New Zealand’s Alps 2 Ocean Foods is launching a protein-rich and nutrient-fortified beef bar made from male calves that are otherwise killed shortly after birth or made into lower-value ground beef – a move that the firm believes is more sustainable for...
Farmers, processors and industry bodies have been consulted on proposals that could see Ireland’s dairy herd reduced by as many as 65,000 cows per year to help the EU country meet its ag emissions obligations.
A total of 14 projects will benefit from the second round of funding under the UK Endemic Livestock Research Initiative, including three projects that specifically focus on dairy cattle disease management and detection.
Mark Spencer MP refused to accept that reducing livestock grazing land was a viable solution to minimizing meat and dairy’s climate impact, and also eschewed lab-grown meat as an alternative food source.
Plans by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand the
definition of grass-fed animals, has caused concern in the industry
that the growing market for organic pastured meats could be
undermined by commercial operations.
A Californian consumer group in the US has called for beef sold in
the state to carry country-of-origin labels, and claims that
supermarket giant Safeway has been selling unlabelled beef from
Canada, where a feeding practice linked...