UK Not Ready for Impact of Brexit on Food Sector
The UK food sector is not ready for the changes that will be forced on it through leaving the EU. A briefing paper from the Science Policy Research Unit at the … Continue reading
French Beef Back on US Market
France has become the fourth EU country to be let back on to the US market to export beef. The US market has been closed to beef from the EU … Continue reading
France Introduces Country of Origin Labelling For Meat and Dairy Products
France introduced mandatory country of origin labelling for all meat in ready meal products, milk and dairy products on 1 January. The French agriculture ministry said that it is a … Continue reading
Global Food Prices Continue to Rise
The price of food around the world appears to be on an upward spiral. According to the latest figures from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, the … Continue reading
Transparency Warning over Global Wheat Market
The disastrous French wheat harvest this year and the impact it has had on the European grain market are expected to affect trade flows, but not global prices. Speaking at … 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
Could US be Heading for Trade War with China?
The US could be heading for another agricultural trade war – this time with China. Already in dispute with Russia and facing export sanctions in retribution for sanctions taken over … 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
Russia Hits Back at WTO Ruling over Pork Import Ban
The World Trade Organization has found Russia guilty of breaching global trading rules by banning imports of EU pig meat and pig products because of the outbreak of African swine … Continue reading
Antibiotic-free – Marketing Tool or Health Measure?
The use of antibiotics, or the non-use, is starting to take centre stage in what appears to be a marketing battle in the US poultry industry. By the end of this year, … Continue reading