The Bureau of Customs – Manila International Container Port (MICP) has seized a container of food after it tested positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) in order to prevent further spread of the disease.
Singapore is looking into developing a comprehensive regulatory framework to govern novel food production for human consumption in the country, which would cover new items such as cell-based meat and alternative proteins.
The alternative protein-based foods industry and government in Australia are at odds over the use of terms such as ‘milk’, ‘meat’ and ‘seafood’ to label these, with tensions rising after the issue proceeded to high-level ministerial discussions.
The Spanish pig sector has seen more than 2 million tons of white pork exports worth €5m exported across five continents recently, according to the Spanish Inter-professional Agri-Food Organization for White Pork (Interporc).
In the wake of several controversial recent studies that have linked meat consumption with increased cancer risk, an equally contentious series of reviews have found there are very few health benefits to cutting out meat protein.