Is M&S Showing Way Forward for Traceability?
A new summer advertising campaign for beef products by UK retailer Marks and Spencer has taken product traceability that step further. M&S is the only UK retailer to embrace DNA … Continue reading
Will Irish Slaughter Deal Affect Competition?
The European Commission’s competition authority has given the go-ahead to the deal that will see the leading Irish beef processor ABP take a 50 per cent stake in Slaney Foods. … Continue reading
Competition Commission Slams Pakistan Meat Sector
The Competition Commission of Pakistan has called for a public-private partnership to run the government slaughterhouses in a bid to increase efficiency and quality of the meat produced. The CCP … Continue reading
Agricultural Trade Balance Shifting to Developing Countries
The balance of global agricultural trade is continuing to shift from the developed blocs to developing countries. The latest World Trade Statistics Review published by the World Trade Organisation shows … Continue reading
Is Russia Nearing Self-sufficiency in Meat?
How far has Russia come down the road to self-sufficiency in the meat sector? The government has declared the aim of not relying on meat imports to sustain the market … Continue reading
Will New Measures Stem Rising Tide of Bovine TB in England?
The situation surrounding Bovine Tuberculosis in the UK is getting worse. Latest figures from the Department of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs show that the disease is still increasing … Continue reading
Dairy Sector Influencing European Beef Market Developments
The fortunes of the European beef sector this year rely heavily on the developments within the European and global dairy sectors. According to the French market analysts France AgriMer, the … Continue reading