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25 September 2017
More Investments, Surveillance Needed to Curb Misuse of Antimicrobials, FAO Warns
GLOBAL - A stronger global effort, including larger investments and improved surveillance measures, is required to ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, according to FAO Deputy...
21 September 2017
Surging Costs Spice up Asian Inflation Outlook
ASIA - Radish prices jumped 71 per cent from a year earlier in South Korea last month. In India, prices for tomatoes and onions have doubled from a year ago....
Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger...
19 September 2017
World Hunger on the Rise Again, Says New Report by UN
GLOBAL - After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition...
18 September 2017
Canada's Ag Minister Takes NAFTA Message to New Orleans
CANADA & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture took his message of the value of the North American Free Trade Agreement to New Orleans last week, writes Bruce Cochrane....
13 September 2017
IPPE Insight: Addressing Pain Points of Industry Trends
ANALYSIS - Food safety, antibiotic-free and sustainable practices are just a few of the global trends that are currently shaping the industry, according to Ed Galo, managing director for Novus International in North America....
12 September 2017
Global Cereal Output Heading for New Record
GLOBAL - Global food prices dipped in August, mainly as the prospect of bumper cereal harvests pushed up expectations for larger grain inventories....
NI Chicken Processor Sold to US Food Giant for Over $1b
US & UK - Northern Ireland-based chicken processing company Moy Park has been sold to United States food giant Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation in a deal worth $1.3billion (£1billion). Chris McCullough reports....
Livestock Production Much Smaller Challenge to Global Food Security
GLOBAL - Humans face mounting challenges when it comes to finding ways to sustainably feed an exploding population. As populations become wealthier and more urbanised, the demand for animal products continues to climb....
06 September 2017
Contaminated Eggs Found in 40 Countries
GLOBAL - Eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil have been discovered in 40 countries, including 24 of the European Union's 28 member states, German news agency DPA reported on Tuesday, without citing its sources....
24 August 2017
Study Compares Cost of Meat in Over 50 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Online catering marketplace, Caterwings, have conducted a study regarding the global price of basic food items, as preliminary research ahead of their expansion into foreign markets. ...
McDonalds to Globally Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Chickens
GLOBAL - McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from 2018 as part of efforts to curb microbial resistance to drugs and the rise of superbugs....
18 August 2017
Early Indian Ocean Trade Routes Bring Chicken to Eastern Africa
EASTERN AFRICA - The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD....
17 August 2017
US, Canadian & Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernised NAFTA
US, CANADA & MEXICO - The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) yesterday sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials...
15 August 2017
Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to 17 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Millions of eggs across Europe have been destroyed, in a food scare caused by a pesticide that was sprayed on chickens in The Netherlands to treat them for ticks, flies and lice, reports Chris McCullough....
11 August 2017
Global Meat Prices Plateau in July
GLOBAL - In July the FAO food price index rose for the third consecutive month to 179.1 points, 2 per cent higher on the month and 10 per cent up on the year, according to Millie Askew, Senior Analyst at AHDB....
04 August 2017
FAO Food Price Index Rises Further in July
GLOBAL - Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations....
03 August 2017
Millions May Face Protein Deficiency Due to Human-caused CO2 Emissions
GLOBAL - If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5 per cent of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat, and other staple crops, according to new findings...
02 August 2017
Gove: UK-US Trade Deal Would Mot Allow Chlorinated Chicken Imports
UK & US - The UK would back out of any trade deal that required it to accept lower standards, such as allowing imports of chlorinated chicken from the US, the environment secretary has said, deepening the cabinet split over the issue....
27 July 2017
Chlorinated Chickens Overshadow US-UK Trade Talks
US & UK - This week, Britain and the US commenced talks on the potential for post-Brexit trade, though the talks have been overshadowed by concerns in Britain particularly over whether Britain would be forced to lower its food standards to accommodate...
11 July 2017
Report Sees Slower Growth in Demand Keeping World Food Prices Low
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices are projected to remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofuel policies have a diminished impact on markets, according...
07 July 2017
Sustainable Ag Can Mitigate Climate Change, Involuntary Migration, Says FAO
GLOBAL - Climate change poses a major risk for rural people in developing countries, often leading to distress-driven migration, and bolstering sustainable agriculture is an essential part of an effective policy response, FAO Director-General José Graziano...
06 July 2017
Wheat, Meat Raise FAO Food Price Index in June
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices rose in June, led by wheat and meat prices....
28 June 2017
Zimbabwe and Namibia Ban SA Poultry
ZIMBABWE & NAMIBIA - Namibia and Zimbabwe have banned poultry imports from South Africa after an outbreak of bird flu....
23 June 2017
NAFTA: Agricultural Leaders Discuss Trade
CANADA, MEXICO & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture says he and his US and Mexican counterparts share a commitment to maintaining open and transparent markets so trade can continue to grow, Bruce Cochrane writes....
 
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