Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Australia's JBS Dinmore ramps up hiring amid surge in meat production
Australia's JBS Dinmore, located west of Brisbane, has significantly increased its workforce, hiring over 300 new employees ahead of an anticipated surge in meat production, ABC Rural reported.
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
US red meat and poultry cold storage stocks dip below previous year's levels
US red meat and poultry stocks in cold storage at the end of January were reported to be below levels seen a year ago, attributed to reduced production rates coupled with steady consumer demand, Brownfield Ag News reported.
Monday, February 26, 2024
Meat giants' beef production linked to illegal deforestation in Brazil's Cerrado
Campaigners have revealed that three major meatpackers' beef production in Brazil's Cerrado has been associated with illegal deforestation, shedding light on environmental concerns in the region, BBC News reported.
Friday, February 23, 2024
Vietnam's meat imports rise in volume, decline in value in 2023
Vietnam saw a surge in meat imports, surpassing 716,000 tonnes valued at US$1.43 billion in 2023, according to data from the country's Import and Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam Net Global reported.
Monday, February 19, 2024
South Korean scientists develop "meaty" rice as sustainable protein source
South Korean scientists from Yonsei University have unveiled a hybrid food called "meaty" rice, which they claim could offer an affordable and environmentally friendly protein source, featuring porous grains infused with beef muscle and fat ...
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Sharp drop in Germany's meat production last year
Meat production in Germany fell significantly in 2023, the country's Federal Statistical Office said.
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Japan employs sniffer dogs to stop entry of meat products as fear of ASF looms
Quarantine officials in Japan were using sniffer dogs to stop travelers bringing in meat products to the country as part of stepped up measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that is sweeping Asia.
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Cargill purchases US meat plants from long-time partner Ahold Delhaize USA
Cargill announced on February 7 that the company has invested in two processing facilities to expand its production and distribution of supermarket case-ready beef and pork to retailers in the northeast part of the United States.
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Australian red meat exports surge on low prices, strong demand
Australia experienced a significant surge in red meat exports last year, driven by a sharp decline in livestock prices, making its products more competitive globally, particularly amid falling beef production in the US, report ...
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Extension of Germany's origin meat labeling goes into effect
The extension of origin labeling of meat in Germany came into force on February 1.
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
FAO Meat Price Index dropped seventh straight month in January
The FAO Meat Price Index averaged 109.8 points in January, down 1.5 points (1.4%) from December, marking the seventh consecutive monthly decline and standing 1.3 points (1.2%) below its corresponding value last year.
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Environmental health investigation prompts additional beef product destruction at Isle of Man meat plant
In the wake of an environmental health investigation, the Isle of Man's meat plant is facing an order to destroy more beef products, following a recent recall initiated due to complications arising from a faulty packaging machine causing pr ...
Friday, February 2, 2024
New tech could reduce cultivated meat production costs by 90%
Researchers at the Tufts University Centre for Cellular Agriculture (TUCCA), under the leadership of Professor David Kaplan, have achieved a major milestone in the pursuit of sustainable food production, successfully engineering bovine musc ...
Friday, February 2, 2024
IPPE summit addresses sustainability programmes of US poultry, meat and feed industries
The annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit — held during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) this week in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States — brought together more than 125 attendees to hear the ...
Thursday, February 1, 2024
US red meat production rose in December last year
The United States' red meat production in December 2023 was up on the year.

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