Iran, honorary guest at the Sommet de l’Élevage

With fleeces, coats and furs already shining under spotlights, the 26th Sommet de l’Élevage kicks off Wednesday near Clermont-Ferrand. This international livestock breeding expo showcases the jewels of French livestock and animal genetics to buyers from all over the world. (Article in French)Read more →

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Tainted eggs, what we know

Millions of egg have been contaminated with fipronil, a pesticide whose use on animals intended for human consumption was for all intent already banned. Here is what we know about this scandal that has hit ten European countries. (Article in French)Read more →

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Brazil’s rotten meat scandal: What we know

Salmonella steaks? Carcinogenic chemicals? Lying labels? Brazil, the world’s biggest beef and poultry exporter, has been hit by stomach-churning allegations of corrupt practices in its meat industry. Police have halted exports by 21 meat processers suspected of bribing inspectors to issue them bogus health certificates…
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The fear of Brexit for sheep

Is the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union going to destabilize the ovine market? This is the worry that was presented by French sheep farmers at the Sommet de l’Élevage, who believe that their fragile balance is in peril due to Brexit. (Article in French)Read more →