Meat http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27121/all en UPDATE 1-Russia to ban German chilled meat imports in Feb http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-russia-ban-german-chilled-meat-imports-feb <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Russia eyes ban on Germany's poultry, beef and pork</p> <p>* Moscow-Berlin ties have been frosty</p> <p>* Russia requires testing for ractopamine for meat from the U.S. (Changes sourcing, adds detail)</p> <p>MOSCOW, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Russia will stop importing chilled meats from Germany starting from Feb. 4 because of health concerns, a spokesman from Russia's animal and plant health watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-russia-ban-german-chilled-meat-imports-feb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Environment Food and drink Health Labor Meat Pork Russia Social Issues Weather Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:00:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737306 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Russia may block some N. American meat over ractopamine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-2-russia-may-block-some-n-american-meat-over-ractopamine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Russian watchdog says U.S., Canada violated import rules</p> <p>* Concerns over chilled beef, pork products</p> <p>* Temporary ban could begin Feb. 4</p> <p>* Russia imports more than $500 mln/yr of US beef, pork</p> <p>* USTR's office: "concerned" about Russia's actions</p> <p>By Melissa Akin and Theopolis Waters</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-2-russia-may-block-some-n-american-meat-over-ractopamine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Eli Lilly and Company Food and drink Meat Ractopamine Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:45:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738470 at http://www.globalpost.com Burger King drops firm which supplied horse meat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/burger-king-drops-firm-which-supplied-horse-meat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Burger King, one of the most popular fast-food chains in Britain, said on Thursday it had stopped using one of the firms caught up in the scandal of supplying grocers with beef that contained horse meat.</p> <p>The British food industry has been rocked by the revelation last week that retailers including market leader Tesco and smaller chains Aldi, Lidl and Iceland had sold beef products that contained horse meat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/burger-king-drops-firm-which-supplied-horse-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Burger King Food and drink Meat Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:30:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738757 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Burger King drops firm which supplied horse meat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-burger-king-drops-firm-which-supplied-horse-meat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Burger King chain drops Irish food firm</p> <p>* UK and Irish industry reeling from horsemeat scandal</p> <p>* Fallout puts pressure on Irish government</p> <p>By Kate Holton and Stephen Mangan</p> <p>LONDON/DUBLIN, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Burger King, one of the most popular fast-food chains in Britain and Ireland, said on Thursday it had stopped using one of the firms caught up in the scandal of supplying grocers with beef that contained horse meat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-burger-king-drops-firm-which-supplied-horse-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Burger King Food and drink Meat Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:38:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738865 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Ireland says horse DNA in its burgers came from Poland http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-1-ireland-says-horse-dna-its-burgers-came-poland <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* British food, Irish beef industry rocked by scandal</p> <p>* Dublin says Polish ingredient contains 20 pct horse DNA</p> <p>DUBLIN, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Beef containing horse DNA that was supplied by an Irish company to major food companies like Tesco originated in Poland, Ireland's agriculture department said on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-1-ireland-says-horse-dna-its-burgers-came-poland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 22:30:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739995 at http://www.globalpost.com Tesco drops Irish beef burger supplier http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/tesco-drops-irish-beef-burger-supplier <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said on Wednesday it had dropped the Irish supplier of frozen beef burgers that sparked a scandal by testing positive for horse DNA.</p> <p>Tesco said it would not take any more products from Silvercrest, a unit of ABP Food Group, and said it would now introduce a comprehensive system of DNA testing across its meat products.</p> <p>There was no immediate response for a request for comment from ABP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/tesco-drops-irish-beef-burger-supplier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat Tesco Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 10:00:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741422 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tesco drops Irish beef baron's firm over horsemeat row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/update-1-tesco-drops-irish-beef-barons-firm-over-horsemeat-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Tesco drops supplier of burgers containing horsemeat</p> <p>* Says to use DNA testing to avoid repeat of scandal</p> <p>* Move a blow to Ireland's $2.6 bln beef industry</p> <p>By James Davey and Stephen Mangan</p> <p>LONDON/DUBLIN, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Tesco fired a supplier controlled by Ireland's most powerful beef baron on Wednesday for selling it burgers containing horsemeat and promised to use DNA testing equipment to check the content of products on its shelves.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/update-1-tesco-drops-irish-beef-barons-firm-over-horsemeat-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food and drink Meat Tesco Tesco Ireland Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:02:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741589 at http://www.globalpost.com Poland finds no signs of horse meat at 5 of 6 exporters to Ireland http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/poland-finds-no-signs-horse-meat-at-5-6-exporters-ireland <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WARSAW, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Poland's veterinary authority found no signs of horse meat in samples from five slaughterhouses that were sending beef to Ireland and will know the results from the sixth on Monday, state news agency PAP reported on Friday.</p> <p>The British food industry has been rocked by the revelation retailers sold meat products that contained horse DNA, a scandal that has also left Ireland's 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion) beef industry reeling from the knock-on effects.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/poland-finds-no-signs-horse-meat-at-5-6-exporters-ireland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agriculture Food and drink Meat Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 16:31:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743238 at http://www.globalpost.com India's changing appetite throws up meaty issues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/indias-changing-appetite-throws-meaty-issues <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>With German sausages, French duck breasts and homegrown chicken, Francis Menezes is cashing in on the growing appetite for meat among Indians -- even in one of Mumbai's most strictly vegetarian areas.</p> <p>In the upmarket neighbourhood of Malabar Hill, numerous shops, restaurants and even some apartment blocks remain meat-free.</p> <p>But Menezes, co-manager of the Cafe Ridge food store, says he does a brisk trade in "non-veg", especially with those who have studied abroad.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/indias-changing-appetite-throws-meaty-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Food and drink Meat Religion Social Issues War AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 04:16:08 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747133 at http://www.globalpost.com India's changing appetite brings up meaty issues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/indias-changing-appetite-brings-meaty-issues <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>With German sausages, French duck breasts and homegrown chicken, Francis Menezes is cashing in on the growing appetite for meat among Indians -- even in one of Mumbai's most strictly vegetarian areas.</p> <p>In the upmarket neighbourhood of Malabar Hill, numerous shops, restaurants and even some apartment blocks remain meat-free.</p> <p>But Menezes, co-manager of the Cafe Ridge food store, says he does a brisk trade in "non-veg", especially with those who have studied abroad.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/indias-changing-appetite-brings-meaty-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Food and drink Meat Religion Social Issues War AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:31:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747759 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Food group Findus says lasagne contained horse meat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-food-group-findus-says-lasagne-contained-horse-meat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Food manufacturer Findus confirmed on Thursday results of tests carried out by Britain's Food Standards Agency that showed that the company's beef lasagne contained horse meat.</p> <p>Findus, a UK-based frozen food and seafood company which is behind brands including Young's and The Seafood Company, began a recall of its beef lasagne from retailers earlier in the week on advice from its French supplier, Comigel.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-food-group-findus-says-lasagne-contained-horse-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Findus Food and drink Meat Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749306 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Horse lasagne' sparks new British food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British authorities warned the public Thursday not to eat beef lasagne sold by the Findus brand and made in France after tests found it contained up to 100 percent horsemeat.</p> <p>Findus tested 18 of its beef lasagne products manufactured by supplier Comigel in France and found 11 meals containing 60 percent to 100 percent horse meat, Britain's Food Standards Agency said.</p> <p>The agency said further tests have been ordered on the lasagne for the veterinary drug phenylbutazone, as animals treated with it are not allowed to enter the food chain in Britain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:45:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749375 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's Food agency seeks stringent tests on beef products http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/britains-food-agency-seeks-stringent-tests-beef-products <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Tests ordered after horse meat found in beef</p> <p>* Horse meat not harmful, but supply chain questioned</p> <p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Britain's horse meat scandal has prompted the Food Standards Agency to demand a more stringent meat testing programme from UK's retailers.</p> <p>The agency has demanded that food retailers and suppliers test all beef products such as burgers, meatballs and lasagne and present their findings to the agency by February 15.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/britains-food-agency-seeks-stringent-tests-beef-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:45:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749452 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Horse lasagne' sparks new British food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British authorities warned the public Thursday not to eat beef lasagne sold by the Findus brand and made in France after tests found it contained up to 100 percent horse meat.</p> <p>In the latest in a string of food scares in Britain, the Food Standards Agency said that "criminal activity" was likely to blame and ordered further tests on the meat for a veterinary drug.</p> <p>Findus tested 18 of its beef lasagne products manufactured by supplier Comigel in France and found 11 meals containing 60 percent to 100 percent horse meat, the agency said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:31:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749485 at http://www.globalpost.com Horse lasagne sparks new British food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare FSA chief executive Catherine Brown told the BBC it was "highly likely there has been criminal and fraudulent activity involved."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Germanic paganism Meat AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749985 at http://www.globalpost.com