MARFRIG, the Brazilian owner of food giant Moy Park, is exploring plans for a London public offering of the firm which could value the poultry producer at £1bn.
INDIA - Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are an enraged lot after the external affairs ministry's proposal to allow duty-free imports of chicken legs from the US, because they say it would lead to dumping of an item that Americans usually discard.
Live cattle exports surge to highest level ever, ABS figures show - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)15, August 2014
Live cattle exports from Australia have surged to their highest ever level, less than two years after the industry was at an all-time low.
An outbreak of Listeria from deli meat has been linked to the death of 12 people in Denmark.
A BED and breakfast near Salisbury has won an award for its dedication to hen welfare.
The Halal Authority Board (HAB) has written an open letter to the British Veterinary Association (BVA), accusing it of “continuous attacks against the Muslim and Jewish communities”.
The latest genetic sequencing technologies have been utilized to develop new methods to identify genes which are important for the survival of bacterial infections in pigs. This is seen as an important step for reducing infection in livestock.
Five trends that show corporate responsibility is here to stay | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional15, August 2014
Sustainability began as an ad-hoc response to environmental accidents but has evolved into a global movement
Truckloads of fruit left rotting after being turned away from border as farmers demand special exemption from sanctions or compensation
Meat consumption in China has been on a dramatic rise for the last three decades, with one-third of the world’s meat now produced in the country and more than half the world’s pork. Most of it comes from factory-style systems of farming, with large numbers of confined animals fed on grain. A lot of grains.