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13 March 2017
View news from Global Canada Must Rally Support to Stand Up to US on Trade
CANADA & US - A Canadian-based International Trade Consultant suggests Canada will need to clearly demonstrate it's prepared to stand up to the United States when it comes to trade, Bruce Cochrane writes....
10 March 2017
View news from Global Investment Key in Adapting to Climate Change in West Africa
WEST AFRICA - Climate projections for West Africa show that crop yields and grass for livestock grazing are likely to decline in the future....
07 March 2017
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Edges Higher in February
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rose slightly in February, marking its seventh consecutive monthly rise, led by increasing wheat and maize prices....
View news from Global BIOMIN Launches Digestarom® DC: The Feed Converter
GLOBAL - BIOMIN has launched its innovative, next generation phytogenic feed additive, Digestarom® DC, as it fulfills its ambition to become the PFA market leader by 2020....
06 March 2017
View news from Global Drought, Conflict Worsen Food Security in Africa
AFRICA - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that drought and conflicts are worsening food security across Africa, especially in the east, amid strong global harvests....
05 March 2017
View news from Global BIOMIN Releases Global Phytogenic Feed Additives Survey Results
GLOBAL - 1140 agribusiness professionals from across the globe provided their views on the use of phytogenic feed additives (PFAs, or botanicals) as part of the 2017 BIOMIN Phytogenic Feed Additives Survey....
03 March 2017
View news from Global Food Insecurity, Poverty Pose Challenge to Goal of Ending Hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA - Some 153 million people, representing about 26 per cent of the population above 15 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa, suffered from severe food insecurity in 2014-15, according to a new FAO report....
02 March 2017
View news from Global Latin American Retail Promotion Team Offered Fresh Ideas for US Beef, Pork
LATIN AMERICA - Providing customers with new ideas for merchandising US pork and beef, USMEF hosted a team of retail buyers from Central America, South America, Mexico and the Caribbean for a “gate to plate” tour of red meat production in Texas. ...
28 February 2017
View news from Global Report Says World’s Future Food Security 'in Jeopardy' Due to Multiple Challenges
GLOBAL - Mankind's future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new FAO report released last week....
27 February 2017
View news from Global FAO Reiterates Continued Support to Africa's Livestock Sector
AFRICA - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has reiterated that it would continue supporting Africa's livestock sector....
View news from Global Enhanced Access for Irish Beef to Saudi Arabia Announced
IRELAND & SAUDI ARABIA - An agreement on enhanced access for Irish beef to Saudi Arabia has been announced as a major Irish agri-food Trade Mission to the Gulf region continues....
24 February 2017
View news from Global Project Launched Towards Sustainable Livestock in Africa
AFRICA - A project towards sustainable and productive livestock in Africa is launched on Thursday, by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and six African countries....
View news from Global Researchers Suggest New Vision for Future of Agriculture
GLOBAL - "Food production must double by 2050 to feed the world's growing population." This truism has been repeated so often in recent years that it has become widely accepted among academics, policymakers and farmers, but now researchers are challenging...
15 February 2017
View news from Global Drought Pushing Food Prices Up Sharply in East Africa
EAST AFRICA - Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a heavy burden to households and special risks for pastoralists in the region....
14 February 2017
View news from Global Notable Rise in FAO's January Food Price Index
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rose notably in January, led by sugar and cereals, even as global markets remain well supplied. ...
View news from Global Latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey Reveals High Risk to Livestock Globally
GLOBAL - Mycotoxin-related threats to livestock production are higher this year than in the past, according to the latest 2016 BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey....
10 February 2017
View news from Global Belarus, Ecuador Discuss Joint Agrarian, Seafood Processing Companies
BELARUS & ECUADOR - Belarus and Ecuador discussed setting up joint companies to process seafood and agricultural products. ...
09 February 2017
View news from Global [Webinar] Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results
GLOBAL - Watch the webinar with experts from BIOMIN and Romer Labs for an an in-depth discussion about how to successfully implement on-site mycotoxin monitoring, and recent trends in mycotoxin occurrence worldwide. Learn about the latest results of the...
07 February 2017
View news from Global New Flexible Sample Prep Solution Provides Consistent Performance While Saving Time, Money
Diagnostic labs are constantly searching for more effective sample preparation solutions that can adapt to their quickly evolving business and numerous testing requirements. To meet this need, Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced the MagMAX CORE Nucleic...
03 February 2017
View news from Global Global Food Prices Highest for Almost Two Years
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 173.8 per cent in January, its highest value in almost two years, marking a 2.1 per cent increase from its revised December value even as global markets remain well supplied....
02 February 2017
View news from Global Your Questions Answered: Upcoming Mycotoxin Webinar
GLOBAL - Our upcoming live webinar on Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results scheduled for February 8, 2017 is quickly approaching. Along with hundreds of people having already registered, we received many questions via the online sign-up form....
View news from Global USMEF Sees Strong Potential for Further Export Growth
MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA & DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Oscar Ferrara, PhD, joined the USMEF in early January as the organisation’s new regional director for Mexico, Central America and the Dominican Republic. ...
25 January 2017
View news from Global Nutriad Solutions for Antibiotic Free Production
GLOBAL - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad has been in business for more than 50 years and services customers in more than 80 countries around the world. Nutriad's expertise and focus for many years has been providing natural and antibiotic...
24 January 2017
View news from Global Food Companies Step Up Farm Animal Welfare Measures
GLOBAL - Food companies are paying more and more attention to animal welfare within their supply chains, according to the latest Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report, published on Monday....
19 January 2017
View news from Global Job Clip - Managing Director
GLOBAL - Hannes talks about being a Managing Director at BIOMIN....
View news from Global DAFF Meets China with Prospects of Exporting Beef
SOUTH AFRICA & CHINA - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) of the Republic of South Africa hosted a delegation from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) of The Peoples Republic of...
18 January 2017
View news from Global New Bovine Tuberculosis Detection Kit Expands Options, Reduces Program Costs
GLOBAL - Thermo Fisher Scientific announced the launch of VetMAX M. tuberculosis Complex PCR Kit, the only commercially available PCR test that detects all seven strains of the M. tuberculosis complex in a single solution....
View news from Global UK Exporters Trained on US Beef, Lamb Import Requirements
UK & US - A group of UK meat exporters received training on meeting US regulatory requirements for beef and lamb imports during a visit to Washington DC last week....
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