Meat & poultry - Articles and news items

The future’s bright for pork production

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  19 April 2017  •  University of Illinois College of Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)

New study offers good news for pork producers…

The green food revolution sweeping across Silicon Valley

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 April 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

The world is bearing witness to a green revolution that sees tech startups in Silicon Valley produce innovative plant-based alternative to meat and dairy.

RUMA response to new antibiotic paper from Royal Society

Industry news  •  6 April 2017  •  New Food

The Royal Society has published a new paper “Modelling the impact of curtailing antibiotic usage in food animals on antibiotic resistance in humans”

Triggering Article 50 – comment from NOAH

Industry news  •  29 March 2017  •  New Food

Triggering of Article 50 should mark an increase in certainty and stability for NOAH member businesses

African swine fever spreading slowly, report suggests

Industry news  •  23 March 2017  •  EFSA

African swine fever is spreading slowly in the Baltic countries and Poland, according to the latest epidemiological data analysed by these Member States and EFSA.

Brazilian President to reassure the world following meat scandal

Industry news  •  23 March 2017  •  New Food

Michel Temer, the Brazilian President, aims to reassure foreign trade partners that despite an ongoing corruption scandal scouring the nation, its meat industry will not be affected.

Is biodegradable packaging the answer to the food’s climate change problem?

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  13 March 2017  •  Kaunas University of Technology (KTU)

KTU researchers are creating biodegradable food packaging materials, which, in addition, will also keep food fresh for longer…

High street sandwiches contain less than 50% chicken DNA

Industry news  •  28 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

According to research conducted by CBC’s Marketplace found that much of the Subway brand’s chicken in its sandwiches contained less than 50% chicken DNA.

Why Russia could hold the key for Mexico in a new meat trade deal

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  22 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

According to Senasica, Mexico could export up to 400 000 tonnes of meat to Russia if trade restricts are, as expected, to be lifted…

EU report: Antimicrobial resistance remains high

Industry news  •  22 February 2017  •  New Food

Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance…

Bilateral meat deal looking likely between US and Japan

Industry news  •  9 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Several beef and pork associations in the US have called upon President Trump to initiate free trade talks with Shinzo Abe, the Japanese Prime Minister…

What does Trump’s annulment of the TPP mean for the meat and dairy industries?

Industry news  •  24 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

New Food presents reaction from the meat and dairy industries to President Donald Trump’s tearing up of the TPP agreement…

It’s time to reduce, replace and re-think the use of antimicrobials in animals

Industry news  •  24 January 2017  •  New Food

Reducing the use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals, replacing them where possible and re-thinking the livestock production system is essential for the future of animal and public health…

VTT develops raw materials for meatballs and falafel from mealworms and crickets

Industry news  •  19 January 2017  •  Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT)

VTT has developed food ingredients from mealworms and crickets which have the potential to be used in the manufacture of foods such as meatballs and falafel.

Grasslands to hold potential for improved food production efficiency

Industry news  •  11 January 2017  •  Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Graz, Wien

Managing grazing on grasslands in a more efficient way could significantly increase global milk and meat production or free up land for other uses…