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Tag Archives: Regulations

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

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

August 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

August 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Uncertainty Hangs over Future of Pesticide Glyphosate

A critical meeting has been called for the EU Plants Animals Food and Feed Committee to discuss the future of the controversial pesticide, glyphosate. Concerns have been raised by farmers … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Global Strategy to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance

The World Organisation for Animal Health, OIE, has set out a new strategy to help countries around the world manage the challenge of antimicrobial resistance. The OIE presented the strategy … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Will CAP Look Like After 2020?

The Common Agricultural Policy could become more concerned with social issues, innovation and greening after 2020. The current reforms to the CAP introduced in 2013 run up to 202 and … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment