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ASFChina's top pig farmers see sharp fall in profits
CHINA, Beijing. China’s major pig farmers sharply cut 2018 profit estimates, after fast-spreading African swine fever hit prices and demand for pork in the world’s largest hog producer.
TradeAHDB reports reveal keys to growing overseas markets
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Valuable insight into how the UK can grow its meat and dairy exports in key markets has been revealed in three new reports – launched at the Oxford Farming Conference.
MergerSouthern Microbiological Services joins the Tentamus Group
GERMANY, Berlin. Specialized in the group’s key competencies of food safety services, the acquisition of SMS further expands Tentamus’ national reach.
MerckAntelliq Group acquired
USA, Madison, NJ. The companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Merck will acquire Antelliq from funds advised by BC Partners.
ICoMSTFair looking for sponsors
GERMANY, Potsdam/Berlin. An event like this cannot be financed by the revenues alone. The project is financed by the participation fees, but requires the help of sponsors.
Evonik / VlandStrategic cooperation
GERMANY, Essen. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding for a strategic cooperation.
CongressMeat for diversifying markets
GERMANY, Berlin/Potsdam. The International Congress of Meat Science and Technology 2019 is themed „Meat for Diversifying Markets“ and will be held 4-9 August.
DateAnutec Brazil to be held in 2020 at the end of May
BRAZIL, São Paulo. A new date for the Anutec Brazil 2020 has been selected. The successful cooperation with the Institute of Food Technology continues.
VanDrie / EkroFirst Dutch veal for China
THE NETHERLANDS, Mijdrecht. After more than 17 years of negotiating, the Chinese market is finally open to Dutch veal.
CanadaStronger trade to the EU
CANADA, Ottawa. Canada is strengthening trade with the European Union (EU) to seize opportunities for its farmers.
FreshDetect – SLAPartners in food safety
GERMANY, Pullach and Quakenbrück. Digital TVC measurement is now available with ERP interface.
BRFCEO to step down
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The Brazilian food processor announced that its recently named chief executive would step down by mid-2019.
ExpansionMaple Leaf to aquire Viau Foods
CANADA, Mississauga, On. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VIAU Foods, a Canadian market leader in premium Italian cooked, dry-cured and charcuterie meats for a purchase price of $215 mill., including $30 mill. in Maple Leaf stock.
Food Safety2017 RASFF annual report
BELGIUM, Brussels. The annual report provides a profound insight into the activity of the RASFF in 2017. The data on the notifications by the Member States are analysed and presented by country, type of food and type of hazard.
Ritual SlaughterOrganic label for halal and kosher meat
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. Advocate General Wahl proposes that the Court find that products from animals that have been the subject of ritual slaughter without prior stunning can be issued the European ‘organic farming’ label.
BluetongueVirus detected in two imported cattle
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The UK’s Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer has urged farmers to remain vigilant for bluetongue virus after the disease was successfully picked up in two cattle imported from France through our routine post-import testing regime.
Internet of ThingsUpdate on meat trial
BELGIUM, Brussels. The meat trial is one of the five trials within IoF2020. This trial aims to demonstrate how technology can help face the challenges the meat sector has been dealing with, such as animal welfare, foreign competition, climate impact and antibiotic resistance.
PoultryChina's pig fever outbreak a boom for chicken farmers
CHINA, Beijing. An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.
TradeEuropean Commission recommends settling longstanding WTO dispute
BELGIUM, Brussels. The Commission recommends to the Council to open negotiations with the United States in order to settle a longstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute on export of US beef.