of schedule....
21 August 2014
Farm Bodies Repeat Stark Warning for Irish Beef
IRELAND – Continuing low beef prices have caused ‘anger and frustration’ among Irish cattle producers as UK and EU prices stabilise, the government has heard this week....
20 August 2014
Slaughterhouse Employees Indicted over Illegal Sales of Condemned Meat
US - A California beef slaughterhouse Rancho Feeding that was closed earlier this year after recalling 8.7 million pounds of beef products has been indicted by a federal grand jury and faces 11 charges....
Russia to Introduce Electronic Veterinary Certificates
RUSSIA - Russia is to introduce electronic veterinary certificates from February 2017....
19 August 2014
Farmers Challenge Tesco Assertions on Mixed-origin Beef
IRELAND - Farmers in the Republic of Ireland have hit out at the supermarkets chain over claims that consumers do not want to eat beef from cattle reared in the Republic and slaughtered in Northern Ireland....
06 August 2014
'The Hill' Guest Opinion on Union Statement on COOL, Consumer Rights
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson continued the fight for America’s consumers, ranchers and farmers in a guest column in "The Hill" explaining why multinational meat packers and foreign trade competitors need to let common sense...
05 August 2014
Official Cattle Traceability Scheme Started in Dominican Republic
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Cattle in the Dominican Republic will now be traced through a national system logging breeding data and health records....
31 July 2014
District Court Strikes Down Injunction Against Country of Origin Labelling
US - National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson issued the following statement after receiving news of the District Court of Appeals’ en banc decision on a challenge to enforce Country-of-Origin Labelling(COOL) by the multinational meatpackers and...
23 July 2014
Morrisons Launches Beef Shorthorn Suckler Herd Award
UK - The search is on for the UK’s top suckler herd, an annual award organised by Beef Shorthorn Society and supported by Morrison with £1,500 at stake....
17 July 2014
Clear Interest for West Country Beef and Lamb
UK – Meat sold under the protected geographical indication status of West Country beef and lamb has been met with clear demand, an audience of producers has heard....
16 July 2014
Test Tube Milk Can’t Beat the Real Thing
NEW ZEALAND – Farmers needn’t worry about test tube milk products threatening the dairy industry yet, Federated Farmers of New Zealand (FFNZ) has assured....
15 July 2014
Charolais Beef Receives Protected European Status
FRANCE – A French cattle breed is to enjoy a new protected status on its meat products....
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