A new blueprint that potentially could be used for sustainable beef production in New Zealand has recently been brought into reality in Brazil and is being trialled in tropical northern Australia. However, its usefulness in […]
New Zealand’s primary sector export revenue is expected to decline in 2012/13, as prices for commodities, such as New Zealand lamb, beef and venison, continue to come under pressure, according to a new report from […]
The world’s largest doner kebab was announced in Turkey recently – a 1,198 kg monster that took seven cows worth of beef and six chefs to create it. See more ….
Congratulations to Steve Wyn-Harris, a Hawke’s Bay sheep and beef farmer and farming commentator, who has just been announced as the 2012 Landcorp Agricultural Communicator of the Year. Wyn-Harris started his farming career in 1985, […]
Mark Clarkson, managing director of ANZCO Foods Ltd and a Meat Industry Association (MIA) Council member, has recently been appointed to the Board of Beef +Lamb NZ (B+LNZ) as one of two processor-exporter representatives nominated […]
The meat industry, from food technologists to promoters, now has a credible technical resource for nutritional data on beef and lamb, thanks to a bank of recently completed assessments by Beef + Lamb NZ (B+LNZ) […]
A case of the cattle brain disease bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was diagnosed in a cow in the US in April, holding global meat industry attention, but producing cautious response to date. The United States […]
A controversy blew up in the US in March and April about the use of lean finely textured beef (LFTB) – also pejoratively coined as ‘pink slime’ – in manufactured ground beef. Lean, finely-textured beef […]