CHINA - Meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Food Co. to global fast-food chains in China have been withdrawn from the market following an investigation that revealed the re-labelling of chicken and beef beyond their shelf-life.
As European Union (EU) and US officials began their sixth round of negotiations on an ambitious EU-US free trade agreement in Brussels this week, American poultry practices threatened to become a lightning rod for European public unease about US food standards.
Raw milk should be sold in vending machines, says food standards body - News - Food & Drink - The Independent22, July 2014
Shoppers will soon be able to buy raw, unpasteurised milk from vending machines in shops under controversial recommendations by the UK’s food safety regulator.
WASHINGTON — Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
UK prime minister David Cameron has announced plans to boost the British farming industry by sourcing public sector food locally.
There have been dozens of undercover employment-based investigations of the meat, dairy, and egg industries by animal protection groups in the past 15 years. These investigations have led to felony conviction for egregious cruelty to animals, the country's largest meat recall, and a civil settlement of $497 million.
How the coalition is stopping the reintroduction of wildlife to the UK | George Monbiot | Environment | theguardian.com22, July 2014
The infrastructure bill seeks to reclassify extinct species as non-native, and prevent them from returning
This summer, around 30 million pheasants and 10 million partridges – mostly the redleg variety, but also some grey partridge – will be let out by gamekeepers in readiness for the upcoming shooting season.
An independent journalist says he's found a way around the so-called "ag-gag" laws by flying drones over large livestock operations to document animal welfare problems and pollution.
UK research councils join forces in 'unprecedented move' to tackle rise of antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' - Health News - Health & Families - The Independent17, July 2014
All of the major scientific funding bodies in Britain are to collaborate on a joint research effort to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” that threaten to end the era of modern medicine, it was announced today.