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Alternative MeatImpossible Foods receives $200 mill. in funding
USA, Redwood City, Calif. The investment will be used to continue expanding R&D, product development and international operations.
ASFUS President Trump signs ag inspector bill
USA, Washington. The bill authorizes funding for three years to hire, train and assign 240 agricultural specialists above attrition levels each year until the total number is equal to or sustains staffing requirements.
Borchert Commission€ 30 bn. for improved animal welfare
GERMANY, Berlin. In 20 years, animals should be kept much better. The advisory committee appointed by Minister Klöckner bases its recommendations on the state animal welfare label.
InitiativeIbeham project highlights Iberian ham
GERMANY, Munich. DO Guijuelo (protected designation of origin of Guijuelo) promotes this initiative with funding from the European Union.
PreventionAdditional funding for ASF inspection
USA, Washington. The US House of Representatives approved an additional $19.6 mill. in funding for more agricultural inspectors to prevent African swine fever.
International Butchers' ConfederationWrangling over future of Brussels office
BELGIUM, Brussels IBC elects new management team. DFV curtails funding. New solutions now needed.
FundingCargill teams up with start-ups
GERMANY, Munich. These start-ups have ideas to fight hunger. Cargill and the World Food Programme are helping make them a reality.
GrowthConvenience stores are a growing market for meat
USA, Washington. These stores offer a wide selection that is winning over customers and creating more demand for US red meat.
CanadaGovernment supports Ontario's chicken industry
CANADA, Guelph. The governments of Canada and Ontario invest in strengthening emergency response for the chicken industry in Ontario.
ZM Henryk KaniaSeeking funds to relaunch production
POLAND, Pszczyna. The Polish meat processor has announced it is seeking funds of between €5.9 mill. and €11.8 mill. with the aim of relaunchig production activities during its restructuring process.
ResearchFraunhofer participating in EU project C-PlaNet
GERMANY, Freising. The intersector and multidisciplinary research project "Circular Plastics Network for Training" (C-PlaNeT) was approved in May 2019 within the framework of the H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019 Calls for European Joint Doctorates, with funding of almost € 4 mill.
FundingFeral swine eradication and control pilot program
USA, Washington. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is offering $75 mill. in funding for the eradication and control of feral swine through the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP).
MEAL-StudyWhat’s in the food?
GERMANY, Berlin. Federal Minister Klöckner has what is really in prepared food investigated - the world's most comprehensive study.
AIGene-edited chicken cells resist the AI virus
THE UNITED KINGDOM, The Bush. In newly released research, scientists from The Roslin Institute have prevented the avian influenza virus from replicating in lab-grown chicken cells, suggesting that it may one day be possible to produce chickens that are resistant to the disease.
ApplicationIncreased animal welfare generated through data
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Through an international cooperation, the Danish Technological Institute will exploit data to create increased animal welfare at all stages in pig production.
OutbreakUSDA shifts emergency funds to virulent Newcastle disease
USA, California. Perdue is making available an additional $45 mill. to APHIS to address the ongoing virulent Newcastle disease (vND) outbreak.
HealthAnimal welfare in the red meat industry
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. In the wake of the Aussie Farms online interactive map’s launch last week, it’s important to recognise the red meat industry’s commitment to maintaining high standards of animal welfare.
FarmersUSDA awards agricultural trade promotion program funding
USA, Washington. US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $200 mill. to 57 organizations through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) to help US farmers and ranchers identify and access new export markets.
Livestock SectorUS shutdown restricts beef market visibility
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. The US government shutdown, now the longest in history, continues to affect over 800,000 federal workers, as President Trump refuses to back down on his request for funding to build the proposed Mexican border wall.