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EU Grain Fed Quota Changes

May 17, 2012

by Andrew Pasterfield The EU High Quality Beef 2 quota, generally referred to as the ‘grain-fed’ quota, allows the duty-free import of beef from animals that conform with a complex specification. Only 5 exporting countries can comply with the specification currently: USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Uruguay. The annual volume under this quota rises […]

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Thailand Bites into Brazilian Chicken Exports

May 16, 2012

Thailand Bites into Brazilian Chicken Exports THAILAND – Thailand looks set to return to a leading position in the global poultry market after the EU announced that it will end restrictions on imports of raw poultry meat from Thailand on 1 July 2012. The end of the ban could cut prices for consumers at a […]

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Brazil’s Chicken Production Forecast to Rise

May 10, 2012

BRAZIL – Brazil’s broiler meat production is estimated to reach 13.3 million metric tons MMT this year as a result of domestic demand and a small recovery in exports.According to the USDAs International Egg and Poultry Review: Brazil, Brazils broiler meat production is influenced by the world economic uncertainties impacting some major export markets, as […]

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BSE Won’t Stop US Beef Export Growth

April 26, 2012

By Elizabeth Campbell – Apr 26, 2012 The first time mad cow disease appeared in the U.S., beef exports plunged 82 percent. More than eight years later, the discovery of an infected dairy cow in California may do little to prevent shipments from surging to a record for a second straight year. U.S. beef sales […]

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BSE Case Confirmed in USA

April 25, 2012

Mad-Cow Case Confirmed in Central California, The first U.S. case of mad cow disease in six years has been found in a dairy cow in central California, detected before it could enter the human food chain and pose any threat to consumers, officials said. The cow was identified as part of routine testing for the […]

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Brazil’s JBS offers to buy local meat packer

April 24, 2012

Brazil’s JBS offers to buy local meat packer (Reuters) – Brazil’s JBS, the world’s largest meat producer, made a bid to buy local meat packer Grupo Independencia in a cash and stock deal for 268 million reais ($142 million), the company said in a market filing on Monday. The non-binding offer would be 135 million […]

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Brazil could meet half of global meat demand

April 23, 2012

Brazil could meet half of global meat demand Brazil will be capable of supplying almost half of the world’s beef within 10 years, according to the Brazilian minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Jorge Mendes Ribeiro Filho. Speaking on Brazilian national television yesterday (19 April), Ribeiro Filho said that Brazilian beef production will be able […]

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Brazil Unlikely to Approach WTO on Poultry

April 17, 2012

South Africa say Brazil are unlikely to approach WTO on poultry ban South Africa doesn’t believe Brazil will approach the World Trade Organization about the African nation’s decision to impose higher tariffs on some poultry imports, Trade Minister Rob Davies said. There is “no big crisis” with Brazil on poultry, Davies said today at a trade conference […]

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Better supplies to drive world food prices lower in 2012

March 13, 2012

(Reuters) – Improved grain supplies will help lower food prices this year after sharp rises in 2011 and take the wind out of price volatility, easing inflation concerns, a senior official at the United Nations’ food agency told Reuters on Monday. Over the next decade, however, prices are set to rise for major food and […]

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Image of red meat back in balance

March 8, 2012

Image of red meat back in balance The red meat industry has, for a number of years, had to put up with a lot of criticism, often unfairly. While, as in most sectors, there are areas where we can do better or improve performance and efficiency, we are an easy target for many with an […]

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