Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Industry investments - The impetus for expanding China's meat production
China's combined output of pork, beef, mutton and poultry in 2021 was 88.87 million tonnes, a 16.3% increase over 2020, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
USDA projects increased worldwide meat production
In its latest outlook for global pork, beef and chicken production and trade, the USDA projected increased global meat production and shifting trade, especially the effects of China's steadily recovering swine herd, the UK Agriculture and H ...
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
US red meat production dropped in December 2021, USDA says
The United States Department of Agriculture said US red meat production in December 2021 was down modestly from December 2020.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
COVID-19 continues to curtail US meat production
Rising COVID-19 infections among US workers have forced meat plants to slow production and the government to replace slaughterhouse inspectors, meat companies and union officials said.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Kaliningrad Region, Russia governor discusses expanding meat production with Cherkizovo
Anton Alikhanov, governor of the Kaliningrad Region, Russia, recently took a tour of the new patties production facility at Cherkizovo's Otechestvenny Product plant and discussed the prospects for expanding the region's meat production capa ...
Monday, November 29, 2021
USDA: 7% drop in US commercial red meat production in October
US commercial red meat production in October was 4.755 billion pounds, a drop of 7% on the year, the United States Department of Agriculture said.
Monday, November 29, 2021
US$32 million investment to support expanded capacity and efficiency of US meat production
The United States announced an investment of US$32 million in grants awarded to 167 meat and poultry slaughter and processing facilities to support expanded capacity and efficiency through the Meat and Poultry Inspection Readiness Grant (MP ...
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Tyson expanding case-ready meat production with South Carolina, US plant
As part of its strategy to increase production of consumer ready products, Tyson Foods, Inc. is expanding its case-ready meats business by repurposing plant capacity in South Carolina, the United States.
Monday, March 1, 2021
Study finds meat production to be potential source of bacterium causing urinary tract infections
The meat production chain is likely a major source of Staphylococcus saprophyticus that causes human urinary tract infections, according to epidemiologic and genomic evidence found by researchers at a Portuguese institute.
Monday, January 4, 2021
Researchers find same amount of greenhouse gas emissions between organic and conventional meat productions
Researchers from the Technical University of Munich, the University of Greifswald and the University of Augsburg have discovered that the meat production process for organic meats produces approximately the same amounts of greenhouse gases ...
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
China adds to list of industries to encourage foreign investment, includes plant-based meat production
China's National Development and Reform Commission expanded the list of industries it is looking to encourage foreign investment from 1,108 to 1,235 sectors, including plant-based meat production, Reuters reported.
Monday, November 30, 2020
Russia's meat production increases 11.4% in January-October 2020
The volume of Russia's production of cooled or chilled beef, pork, lamb, goat meat, horse meat and venison in January-October 2020 rose by 11.4% compared to the same period last year, amounting to 2.5 million tonnes, according to Rosstat, R ...
Monday, October 19, 2020
JBS: Brazil meat production increased but land used is less
Gilberto Tomazoni, global chief executive of JBS SA, the biggest meatpacker in the world, said Brazilian livestock suppliers have increased production but used less land, as concerns amplify on the overuse of natural resource to produce foo ...
Monday, July 6, 2020
Germany aims to end cheap meat production and subcontracting in meat industry
Julia Kloeckner, German Agriculture Minister wants to address the issue of domestic low cost meat production and subcontracting in meat plants after a recent COVID-19 outbreak west of the country, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Red meat production in Nebraska, US, falls in May due to COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely hampered commercial red meat production in the US state of Nebraska, leading to a significant drop in production in May, The Grand Island Independent reported.

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