Foot and mouth outbreak adds to South Korea’s meat woes
The Guardian, Thursday 24 July 2014

Disease found on pig farm, while bird flu continues to affect poultry industry, leaving country increasingly reliant on imports.


Norway acts against MRSA infection on pig farm
GlobalMeatNews, Thursday 24 July 2014

Mattilsynet, Norway’s food safety authority, has ordered the destruction of a pig-herd in Vestre Toten, in western Norway, following the discovery of the antibiotic-resistant bacteria MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus) in the herd. The farm owner, Simen Kolstad, was instructed to destroy all 600 pigs by 20 July.


Five arrested as meat scandal spreads to more international chains
FoodNavigator, Wednesday 23 July 2014

As more American companies are embroiled in China’s latest food safety scandal, five people have been detained following a probe into a company that allegedly supplied stale meat to fast-food outlets.


No end in sight for China’s cattle shortage
GlobalMeatNews, Wednesday 23 July 2014

On the face of it, things are looking rather rosy for beef in China. Growth is dynamic – at least within the context of fresh food – driven by consumer demand for higher-quality meat. Once you chip the surface, however, a major predicament soon becomes evident. There is just not enough cattle being raised domestically to satisfy demand. As prices spiral upwards, there is real danger of excluding a large number of Chinese consumers from buying beef on a regular basis.


Feed price hikes cause unrest in Indian poultry sector
WorldPoultry, Wednesday 23 July 2014

An unprecedented increase in the cost of poultry feed inputs such as maize and soya meal, is pushing India’s major poultry producing states towards a major slump with several farmers incurring huge losses.


Pieces of MERS-CoV found in air of camel barn
CIDRAP NEWS, Tuesday 22 July 2014

Saudi Arabian researchers say they found pieces of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) in an air sample from a camel barn linked to camel and human infections, raising the possibility of airborne transmission of the virus.


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