Xinhua Finnish Agriculture Minister Petteri Orpo said the meat exports to China may, in the long term, offset the losses caused by import restrictions levied by Russia After Finland's pork industry was dealt a major blow by a Russian ban on pork ... Sott.net, 1 month ago
Speaking at the BMO Capital Markets 2013 Farm to Market Conference Tuesday, Smithfield Foods CEO and President C. Larry Pope confirmed the company's intent to take half its hogs off the feed additive ractopamine. We have two of our plants, which ...Care2, 1 month ago
The United States and the European Union have launched negotiations on a new Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): a free trade agreement that aims to harmonize standards and regulations in both regions to expand corporate profits.Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy, 2 weeks ago
To maintain an adequate level of animal welfare during the marketing process requires having a fit pig that is carefully managed and handled, according to Dr Temple Grandin of Colorado State University. She explains how to achieve this in a ...The Pig Site, 2 weeks ago
Natural Society The fabulous taste of bacon is more popular than ever. But if you are eating conventionally-produced bacon or other pork products, chances are great that you are consuming ractopamine, a livestock growth altering drug so dangerous ...Sott.net, 1 month ago
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