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Thursday, April 17, 2014
How Can EU Food be Produced to Higher Welfare Standards?
ANALYSIS - A five year plan has been launched to encourage the production, sourcing and consumption of food and products from animals to be from higher welfare regimes across Europe....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Taiwan Toughens up Chicken Labelling Rules
TAIWAN - Since 1 March 2014, it as been compulsory for chicken meat sold in retail markets to show labels indicating if the products have been refrigerated or defrosted, with fines of up to NT$1.5 million for non-compliance....
Monday, April 14, 2014
Union Policy Supports Mandatory Labelling of Food Products
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued a statement in opposition to H.R. 4432, The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, sponsored by Reps. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., and G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C....
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Knowledge of Vulnerability in Supply Chain to Detect Food Fraud
NETHERLANDS - Food fraud has always taken place and there are incidents on a regular basis. To combat food fraud more effectively, information is required on which factors play a role in the vulnerability of organisations and the food chain for food fraud,...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Business Analysis, Egg Processing Discussions Drew IEC Event to Close
AUSTRIA - IEC Business Conference Vienna 2014 came a close on Tuesday, as the conference sessions focussed delegates’ attention on business analysis and egg processing. ...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Dutch Food Safety Board Urges Tighter Food Safety Standards
NETHERLANDS - A call has been sent out to the Dutch government to get binding agreements with the Dutch meat processing sector to improve food safety standards....
Monday, March 31, 2014
Poultry Industry Groups Lose Latest COOL Appeal
NORTH AMERICA - The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has turned down an appeal that would have placed a block on new Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) rules in the US....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
EU Council Addresses Organic Production, Meat Labelling
EU - Yesterday's meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council included discussions on harmonising and simplifing rules on organic farming, divergent views of country-of-origin labelling of meat and the sustainable management of sand-eel, blue whiting...
NFU Outlines Funding Priorities for 2015
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted testimony to the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, outlining NFU’s priorities for Fiscal Year 2015 funding for agricultural programs....
Friday, March 21, 2014
Organic Sector Continues to Grow
US - The organic sector in the US is continuing to grow domestically and globally, with more than 25,000 certified organic operations in more than 120 different countries around the world....
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Europeans Support Ag Policy Aims, Traceability of Meat
EU - The latest survey from Eurobarometer reveals broad support among Europeans for new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and a small majority are willing to pay slightly more to have product origin information shown on milk and meat labels....
Monday, March 10, 2014
Members of National Farmers Union Hear from Farm Bill Insiders
US - Attendees of National Farmers Union‘s (NFU) annual convention heard on Sunday (9 March) from a panel of congressional, US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and media experts on the 2014 Farm Bill....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Prinzen Launches New Egg Grader
THE NETHERLANDS - Prinzen has introduced to the market its new electronic egg grader for on-farm use, Ovograder. ...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Free-range, Pasture-raised Egg Systems Officially Defined
US - Official definitions have now been set for poultry products that are described as free-range or pasture-reared in the US....
Friday, February 07, 2014
MEPs Call for Tighter Country of Origin Labelling for Poultry
EU - A European Commission proposal that would allow pork to be labelled as 'reared' in an EU country even if the pig had spent only four months there was rejected by Parliament on 6 February....
Call for UK Govt to Back Full Country of Origin Labelling of Meat
UK - Labour MEPs have demanded full information for consumers on where their meat comes from....
Monday, February 03, 2014
MEP Urges Complete Country-of-Origin Labelling for Pork, Chicken
EU - A UK Member of the European Parliament (MEP) has demanded that all meat should have full country of origin labelling, adding pork and chicken to the existing coverage for beef....
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Taiwan Draws up Guidelines for Laying Hen Welfare
TAIWAN - The Council of Agriculture (COA) has drawn up 'Animal-friendly Egg Production System Definition and Guideline' as a reference for the industry to promote animal welfare....
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Farmers Union Urges Congress to Pass 2014 Farm Bill This Week
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson, under direction from the NFU Board of Directors, sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker of the House John Boehner calling for the 2014 Farm Bill to be called up and...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Congress Urged to Gut Labelling Law
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued a statement in response to a letter from the meatpacking industry sent to Congress. The letter calls for Congress to gut the Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) law. It also proposes to dismantle...
Union President Looks Forward to Seeing Provisions
US - The 2014 Farm Bill Conference Committee has released its latest report "The Agricultural Act of 2014". ...
Friday, January 24, 2014
Supermarket Code Allows Tracing Origin of Meat Products
THAILAND - Tesco Lotus' Quick Response (QR) code system allows consumers to trace back the source of meat products sold on the shelves of its 1,600 outlets throughout the country....
Farmers Union Urges No Change to COOL
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has sent a letter to the members of the farm bill conference committee emphasizing the importance of finishing a five-year, comprehensive farm bill as soon as possible....
Monday, January 20, 2014
European Parliament Urges Crackdown on Food Fraud
EU - Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called on EU countries to fix penalties for food fraud at at least twice the economic gain the fraudster gets from the crime....
Union President Expresses Cautious Optimism Following Bill Passage
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson expressed cautious optimism after the US Senate and House of Representatives’ passage of the $1.1 trillion spending bill that will keep the federal government running through September....
 
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