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02 July 2015
South American Beef Ban Lift Meets Strong Farm Opposition
US - America’s farmers are “extremely disappointed” at a US government decision to allow beef imports from regions of Brazil and Argentina because of fears over foot and mouth disease risk....
29 June 2015
Irish BSE Cow Displayed Signs of “Nervousness and Hyperexitability”
IRELAND – A County Louth cow confirmed as having bovine spongiform encephalopathy last week has been described as showing “neurological signs” as well as reduced health prior to being euthanized....
26 June 2015
Classical BSE Confirmed in Irish Cow
IRELAND - A five year old cow has tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) after authorities were alerted last week....
25 June 2015
How to Regain Consumer Trust in China’s Dairy Supply Chain
CHINA - Following some food safety scandals in China, the public there lost their trust in the food supply chain but Swiss-based food company, Nestlé, is helping to regain that trust, Jackie Linden reports. ...
Could Potential New BSE Case in Ireland Hit Trade Agreements?
IRELAND - A new potential case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Ireland has come just days after the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) reduced the country’s BSE status from controlled to negligible risk....
24 June 2015
America Backs Mexican Meat Quality, Safety
MEXICO – Mexico is offering food and safety programmes that have boosted consumer confidence and certainty, a US Department of Agriculture official has said....
22 June 2015
FAO Family Farming Platform to Help Food Security
GLOBAL - Recognizing the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide, the FAO has launched a new digital platform that aims to become a "one-stop shop" for information, data and legislation on the sector that produces...
19 June 2015
Brazilian Minister to Intensify US Beef Trade Talks
BRAZIL – Brazil is closing in on opening up the US market to Brazilian beef and eyeing up further possibilities in the east....
16 June 2015
Call for Improvement in Counter Measure Against Food Poisoning Outbreaks
US - A consumer watchdog body in the US has called on authorities to step up reporting of outbreaks of food-borne illness and improve measures to counter the threat....
04 June 2015
Call for Global Agreement on EU Inspection Rules
UK - A call has been made to the European Commission to take a lead on achieving a general global agreement for the acceptance of the European-wide visual meat inspection....
E-coli Findings Prompt Tyson Ground Beef Recall
US - Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., is voluntarily recalling approximately 16,000 pounds of 80 per cent Lean Ground Beef in 5-pound chubs, after findings of e-coli....
03 June 2015
Costa Rican Food Chain Under Chinese Scrutiny
CHINA – China is assessing Costa Rican food safety to decide on whether dairy, beef and fish can be imported into the country....
02 June 2015
Ten Reasons Why China Needs the US
CHINA - China is America’s biggest customer for agricultural products, with almost a fifth of imported goods coming from the US. ...
28 May 2015
France Negligible Risk of BSE
FRANCE - France has been classified as a country with "negligible risk" from BSE....
26 May 2015
China Access Grows Again for Brazilian Slaughterhouses
BRAZIL – Brazil will soon have 26 meat plants authorized to export to China, potentially worth $520 million in annual sales, the government announced last week....
06 May 2015
Mexico Closer to Chinese Dairy Deal
CHINA – Ongoing negotiations for the export of Mexican dairy products to China are advancing after a round of food safety inspections, says Mexico’s government food safety body....
05 May 2015
Beef Scam Fears Force Scottish Government Probe
SCOTLAND, UK – Beef farmers have been given government reassurance that reasons for a sudden drop in cattle prices are being investigated....
24 April 2015
More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food and feed. ...
22 April 2015
China Steps up Monitoring of Farm and Aquatic Products
CHINA - Monitoring of farm and aquaculture products in China by the Ministry of Agriculture for quality and safety has found that the majority are safe and the levels of contamination have remained stable....
20 April 2015
Food Safety Body Recommends Heating Raw Milk
FINLAND - Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has called for raw milk only to be used in cooked products, because of the risks from Yersinia bacteria....
16 April 2015
Residue Levels in Food Falling Across EU
EU - The amount pesticides or veterinary drug residues found in meat and food products across Europe is falling and the majority of products pose no risk to public health....
USDA Revises Safe Ingredients List for Meat, Poultry and Egg Production
US - USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a revised directive updating the list of safe and suitable ingredients used in the production of meat, poultry and egg products. ...
13 April 2015
German Survey Shows Salmonella Falling but No Drop in Campylobacter
ANALYSIS - A survey of foodborne pathogens in poultry meat in Germany and the incidence of illness has shown that the number of cases of Salmonella poisoning are falling but there is no decrease in the number of cases of poisoning from Campylobacter....
02 April 2015
Senate Inquiry into Red Meat Processing
AUSTRALIA - A senate inquiry in Australia is to focus on the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector....
01 April 2015
Do Milk and Dairy Products Raise Risk of Heart Disease?
ANALYSIS - Milk and milk products are nutritious foods integral to the nation’s diet and it is a misconception to say milk is high in fat....
27 March 2015
UK Public Confused Over Farm Drugs
UK - Most UK consumers think their farmers use growth hormones and that antibiotics in livestock make drugs less effective for people. ...
25 March 2015
Antimicrobial Resistance – Who is Responsible?
ANALYSIS - Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials has been linked to the emergence and spread of organisms resistant to them, rendering treatments obsolete and threatening public health....
20 March 2015
IFPRI: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico Home to Half World’s Hungry
GLOBAL - Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Mexico may be rising economic powerhouses, but these five fast-growing, middle income countries are still home to nearly half of the world’s hungry, or 363 million people, according to IFPRI's new Global...
 
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