Monday, October 10, 2022
ASF, high feed costs impact growth of EU pigmeat production
Sustained high feed costs and African swine fever (ASF) continue to limit the growth of the European Union's pigmeat production, according to the European Commission.
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Meat and dairy production in the EU to decline due to weather and diseases
Meat and dairy production in the European Union is projected to decline in 2022 and next year as livestock farms are affected by drought, outbreak of diseases, and rising input costs, Reuters reported.
Monday, August 8, 2022
AHDB: EU pig meat production up 1.3% in May
Pig meat production in the European Union totaled 1.9 million tonnes in May, up 1.3% compared to a year earlier, the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) reported on August 5.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
5% drop in EU pig meat production numbers during Q1 2022
EU pig meat production figures in the first quarter of 2022 showed a decline of 5% year-on-year, as pig meat producers in the European Union continue to struggle with the cost of production versus an under par pig price.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Several EU states apply for 60-day pigmeat storage aid
April 29 was the deadline for EU member states' application for the private storage aid for pigmeat.
Monday, April 11, 2022
EU pigmeat production in 2022 hampered by high costs and ASF
High costs of inputs and lasting effects of African swine fever (ASF) are expected to push the European Union's pigmeat production downwards in 2022, according to the European Commission's spring Short-Term Outlook for EU Agricultural Marke ...
Monday, April 4, 2022
PHW Group and SuperMeat to introduce cultivated poultry products to Europe
Major European poultry producer PHW Group and SuperMeat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bring cultivated poultry products to Europe, citing chicken, duck and turkey for future production, SuperMeat reported.
Monday, March 21, 2022
European Commissioner satisfied with support concerning aid for private storage of pigmeat
European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski has expressed his satisfaction with the support received from several EU member states regarding the granting of aid for the private storage of pigmeat.
Monday, March 14, 2022
EU sets up European Pigmeat Reflection Group
The European Commission has set up the European Pigmeat Reflection Group to review all aspects of the sector to ensure its sustainability and resilience in socio-economic, environmental, climate, animal health and animal welfare terms.
Monday, February 14, 2022
European Commission audit found Uruguay's meat control to be adequate
Two audits by the European Commission's health and safety body have looked at meat controls in Uruguay and France.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
European Commission urged to adopt initiatives to help EU pig meat sector
The Chair of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, Norbert Lins, and the majority of political groups in the committee have called on the European Commission to adopt "immediate initiatives aimed to alleviate the negative si ...
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
EU pig meat exports dropped 16% in September last year
The latest figures from the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) show shipments of EU pig meat declined by 16% in September 2021 compared with the same month the year before.
Monday, December 20, 2021
EU pig meat consumption to drop in coming decade
Meat markets in the European Union will be influenced by sustainability, societal and health concerns over the next 10 years, according to the EU 2021-31 agricultural outlook.
Monday, December 20, 2021
Czech Republic highlights challenges faced by European pig meat sector
The Czech Republic recently informed the European Commission about the challenges facing the pig meat sector in Europe.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Members of European Parliament urge shift from live animal to meat-and-carcass transport
The ANIT committee, the European Parliament's inquiry into the protection of animals during transport, has concluded that EU provisions in this area are not always complied with in member states and do not fully take into account the differ ...

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