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VICTORIAN food safety regulator PrimeSafe has confirmed it is investigating the slaughter of cattle at a property near Geelong. “The investigation is ongoing and PrimeSafe is unable to provide details of the ongoing investigation,” a spokesperson said today. The investigation follows a media report claiming that 10 to 30 sheep are slaughtered on the property …

Russ Baldwin | August 20, 2021 | Comments 0 UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial production of red meat in the United States totaled 4.38 billion pounds in July, down 9% from 4.81 billion pounds.produced in July 2020.Beef production, at 2.32 billion pounds, was 4 percent lower than a year earlier. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.85 million head, …

Hherding, cattle ranching and even pest control are said to be virtually illegal under a voting initiative backed by Oregon animal rights activists and opposed by furious Oregon farmers. The proposal, Initiative Petition 13, would lift virtually all exemptions from state laws relating to animal abuse, neglect and sexual assault. The vast majority would ban …

(The Center Square) – Hunting, cattle ranching and even pest control are said to be anything but illegal under a voting initiative backed by Oregon animal rights activists and opposed by farmers in furious Oregon. Proposal, Initiative petition 13, would lift virtually all exemptions from state laws relating to animal abuse, neglect and sexual assault. …

Two men slaughter small animals outside while two others watch. Dozens of farm animals – goats, cows and horses – eating, walking or resting in makeshift corrals are just some of the scenes from a drone flown by the Humane Farming Association captured in April on a 6-acre property in the intersection of Julius and …

Russ Baldwin | Sep 04, 2018 | Comments 0 UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production in the United States totaled 4.24 billion pounds in July, up 6% from the 3.99 billion pounds produced in July 2017. Beef production, at 2.23 billion pounds, was 6 percent higher than the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.77 …

SOFIA (Reuters) – Hundreds of farmers from across Bulgaria rallied in the capital Sofia on Wednesday against the government-ordered mass slaughter of cattle following the first outbreak in the European Union of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) highly contagious. Carrying banners that read “We want fair treatment” and “Burning dead animals – a throwback to …

Colorado State University’s Fort Collins campus will soon be home to a cattle slaughter and education center paid for by JBS USA, a Greeley-based meat packer. The building – called the JBS Global Food Innovation Center – will house the university’s meat science program, complete with livestock and poultry processing, a multi-level auditorium and a …

A public consultation is requested on the practice of slaughtering animals without first stunning them. Animal slaughter processes for halal and kosher markets do not allow stunning in accordance with religious belief. The market for this meat is growing, but there is no national standard in Canada for acceptable practices. “What is acceptable may vary …

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia is the largest producer of broilers in the country, but small farmers have for years been pushed to the sidelines of this lucrative industry because they lack access to local industrial slaughterhouses. Run by large companies, these slaughterhouses process thousands of poultry per hour and won’t slow down for a small …