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02 November 2015
Dutch, Chinese to Collaborate on Improving Dairy Supply Chain
CHINA - Chinese and Dutch food officials met last week to discuss collaboration on knowledge exchange in the dairy industry....
China Needs Cold Chain Improvement to Meet Food Demand
CHINA - The new railway from Chongqing to Rotterdam provides exciting new opportunities for European producers to meet Chinese food demand, but improvement of cold chains to ensure perishable food safety is needed, leading agricultural bank Rabobank has...
19 October 2015
Appeals to End Hunger, Support Farmers Mark World Food Day
GLOBAL - Leading figures in agricultural policy marked World Food Day on Friday with appeals to combat hunger and malnutrition....
15 October 2015
EU Committee Rejects National Bans on GM Food, Feed
EUROPE - Individual countries within the EU should not be allowed to decide to ban GM food and feed products, Environment Committee MEPs decided this week....
01 October 2015
Chinese Dairy Company Resumes Trading After Chemical Scare
CHINA - China's Huishan Dairy Holdings Company has resumed trading after a pause due to allegations of milk contamination....
28 September 2015
Food Security Investment Key Part of Refugee Crisis Response
GLOBAL - The links between conflict, imperilled rural livelihoods and migration have been stressed by the Director-General of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation....
25 September 2015
Biosecurity Warning Issued, Australia Finds Illegal Dairy Imports
AUSTRALIA – Australian authorities are constantly on the lookout for breaches in quarantining laws, importers and the public have been warned following the discovery of an illegal dairy shipment....
21 September 2015
New Company Setting Good Example in Food Waste Battle
SWITZERLAND - A new start-up company in Switzerland is leading the way on helping to reduce our food waste, writes Lucy Towers....
16 September 2015
Infographic Sheds Light on What Food We Need
UK - A novel way of displaying food production information is hoped to get consumers thinking more about what they eat....
09 September 2015
Six Point Plan For Sustainable Dairy Development in Asia
ANALYSIS - A six point plan has been put forward for a regional strategy for sustainable dairy development in Asia....
08 September 2015
EU Debates Farm Animal Cloning Ban
EU - Amendments to a European Commission proposal to ban the cloning of farm animals in the EU are the subject of an MEP debate and vote today (Tuesday 8) September....
17 August 2015
US Antibiotic Resistance Results Positive for Food Safety
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported mostly encouraging results for food safety in its recent report on antibiotic resistance, although some areas of concern remain....
11 August 2015
Salmonella Detected in New Norwegian Cattle Herd
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has discovered Salmonella Typhimurium in a stool sample from a calf with bloody diarrhea in a herd of dairy cows in Nordland, Norway....
05 August 2015
Value of Trade between India, Russia to Treble
RUSSIA – Bilateral goods trade with Russia and India will increase from $10 billion to $30 billion by 2025, talks between Russian and Indian trade delegations have revealed....
22 July 2015
Irish Beef Prices Rise Despite BSE Case
IRELAND - Ireland's recent BSE scare has shown the level of confidence importers have in Ireland's system and has ironically been followed by higher beef prices. ...
16 July 2015
US Beef Access to South Africa Still Not Resumed
US - South Africa had committed in Paris to accommodate USDA’s request for recognition of its current negligible risk status under bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and resume its imports of US beef. ...
Blue Light Inactivates Foodborne Pathogens
SINGAPORE - A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have a strong antibacterial effect on major foodborne pathogens....
29 June 2015
Irish BSE Cow Displayed Signs of “Nervousness and Hyperexitability”
IRELAND – A County Louth cow confirmed as having bovine spongiform encephalopathy last week has been described as showing “neurological signs” as well as reduced health prior to being euthanized....
26 June 2015
Classical BSE Confirmed in Irish Cow
IRELAND - A five year old cow has tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) after authorities were alerted last week....
Declining School Milk Consumption in US Schools
US - Schools across America served 187 million fewer half pints of milk in 2012-2014, despite enrollment increasing...
25 June 2015
Could Potential New BSE Case in Ireland Hit Trade Agreements?
IRELAND - A new potential case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Ireland has come just days after the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) reduced the country’s BSE status from controlled to negligible risk....
How to Regain Consumer Trust in China’s Dairy Supply Chain
CHINA - Following some food safety scandals in China, the public there lost their trust in the food supply chain but Swiss-based food company, Nestlé, is helping to regain that trust, Jackie Linden reports. ...
22 June 2015
FAO Family Farming Platform to Help Food Security
GLOBAL - Recognizing the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide, the FAO has launched a new digital platform that aims to become a "one-stop shop" for information, data and legislation on the sector that produces...
16 June 2015
Call for Improvement in Counter Measure Against Food Poisoning Outbreaks
US - A consumer watchdog body in the US has called on authorities to step up reporting of outbreaks of food-borne illness and improve measures to counter the threat....
04 June 2015
Call for Global Agreement on EU Inspection Rules
UK - A call has been made to the European Commission to take a lead on achieving a general global agreement for the acceptance of the European-wide visual meat inspection....
03 June 2015
Costa Rican Food Chain Under Chinese Scrutiny
CHINA – China is assessing Costa Rican food safety to decide on whether dairy, beef and fish can be imported into the country....
02 June 2015
Ten Reasons Why China Needs the US
CHINA - China is America’s biggest customer for agricultural products, with almost a fifth of imported goods coming from the US. ...
28 May 2015
France Negligible Risk of BSE
FRANCE - France has been classified as a country with "negligible risk" from BSE....
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