The UK Food Standards Agency has made recommendations to the
European Commission pushing for new measures to prevent very high
levels of unnecessary water being added to chicken and an end to
'ripping the consumer off'.
This month's World Pork Congress will provide a clear example of
how globalised the industry has become. Keynote speakers at the
event include Raoul Baxter, European president of Smithfield Foods
and Igor Babaev, president and...
The US Government's food safety leader, Elsa Murano, has said that
despite irradiation being an effective way to maintain the safety
of meats, companies are still slow on the uptake because the system
often remains prohibitively...
US food giant ConAgra, which yesterday announced record profits,
will now be waiting for the financial year's end to assess the
negative impact the recently confirmed sale of its processed meats
division will have.
ConAgra Foods, one of the leading food processors in the US, has
reported a 58.7 per cent profit increase for its fourth quarter,
beating Wall Street estimates on higher sales of major packaged
Smithfield Foods, the largest US pork producer, has reported that
its quarterly profit fell by more than half as an excess of meat,
caused partly by Russia's month-long ban of US poultry imports,