We’re keeping an eye on a series of debate-provoking articles appearing in PLoS Medicine, an international open access medical journal on the topic of ‘Big Food’ – essentially the power of big multinational food and […]
International trade decisions or issues affecting, or with the potential to affect, New Zealand meat.
Canada is also joining the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The move, announced by New Zealand Minister of Trade Tim Groser today and following the news that Mexico was to join the negotiations earlier this […]
Meat exporters to the Americas will welcome the news announced by Minister of Trade, Tim Groser, that Mexico is joining the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, alongside current participants Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New […]
An ambitious new charitable project encouraging the worldwide meat industry to spearhead a new initiative aimed at ending child starvation and hunger was launched at the recent World Meat Congress in Paris last week, endorsed […]
In June, the International Meat Secretariat’s 19th World Meat Congress will take place in Paris, attracting 1,000 meat industry participants from all over the world, including New Zealand. Taking a turn at organising the biennial […]
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has adopted new generic guiding principles on animal welfare relating to livestock production systems and a new chapter on the welfare of cattle bred for meat production. Agreement […]
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 […]