Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
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.
ResearchDevice measures force required to open peelable packaging
GERMANY, Dresden. The “Pack Peel Scan” device measures the opening forces of peelable, thermofomed packaging in accordance with relevant standards. The integrated machine learning method also enables process errors to be predicted and avoided.
StatementUS pork industry battling challenges
USA, Washington. The US pork industry faces numerous challenges both at home and abroad that, NPPC President David Herring testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
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.
ResearchNew Optibeef project for improved beef production
UNITED KINGDOM, Gloucestershire. Scientists and precision engineering companies aim to enhance returns for beef producers.
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.
AgricultureEU approves aid for beef producers
BELGIUM, Brussels. Irish beef producers will receive €50 million from the EU agriculture budget. The EU Member States agree to the aid measure.
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.
ChangesEMVA appoints new Standards Manager
SPAIN, Barcelona. Werner Feith coordinates standardization activities of the association.
BrexitIFA meet EU Commission officials on € 100 mill. beef package
BELGIUM, Brussels. IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods and IFA Brussels Director Liam MacHale met with senior officials from Commissioner Hogan’s Cabinet in Brussels to discuss the details package announced.
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.