Bridging Lack of Knowledge over Animal Welfare
Consumers today are more conscientious than ever over where their food comes from, how it was produced and how it was grown or raised. A poll by the American Humane Association … 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
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
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
EU Global Leader in Agri-food Exports
The European Union is the global leader in exports pf agricultural produce and food. According to the latest annual report on the EU’s agri-food trade, over the last year these … Continue reading
How Quickly Can Russia’s Poultry Meat Production Grow?
Russia could be heading towards self-sufficiency in poultry meat production more quickly than anticipated. Latest figures from the Russian statistical office and the Russian Agriculture Ministry show that production of … Continue reading
How Will Agriculture Be Affected by Review on Antibiotic Use?
Reducing the unnecessary use of antibiotics in agriculture globally is one of the main conclusions in the O’Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance published last week. The report lays down 10 … Continue reading
Germany Fighting Antibiotic Resistance in Broiler Production
The German federal agriculture ministry is launching an €2.46 million project aimed at reducing the use of antibiotics in broiler production. Project EsRAM, announced by agriculture minister Christian … Continue reading