An agreement with SaaS company Sustained has made it possible for animal protein-level environmental footprint data to be translated into product-level lifecycle assessments for consumer food products, such as milk, eggs, fish, and meat.
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.
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.
Ireland is eyeing the South East Asian region as its next major dairy and meat export market, banking on its ability to offer guaranteed sustainability and high quality to capture consumers in the region.
The European Parliament has voted to ban dairy-related terms for plant-based alternatives. An amendment proposing to ban ‘meaty’ terms for vegan products, however, has not passed – much to the sector’s delight.
New Crop Capital is a venture capital fund that only invests in sustainable start-ups developing cultured and plant-based meat, dairy and egg products. But it's not just about saving the planet: “There are billions to be made annually in this space,”...
Cargill has opened a European chiller plant in Hereford, UK, enhancing its quality and food safety and says it is the first processor in the UK to introduce Robotics packing, which can process up to 240 breast fillets per minute.
Challenging weather conditions in various countries, coupled with continuing political tensions in the Black Sea region have made food markets more volatile, according to the FAO's first major forecast for 2014.
The European Commission (EC) has issued a call for tenders for a study on the impact of proposed legislation that would make origin labelling on milk and milk used as an ingredient in dairy products mandatory.
Reduction of meat and dairy intake on climate change grounds would pose nutritional concerns for some nutrients but better public health advice on alternative sources and fortification could bridge the gap, write nutritional and climate experts from the...
Increasing sales of milk, meats and baked goods fuelled a six per cent growth in Northern Ireland’s food and drinks processing industry last year as sales reached almost £3bn, said a government report.
Recent amendments to Germany's biotech laws will allow the
country's food processors to make use of a "without biotech" label
on their products, despite some concerns that such claims are
misleading, says a new...
Global packaging brand Cryovac has introduced a co-extruded barrier
top web for its Darfresh vacuum skin packaging range that allows
manufacturers to use high quality printing to differentiate their
DSM Food Specialities has developed a new mould and yeast inhibitor
for meat products, said to ensure an even coating of natamycin on
products like sausages and give stronger protection against health
The European Commission has now banned all UK exports of live
animals, as well as meat and dairy products, after Foot and Mouth
Disease (FMD) was found on a UK farm last Friday, according to
A Canadian meat producer is trying to yoke together omega-3 fatty
acids to add to chicken in a way that will boost the meat's
functional value without affecting taste, as the company strives to
label its products accordingly.