Ikea hacks agricultural sustainability

Jan. 11, 2018 - by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
The furniture purveyor unveils animal welfare standards for chickens. CONSHOCKEN, Pa. – Ikea Food Services AB recently released a set of requirements that address the welfare of chickens rais…

Cargill leaves Grocery Manufacturers Association

Meat & Poultry, Jan. 11, 2018 - by Erica Shaffer
Cargill joins Tyson Foods and other companies that have chosen not to renew their memberships. WASHINGTON –  Cargill became the latest major agri-food company to leave the Grocery Manufactur…

Meat sector great spot to be in

NZ Farmers Weekly, 11 January 2018 by Alan Williams
Silver  Fern Farms remains easily the biggest New Zealand beef processor and marketer though its share of the United States beef quota continues to slip from previous high levels. But it retains a…

Demand slowly growing in Ontario’s sheep industry

The Post, Don Crosby Wednesday, January 10, 2018
 The sheep industry in Ontario remains strong but small with about 3,000 producers province-wide. “We hope the industry is growing; we know the demand for product is growing," said Jennife…