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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
EC starts private storage aid for pigmeat to stabilise European market
The European Commission said new rules opening private storage aid in the pigmeat sector came into force on Monday, Dec. 4.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
US meat exporters fear EU-Philippines FTA
US meat exporters fear a planned FTA between the Philippines and the EU could threaten their sales to the Southeast Asian country, which is their No. 1 buyer in that region.
Monday, November 2, 2015
NZ dairy, meat sectors welcome talks toward free trade deal with EU
New Zealand's dairy and red meat industries have welcomed a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between the country and the 28-nation bloc European Union.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
EU sets limits to antibiotic residue in poultry meat
The European Commission has established maximum residue limits (MRLs) for virginiamycin, recognising the safety of meat from poultry that has been treated with up to four times the 20 g per tonne inclusion level typically used in internatio ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Future of EU sheep meat sector tackled in workshop series
A series of workshops on the future of the EU sheep sector has been scheduled by the European Commission, with the first forum to take place in mid-November, EU Commissioner Phil Hogan said.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Russia sees permanent ban on US and EU meat imports
Russia may perpetually extend its ban on meat imports from the US and the EU if a draft decree posted on the website of the country's Ministry of Economic Development is approved, a report said.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Vietnam, EU agree to remove meat and dairy tariffs
Vietnam and the EU have signed a free trade agreement in principle, removing tariffs on almost all the goods traded between the two economies over a period of several years.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
EU's pig meat consumption rising
Pig meat is leading Europe's meat production this year, showing the fastest growth of nearly 3%, according to the European Commission's latest short-term outlook report.
Friday, February 27, 2015
EU meat exporters eye Asia and Africa
In the face of trade sanctions imposed by Russia, the EU's pork and beef sectors are looking at other potential regions, specifically Asia and Africa. According to the US Department of Agriculture, a tight global beef supply, the declining ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Kazakhstan hopes to export meat to EU and WTO nations by mid-2015
January 29, 2015 Kazakhstan hopes to export meat to EU and WTO nations by mid-2015   Kazakhstan, a member of the recently inaugurated Eurasian Union, plans to export meat products to new markets by mid-2015. This aspiration is expressed by ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
1.7% spike in EU chicken meat production seen
October 8, 2014 1.7% spike in EU chicken meat production seen  The EU will produce more chicken leading meat this year and in 2015 despite problems suffered by France where two large producers have filed for bankruptcy, according to a US re ...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
EU livestock union leaders seek dialogue over Russia's meat ban
Trade union representatives from Europe's livestock and meat industries have called for a dialogue between Russia and the EU to "restore confidence" between the two sides that hopefully could lead to the lifting of Moscow's ban on ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Russia food ban triggers rise in US meat stocks, slump in EU pig prices
Rising pork and chicken stocks in the US is proof that Russia's embargo on Western food products has started to bite.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
EU approves use of ethyl lauroyl arginate as meat preservative
May 28, 2014 EU approves use of ethyl lauroyl arginate as meat preservative The European Commission has approved the use of ethyl lauroyl arginate (E-243) as a preservative in most heat-treated meat products in EU member states. However, th ...
Friday, March 28, 2014
EU countries divided on country-of-origin labelling of meat
European Union (EU) countries remain divided on whether mandatory labelling of the country of origin of meat used as ingredient in processed food products would bring benefits that justify costs. A meeting of EU agriculture ministers in Bru ...

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