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Campaign In UK For Countering Negative Information On Red Meat

Campaign in UK for countering negative information on red meat

  • 9 July, 2020
Institutions as AHDB, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) - Meat Promotion Wales, has carried out a series of activities in the past 12 months to help counter disinformation in the media about the role of red meat in the diet, providing scientific evidence-based information to consumers about the important health benefits of beef, lamb and pork.
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10% Of Sheep Production Could Not Be Commercialized, According To Interovic

10% of sheep production could not be commercialized, according to Interovic

  • 29 May, 2020
In a news story published in the Revista Cárnica, Tomás Rodríguez, director of INTEROVIC, highlighted that nearly 1 million lambs have not been commercialized, a figure that represents 10% of production. during March and May, a period that coincides with the declaration of the state of alarm and with one of the most hectic moments of suckling pig consumption, around Semana Santa.
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Castilla-La Mancha Offers 6 Million Euros To Sheep And Goat Farmers In Animal Welfare

Castilla-La Mancha offers 6 million euros to sheep and goat farmers in animal welfare

  • 21 May, 2020
The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development of Castilla - La Mancha, Francisco Martínez Arroyo, has presented a series of grants for farmers and ranchers that extend those previously granted. Martínez Arroyo stressed that the lines of organic, grazing, beekeeping or indigenous breeds, as well as those of animal welfare and mountain areas, "are important aid because they are intended for those who most need the role of public administration" and is done, "Guaranteeing continuity and giving certainty, and with the consensus of all agrarian organizations and cooperatives".
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The Sheep Sector From Castilla Y León Shows Its Strength Despite The Crisis

The sheep sector from Castilla y León shows its strength despite the crisis

  • 20 May, 2020
Representatives of twelve cooperatives in the sheep sector, which market almost 80% of milk production, have participated in a videoconference organized by Urcacyl. Two months have passed since the State of Alarm was declared. All the cooperatives in the sheep sector in Castilla y León, belonging to Urcacyl, have not stopped their activity. Its workers continue to shoulder their shoulders day by day to continue serving their livestock partners, (collecting their products and providing supplies, food and technical advice) for the benefit of farms, consumers and their environment.
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Planas: The Agri-food Chain Will Be Key In The Economic Recovery After Covid-19

Planas: the agri-food chain will be key in the economic recovery after Covid-19

  • 11 May, 2020
The minister returned to value the central role of the entire agrifood chain, as one of the fundamental pillars in this crisis, ensuring food supply, mentioning today the constitution of the Commission for the Social and Economic Reconstruction of Spain after Covid-19 in the Lower House, he stressed that agri-food is reaffirmed as a key sector in this recovery.
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Aid For The Private Storage Of Beef, Goat And Sheep Meat Is Now Available

Aid for the private storage of beef, goat and sheep meat is now available

  • 9 May, 2020
In response to the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the paralysis of the productive sectors, as a result of the declaration of the state of alarm that has forced the confinement of the population and which has resulted in a decrease in the demand for certain products for beef, sheep and goat meat, the Commission has published Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/595 of 30 April 2020 granting aid for the private storage of beef, sheep and goat and fixing the amount of aid in advance. To guarantee a harmonized application, it is necessary to set minimum criteria so that the actions of the paying agencies, in the exercise of their powers, are carried out in a coordinated manner. These criteria have been agreed between the FEGA (Spanish Agrarian Guarantee Fund) and the different autonomous communities.
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Where Does The Polluting CO2 Come From?

Where does the polluting CO2 come from?

  • 7 May, 2020
At Anafric we echo a news story published in the Diario de León. Contrary to the theory that made the field responsible for excess C02 emissions, caused by climate change, the new data support that livestock management is not to blame for this burden. Recent records show that ranching is not the primary cause of climate change. Data from the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge indicate that livestock meat productions represent only 7% of the total GHG emissions in our country. The livestock production, meat processing and marketing sectors have continued to carry out their activities since the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic to keep the population adequately supplied with safe and quality food.
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The Livestock And Meat Sectors Contribute 42,000 Million Euros And 700,000 Jobs To The Economy

The livestock and meat sectors contribute 42,000 million euros and 700,000 jobs to the economy

  • 6 May, 2020
The meat industry sector is made up of a fabric of some 2,800 companies with slaughter, cutting and production of processed products, with a very important base of small and medium family-owned companies, while large business groups have also consolidated, some of them leaders at European level. Last year the meat industry raised its turnover by 2.5% to 26,882 million euros, which consolidates it as the most important sector within the food and beverage industry, which represents 22.6% of all the Spanish food sector. Spanish meat production, an international benchmark.
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Livestock, An Essential Service. The UECBV Appreciates The Professionalism Of The Food Heroes

Livestock, an essential service. The UECBV appreciates the professionalism of the Food Heroes

  • 30 April, 2020
Long queues at supermarkets and food shops. Half-empty shelves. Only a few products in refrigerators. When re-stocked, the items in much demand at our supermarkets are regularly seen to be the now infamous toilet paper, followed by essential foods such as meat, milk, eggs, bread, canned goods and pasta.Such scenes have been witnessed in several shops across Europe, and indeed the world. And many EU citizens born after the mid-1950s are not used to such experiences. But luckily - thanks to the many Food Heroes working against the clock throughout the entire food supply chain - food security should be the least of our worries in Europe in the face of this COVID-19 pandemic.
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