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22 June 2015
Cattle Outlook: Grocers Ask Highest Ever Beef Retail Price
US - New ground was set for retail beef last month when average prices lifted one cent to a record $6.412 per pound. ...
11 June 2015
Livestock Industries Unite for Successful CCIR
UK - Livestock industries have agreed to work together to ensure the successful implementation of the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA) Collection and Communication of Inspection Results (CCIR) across poultry, pig, beef and sheep sectors....
New AHDB Branding Launched at Cereals
UK - New branding and a proposed new way of working for the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) was formally launched at today’s Cereals event in Lincolnshire....
08 June 2015
FAO Food Price Index Near Six-Year Low
GLOBAL - Major food commodity prices declined again in May, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), hitting an almost six-year low as cereal prices fell substantially....
02 June 2015
Ten Reasons Why China Needs the US
CHINA - China is America’s biggest customer for agricultural products, with almost a fifth of imported goods coming from the US. ...
28 May 2015
Russia Ends Six Year Colombia Beef Ban
COLOMBIA – Russian food health authority Rosselkhoznadzor has lifted a foot and mouth disease ban imposed on a Colombian region since 2009....
27 May 2015
Plan Ahead for Videos in Cattle Abattoirs
UK – A Scottish beef farmer has warned fellow cattle producers that, while they may not currently be penalised for producing out-of spec cattle, videos in abattoirs mean they soon will be....
21 May 2015
Global Protein Developments: What are the Implications for the Meat Industry?
ANALYSIS - What meat will be on the world's plate in the coming decades? Who will eat what and why? Stewart Lumb went to listen to Rabobank analyst Albert Vernooij. ...
11 May 2015
Australia Still Plugging US Beef Gap
GLOBAL – The focus of Australia’s beef exports remains firmly on the US but Japan and Canada have come into the limelight recently for different reasons....
30 April 2015
Bull Finishing Works Out as Most Profitable System
IRELAND - Finishing male cattle as nineteen month old bulls is the most profitable beef system in Ireland right now, says a study of grass-based suckling systems....
28 April 2015
EU Help to Promote Scotch Beef, Lamb
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotch beef and lamb will be promoted across the UK and in five important European markets, thanks to funding from the European Commission (EC)....
24 April 2015
BRF Agrees Joint Venture to Access UK Foodservice Sector
EU - Brazil-based meat processor, BRF, has entered into a joint venture with Invicta Food Group in the UK in order to strengthen its service offering and presence in the crucial UK market as well as Ireland and Scandinavia....
27 March 2015
UK Public Confused Over Farm Drugs
UK - Most UK consumers think their farmers use growth hormones and that antibiotics in livestock make drugs less effective for people. ...
Canada Remains Top Destination for High Value US Ag Exports
US - In 2014, Canada remained the top destination for US exports of high-value agricultural products, with a total of $17.2 billion....
Opportunities for Red Meat Exports to China in Spotlight
UK - Future exports of beef and lamb to China could mirror the successful blueprint of pork and benefit the entire supply chain, according to EBLEX....
24 March 2015
Provenance Trend Will Benefit Local Butchers
UK - Food trends are seeing greater importance placed and provenance and sourcing, putting independent butchers in the driving seat. ...
11 March 2015
Consumers Seek Nutrition Benefits of Meat Products, New Research Shows
US - Americans value the nutrition and balance that meat and poultry products deliver in the diet according to the new research recently released by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI). ...
24 February 2015
Chinese Lift Ban on Irish Beef
CHINA - China has lifted its ban on Irish beef....
19 February 2015
Center for Food Integrity CEO to Discuss ‘Big Food’
US - Charlie Arnot, CEO of the Center for Food Integrity, will present, “Size Matters: Why We Love to Hate ‘Big Food.’” The presentation examines the relationship development and pattern of trust that consumers have with food and those who produce...
16 February 2015
Battle of Ethics and Price in Consumer Choice
ANALYSIS - Consumers in the future are expected to have a renewed focus on ethical issues, but this will not be too much at the expense of price....
10 February 2015
Must Listen to Consumer on Cattle Feeding Debate
ANALYSIS – A plethora of choices is available for US beef consumers and the cattle industry needs to listen to what they want, according to ranchers at the NCBA cattle industry convention....
04 February 2015
Cows Are Valuable and Not Just For Grinding
US – Beef cows are not solely used for grinding but represent a lot of value to ranchers, with some cuts worth as much as that of fed steers....
Buccleuch Estates Wins Short Horn Award
UK, SCOTLAND - A Scottish estate's beef operation has won this year's Morrisons Beef Shorthorn Suckler herd award. ...
23 January 2015
Singapore Spotlight for Quality Standard Beef
SINGAPORE - Demand from the foodservice sector in Singapore could present significant opportunities for UK beef exports to the region, according to EBLEX....
12 January 2015
US Should Have the Goal of Reducing the Trade Deficit
US - National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson argues in a POLITICO Pro guest column that all future US trade agreements should be negotiated with the goal of reducing the US trade deficit, while ensuring that our trading partners are keeping up...
07 January 2015
Increasing Productivity in British Farming through Research
UK - Increased productivity in British agriculture is directly related to research and development and to raise productivity the UK farming sector needs to focus more on both public and private research....
06 January 2015
Dairy Growth to Support Indian Buffalo Exports
INDIA – Buffalo meat exports from India are tipped to rise in the coming years as the sector booms as a by-product of expanding dairy production....
05 January 2015
US Beef Consumers Look On-line, Social Media
US - A South Dakota State University study shows that consumers are increasingly using webs sites and social media for recommendations on buying beef....
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