World meat industry news

Over 1M Vaccines to be Acquired for Prophylactics of Cattle Diseases

  • 11 Jan 11:15

Over 1M Vaccines to be Acquired for Prophylactics of Cattle Diseases Over 1 million vaccines will be acquired for prophylactics of diseases among animals in Atyrau region, reports the regional communications service.KazTAGreports thatvaccination will commence in February. According to the veterinary department of agriculture administration, this year, 1.79 million vaccines will be acquired for prophylactic animals in the region. Cattle must be vaccinated for a number of diseases including nodular dermatitis, herpes, brucellosis, bird flu and other dangerous viruses. First doses will be sent to Kyzylkoginsk district for prophylactics of brucellosis. No facts of dangerous diseases among cattle have been. Read more...

Azerbaijan Decided Not to Ban Poultry Meat Imports from Russia

  • 10 Jan 10:35

Azerbaijan Decided Not to Ban Poultry Meat Imports from Russia Azerbaijan does not import poultry meat and its products from the Kostroma region of Russia, where bird flu was detected, so there is no need to impose a ban on the imports of these products, said Yolchu Khanvali, head of the press service of the State Veterinary Control Service under the Agriculture Ministry of Azerbaijan. He toldTrend News AgencythatAzerbaijan imports poultry meat and its products from Turkey, Brazil and Ukraine, and eggs from Ukraine and Turkey. Azerbaijan imposed a temporary ban on the import of poultry meat and its products after bird flu was detected in March-April last year in Moscow and the surrounding areas. On 5 January 2018, Belarus imposed a. Read more...

Genesus Global Market Report: Russia 2018

  • 10 Jan 10:34

Genesus Global Market Report: Russia 2018 This is the week that Russia celebrate the New Year and then Orthodox Christmas on 7th January. It means most of Russia is on holiday. For slaughter plant’s it is a very short week and for some also a holiday! The last full working weeks pig price was 93 Roubles ($1.57) per kg live-weight. As has been the case throughout 2017 efficient Russian Pig Producers have made good money. Currently good producers will be making $50 to $70 per head profit. So, what does 2018 have in store? In November Russia was found to be guilty of breaking WTO rules on the blocking of meat imports from various countries. Russia accepted the ruling, but the embargo on pig. Read more...

Mystery surrounds bidders for Russian meat giant

  • 22 Dec 09:15

Mystery surrounds bidders for Russian meat giant The quest to identify a buyer for Cherkizovo Group is intensifying, according. Read more...

Russian meat industry growth remains static in 2017

  • 22 Dec 09:11

Russian meat industry growth remains static in 2017 Russia’s meat industry is expected to grow 4% for the past 12 months, the same growth the country saw in 2016, Russian Agricultural Minister Alexander Tkachev said in. Read more...

Retail FPI: Looking for Answers to Rising Beef Prices

  • 21 Dec 08:58

Retail FPI: Looking for Answers to Rising Beef Prices In mid-December, food prices maintained an upward trend, as ISET’s Retail Food Price Index increased by 2.2 per cent, compared to mid-November 2017. According toGeorgia Today, it turns out that the holidays will cost more in 2017 compared to December 2016, as we recorded a significant 10.9 per cent y/y increase in food prices. From an annual perspective, beef prices were particularly notable. Beginning in September 2017, beef has been trading above last year’s prices. In December, the average price of 1 kg of beef is 13.10 GEL; that is 17 per cent higher compared to the previous year (11.17 GEL/KG). High beef prices might be caused by the increased export. Read more...

GAP Resource eyes takeover of Russian poultry farm

  • 19 Dec 09:17

GAP Resource eyes takeover of Russian poultry farm GAP Resource has filed an application to the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia to acquire the sixth largest poultry farm in the country from. Read more...

Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella

  • 19 Dec 09:16

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...

EU salmonella spike caused by egg contamination

  • 18 Dec 11:56

EU salmonella spike caused by egg contamination An increase in levels of salmonella contamination in eggs has been blamed for a rise in total cases of salmonellosis across the European Union after years of decline. Cases ofSalmonella Enteritidisacquired in the EU have increased in humans by 3% since 2014, according to the annual joint report by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). In laying hens, the prevalence increased from 0.7% to 1.21% over the same period. For last year,S. Enteritidiscaused one in 6 foodborne disease outbreaks. Highest deaths among outbreak cases There were 94,530 human cases of salmonellosis reported in the EU in. Read more...

10 pig farms worth visiting across the globe

  • 18 Dec 11:55

10 pig farms worth visiting across the globe From the United States to China and back again – that in short was the 2017 edition of Pig Progress’ farm tours. Where did we go again – and which were highlights? Editor Vincent ter Beek guides you through. DBN Farm, China: Dazzling plans The Chinese pig market is in constant motion, with companies having ambitious plans.Da Bei Nong (DBN)has been in the agribusiness for 20 years but until 2015, its focus was mainly on feed and health products. Ever since, things changed – the aim now is to produce 30 million finishers by 2030. One of the steps in this process was by strongly expanding its DBN Yutian Technology park, east of Beijing. It contains. Read more...