World meat industry news

Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella

  • 09:10

Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella Armenia’s State Food Safety Service has banned today the sale of several brands of chicken meat, which were found out to be infected with salmonella. According toARKA News Agency, the names of companies that supplied the dangerous chicken meat were announced by the head of the State Food Safety Service Ishkhan Karapetyan. They are the frozen chicken wings "Frangosul" and SEARA, produced in Brazil; frozen chicken breasts "Premium" produced in Russia; frozen chicken breasts "Qualiko" produced in Ukraine; frozen broiler chicken "Mirotorg" produced in Russia. Apart from banning their sale, the State Food Safety Service. Read more...

Belarusian Companies Authorised to Supply Beef to China

  • 14 Dec 09:16

Belarusian Companies Authorised to Supply Beef to China Belarus has become the first country in the CIS and 13th in the world that have been authorized to supply beef to the Chinese market, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Embassy in China. According toBelTA, Belarus' Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats met with the head of the Chinese General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine Zhi Shuping in Beijing on 12 December. Following the meeting it was announced that two Belarusian meat processing plant got authorized to supply beef to the market of the Chinese People's Republic. "These are OAO Veles-Meat and OAO Mogilev Meat Packing Plant," the diplomatic. Read more...

Russia’s Eurodon to invest $350m in lamb production

  • 13 Dec 08:48

Eurodon, one of Russia’s largest turkey producers, is planning to diversify its business by investing up to RUB20 billion (US$338 million) in building lamb production. Read more...

Bacon prices skyrocket in Ukraine as pig supply nosedives

  • 13 Dec 08:47

The prices for bacon, the most popular national dish in Ukraine, have jumped 68% since January 2017 to UAH100 (US$3.70), as the population of pigs in the country's backyard farms keeps falling, according to. Read more...

Top Russian Pork Producer Miratorg Reports ASF Outbreak

  • 12 Dec 09:03

Top Russian Pork Producer Miratorg Reports ASF Outbreak Russia’s largest pork producer Miratorg on Friday reported an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) at one of its sites in the Belgorod region in central Russia. Russia has been increasing pork production in recent years partially as it has banned most Western food imports since 2014 in retaliation for Western sanctions against Moscow. However, it has yet to halt of ASF outbreaks and this highly contagious fever among pigs restrains the development of its exports to Asian countries, including China. Spread partly by wild boars, ASF is harmless to human beings. The outbreak was detected at a feeding station at Miratorg’s Ivitsa 2 pork production. Read more...

ASF expands east into new territories in Russia

  • 11 Dec 11:36

ASF expands east into new territories in Russia The year 2017 has seen African Swine Fever (ASF) creeping east beyond Russia’s Ural Mountains range, starting to pose a threat to the new regions of the country.This message was shared by Russia’s veterinary body Rossselhoznadzor, in statements on its website. In 2017 the disease was identified in 5 regions of Siberia, including Chelyabinsk region, Irkutsk region, Omsk region, Tyumen region and Krasnoyarsk Krai. Each of these regions was still considered to be free from ASF as of late 2016, Rossselhoznadzor said. Special ASF laboratory in Irkutsk region To combat the virus in Siberia, the Russian watchdog will build a special laboratory in the. Read more...

Protein consumption around the world

  • 8 Dec 08:34

Protein consumption around the world Across a range of countries, consumers reflect diversity in their protein consumption (excluding seafood). Key points: Regular beef consumption is consistent at 20–30% of non-seafood meals across the globe. Sheepmeat consumption varies considerably, and is only higher than beef in some MENA (Middle East and North Africa) markets. Beef is generally perceived to be high in nutrition, premium and superior in quality and taste Chicken is universally included in meals in all countries (least in China (19%), highest in Jordan and Malaysia (52% and 47% respectively), and particularly strong in Canada (39%) (Figure 1). Figure 1:Meals that consumers. Read more...

Impact of meatless meat insignificant in short-term

  • 8 Dec 08:32

Impact of meatless meat insignificant in short-term Demand for poultry is not expected to be significantly impacted by the rise in protein products derived from plant sources, insects and cultured meats, according to a new study. While it will be important for the sector to monitor the trend, the new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division argues that the effects are not likely to be felt in the sector in the foreseeable future. CoBank economist Trevor Amen said the future success of alternative meat lies squarely with rising global demand for protein rather than a battle for the existing market share of animal protein food products. “The road to commercial viability and consumer acceptance of. Read more...

Layers in Siberia

  • 7 Dec 09:27

Layers in Siberia Zarya poultry farm, near the Siberian city of Krasnojarsk is 100% Russian. That said, the hens and also the farm equipment stem from Western Europe. Poultry World took a look at the 1.1 million layers housed in non-forgiving Siberia.At the end of May the egg storage of Zarya poultry farm is close to empty. Only about 10% of the 15 million egg-storage space is in use. The sales are running well, explained deputy director of the poultry farm Tatjana Totskaya. The forklift driver moves a pallet with freshly packaged eggs to its designated place. Besides that, it is quiet in the immense warehouse. With dozens of rows of meter high shelves, the warehouse brings the Swedish brand. Read more...

2018 outlook: Animal protein production growth continues

  • 7 Dec 09:25

2018 outlook: Animal protein production growth continues Animal protein production is expanding around the world, and increasing competition – between the species for share of consumer wallet and between exporters for access to import destinations – is creating many areas of opportunity for both producers and processors. That, in short is the key message of RaboResearch’sAnimal Protein Outlookfor 2018. “Rabobank expects animal protein production to increase in all regions, with total production growth once again surpassing the 10-year average,” stated Justin Sherrard, global strategist – animal protein at Rabobank in a press release shared by the bank. “This strong production. Read more...