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Max Green


Max writes on a range of issues affecting the meat and livestock industry for IEG Policy and IEG Vu. He began overseeing Agra Europe’s coverage of the sector in 2010 after eight years editing other Informa titles.

He previously lived and studied in South America and has worked on specialised meat and animal feed newsletters for Brazil’s Informa Economics FNP and Germany-based FO Licht. He has two Masters degrees – one from the University of London and the other from Brunel University.

As well as market trends, he likes to explore the intersection between trade, politics and regulations on animal health and welfare. He most often writes about developments in the EU, but really enjoys uncovering news from further afield, especially Latin America, Asia and Russia.

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EU Commission appeals for unity over ASF control measures

The EU has called for a unified approach to trade with countries hit by African Swine Fever (ASF), warning that divisions between member states could end up harming pork sales to the wider world.

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UK company Banham Poultry has been rescued from administration by Derbyshire-based Chesterfield Poultry.

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Brazil has reported its first case of classical swine fever (CSF) for almost a decade.

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