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24 December 2014
Albania Set to Resume Meat and Agricultural Exports to Russia
ALBANIA - Exports of meat and agricultural products could restart between Albania and Russia following top level talks between between Deputy Head of Rosselkhoznadzor Alexei Saurin and Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture Albania Vojo Brega....
23 December 2014
Antibiotic Resistance is a Gut Reaction for Some Bacteria
UK - Scientists from the Institute of Food Research and the University of East Anglia have discovered how certain gut bacteria can protect themselves and others in the gut from antibiotics....
27 November 2014
Compliance Warning Issued After Processor Safety Failure
ARGENTINA – Dairy food safety standards are being subject to a government health check after two processors fell short of the mark earlier this autumn....
18 November 2014
China Reopens to Brazilian Beef
CHINA - China’s market has been reopened to Brazil’s cattle farmers after a two year wait following a BSE scare....
17 November 2014
Russia Approves Three More Dairy Plants
RUSSIA/BRAZIL – Confirmation from Russian sanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor has enabled three more Brazilian dairy plants to export cheese to Russia....
13 November 2014
Support for Flexibility of EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops
EU - Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory even if it is allowed at EU level won the support of the Environment Committee on Tuesday...
12 November 2014
EUROTIER – Global Concerns for a Growing International Farming Sector
GERMANY - Almost half the exhibitors at this year’s EuroTier, which opened this week in Hanover, Germany, come from outside of the country....
30 October 2014
Dutch Body Joins Calls Against Swedish Milk Study
NETHERLANDS – A new study linking high milk intake with increased risk of fractures and cardiovascular disease is not “cause to modify existing dairy recommendations”, says a Dutch dairy body....
29 October 2014
Swedish Study Reignites Milk Nutrition Debate
GLOBAL – Dairy industry experts have again defended milk’s nutritional value after a Swedish study linked milk consumption and lower life expectancy....
17 October 2014
Dairy Foods Opposers Not Basing Argument on Fact
UK - Efforts to undermine the nutritional benefits of dairy products are becoming increasingly based on ill-informed opinion which betrays a lack of scientific knowledge and understanding, says The Dairy Council....
16 October 2014
Call For Innovation on Family Farms
GLOBAL – Family farming underpins food security on a world level and must be led by innovation going forward....
01 October 2014
No Harm in Feeding Livestock GM Feed, Science Review Finds
GLOBAL – It is safe to feed genetically engineered crops to livestock, according to a research review assessing the performance of over 100 billion animals....
16 September 2014
Loss of Food Testing Fund Could Threaten UK Food Safety
ANALYSIS - Removing funding for non-statutory food testing of imported food as part of government cut backs is leading to UK food safety concerns. ...
09 September 2014
Regular Milk Defended After A2 Milk Study
UK - Dairy experts leapt to the defence of regular milk last week, accusing a newspaper article of misrepresenting a recent study comparing two different types of milk proteins....
08 August 2014
FAO Food Price Hits a Six Month Low in July
GLOBAL - Falling grain, oilseed and dairy prices push index to lowest level since January 2014....
07 August 2014
Russia Lifts Scrutiny on Latvian and Ukrainian Plants
RUSSIA – Russian food safety authority Rosselkhoznadzor has tightened scrutiny of dairy products arriving from a Latvian and a Ukrainian dairy on food quality grounds....
04 August 2014
Proposed Sanitary Transportation Rule Places Undue Burden, Says AFIA
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule. The proposed rule is one of many pieces of the Food Safety Modernisation...
30 July 2014
McDonald's Beef,Chicken and Fish Burgers May be Banned in Russia
RUSSIA - McDonald's may be banned from producing a range of burgers and dairy products in Russia....
Government Training Available On Farm Milk Quality Progress
BRAZIL – A national milk quality programme will advise and train farmers as part of an initiative to improve dairy safety throughout the entire supply chain....
29 July 2014
Imported Food Residue Worries Rumble On
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
16 July 2014
Farm Children Have Fewer Allergies
SWEDEN – Women and children spending time on dairy farms may be reaping major health benefits, research from the University of Gothenburg suggests....
09 July 2014
Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development to hash out the ethics of “big food” marketing, writes...
Italian Dairy Group Praises Time Magazine Article For Backing Butter
ITALY – An article in Time magazine championing butter as part of a healthy diet has been welcomed by the Italian Dairy Association (Assolatte)....
02 July 2014
Cattle Parasites Among FAO's Top Ten List of Human Concerns
GLOBAL - A 'Top Ten' list identifying the food-borne parasites of greatest global concern has been released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and new guidelines are being developed to control them....
01 July 2014
Part II: Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
26 June 2014
Biogas, Livestock Help Family Enjoy New Lease on Life
CAMAROON - It's hard to imagine, but 90 percent of the 59,000 people in the village of Bamendankwe in the North West region of Cameroon live below the poverty line, writes Jacklyn Carroll, Global Communications Intern for Heifer International....
FAO Says Iraq Faces Serious Food Security Due to Conflict
IRAQ - A favourable crop forecast for 2014 is now in jeopardy as people flee their homes and farms during main harvest and amid the recent escalation of conflict in a large swath of the Iraq, reports the FAO. ...
25 June 2014
Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial. Public discourse of GMO has been characterized by polarization and inflated rhetoric, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
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