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24 September 2021
UN Food Systems Summit looks for recipe to tackle global food dysfunction
Billions of people are overweight, millions are hungry, one third of food is wasted and the way the world produces, processes and consumes food generates one-third of greenhouse gas emissions, UN chief Antonio Guterres said on 23 September at the first...
Namibia identifies new strain of FMD
Namibia has detected a novel strain of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in its cattle herd....
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US and Argentine cattle sectors make gains
US beef exports and milk production make a rebound and Argentina's beef output is expected to remain steady amid economic uncertainty. ...
NFU lobbies for stronger antitrust action with Fairness for Farmers campaign
The National Farmers Union, the second-largest farm group representing nearly 200,000 farming families in the US, has launched a campaign to expose the negative effects of consolidation and monopolies in the agriculture industry on family farms and rural...
“Don’t panic buy” UK minister tells consumers
Consumers should not panic buy products as Britain is not heading back into a 1970s-style "winter of discontent" of strikes and power shortages, a junior minister said on 23 September....
23 September 2021
UK's food supply chain and labor crisis calls for urgent action from PM, says NFU
The UK's National Farmers Union (NFU) is calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to implement a COVID-19 Recovery Visa to address labor shortages that are adversely impacting the supply chain. ...
Australian farm sector approaches $100 billion output target
Australian agriculture is edging closer to the NFF-led goal of $100-billion-by-2030 with phenomenal growth set to see the farm sector tally $73 billion in 2021-2022....
What's on the horizon for UK meat exports to the EU?
New report from the AHDB shows that the EU has retained its status as a key trading partner for the UK's red meat and dairy sectors, but exporters need to have a greater understanding of consumer needs to benefit from any future trade....
22 September 2021
Farmers to tell UN that trade is key to sustainable food systems
Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), Cairns Group Farm Leaders (the Group) from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Guatemala, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa and Uruguay has urged that the role of international trade...
Britain warns food industry: Carbon dioxide prices will rise sharply
Britain warned the food industry on 22 September that carbon dioxide prices would rise sharply after offering tens of millions of dollars of state support to a fertiliser company to avert a food supply crunch....
Russia says it agrees on terms for supply of its beef to China
Russia and China have agreed on supply terms for Russian beef which could help simplify trade between the two countries, the Russian agriculture safety watchdog said on 21 September....
UK government announces export supports for farmers and agrifood industry
Plans to help the UK’s farmers and food and drink businesses boost exports have been announced. ...
21 September 2021
Australian minister confident row with France won't derail EU talks
Australia's trade minister said on 20 September he would seek a meeting with France to ease tensions over Canberra's decision to scrap a $40 billion submarine deal, and was confident it would not cloud EU-Australia trade talks....
JBS plans to reopen Nebraska beef plant damaged in fire
JBS USA on 13 September halted production at a Nebraska beef plant that slaughters about 5% of US cattle due to a fire, but said the company expects to resume operations....
UK meat sector faces imminent supply threat from CO2 shortages
Britain's meat processors will start running out of carbon dioxide (CO2) this week, forcing them to halt production and impacting supplies to retailers, the BMPA, an industry lobby group warned on 20 September....
20 September 2021
Rabobank Q321: Déjà Vu Argentina
In May this year, the Argentine government imposed a 30-day suspension on beef exports. ...
19 September 2021
EU maintains its leading position in global agri-food trade
2020 showed a notable improvement in the EU's leading position among the world's largest exporters of agri-food goods and products. ...
18 September 2021
What is the real value of Britain's farm shop sector?
A new research project from Harper Adams University is exploring the true value of the British farm shop sector. ...
17 September 2021
Japan August commodity imports
Following is a table of Japan's imports of selected agricultural and other commodities in August compiled from preliminary customs trade data released on Thursday....
Weekly global protein digest - EU expectations, mixed US meat exports
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares highlights from this week's activities in the protein market....
16 September 2021
Saudi Arabia bans beef imports from Brazilian meatpackers
Saudi Arabia has suspended beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers after detection of two atypical cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) earlier this month, according to Brazil's Agriculture Ministry....
15 September 2021
Argentine farmers push government to review export caps on beef
Argentina's farming leaders on Monday called on the government to review what they called interventionist policies in the sector, including export caps on beef and grains taxes, following a primary election that badly bruised the ruling party....
EU farmers reject amendments on Farm to Fork Strategy
Following a vote by the AGRI and ENVI Committees in the European Parliament on amendments to the Farm to Fork Strategy, EU farming union Copa and Cogeca has issued a statement criticising the proposed amendments, saying many have not been sufficiently...
14 September 2021
What does China banning Brazilian beef mean for the global beef and pork markets?
Last week Brazil banned exports of beef to China due to two atypical cases of BSE, writes AHDB's Rebecca Wright. ...
OSU research has potential to save cattle industry millions
Oklahoma State University molecular biologists recently received a grant worth nearly $500,000 from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for research that has the potential of saving the cattle industry millions of dollars. ...
13 September 2021
Louis Dreyfus completes stake sale to Abu Dhabi's ADQ
Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has completed the sale of a 45% indirect stake to Abu Dhabi holding firm ADQ, marking the arrival of the first non-family shareholder in the agricultural commodity group's 170-year history....
Macron says France will set up new insurance system for farming sector
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the government would set up a new insurance system to help the country's farming sector deal with hits caused by extreme weather, such as floods or droughts....
Researchers identify critical animal and food industry issues to inform and effect change
By 2050, the animal and food industry will need to be able to feed a world with a projected population increase of 2.1 billion. ...
 
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