Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
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National indications of sourceECJ sets limits
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. The European Court of Justice criticizes individual regulations in the member states regarding origin or provenance.
ASF consequencesBelgium struggles for access to China
BELGIUM, Brussels. African swine fever is a European problem. At the latest since the virus made a leap from Eastern Europe to Belgium in 2018, this has become obvious.
EurostatMore pigs in the EU
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. The results of the livestock census in May and June were affected by the Corona pandemic.
Meat productionSpain slaughters more pigs than Germany
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. In the first quarter of 2020, fewer pigs were cut up in notifiable slaughterhouses in the European Union than in the same period of the previous year.
EU slaughter cattle marketPrices continue to rise
BELGIUM, Brussels. In the European Union, slaughter cattle prices are increasingly able to break away from their lows.
PandemicCoronavirus affects key pork producers
UNITED KINGDOM, London. In 2019 the UK was about 58% self-sufficient in pig meat products. A significant share of pork consumed in the UK is imported.
SCP GroupMetro sells Real to investor
GERMANY, Düsseldorf. German group Metro has already announced the sales plans in September 2018. A tough, complicated process followed.
International Butchers' ConfederationWrangling over future of Brussels office
BELGIUM, Brussels IBC elects new management team. DFV curtails funding. New solutions now needed.
ScandalFrance trials firms accused of selling horse meat as beef
FRANCE, Paris. Two former managers of French meat-processing firm Spanghero and two Dutch meat traders go on trial in Paris accused of passing off cheap horse meat as pricier beef in ready-made meals and burgers that were sold in countries across Europe.
AssessmentASF in wild boar in Belgium
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The Belgian Authorities have reported two cases of ASF in wild boar in the Luxembourg region, close to the border with France.
LambExclusive access to Luxemburg retailer
IRELAND, Dublin. The Cactus Group will exclusively stock Irish lamb for its self-service and butcher counters.
International Butchers' ConfederationExerting influence at an early stage
GERMANY, Frankfurt IBC committee meets to consider current issues.
European ButchersLearning from each other
DENMARK, Copenhagen IBC's spring conference focuses on ways of retaining skilled employees.
Zentrag becoming more European
GERMANY, Frankfurt The Paris-based federation of the French butchers' cooperative (COOBOF) became the latest member of Zentrag, the Central Cooperative of the European Meat Trade.
Statistics on the food chain – From farm to fork
LUXEMBOURG fleischwirtschaft.com - LUXEMBOURG. An Eurostat overview shows that there were just over 48 million people employed within the EU27's food chain in 2008, equivalent to more than a fifth of total employment.
Fake ham under criticism
BRUSSELS The discussion about substitute cheese and fake ham is intensifying. Germany, Austria and Luxembourg are demanding mandatory labelling of such products at EU level.
More flexibility rather than compulsory labelling
BRUSSELS For the second time the International Butchers' Confederation (IMV) managed to persuade an EU Commissioner to address its European Meat Forum: Androulla Vassiliou,
Europe's Master Butcher discussed EU's politics
BRUSSELS The delegates of the International Butchers’ Confederation’s (IBC) member federations met in Paris in France for their spring session.