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17 January 2018
View news from Chile Weeklong Promotion in Chile Puts Spotlight on US Red Meat
CHILE - Working to promote US red meat in Chile, USMEF conducted a weeklong series of promotions to introduce importers in the market to new applications for US cuts and new ideas for restaurant and foodservice menus....
28 January 2016
View news from Chile Chilean Beef Exports Up 121% in 2015
CHILE - Claudia Carbonell, director of the Office of Agricultural Studies and Policies (PASO) reported that beef exports in 2015 were worth $31 million, an increase of 121 per cent compared to 2014....
16 January 2015
View news from Chile Solutions to Save Half of Chile's Dog-Savaged Livestock
CHILE – Chile’s agriculture industry is getting to grips with a feral dog problem responsible for 50 per cent of livestock attacks nationally....
25 November 2014
View news from Chile Chile Meat Production Lower
CHILE – Meat imports rose last month as meat production tightened in Chile, says a ministry report....
13 November 2014
View news from Chile China Opens Up to Chilean Live Cattle and Beef
CHILE – An agreement opening up beef and live heifer exports to China represents a “huge opportunity” for Chile’s beef and dairy farmers, says the government....
30 October 2014
View news from Chile Chile Puts Spotlight on Bovine TB
CHILE – Chilean government officials have committed to improving animal health standards, starting with a national symposium on controlling bovine tuberculosis....
07 October 2014
View news from Chile Rural Community Focus of Brucellosis Screening
CHILE – Cattle of a rural community of south central Chile are being vaccinated under a national brucellosis eradication programme....
19 August 2014
View news from Chile Chile's Beef Price Under Pressure
CHILE – Chile’s beef year has been characterised by more beef and lower prices, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Agriculture (ODEPA)....
28 March 2014
View news from Chile Cattle Slaughter Rates Higher in Chile
CHILE – A dry forage season has preceded higher cattle slaughter through the first quarter of 2014, the Ministry of Agriculture (ODEPA) has announced....
20 December 2013
View news from Chile Academic Stresses Importance of Tuberculosis Programme
CHILE – Animal health and food safety officials met in Temcuco, Araucania, on Wednesday, in the latest instalment of National Bovine Tuberculosis training to run in the country....
17 December 2013
View news from Chile Major Steps Taken To Eradicate TB from Central Dairying Heartland
CHILE – Efforts to eradicate bovine tuberculosis in the centre of the country must strengthen, a leading veterinarian and disease campaign leader has urged....
14 November 2013
View news from Chile Good Traceability Record Attracts EU Attention
CHILE – Agricultural ministers are hoping to capitalise on improvements in meat traceability by opening up trade with the European Union....
16 September 2013
View news from Chile EU Market Opens to Beef from Chile
CHILE - The European market has reopened to beef from Chile. ...
11 September 2013
View news from Chile Beef Industry Sees Fat Cattle Prices Recover
CHILE – Cattle prices recovered in July to bridge the gap between last year’s values, a ministry report has revealed. ...
06 September 2013
View news from Chile New Cattle Identification Rules Come into Force
CHILE - From the 1 September 2013, all cattle and buffaloes born from that date, should be identified with the Official Individual Identification Device (Diio) and with radio frequency (RFID), within six months or prior to leaving the farm of origin....
15 August 2013
View news from Chile Chilean Government Reports Higher Beef Output
CHILE – Beef productivity has increased through the first half of 2013, ministry export figures show. ...
13 June 2013
View news from Chile Beef Inspection Hots Up as Mission Heads To Paragauy
CHILE – A mission has been sent to inspect meat processing facilities in Paraguay with a view to opening up greater amounts of beef to Chile....
View news from Chile Decline in Chile's Agriculture Sector
CHILE - Agriculture is an important driver for Chile’s economy. Chile’s annual agricultural exports over the last four years have consistently surpassed $8 billion, representing six per cent of the country’s GDP. ...
09 May 2013
View news from Chile TB and Brucellosis Tests Imposed By Ministry
CHILE - Ministry testing of 67 cattle used on small cheese producing farms in the Biobio region has been imposed to safeguard consumers from zoonotic diseases....
12 April 2013
View news from Chile Chilean Beef Imports Rising
CHILEChilean beef imports in the first two months of 2013 increased 60 per cent year-on-year, to 21,681 tonnes swt, according to figures from ODEPA, the Chilean Agriculture Department. ...
08 March 2013
View news from Chile OIE Grant FMD Free Status
CHILE – A week after regions in Argentina were given ‘good animal health condition’ approval from the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE), the Coquimbo and Calingasta regions have also been given foot and mouth disease (FMD) clearance without...
29 January 2013
View news from Chile State and Regional Ministers Ratify 400 million peso TB Plan
CHILE – Tuberculosis eradication efforts are being stepped up in Los Lagos by the Secretary of Agriculture, Alvaro Cruzat. ...
23 January 2013
View news from Chile South Korea Accept Araucania Beef
CHILE – Following years of intense negotiations, the first shipment of beef has been exported to South Korea from Araucania, sparking debate about future possibilities for the region and country as a whole. ...
11 January 2013
View news from Chile Chile Reacts to OIE BSE Notification
CHILE - Brazilian beef will continue to be imported to Chile after the government reacted to official recognition from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) stated that the Brazilian beef safety status will not be altered from its ‘negligible’...
05 December 2012
View news from Chile Chile Beef Bulletin, Pork Production up 9.4 Per Cent
CHILE - So far this year (January to September) meat production in Chile has risen but exports have fluctuated with exports of beef down on last year but pork exports up. This bulletin contains detailed figures for meat production from the Chilean Ministry...
19 November 2012
View news from Chile Agriculture Department Conducts TB Sampling in Choapa Region
CHILE - As part of a national Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) monitoring programme the Agriculture and Livestock Service (ALS) of Choapa province are testing cattle to assess whether the disease is present in the region....
12 November 2012
View news from Chile Farmers Meet With Ministry to Discuss Disease Prevention and Cure
CHILE - Competitiveness and quality was the byword of a meeting between farmers and the Livestock and Agriculture Service (LAS> focusing on disease control in cattle. ...
16 October 2012
View news from Chile Chile to Export Beef to South Korea
CHILE - Chile's Agriculture Minister, Luis Mayol, has announced that Chile can now export beef for South Korea. ...
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