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livestock

1 any creature kept for the production of food, wool, skins or fur or for the purpose of its use in the farming of land or the carrying on of any agricultural activity: Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.
2 cattle, horses, asses, mules, hinnies, sheep, pigs, goats and poultry and deer not in the wild state for the purpose of the legislation relating to liability for animals. Scots law has similar statutory provisions.
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A MAN who has spent 43 years working for the Welsh meat industry has been honoured with a UKwide lifetime achievement award.
Purac's portfolio has formed part of multiple hurdle food safety programmes in the meat industry for several decades, and the company now holds sector expertise and technical insight to help slaughterhouses and processors maximise the safety, shelf life and appeal of their products.
A recent UN report found the meat industry is "one of the top two or three most significant contributors to the most serious environmental problems".
The meat industry lawsuit objects to provisions in EPA's rule that deem some ethanol facilities at which construction commenced in 2008 and 2009 to be compliant with the renewable fuels standard.
It added that the immediate needs of the sector are to take advantage of liberalised world trade to benefit the Indian meat industry by harmonisation of standards, to develop long term strategies for export, popularise and develop traditional products technology, and to regularly monitor for chemical residues and microbial quality and produce international standard meat products.
But senior meat industry figures lambasted the McCartneys for playing on the public's emotions and failing to recognise the steps the meat industry was already taking to curb its environmental impact.
Speakers include Richard Brown from GIRA Consulting, who will be looking at global corporate strategies in the meat industry, chairman of Which?
The government commissioned the All Japan Meat Industry Co-operative Associations and five other bodies to buy unsold beef stocks and incinerate them under the aid program instituted in October 2001.
A violent campaign has been blamed on a group of activists known as the Animal Liberation Front and associated bodies, whose targets include the meat industry and animal testing laboratories.
But paradoxically, while many Argentines still view a good steak as an integral part of their national identity the local meat industry has long been in decline.
After a brutal domestic quarrel, he returns to Paris and his bleak old neighborhood, where he takes a room in a fleabag hotel and futilely seeks employment in the meat industry.
The system was created in response to the growing number of incidents of new pathogens in the meat industry that made people sick, and in some cases killed them.