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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
Food Safety Concern as Infections Still Rising in EU
EU - Human cases of listeriosis and campylobacteriosis rose once again in 2014, continuing an upward trend that began in 2008....
16 December 2015
New Zealand’s Dairy Food Safety in Good Shape
NEW ZEALAND - The food safety capability of the New Zealand dairy sector is in good shape according to a report released by the Dairy Capability Working Group today....
15 December 2015
New Measures Aim to Prevent Illness Linked to Ground Beef
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced a new measure that will improve the agency’s ability to determine the source of foodborne illnesses linked to ground beef, stopping foodborne...
07 December 2015
Is Consumer Trust in Beef Broken?
ANALYSIS - McDonald’s knows that where food comes from is extremely important to consumers. And they know that people love beef....
24 November 2015
China's New Cloning Centre to Produce 100K Cattle Embryos a Year
CHINA - Chinese scientists have signed a deal to establish the largest commercial animal cloning centre in the world, in the northern port city of Tianjin....
19 November 2015
Glowing Nanotubes Can Show When Meat Has Spoiled
CHINA - Researchers from China have shown it is possible to detect the deterioration of meat by using flurorescent nanotubes....
02 November 2015
Dutch, Chinese to Collaborate on Improving Dairy Supply Chain
CHINA - Chinese and Dutch food officials met last week to discuss collaboration on knowledge exchange in the dairy industry....
Study Finds Human DNA in Hot Dogs
US - A new study has found the presence of human DNA and other meats not mentioned on the label in some US pork, chicken, turkey, beef and vegetarian hot dogs and sausages. ...
China Needs Cold Chain Improvement to Meet Food Demand
CHINA - The new railway from Chongqing to Rotterdam provides exciting new opportunities for European producers to meet Chinese food demand, but improvement of cold chains to ensure perishable food safety is needed, leading agricultural bank Rabobank has...
27 October 2015
Meat Industry Reacts to Red, Processed Meat Cancer Report
GLOBAL - Following yesterday's report from the World Health Organisation labelling processed meat as "carcinogenic to humans", the meat industry has reacted by saying that consumers do not need to change meat-eating habits....
19 October 2015
Appeals to End Hunger, Support Farmers Mark World Food Day
GLOBAL - Leading figures in agricultural policy marked World Food Day on Friday with appeals to combat hunger and malnutrition....
15 October 2015
EU Committee Rejects National Bans on GM Food, Feed
EUROPE - Individual countries within the EU should not be allowed to decide to ban GM food and feed products, Environment Committee MEPs decided this week....
01 October 2015
Chinese Dairy Company Resumes Trading After Chemical Scare
CHINA - China's Huishan Dairy Holdings Company has resumed trading after a pause due to allegations of milk contamination....
28 September 2015
Food Security Investment Key Part of Refugee Crisis Response
GLOBAL - The links between conflict, imperilled rural livelihoods and migration have been stressed by the Director-General of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation....
25 September 2015
Biosecurity Warning Issued, Australia Finds Illegal Dairy Imports
AUSTRALIA – Australian authorities are constantly on the lookout for breaches in quarantining laws, importers and the public have been warned following the discovery of an illegal dairy shipment....
22 September 2015
US Fast-Food Criticized for High Antibiotics Levels
US - With increasing pressure being placed on the industry to regulate antibiotic use, a report from Friends of the Earth highlights a distinct lack of policy and poor practice within many top American fast food restaurants. ...
21 September 2015
New Company Setting Good Example in Food Waste Battle
SWITZERLAND - A new start-up company in Switzerland is leading the way on helping to reduce our food waste, writes Lucy Towers....
16 September 2015
Infographic Sheds Light on What Food We Need
UK - A novel way of displaying food production information is hoped to get consumers thinking more about what they eat....
09 September 2015
Six Point Plan For Sustainable Dairy Development in Asia
ANALYSIS - A six point plan has been put forward for a regional strategy for sustainable dairy development in Asia....
08 September 2015
EU Debates Farm Animal Cloning Ban
EU - Amendments to a European Commission proposal to ban the cloning of farm animals in the EU are the subject of an MEP debate and vote today (Tuesday 8) September....
04 September 2015
Meat Protein Can Help Protect Heart Health, Study Shows
UK - Eating foods rich in amino acids could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or getting more exercise, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA)....
17 August 2015
US Antibiotic Resistance Results Positive for Food Safety
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported mostly encouraging results for food safety in its recent report on antibiotic resistance, although some areas of concern remain....
11 August 2015
Salmonella Detected in New Norwegian Cattle Herd
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has discovered Salmonella Typhimurium in a stool sample from a calf with bloody diarrhea in a herd of dairy cows in Nordland, Norway....
05 August 2015
Value of Trade between India, Russia to Treble
RUSSIA – Bilateral goods trade with Russia and India will increase from $10 billion to $30 billion by 2025, talks between Russian and Indian trade delegations have revealed....
04 August 2015
China Opens Beef Floodgates for Brazil
CHINA – The value of Brazilian beef exports to China are tipped to increase almost twenty fold from pre-BSE scare levels in 2012....
22 July 2015
Irish Beef Prices Rise Despite BSE Case
IRELAND - Ireland's recent BSE scare has shown the level of confidence importers have in Ireland's system and has ironically been followed by higher beef prices. ...
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