Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Unilever expects its plant-based meat and dairy products to reach EUR 1 billion
Unilever aims a EUR 1 billion (~US$1.18 billion; EUR 1 = US$1.19) sales target for its plant-based meat and dairy products, thanks to the growth of its Vegetarian Butcher brand, as well as its vegan Hellmann's mayonnaise varieties and Magnu ...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
EU's evaluation of origin-labeling for meat determines rules' effectiveness and relevance
The European Union has recently published its evaluation of origin labeling for meat.
Monday, October 19, 2020
European livestock organisations target plant-based meat products in new campaign
European livestock organisations have launched a campaign against the alleged misuse of meat denominations by plant-based "imitations".
Monday, September 21, 2020
UK pigmeat production dips; prices lower too but much higher than elsewhere in EU
The volume of pig meat leaving UK abattoirs for much of this year has been lower than year-ago levels, a contributory factor in the firmness of farmgate prices, according to the latest market commentary from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Friday, June 12, 2020
New Zealand's meat industry joins criticism of EU trade offer
Beef and Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association denounced a leaked European Union trade offer that retains current small quotas and adds high tariffs for livestock, Stuff New Zealand reported.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
JBS reopens Minnesota pork plant to euthanise swine, not produce meat
Up to 13,000 swine are being euthanised in the plant for farmers, as the company denies that the plant has been reopened to produce pork for consumers, reported Reuters.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Lidl Ireland, Liffey Meats secures EUR14-million beef export deal
Despite the ongoing challenges of COVID19 and the uncertainty Brexit brings to the agricultural sector, Lidl Ireland and Liffey Meats have secured a EUR14-million export deal, an increase of 20% over 2019 figures.
Friday, January 31, 2020
EU temporarily bans Ukraine poultry meat imports after bird flu outbreak
Ukraine poultry meat products are temporarily banned from entering the European Union following an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza, which has led to the culling of at least 98,000 birds, according to a Poultry News report.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Arrival of salmonella-contaminated poultry meat from Thailand at European border likely to persist
The problem of salmonella contaminated poultry meat from Thailand detected at the European border is likely to continue, according to a report.
Friday, October 18, 2019
European livestock farmers launch campaign to question the impact of meat on climate change
October 18, 2019 European livestock farmers launch campaign to question the impact of meat on climate change   Campaign adverts were posted on various Brussels metro stations, with information about the benefits of the livestock industry. T ...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Phileo's new Meat profit programme provides 18.66 euros/head ROI benefit
A new Phileo by Lesaffre programme for Meat profit was launched at the SPACE event in Rennes, France on September 11 to help farmers improve herd profitability and health of their beef cattle by paying more attention to the nutritional requ ...
Monday, November 5, 2018
Ireland Bord Bia's campaign to promote meat in Asia receives funding from EU
November 5, 2018 Ireland Bord Bia's campaign to promote meat in Asia receives funding from EU   The EU Commission will provide EUR3.16 million (US$3.6 million) in the support of the Bord Bia Irish Food Board's EUR3.9 million (US$4.44 millio ...
Friday, September 28, 2018
Salmonella in poultry meat most common food issue at EU border
Salmonella in poultry meat was the most frequently reported issue in food checked at the EU border in 2017, according to "Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed" annual report.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Sales of processed pig meat products in EU gain headway
Purchases of processed pig meat products in the EU posted growth in market value in 2017, while fresh pork also showed signs of improving in southern Europe, but continued to struggle further north, according to AHDB Pork.
Thursday, January 4, 2018
EU pig meat production steady until 2030, says outlook report
EU pig meat production is expected to increase slightly in the next few years, but decline back to 2017 levels by 2030, according to the latest EU agricultural outlook covering 2017-2030.

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