Genencor International is to launch its Prionzyme as a sanetising
device for meat processors - equipment that will help ensure
optimum hygiene and also prevent the spread of Bovine Spongiform
Encephalopathy in slaughter houses.
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) in the US has
passed an 11-point directive that ties the reopening of live cattle
trade with Canada to other unresolved trade issues, such as the
reopening of Japan, South Korea...
Tyson Foods said yesterday that the temporary suspension of
operations at some Tyson Foods beef plants will continue through 12
February and may extend beyond that date, underlining the ongoing
precarious state of the US beef industry.
Scientist in the US claim to have developed a faster test for
identifying mad cow disease which may even prove useful for the
testing of livestock - a means which could prevent the mass
slaughter of infected herds.
Did Nippon Meat Packers, Japan's biggest meat processing company,
incinerate beef that might have linked the company to a plot to
collect undeserved subsidies under a government beef-buyback
programme? The question is on the...