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Saudi halts Brazil beef imports over suspected mad cow

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 19:07

Saudi Arabia has suspended beef imports from Brazil over fears of a suspected case of atypical mad cow disease detected in the country, the Gulf kingdom said on Monday.

France makes 21 arrests in new horsemeat scandal

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 04:55

French police made 21 arrests on Monday as part of a probe into claims horsemeat used to help produce anti-rabies and other serums ended up on people`s plates.

South Korea suspends some US beef imports over controversial feed additive

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 10:50

South Korea said it has suspended some US beef imports after detecting the controversial growth enhancer in cattle, Zilpaterol, in 22 tonnes of beef supplied by a work site from a unit of meat producer JBS USA.

World's first lab-grown burger served up; costs 215,000 pounds

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 19:19

The world's first lab-grown beef burger, costing a whopping 215,000 pounds, was cooked up and tasted in public Monday and experts say it is "close to meat" but lacks fat and flavour.

Australia`s new PM in Indonesia for boat-people talks

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 14:18

Newly-reinstated Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was to meet Indonesia`s President for talks focused on asylum seekers.

Beef crisis in Goa likely to subside soon

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 16:37

Beef supply in Goa is expected to be normalised from tomorrow with the state-run corporation importing the meat from the neighbouring state.

‘BJP conspiracy behind Goa beef shortage’

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 14:04

After a scathing attack by the Goa church, both the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday blamed the BJP-led state government for the ongoing beef shortage in the state.

Goa to request court to allow cattle slaughter

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 18:22

With beef in Goa in acute short supply following a HC ban, the BJP government assured the state assembly on Thursday that it would request the court to allow slaughter of bulls and male buffaloes at the state-run meat complex.

Netherlands says 50,000 tonnes of beef may contain horse

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 21:47

The Netherlands` food watchdog on Wednesday asked hundreds of companies across Europe, supplied by a Dutch wholesaler suspected of mixing beef and horsemeat, to check 50,000 tonnes of suspect meat.

Poland finds horsemeat DNA in beef samples

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 08:37

Deputy National Veterinarian Janusz Zwiazek said the DNA was found in three samples out of 121 tested.

South Africa: Buffalo and donkey in beef products

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 22:30

South African food scientists say there is water buffalo, donkey and goat meat in mislabeled South African foods including beef burgers and sausages.

Horsemeat should be fed to the poor: German minister

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 11:00

Even as the horsemeat scandal continues to unsettle the consumers across Europe, a German minister has come up with a remark that could create further controversy over the issue.