THE global livestock population is at an all-time high of 28 billion animals, dominated by chickens which account for 82 per cent – some 23 billion chooks. A US expert suggests a three-step strategy...

Dairy and meat industry boost from new China FTA deal A new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has been finalised between Australia and China, with the Australian dairy and meat industries expected to benefit. Australian...

If American Government officials thought that American meat producers would welcome mandatory country of origin labels (CoOL) to distinguish US meat from meat imports, they might need to think again. The...

Swedish agricultural authorities have suggested the implementation of a “meat tax” to reduce greenhouse gases and encourage environmental sustainability. The Swedish Board of Agriculture last month...

 Prices of beef in Indonesia are skyrocketing and the effect of an earlier Australian live cattle ban is being debated in Australia. However, Australia may be merely the “meat in the sandwich” in...

The Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) and the Australian High Commission in Pakistan continue to be actively involved in assisting to resolve issues related to the large...

Australian scientists have discovered the structure and operating procedures of a powerful anti-bacterial killer that could replace antibiotics. The invention has wide implications for the food industry...

New legal requirements are being introduced in New South Wales and will require all abattoirs to designate an Animal Welfare Officer to be present on the premises to monitor and take responsibility for...

Applications are being sought for four independent directors to be appointed to the Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) Board at this year’s Annual General Meeting. MLA is a producer-owned company working...

Representatives from all sectors of Australia’s cattle and sheep industries are meeting in Sydney this week to set the strategy and budget allocations for Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) global...