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18 May 2021
Argentina stops meat exports for 30 days due to inflation fears
Argentina announced a 30-day halt on meat exports on 17 May amid rising prices that have spooked the government as it struggles with runaway inflation ahead of key mid-term elections at the end of the year....
14 May 2021
Brazil meatpackers JBS and BRF report being stung by feed costs in the home market
Brazilian meatpackers JBS SA and BRF FA acknowledged that they are struggling to pass on higher feed costs to consumers in their home market, but JBS sounded had a more bullish tone given its big US exposure....
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef sales and exports slide again
US beef sales are faltering from last month, while the dairy sector holds steady at the start of May. ...
13 May 2021
JBS swings back to profit in first quarter on strong US meat business
JBS, the world’s largest meatpacker, returned to profitability in the first quarter thanks to the strong performance of its US meat operation, it said in an earnings statement on 12 May....
EU and Northern Ireland risk being cut off from vital UK meat trade, says BMPA
Nick Allen from the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) writes that the post-Brexit meat export system threatens to cut off the UK's trade with the European Union and Northern Ireland. ...
11 May 2021
Tyson Foods beats sales estimates in second-quarter 2021
Tyson Foods, the largest US meat processor, outperformed second-quarter revenue projections on 10 May due to strong demand for poultry from the food service sector....
07 May 2021
China’s meat imports up 6.9% in April 2021
China imported 922,000 tonnes of meat in April 2021, up 6.9% from the same month in 2020 according to Chinese customs data....
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US takes a firmer stance on China
In this week's beef and dairy digest, Jim Wyckoff walks us through the latest USDA data on the cattle industry. ...
06 May 2021
FMD and COVID-19 send meat prices soaring in Uganda
Prices for meat in Uganda are expected to more than double in the coming months due to livestock shortages....
USMEF reports record-breaking beef exports in March
US exports of beef and pork posted record highs in March 2021, according to data released by the USDA and analysis from the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF)....
What role will data play in the future of beef farms?
Agricultural software specialist Farmplan explains that data solutions can help farmers keep pace with the rapid change of UK agriculture. ...
04 May 2021
BSAS explores what future beef farms need to look like
An interactive conference session with the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) brought a range of experts from the beef industry together to share their thoughts on the future of the industry. ...
New US legislation will get local farm goods into school food programs
The National Farm to School Network and National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition welcomes the newly-introduced Kids Eat Local Act, which will make it easier for school meal programs to source food from local farmers and producers....
03 May 2021
UK beef sector courts US market in virtual event series
High quality offerings from the UK's red meat sector will take center stage next month in a series of virtual events targeting the US foodservice market....
30 April 2021
CME update: live cattle futures gain on uncertainty in grain complex
US live cattle futures rose on 29 April as mixed grain trade offered some relief for feed costs....
29 April 2021
UK's International Trade Secretary visits farm as part of Great British Beef Week
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss and NFU President Minette Batters visited Yorkshire beef farmers Michael and Margaret Atkinson to celebrate Great British Beef Week and to explore how the UK government and farmers can make the most of future export...
26 April 2021
Great British Beef Week can help build Britain’s food brand
As the industry celebrates Great British Beef Week, the NFU is urging farmers to use this opportunity to demonstrate why government should support the promotion of world-class, sustainable British beef both at home and abroad....
22 April 2021
Australian Beef’s annual sustainability update to be released at Beef Australia 2021
The Australian Beef industry’s annual sustainability update will be launched at Beef Australia 2021 in Rockhampton at a special Australian Beef Sustainability Framework (ABSF) seminar....
21 April 2021
Argentina re-establishes a meat export registration system, sparking fears of limits on shipments
Argentina has set up a meat export registration system, stoking fears among cattle ranchers of possible export limits as the government tries to hold down domestic food prices in the face of double-digit inflation....
19 April 2021
Ugandan districts ban livestock movements over FMD
Animal health authorities in the Kiruhura district have banned the sale and movement of livestock and their products to stem the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)....
16 April 2021
Michelin-rated chef's $20 takeaway burger a hit in Amsterdam
The Waldorf Astoria hotel in Amsterdam, with a two Michelin star chef and rooms starting at $700, initially balked at the idea of offering burgers for delivery. Then reality hit....
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef sales abroad continue to slip
Read the USDA outlook for beef and veal and see an in-depth analysis of Brazil's meat industry. ...
15 April 2021
US beef and cattle prices are rising on stronger-than-normal seasonal demand
Beef and beef cattle prices are experiencing an upward trend as the US economy emerges from a year-long pandemic, writes Adam Russell with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. ...
Cuba loosens ban on cattle slaughter, sales of beef, dairy
Cuba announced that it was loosening a decades-old ban on the slaughter of cattle and sale of beef and dairy as part of agricultural reforms as the Communist-run country battles with food shortages....
14 April 2021
Virtual cook-along showcases British beef in Singapore
Chefs and importers in Singapore have had the chance to sample British beef as part of a series of virtual events run by AHDB to target the all-important market....
13 April 2021
China’s meat imports for March surpass 1 million tonnes
Customs data from China shows that the country imported 1.02 million tonnes of meat in March, the highest monthly volume since at least January 2020....
09 April 2021
World food price index rises for tenth straight month in March
Word food prices rose for a tenth consecutive month in March according to FAO data, hitting their highest level since June 2014....
Weekly beef and dairy digest: Australia's dairy industry contends with flood aftermath
US beef sales slip and the dairy industry prepares for peak levels of milk. ...
 
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