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15 June 2018
View news from United States 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...
View news from European Union IFA Reports More Positive Forecast on Beef
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle supplies at the factories remain very scarce and both agents and procurement managers are scaremongering on price to try to frighten farmers out with stock. ...
14 June 2018
View news from United States 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....
View news from Canada 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). ...
View news from United States 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....
View news from United States 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....
View news from United States ANIZOME Launches Microbiome Discovery Platform for Animal Health, Nutrition
US - ANIZOME™, the first company to offer a commercial therapeutic microbiome discovery platform dedicated to animal health and nutrition, was launched last month....
View news from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: WHO is making waves? May 28 - June 10, 2018
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
View news from European Union Bayer’s Care4Cattle initiative
Interview with Almut Hoffmann, Head of Global Marketing Farm Animal Products. ...
13 June 2018
View news from United States 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....
View news from Kuwait 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...
View news from Indonesia 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....
View news from United Kingdom 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....
View news from Global 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?...
View news from Tanzania Researchers Help Unlock Answers About Leptospirosis in Africa
TANZANIA - University of Otago researchers are helping lead international studies which have discovered that exposure to cattle and rice farming are risk factors for the devastating disease leptospirosis in northern Tanzania....
12 June 2018
View news from United States 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.) ...
View news from Turkey 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....
View news from European Union Bayer and World Farmers’ Organisation - Grant supports innovation in animal well-being
If you are a livestock professional with an innovative approach to the well-being of your animals, then you could be eligible to apply for part of a €30,000 grant fund from Bayer....
11 June 2018
View news from United Arab Emirates Cattle Feed Inspection Labs Open at Jebel Ali Port
UAE - Talib Julfar, Assistant Director-General of Dubai Municipality for Environment and Public Health Services Sector, recently inaugurated the veterinary laboratories for examining fodder samples and animal food shipments in Jebel Ali Port....
View news from United Kingdom 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....
View news from Ireland 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
View news from United States 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....
View news from Global 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....
View news from New Zealand 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....
View news from United Kingdom Cost, Scale of Field Trials for Bovine TB Vaccine May be Unfeasible
UK - Field trials for a vaccination to protect cattle against bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB) would need to involve 500 herds - potentially as many as 75,000-100,000 cattle - to demonstrate cost effectiveness for farmers. ...
View news from China 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....
View news from Ireland 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
View news from United States 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....
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