Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
FipronilTainted eggs were found in Belgium in June
BELGIUM, Brussels. According to the EU, Belgium took weeks to notify tainted egg discovery.
KäseSchweiz schwächelt im Export
BERN Die Eidgenossen haben im ersten Halbjahr 2016 - vor allem durch den starken Franken - etwas weniger Käse im Ausland verkauft.
Euro Meat Golf TrophySwinging the clubs for charity
GERMANY, Boppard. Europe’s meatmen playing again for the good cause.
FachPackContinuing on its successful course
GERMANY, Nuernberg. Trade show shows packaging solutions of over 1,500 exhibitors.
BrexitLooking for trade relationships outside the EU
SWITZERLAND, Bern. The UK meat industry is keen to export more lamb to Switzerland.
International Butchers' ConfederationExerting influence at an early stage
GERMANY, Frankfurt IBC committee meets to consider current issues.
PoultrySalmonella in poultry still a major risk in EU
BELGIUM, Brussels. Data show how meat products (excluding poultry) remain the EU’s major source of E.coli contamination.
OECDSwiss agriculture’s competitiveness should be improved
FRANCE, Paris Switzerland should reduce trade barriers and limit the level of direct payments to farmers, as part of wider efforts to improve competitiveness of the agriculture sector, according to a new OECD report.
Could sense of taste affect length of life?
USA, Ann Arbor Taste buds may in fact have a powerful role in a long and healthy life – at least for fruit flies, say two new studies that appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Emerging markets draw meat machinery exports
GERMANY, Frankfurt German meat processing machinery exports are shifting to developing markets such as South America and Asia, according to German food processing and packaging machinery association VDMA.
Horse meat crisis reaching Nestlé
SWITZERLAND, Vevey fleischwirtschaft.ocm – SWITZERLAND, Vevey. Nestlé is now suspending deliveries of all of their finished products produced using beef supplied by a German firm, H.J. Schypke, a subcontractor of one of their suppliers, JBS Toledo N.V.
WWF joins call for seafood traceability
SWITZERLAND, Gland In a statement issued the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, WWF has joined private and public sector leaders in calling for a new global seafood traceability system to give consumers, businesses, and governments full access to information about marine fishing practices.
Novum Capital acquires ES-Plastic
GERMANY, Passau Established in 1966, ES-Plastic GmbH & Co. KG remained an owner-operated business until the end of 2001, when it was taken over by the Plasticos Packaging Group based in Switzerland. Now, after some 11 years, Plasticos Packaging Group and its principal shareholder Harald W. Kessler have stepped aside to make way for the new shareholder Novum Capital Beratungsgesellschaft mbH.
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.
Cattle pneumonia pathogen arose with domestication
KENYA, Nairobi In a recent study by researchers from ILRI, the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology and partners in Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA evaluated the history and relationships of pathogens that cause both cattle (contagious bovine pleuropneumonia) and goat (contagious caprine pleuropneumonia) pneumonia.
Poultry overtakes beef on Swiss plates
SWITZERLAND, Bern The average Swiss ate more than one kilogram of meat a week last year. Pork remained the most popular sort, but poultry overtook beef for the first time.
Agreement with non-EU countries secures country-of-origin markings
BRUSSELS The agreement on the mutual recognition of geographical country-of-origin markings between the EU, Switzerland and Liechtenstein can now come into force.
Switzerland bans Egyptian seeds over E.coli fears
BERN Switzerland has banned imports of certain beans and sprouts from Egypt, after the European Union blamed Egyptian fenugreek seeds for the deadly E.coli outbreaks in France and Germany.