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Europeans will help raise animal welfare standards in Ukraine

  • 12 Dec 09:36

Europeans will help raise animal welfare standards in Ukraine The supervisory board of the EU project "Improving legislation, control and awareness in food safety, animal health and welfare in Ukraine" began its work. The national project coordinator was VitalyBashinsky, who is also the national coordinator of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) project. During the first meeting of the Supervisory Board, which was held on December 5, they discussed the relationship of the project with the obligations of Ukraine under the Association Agreement with the EU. “These are far from the first steps that have already been taken in this direction, but we are facing new tasks that need to be completed.. Read more...

Russia's Cherkizovo finds no violations at poultry unit regulator calls unsafe

  • 10 Oct 08:41

Russia's Cherkizovo finds no violations at poultry unit regulator calls unsafe Meat producer Cherkizovo said on Thursday it had found no evidence of safety violations at one of its units which Russia's agricultural regulator said was unsafe and should be temporarily shut down. Rosselkhoznadzor said on Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against Cherkizovo after findingSalmonellaand listeria bacteria in the affected unit's poultry products. It said it had asked a court to halt production at the site for up to 90 days and to stop sales of the unit's products. But Cherkizovo said on Thursday that its own specialists had found no violations of safety standards when they carried out an inspection on Wednesday. "According to the. Read more...

Russia managed to strengthen its position in the pork market of Hong Kong

  • 13 Mar 09:01

Russia managed to strengthen its position in the pork market of Hong Kong Despite continuing sanctions and food embargoes, Russian agricultural companies do not reduce the pork production volume, which is growing, and actively increase their exports. The number of pigs in Russia increased by 5.7% (by 1,251 thousand heads) during a year and amounted to 23.3 million heads by January 1, 2018. The volume of pork production in Russia amounted to 3,348.6 thousand tons in slaughter weight (4 568.3 thousand tons in live weight) in 2017, which is 5.0% or 159.5 thousand tons more than in 2016. There were no imports of chilled pork to Russia in 2017. Russia imported 270.7 thousand tons of frozen pork, which is by 6.1% (15.6 thousand tons) more than. Read more...

Nearly one in three consumers willing to eat lab-grown meat

  • 28 Feb 09:24

Nearly one in three consumers willing to eat lab-grown meat 60 percent of vegans would be willing to try lab-grown meat, according to research commissioned by Ingredient Communications. 29 percent of UK & US consumers say they would eat cultured meat 40 percent Americans are happy to do so 60 percent of vegans are willing to give it a try Almost a third of consumers say they would be happy to eat so-called ‘cultured meat’ – with vegans the group most likely to do so, according to new research. Specialist PR agency Ingredient Communications commissioned Surveygoo to conduct an online survey of 1,000 consumers in the UK and USA. Respondents were told that cultured meat was real meat grown 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...

Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella

  • 15 Dec 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...

Antibiotic Resistance: An Unexpected Chronology

  • 4 Dec 10:05

Antibiotic Resistance: An Unexpected Chronology Researchers from the Institut Pasteur have shed light on the rise of ampicillin resistance back in the 60s.Through the genome sampling of historical Salmonella strains, they proved that antibiotic resistance can be traced back prior to the release of ampicillin on the UK market. As such, their discovery suggests that low doses of penicillin routinely fed to livestock in the 1950s in North America and Europe may have encouraged antibiotic-resistant bacteria to evolve and spread. These results will be published inThe Lancet Infectious Diseaseson Wednesday, 29 November. Antibiotic resistance kills around 25,000 people a year in Europe, and this is predicted to rise to. Read more...

Belarus to Launch Poultry Meat Supplies to China in Q1/2018

  • 27 Oct 11:15

Belarus to Launch Poultry Meat Supplies to China in Q1/2018 Belarus plans to launch poultry meat supplies to China in Q1 2018, head of the main department for foreign economic affairs of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry Aleksei Bogdanov told the media ahead of the 2nd international export forum Belarusian Meat on 25 October. "Not long ago our delegation came back from China where we discussed the issues of beef supplies. Very soon two companies, these are Mogilev Meat Packing Plant and Veles Meat, will start their supplies. "We are busy with expanding the list of companies that can supply products to the Chinese market. I hope we will do it before the end of the year. In the first quarter of the year we. Read more...

Armenia, FAO Expanding Cooperation in Food Safety, Cattle Breeding

  • 19 Oct 11:44

Armenia, FAO Expanding Cooperation in Food Safety, Cattle Breeding The Armenian agriculture ministry and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will sign a new agreement to expand their cooperation, Iganti Araqelyan, Armenian agriculture minister, told journalists on Wednesday. "Armenia became a member of FAO in 1993 and a huge job has been done since then," he said. "The agreement will make it possible to speed up investments under programs and implement large-scale projects with the FAO support." According toARKA News Agency, the minister pointed out cattle breeding, veterinary and food safety as to-priority grounds for cooperation. "Already now we are implementing important. Read more...

EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports

  • 9 Oct 10:09

EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European consumers that meat products exported to the EU have been produced in accordance with EU requirements. MrHealy said this latest EU report completely undermines any credibility to the arguments being made in the Mercosur trade negotiations that Brazil will ever meet EU production standards on beef and other meat imports. The IFA President said the findings from this EU report back up previous IFA calls for a ban. Read more...