Safety & Legislation

Belarus plots reforms to expensive meat subsidies

State support for Belarusian meat industry amounts to 1.6% of the country's GDP

Belarus plans to reform its profligate state support scheme, backing its domestic meat industry, with the aim of making it more efficient and profitable, according to a spokesperson for the country’s President Alexander Lukashenko. 

Tests have found no positive traces of fipronil in Belgian meat

No Belgian chicken meat has tested positive for banned insecticide

CCTV is set to become commonplace in all UK slaughterhouses

CCTV to be mandatory in English slaughterhouses

A proposed ban on formaldehyde is still under discussion at EU level

Polish salmonella crisis might undercut EU formaldehyde ban

Beef Products Inc reached a settlement with ABC in June

Disney pays $177m in ‘pink slime’ defamation case

Canada has faced questions from US auditors over carcass inspection protocol

US audit questions Canadian meat inspection

Millions of eggs have been recalled across Europe amid contamination fears

Dutch test chicken meat amid huge egg recall

One in 28 pork sausage samples contained horsemeat, the CFIA-funded study found

Unlabelled meat found in one in five sausages

Alfred Almanza joined JBS after nearly 40 years with FSIS. Image courtesy of the USDA

JBS hires former USDA food safety chief

Russia banned GMO-tainted feed imports from four European countries last year

Russian struggle against GMO feed hurts meat business

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