All news articles for March 2017

The need to reduce tail cutting was highlighted in the report

New Zealand: Animal welfare body airs ‘concerns’

By Oscar Rousseau

Concerns over selective breeding practices in New Zealand’s commercial pork and poultry farms have been raised in a report from the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC).

Brazil's agriculture minister Blairo Maggi said the move is 'good news' for meat exporters

Hong Kong restores Brazilian meat trade

By Oscar Rousseau

Hong Kong is the latest key importer to have lifted a ban on Brazilian meat, after China and Egypt eased restrictions earlier this week.

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Spice update: Chilli glut subdues market, other spice prices suffering

By RJ Whitehead

A good chilli crop has been reported for central India after sowing areas increased substantially over last year due to high prices seen earlier in 2016 tempting farmers to cash in. This increase in supply has been causing prices to fall, however, since...

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