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Poultry empire Moy Park eyes £1bn stock float | City A.M.

19, August 2014

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.

Poultry Sector Cannot Stand Chicken Leg Imports - The Poultry Site

15, August 2014

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.

Jørn A. Rullepølser closed as Denmark investigates Listeria outbreak

15, August 2014

An outbreak of Listeria from deli meat has been linked to the death of 12 people in Denmark.

B&B claims hen welfare prize (From Salisbury Journal)

15, August 2014

A BED and breakfast near Salisbury has won an award for its dedication to hen welfare.

BREAKING: Halal body condemns BVA ‘attacks’ over non-stun slaughter - MeatInfo

15, August 2014

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”.

Method to track infections in pigs

15, August 2014

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 Professional

15, August 2014

Sustainability began as an ad-hoc response to environmental accidents but has evolved into a global movement

Greek farmers hit hard by Russian sanctions against EU produce | World news | The Guardian

15, August 2014

Truckloads of fruit left rotting after being turned away from border as farmers demand special exemption from sanctions or compensation

Feeding China's Pigs: Is US Agribusiness Losing its Global Domination? | Civil Eats

15, August 2014

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.