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03 December 2018
View news from Morocco US Beef Now Eligible for Morocco
MOROCCO - US beef and beef products are now eligible for export to Morocco. ...
28 November 2018
View news from United Kingdom Mycoplasma Mastitis Huge Threat in UK & EU
Mycoplasma bovis is an ongoing threat to dairy and beef herds in the UK and Europe, infecting cows not only with mastitis, but manifesting itself in joints or the middle ear and also infecting calves, according to Colin Lindsay, practicing veterinarian,...
27 November 2018
View news from United States CME: Snow Storm Disrupts Livestock, Product Movement
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that a major snow storm went through key livestock production regions over the weekend, causing significant disruption to the movement of product and livestock....
View news from Afghanistan Afghan Farmers Grappling Drought Urgently Need Seed, Animal Feed Support
AFGHANISTAN - A new drought response plan will help 1.4 million of the most vulnerable drought-affected people in Afghanistan during the coming winter season and into April next year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced...
View news from China China Continues to Improve Animal Welfare
CHINA - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will continue cooperating with China on farm animal welfare to help improve animal health and food safety, the organization's China representative said....
26 November 2018
View news from United States CME: 2.2m Head of Cattle on Feed Placed in October
US - USDA released the results of its latest surveys covering the number of cattle on feed in feedlots with +1000 head capacity as well as the supply red meat and poultry in cold storage, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United Kingdom Thousands Trained to Support Meat Supply Chain
UK - More than 6,000 people have passed AHDB Meat Education Programme (MEP) training modules, to improve the skills of workers supporting the beef and lamb supply chain....
View news from United Kingdom Important Step Towards Measuring, Managing & Monitoring Beef, Lamb's Environmental Credentials
UK - Three meat levy bodies have jointly commissioned a new project to pave the way for a sustainability framework for livestock production in Great Britain....
View news from China Dozens Held Over Injection of Water into Cattle Before Slaughter
CHINA - Twenty-nine suspects were arrested and 20 of them were held in criminal detention for manufacturing and selling water-injected beef, local police in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, said on Wednesday....
View news from Global Food Diversity Expresses Cultural Heritage; Key for Healthy Diets
GLOBAL - Tackling hunger and malnutrition requires investing in local agricultural production to bring greater diversity to people's diets, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said over the weekend....
23 November 2018
View news from United States CME: Significant Deterioration for Dairy Production Margins
US - We thought it might be opportune to focus on cow slaughter numbers and the impact this may be having on the market for lean grinding beef, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Global Eradication Isn’t the End of the Rinderpest Story, Says FAO
GLOBAL - Two international agencies have urged countries to remain vigilant about the possible re-emergence of the deadly cattle disease called Rinderpest....
View news from United States Students Score Big in Cattle Ranch Challenge
US - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has announced the winning teams in its fall Purple Plow Challenge, Cattle Ranch Riddle....
View news from Denmark Problems in the UK Weaken Danish Crown Results
DENMARK - Much of Danish Crown’s business is performing well, but as a result of continued losses in the UK company Tulip Ltd, the group has decided to postpone its strategic target by two years....
21 November 2018
View news from Japan Australian Beef to Feed Aussie Athletes at 2020 Olympics
JAPAN - Australian Beef has been announced as an official partner of the 2020 Australian Olympic Team, giving Australian red meat an unprecedented platform on the national stage under a new sponsorship deal delivered by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)....
View news from Korea, South Steaks High as Beef Goes Blockchain
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean government said Tuesday it will use blockchain technology to track beef through the supply chain to provide consumers with information about the source of their food....
View news from United Kingdom Red Tractor Launches Bid to Become Flagship of British Food, Farming
UK - A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming....
View news from Denmark Artificially Intelligent Food Solutions Reduce Waste of Resources
DENMARK - Klavs Martin Sorensen is an associate professor in the Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH FOOD), in the Chemometrics and Analytical Technology section, where he researches rapid methods that can optimise food production....
View news from Germany Vion Introduces Innovation to Deep-frozen Market
GERMANY - German meat producer Vion is introducing a new deep-frozen range to the market under the COOL CUTS label....
View news from United Kingdom Glenkiln Meeting to Focus on Maximising Suckler Cow Performance
SCOTLAND, UK - The next Nithsdale Monitor Farm meeting on Thursday (29 November) will focus on how to get the most from suckler beef production and will be held at Glenkiln Estate, Crocketford by kind permission of Sir Henry Keswick....
View news from United Kingdom Farmers Want Clarity on Future of Farming, Unions Say
UK - Following the publication of the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the outline Political Declaration on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, the Presidents of NFU Scotland, NFU England and Wales, NFU Cymru...
20 November 2018
View news from United States CME: More Cattle Placed into US Feedlots During October
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will publish the monthly "Cattle on Feed" report tomorrow (21 November), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United Kingdom Beef Farmers Could Boost Profits Through New Breeding Tools
UK - Five new Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) for traits that farmers are directly paid for have been developed to help farmers improve profits by producing more beef animals that meet target specification....
View news from Philippines Culinary Camp in Philippines Shares Advantages of US Red Meat
PHILIPPINES - Educating Filipino chefs and restaurant operators about the quality and value of US beef, pork and lamb, USMEF conducted a US Meat Culinary Training Camp in Bohol province, a popular tourist destination located in the central region of the...
View news from China Consumer Inflation Eases in October
CHINA - CPI growth was down slightly from September due to falling food prices....
View news from United Kingdom Livestock Enterprises Report Some Margin Improvement
UK - Despite some improvement in the financial performance of some types of cattle and sheep enterprises, the results of a QMS survey continue to highlight the challenge livestock farmers face in terms of achieving a positive margin without CAP support....
19 November 2018
View news from Luxembourg Scotch Beef on the Menu for World Cup Chefs
LUXEMBOURG - A team of top Scottish chefs served up a winning menu at Queen Margaret University recently in preparation for the Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup which kicks off in Luxembourg later this month....
View news from European Union Vegetarian Diet Beats Local in Lowering Climate Footprint
EU - A study released last month provides a more comprehensive accounting of the greenhouse gas emissions from EU diets. It shows that meat and dairy products are responsible for the lion's share of greenhouse emissions from the EU diet....
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