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20 April 2017
Study Ranks Production Attributes Most Important to Consumers
US - For many consumers, buying a gallon of milk is much more complex than finding the preferred fat content and expiration date. They want to know how the cows were treated, what they were fed, whether they received growth hormones or antibiotics, whether...
28 March 2017
NCC, Turkey Federation Advocate for Withdrawal of GIPSA Rules
US - The National Turkey Federation (NTF) has called on USDA to withdraw rules and proposals that would upend the contract relationships among growers and processors throughout the poultry business....
22 March 2017
IFA Urges EU Commissioner to Immediately Ban Brazilian Meat
EU - IFA President Joe Healy has called for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU. He said the latest shocking revelations on the failure of Brazil to meet EU standards and controls in the meat sector raises very serious concerns around...
NFUS Urges Shoppers to Buy Scottish Amid ‘Rotten’ Brazilian Meat Claims
SCOTLAND, UK - Following the news that Brazilian meat processors are selling ‘rotten’ meat, NFU Scotland believes that the integrity of meat being sold in the European and UK market must be protected. ...
HCM City Poultry Meat, Eggs to Carry Details of Origin
VIET NAM - The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a programme to label poultry meat and eggs with details of product origin to protect consumers, according to Nguyễn Ngọc Hòa, deputy director of the local Department of Industry and Trade....
16 March 2017
Addressing Likely Economic Damage as Result of Changing US Trade Policies
CANADA - A Canadian based International Trade Consultant says there are options available in the event the United States implements trade policies that cause economic harm to Canada, reports Bruce Cochrane....
Quality of China's Agricultural Products to Improve
CHINA - The Ministry of Agriculture has published a five-year plan to improve the quality of agricultural products, including measures to ensure that products such as apples, tea and pork can be traced back to their producers....
13 March 2017
Retailers Warned Against Cutting Prices for 'Free Range' Products
IRELAND - Farmers have called on the retail sector to support the free range sector as the Department of Agriculture confirmed it is to extend its mandatory housing notice for poultry until 30 April....
10 March 2017
IFA: Stakeholders Urged to Support Free Range Producers
IRELAND - Following the announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the housing notice on poultry is to be extended until 30 April, IFA Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has called on all stakeholders in the poultry sector to work together to protect...
03 March 2017
British Egg Industry Council Concerned to Protect Hens
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95 per cent of UK free range egg production, has advised that although some free range hens will be allowed back outside this week, some free range farmers will choose to temporarily...
21 September 2016
Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
28 July 2016
Clear Labelling Needed to Avoid Consumer Confusion in Cage-Free Move
UK - Clear product labelling will be crucial as more retailers announce that they will stop selling eggs from enriched colony cage systems, the British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) has said....
15 July 2016
GMO Labelling Bill Passed in US
US - New legislation designed to offer consumers more information about genetically engineered ingredients in their food passed in the US House of Representatives yesterday on a vote of 306-117....
26 May 2016
Calls for Labelling for Raw Poultry Products that Look Cooked
US - In an effort to ensure safe eating experiences and address potential consumer confusion, the National Chicken Council (NCC) has petitioned the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) for mandatory labelling of raw,...
18 May 2016
'Free Range' Egg Producer Misled Australian Consumers
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Federal Court has found that egg company Snowdale Holdings gave a misleading impression that its eggs were 'free range' in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law, in proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and...
13 May 2016
EU Politicians Vote to Support Origin Labels on Meat, Dairy
EU - Country of origin labelling should be made mandatory for meat and milk, MEPs reiterated once again in a non-binding resolution voted on Thursday....
05 April 2016
Label Understanding Affects Perception of Poultry Meat Quality
US – A doctoral student and her professor at the University of Arkansas have found consumer’s knowledge of food labels affects the consumer’s perception of product quality....
23 March 2016
EU Politicians Call Again for Country of Origin Labels for Meat, Milk
EU - Food safety MEPs reiterated their support for introducing mandatory country of origin labelling of meat and milk, in a non-binding resolution voted on Tuesday. ...
16 March 2016
Over 60 Per Cent of Consumers Find Chicken Labels Confusing
US - As part of a continued effort to provide consumers with the facts on chicken, the US National Chicken Council (NCC) has set up a new glossary of chicken labels....
21 December 2015
Red Tractor Adds Poultry Meat to Processing Standards
UK - Food quality mark Red Tractor will soon indicate whether chicken is subject to adequate welfare and traceability standards in processing, as well as other meats, following a review of the standards....
13 November 2015
US Food Regulators Ask, "What is Natural?"
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking consumer opinions and comments on what 'natural' should mean on a food label....
06 November 2015
Poultry Sold as Veal: Report Reveals Dishonest Meat Labelling
EU - Croquettes containing half the quantity of meat declared on the label, sulphites used to make minced beef look fresher and chicken sold as veal in kebabs are but a few of the deceptive practices unveiled in a new report....
29 September 2015
UK Government Pushes for More Local Food Labelling
UK - The government is calling on food producers and shops to give more information on labels about where in Britain their food comes from, as new research shows that almost 80 per cent of people see buying local food as a top priority....
25 September 2015
Taiwan Hopes to Improve Safety with Egg Traceability System
TAIWAN - Taiwan's Council of Agriculture has this month implemented a new egg traceability system, which allows consumers to find out more about the farm their eggs came from....
22 September 2015
More Info Needed as Growing Consumer Demand for Local Produce
UK - The Government is calling on food producers and shops to give more information on labels about where in Britain their food comes from, as new research shows that almost 80 per cent of people see buying local food as a top priority....
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