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11 September 2018
View news from Germany Official Opening of Vion's New Cattle Slaughterhouse in Waldkraiburg
GERMANY - On Saturday (8 September), Vion's COO Bernd Stange welcomed guests from politics, society, agriculture and customers of the company to the official opening of the most modern beef production location of Vion in Waldkraiburg....
07 August 2018
View news from Germany Vion Slaughterhouses Gain Recognition for Meeting Welfare Standards
GERMANY - Great recognition for the Vion Food Group: The two facilities in Buchloe and Waldkraiburg were the first beef slaughterhouses nationwide to be certified according to the criteria of the German Animal Welfare Association for dairy cows and can...
04 April 2018
View news from Germany Arla Foods to Sell Sonthofen Dairy Site to Allgäuer Hof-Milch
GERMANY - European dairy co-operative Arla Foods plans to sell its cheese production site in Sonthofen, Germany to German-based dairy company Allgäuer Hof-Milch GmbH. Both companies have signed a letter of intent and aim to finalize the transaction before...
16 January 2018
View news from Germany Vion Increases Holding in Hides Company BestHides
GERMANY - Vion yesterday announced that it has acquired 20 per cent of the shares of hides company BestHides GmbH bringing its share from 40 per cent to 60 per cent....
20 December 2017
View news from Germany Arla Foods, DMK Group Sign Mozzarella Contract Manufacturing Agreement
GERMANY - Arla Foods and German dairy company DMK Group have signed a third-party manufacturing contract that will see DMK produce 35,000 tons of mozzarella cheese for Arla per year at its Nordhackstedt site in northern Germany....
20 October 2017
View news from Germany Anuga Reveals Opportunities for US Beef, Pork in European Markets
GERMANY - While the overall focus of Anuga 2017 was on new products and innovation, USMEF expanded its strategy at the five-day food show to identify opportunities for US beef and pork in Europe and surrounding markets. USMEF’s participation was possible...
17 October 2017
View news from Germany Record-breaking Anuga for AHDB Exports
GERMANY - A record number of meat exporters joined AHDB at Anuga, the world’s biggest food trade fair, in Cologne, Germany last week (7-11 October)....
18 September 2017
View news from Germany Contaminants in Food: Health Risks of Natural Origin Frequently Underestimated
GERMANY - The following are the findings of a representative study recently conducted by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) on the risk perception of contaminants in food....
12 July 2017
View news from Germany Contaminants in Food: Identifying, Assessing Risks as Early as Possible
GERMANY - Dioxins, mineral oils, perfluorinated substances - not only do people not obtain important nutrients with their food, they also ingest undesirable substances which can affect health when taken up in certain quantities....
16 May 2017
View news from Germany Study Analyses Foods for Radioactive Substances
GERMANY - "Even though radiation emitting radioactive elements like uranium are only contained in small quantities in food, their chemical properties and radioactivity could pose a risk if they are ingested over a longer period in higher concentrations,"...
03 May 2017
View news from Germany US Beef Quality Showcased at HRI Event in Hamburg
GERMANY - USMEF partnered with key importers and distributors to help sponsor an event aimed at promoting US beef to HRI clients in the German market. ...
24 April 2017
View news from Germany Production Costs in German Dairy Sector Covered by Farmgate Price
GERMANY - According to the latest cost study drawn up by the German Office for Agriculture and Agricultural Sociology (Büro für Agrarsoziologie & Landwirtschaft, BAL), in January 2017 the average price of 33.76 cents for a kilo of milk covered only...
17 March 2017
View news from Germany Bord Bia Launches Major Irish Beef Campaign in Germany
GERMANY - Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has announced that a major new campaign to support Irish beef exports to Germany was launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed in Stuttgart this week....
10 March 2017
View news from Germany Organic Starches to Meet Growing Feed Industry Demand
GERMANY - The German organic industry is booming, with organic farming playing a key role in the food and agriculture industries. So much so that in 2017 the federal government is expected to invest €20 million to support and strengthen organic farming...
25 January 2017
View news from Germany Scotch Beef, Lamb High Profile at Berlin Green Week
GERMANY - Two of Scotland’s most iconic foods – Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI – are enjoying a high profile in Germany over the next fortnight at International Green Week Berlin - the world's biggest fair for food, agriculture and horticulture....
12 January 2017
View news from Germany Danish Crown Acquires German Slaughterhouse
GERMANY - Following the acquisition, Danish Crown will at a single stroke become the fifth-largest cattle slaughterhouse in Germany and a major player in the north European market for organic beef....
03 October 2016
View news from Germany Germany Reports Further Drop in Animal Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - Germany has once again reduced the amount of antibiotics used in animal agriculture, according to the latest government data....
08 July 2016
View news from Germany Researchers Find Gene Mutation Behind Juvenile Mortality in Calves
GERMANY - Respiratory diseases are among the most common ailments in calves, and new research has found a gene mutation that causes one type of respiratory problem....
20 April 2016
View news from Germany Livestock Waste Converted into More Useful Products in Pilot Plant
GERMANY - In regions with intensive livestock production, manure management is a problem, but a new plant presenting research results this June is showing promise in converting manure into useful products....
19 April 2016
View news from Germany German Milk Producers Facing Heavy Losses
GERMANY - The German milk production figures calculated quarterly by BAL (Office for Agriculture and Agricultural Sociology) indicate huge pressure on dairy farmers for January 2016....
11 April 2016
View news from Germany Reducing Food Waste Could Help Mitigate Climate Change
GERMANY - About a tenth of overall global greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture could be traced back to food waste by mid-century, a new study shows....
18 January 2016
View news from Germany Latest Figures Show German Milk Producers Making Heavy Losses
GERMANY - Latest figures from studies into the cost of milk production indicate that German milk producers are facing a farmgate price well below their cost of production, the European Milk Board (EMB) has said....
20 November 2015
View news from Germany Demand for Strong Cheeses in Germany Growing
GERMANY - New research from market intelligence agency Mintel reveals Germany is a growing market for stronger variants of cheese....
28 October 2015
View news from Germany Arla Closes German Dairy Processing Plant
GERMANY - Arla Foods has closed its Kißleg dairy site in Germany, saying that the site is no longer economically viable....
01 October 2015
View news from Germany German Tractor Blockade Impedes Supermarket Deliveries
GERMANY – German dairy farmers assembled on upermarket warehouses to protest about the continued unsustainable milk prices, German media has reported....
28 September 2015
View news from Germany Germany Setting New Standards in Animal Welfare Initiative
GERMANY - Germany is aiming to be in the vanguard in setting new standards for animal welfare across Europe....
24 September 2015
View news from Germany Cattle Farm Hygiene Needs Improving, Says BVD Study
GERMANY - German vets and advisers are being blamed for spreading a highly virulent strain of bovine viral diarrhea spreading to 5,000 cattle, killing 500 animals in 2012....
15 September 2015
View news from Germany Lidl Announces Milk Price Increase for German Suppliers
GERMANY – Milk produced in Germany for retailer Lidl will receive five cents more from the first of October, in a move welcomed by farm leaders....
 
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