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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Dutch Body Joins Calls Against Swedish Milk Study
NETHERLANDS – A new study linking high milk intake with increased risk of fractures and cardiovascular disease is not “cause to modify existing dairy recommendations”, says a Dutch dairy body....
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Swedish Study Reignites Milk Nutrition Debate
GLOBAL – Dairy industry experts have again defended milk’s nutritional value after a Swedish study linked milk consumption and lower life expectancy....
Friday, October 24, 2014
Beef Recalled over Anthrax Scare
EU - The Dutch food safety authority NVWA has recalled a batch of beef from the market over fears that it is contaminated with anthrax....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Russia Extends EU Food Import Ban on Safety Grounds
RUSSIA - Rosselkhoznadzor as announced the introduction of temporary restrictions on the import of some meat products from the European Union....
Friday, October 17, 2014
Market Analyst: How is Ebola Affecting Livestock Markets?
ANALYSIS - Increasing uncertainty in the spread of ebola has largely impacted livestock markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Dairy Foods Opposers Not Basing Argument on Fact
UK - Efforts to undermine the nutritional benefits of dairy products are becoming increasingly based on ill-informed opinion which betrays a lack of scientific knowledge and understanding, says The Dairy Council....
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Call For Innovation on Family Farms
GLOBAL – Family farming underpins food security on a world level and must be led by innovation going forward....
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
No Harm in Feeding Livestock GM Feed, Science Review Finds
GLOBAL – It is safe to feed genetically engineered crops to livestock, according to a research review assessing the performance of over 100 billion animals....
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Chinese Firm at Centre of Food Safety Scandal Halts Production
CHINA - More than 300 workers have been laid off at OSI Group's subsidiary, Shanghai Husi Food and production is not expected to resume soon....
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
US Calls on Taiwan to Set Ractopamine Residue Rules for Beef
TAIWAN - The US trade representative and ambassador to the World Trade Oranization (WTO) has called on Taiwan to set a Maximum Residue Level for ractopamine in pork and other beef products as its has already done for beef cuts....
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Loss of Food Testing Fund Could Threaten UK Food Safety
ANALYSIS - Removing funding for non-statutory food testing of imported food as part of government cut backs is leading to UK food safety concerns. ...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Regular Milk Defended After A2 Milk Study
UK - Dairy experts leapt to the defence of regular milk last week, accusing a newspaper article of misrepresenting a recent study comparing two different types of milk proteins....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Jamaica Opens Borders to Canadian Beef
JAMAICA - Jamaica has approved all imports of beef from Canada....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Iran Lifts Brazil Beef Ban
BRAZIL - Beef from Mato Grosso state can now be shipped into Iran, ending a three month embargo because of an atypical case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
Farmer Advantages to Grow 'Clenbuterol Free' Programme
MEXICO – A beef transparency scheme promising marketing advantages for compliant farms is aiming to phase out a banned growth promoter....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Food Safety Protections for Ground Beef Enhanced
US - This week the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced new procedures that will allow the agency to trace contaminated ground beef back to its source more quickly, remove it from commerce, and identify...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Beef Supplies to Tighten Towards 2015
UK - Forecasts for British beef and veal continue to indicate the situation for the second half of the year and into 2015 is one of lower availability, according to the latest AHDB Market Intelligence/EBLEX information....
Friday, August 08, 2014
FAO Food Price Hits a Six Month Low in July
GLOBAL - Falling grain, oilseed and dairy prices push index to lowest level since January 2014....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Russia Lifts Scrutiny on Latvian and Ukrainian Plants
RUSSIA – Russian food safety authority Rosselkhoznadzor has tightened scrutiny of dairy products arriving from a Latvian and a Ukrainian dairy on food quality grounds....
Monday, August 04, 2014
Proposed Sanitary Transportation Rule Places Undue Burden, Says AFIA
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule. The proposed rule is one of many pieces of the Food Safety Modernisation...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
McDonald's Beef,Chicken and Fish Burgers May be Banned in Russia
RUSSIA - McDonald's may be banned from producing a range of burgers and dairy products in Russia....
Government Training Available On Farm Milk Quality Progress
BRAZIL – A national milk quality programme will advise and train farmers as part of an initiative to improve dairy safety throughout the entire supply chain....
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Imported Food Residue Worries Rumble On
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Monday, July 21, 2014
China Lifts Ban on Brazilian Beef
CHINA/BRAZIL - China has lifted its ban on exports of Brazilian beef put in place following the discovery of a case of BSE in Paraná in December 2012....
Meat Safety Concerns Hit Chinese Fast Food Supplier
CHINA - Meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Food Co. to global fast-food chains in China have been withdrawn from the market following an investigation that revealed the re-labelling of chicken and beef beyond their shelf-life....
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Farm Children Have Fewer Allergies
SWEDEN – Women and children spending time on dairy farms may be reaping major health benefits, research from the University of Gothenburg suggests....
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Argentina Denies Animal Health Protocol Breaches
ARGENTINA – Argentina has hit out at US claims alleging animal health protocol breaches, accusing US ranchers of purposefully preventing beef imports....
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development to hash out the ethics of “big food” marketing, writes...
 
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