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19 June 2018
Meat Industry Applauds Govt for Tabling of CPTPP Before Summer Recess
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) welcomes the introduction of the legislation to implement the Comprehensive Progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as tabled by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. ...
Cattle Supplies Extremely Tight, IFA Reports
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle supplies are extremely tight with numbers in factory lairages very scarce and agents and procurement managers actively looking for stock....
18 June 2018
CME: LMIC Projects Rise in Current Quarter Beef Production
US - Consumers are in a mood to spend this spring and the food industry is garnering the benefits, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
NCBA 'Looks Forward' to Public Meeting on Fake Meat
US - According to the FDA, a public meeting will be held with the intent to provide interested parties and the public with an opportunity to comment on emerging lab-grown protein technology. The public meeting is not a formal decision and will not prevent...
AHDB Launches Farm Data Sharing Project
UK - Creating a best practice guide to sharing farm data is the focus of a new consultation launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....
15 June 2018
Pelvic Measuring Helps Rate Heifers’ Breeding Performance
SCOTLAND, UK - Pelvic measuring of heifers will now be a regular activity on Morayshire Monitor Farm after recent try outs found merit in it as a management tool....
Caribbean Chefs Inspired by US Beef Education, Texas Barbecue Themes
US - Like many of his fellow chefs in the Caribbean, Rene Klop works with cuts of US beef and regularly includes traditional beef dishes on his restaurant’s menu. But as a member of the "Caribbean Barbecue Team" in Texas this week for insights into...
14 June 2018
CME: March Beef Supplies Down Compared to Year Earlier
US - Supplies of beef normally marketed in the form of hamburgers or processed meats such as sausages and deli meats have been rising since 2011, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
CFIA Efforts for Release of SFCR Commended
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) congratulates and applauds the efforts of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on the historic publication of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). ...
Senate Committee Vote a 'Positive Step' for 2018 Farm Bill
US - Yesterday, the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee held a mark-up of the Senate version of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Committee voted to advance the bill on a 20-1 vote....
Mediterranean-style Eating with Lean, Unprocessed Red Meat Improves Heart Disease Risk
US - Adopting a Mediterranean-style eating pattern improves heart health, with or without reducing red meat intake, if the red meat consumed is lean and unprocessed, according to a Purdue University nutrition study....
13 June 2018
CME: WASDE Report Forecasts Reduced Beef Production for 2018
US - USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist released their monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report yesterday, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Workshop for Kuwaiti Chefs, Importers Shares Advantages of US Beef
KUWAIT - Attracting major food importers and some of the Middle East’s leading chefs, USMEF hosted a US beef training workshop in Kuwait designed to create interest in alternative beef cuts. The workshop at the Radisson Blu Hotel was funded by the Beef...
Bandung Beef Prices Remain Stable Ahead of Idul Fitri
INDONESIA - While Idul Fitri draws ever nearer, the price of beef in Bandung, West Java, has remained normal at Rp 80,000 (US$5.72) per kilogram for frozen beef and Rp 120,000 for fresh beef....
Livestock Farmers Urged to Use Correct Injection Sites
UK - Farmers may be losing money by incorrectly injecting livestock and damaging carcase value, a survey carried out by AHDB Beef & Lamb has revealed....
Choice Matters: Environmental Costs of Producing Meat, Seafood
GLOBAL - Which food type is more environmentally costly to produce - livestock, farmed seafood, or wild-caught fish?...
12 June 2018
NCBA Welcomes Introduction of Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act
US - The Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act was introduced in the Senate by Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) ...
Positive News on Live Cattle Exports, IFA Reports
TURKEY - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the live exports trade has performed very positively in 2018 with exports up 25 per cent to 154,650 head....
11 June 2018
New Project to Tackle Challenges of Dairy Beef Calf Rearing
UK - A new project funded by AHDB Beef & Lamb will identify profitable best practice and help address some of the significant challenges that face the calf rearing sector, including reducing antibiotic use and the welfare of calves....
IFA Reports Push Back Against Factory Attempts to Undermine Cattle Price
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers should push back hard on the propaganda from agents and the factories on price and insist on full value for their stock....
08 June 2018
CME: April Red Meat Exports Prove Excellent
US - April red meat exports were excellent. The early Easter may have helped, adding more work days to the month compared to a holiday shortened month last year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Dairy Prices Push FAO Food Price Index Up in May
GLOBAL - Global agricultural food commodity prices rose in May, with dairy prices jumping significantly. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 176.2 points during the month, up 1.2 per cent from April....
Beef + Lamb NZ Proposes Levies Increase
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) yesterday launched consultation on a proposal to increase sheepmeat and beef levies to accelerate investment in a range of key programmes....
China's Farm Produce Prices Continue to Climb
CHINA - China's farm produce prices continued to climb in the week ending 3 June due to recovering pork prices, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce....
IFA Urges Push Back Factory Attempts to Undermine Cattle Price
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers should push back hard on the propaganda from agents and the factories on price and insist on full value for their stock....
07 June 2018
CME: June Delivery Month for Fed Cattle, Futures Market Participants
US - June is a delivery month for fed cattle and futures market participants, who normally watch cash prices pretty closely, will focus on those numbers even more, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Strong April for US Beef Exports
US - April exports of US pork, beef and lamb were sharply higher than a year ago in both volume and value, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. ...
Beef + Lamb NZ Urges Tailored Approach Towards Emissions
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the government’s commitment to setting a new carbon target and considering accounting for the differing contributions of specific livestock emissions as consultation on proposed Zero Carbon legislation...
 
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