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Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Albania Set to Resume Meat and Agricultural Exports to Russia
ALBANIA - Exports of meat and agricultural products could restart between Albania and Russia following top level talks between between Deputy Head of Rosselkhoznadzor Alexei Saurin and Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture Albania Vojo Brega....
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Antibiotic Resistance is a Gut Reaction for Some Bacteria
UK - Scientists from the Institute of Food Research and the University of East Anglia have discovered how certain gut bacteria can protect themselves and others in the gut from antibiotics....
Monday, December 08, 2014
Alternative Test for Identifying Horse Meat Developed
UK - A cheaper alternative to DNA testing as a means of distinguishing horse meat from beef, has been developed by scientists at the Institute of Food Research....
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Compliance Warning Issued After Processor Safety Failure
ARGENTINA – Dairy food safety standards are being subject to a government health check after two processors fell short of the mark earlier this autumn....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
China Reopens to Brazilian Beef
CHINA - China’s market has been reopened to Brazil’s cattle farmers after a two year wait following a BSE scare....
Monday, November 17, 2014
Russia Approves Three More Dairy Plants
RUSSIA/BRAZIL – Confirmation from Russian sanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor has enabled three more Brazilian dairy plants to export cheese to Russia....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Support for Flexibility of EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops
EU - Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory even if it is allowed at EU level won the support of the Environment Committee on Tuesday...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
EUROTIER – Global Concerns for a Growing International Farming Sector
GERMANY - Almost half the exhibitors at this year’s EuroTier, which opened this week in Hanover, Germany, come from outside of the country....
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...
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