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Are E. Coli Really Becoming More Heat Resistant?
The past few columns have talked about how antibiotic use contributes to antibiotic resistant bacteria. The same survival-of-the-fittest principle applies to environmental stresses like heat....
How Many Pounds of Meat Can We Expect From A Beef Animal?
Consumers who buy a live animal from a local cattle producer or 4-H member for custom processing are often surprised by the amount of beef they receive, the amount of freezer space needed and that they did not get back the entire live weight of the animal...
Will consumers accept healthier meat products?
It is possible to produce healthier alternatives to the processed meat products, which are in high demand in Denmark as well as in the rest of Europe, but how do consumers respond to the different options, and which ones do they prefer? ...
How covid-19 is affecting livestock prices
At the height of the recent coronavirus panic buying, Kantar data for the week ending 23 March showed a 45 percent increase in the amount of beef mince being sold....
Water Recovered from Whey Can be Used for Cleaning
Water scarcity is a serious issue and a concern among the dairy industry, as declines in the availability of water could decrease food and feed supplies and increase food prices. ...
Cows Grow Old With Good Taste
Older cattle are in demand and gaining momentum as a desirable source of protein. Though technically aged and worn out, the fact is meat from mature animals has a depth of flavour that’s just not found in the young. Consequently, new possibilities exist...
Australia’s Live Export Trade: Protecting Animal Welfare
Australia’s cattle history extends back to the arrival of the First Fleet when on a hot summer’s day in 1788; four cows, one bull and one bull calf were offloaded in the newly established British colony. A humble beginning for an industry that today...
More Than Just Supplier Number Fifty: Promoting Good Rancher, Processor Relationships
When communication abounds and shared goals between packer and supplier are understood, both can benefit. A Canadian meat packer reveals eights steps to fostering a good relationship between a meat processor and a ranch. ...
Cheese is Surprisingly Healthy
Why can the French eat a traditionally unhealthy diet and still have a relatively low level of cardiovascular disease? Scientists from Aarhus University have found the secret lies with cheese....
What Has Happened to Australian Milk Since Deregulation?
Far from doubling in size, Australia's milk output as at best stagnated since deregulation, reports Dairy Farmers of Canada. ...
EU Beef Market Outlook: Production Will Rise in 2015
More cattle is the springboard for a lift in European beef production this year with France leading the way, say industry experts. ...
European Beef Herd Increasing With Export Potential
New buyers are emerging for European beef and a larger herd is now in place to service that need. ...
Where Halloumi Cheese Comes From
Cypriot dairying takes place in a land of extreme temperatures where a rapidly developing sector is underpinning a £90 million a year cheese segment. ...
Where Are Dairy Markets Heading?
Strong prices earlier this year could keep prices down next as production stays high, according to one US dairy markets expert. ...
Finding the Best Cheese Cow in Scandinavia
Genes have a major impact on milk coagulation and a cow's suitability for cheese production....
 
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