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30 October 2021
Dutch researchers note marked decline in meat consumption in 2020
Emerging data from Wageningen University & Research and Wakker Dier show that per capita meat consumption in the Netherlands fell during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
29 October 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: Australia's meat exports repeatedly fail safety inspections
The US FSIS has rejected 10 meat shipments from Australia last year due to contamination, and economic forecasts predict inflating food prices. ...
US sees spike in contaminated Australian meat shipments
US food safety officials have blocked a rising number of meat shipments from Australia since 2019 due to fecal contamination, straining trade relations between the two countries, according to documents reviewed by Reuters....
Profits for Brazil’s Marfrig more than double in Q3 2021
Marfrig Global Foods has reported a net income of 1.67 billion reais for the third quarter, an increase of 148.7% on the same period last year....
28 October 2021
Brazil’s beef shipments to China after embargo were blocked on arrival
Shipments of Brazilian beef have been stopped from entering China due to an embargo in place since two cases of mad cow disease were reported in the South American nation in early September....
UK beef exports shine at Anuga trade show
The AHDB stand at this year’s Anuga generated a great deal of interest from red meat buyers – marking a successful return to the world’s largest trade fair for food and drink....
27 October 2021
China greenlights beef imports from Italy
China’s Customs Administration has approved beef imports from Italy from 26 October....
WTO panel examines Chinese import duties on Australian beef and wine as relations sour
The World Trade Organization has agreed to set up a panel to examine China's imposition of duties on imported Australian wine and beef, two of several disputes souring relations between the two countries....
25 October 2021
What will the UK-NZ trade deal mean for the UK beef and dairy sector?
The UK and New Zealand recently announced an "agreement in principle" for a future trade deal, but UK cattle farmers fear that they could be undercut by food imports....
Opinion - push to change diets shouldn't harm public health
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) warns that government efforts to nudge consumers towards sustainable diets might back fire - and that changes to UK diets shouldn't harm overall health. ...
21 October 2021
New podcast from QMS looks into meaty issues ahead of COP26
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has launched its six-part COP26 podcast series to bring together voices from across the industry to discuss what the red meat sector is and can be doing to positively influence the outcomes of the two-week conference....
15 October 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: China continues to drive global meat consumption as global beef production expands
China's appetite for beef keeps the industry on track, and the USDA publishes its analysis of Spain's cattle sector. ...
14 October 2021
US WASDE report predicts higher beef output and lower dairy production in final quarter
The World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) forecast for 2021 has beef production rising as slaughter numbers slow...
13 October 2021
China’s meat imports fall 17% from September 2020
China’s meat imports in September fell sharply from a year ago to their lowest in 19 months, customs data showed on 13 October....
Consumer prices remain the biggest obstacle for transition to sustainable agriculture
New research from the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets shows that the price premium on sustainably-produced goods remains the biggest challenge in transitioning to sustainable agriculture. ...
11 October 2021
Japanese scientists work up an appetite for lab-grown Wagyu beef
Japan's famed Wagyu beef, a delicacy that can cost more than $200 a pound at some top restaurants, could become much more affordable in the form of a lab-grown replica....
08 October 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US cattle market goes under the microscope
US Congress reviews recent disruptions in the cattle market as global food prices reach 10-year high. ...
07 October 2021
Brazil’s environment minister hopes to boost image at COP26
Brazil, under fire for failing to stop destruction of the Amazon rainforest, plans to show the world at next month's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) that it can fight climate change while remaining a top agricultural powerhouse, says...
05 October 2021
McDonalds sets net zero carbon emissions goal for 2050
McDonald’s Corp set a new target to cut global greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, from the beef in its burgers to the light bulbs in its restaurants....
UK beef exports showcased in Germany
AHDB will showcase red meat from the UK at Anuga, the world's largest trade fair for food and drink. ...
01 October 2021
US trade chief Katharine Tai to unveil Biden's China trade strategy on 4 October
US Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai will unveil the Biden administration's long-awaited strategy for the troubled US-China trade relationship in a speech on Monday at a Washington think tank, her office said....
China gorges on American grain-fed beef amid shrinking supplies from Australia
As Australian beef exports to China wither amid diplomatic tensions, demand there for US grain-fed beef has soared, fuelled by the appetites of a growing Chinese middle class....
30 September 2021
Meat & Livestock Australia explore industry impacts in new webinar series
A series of insightful and engaging webinars for the red meat and livestock industry will begin in October, as part of Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) annual updates program....
29 September 2021
Argentina to restart beef exports to China after caps lifted
On 28 September, Argentina announced that it would once again allow cattle farmers to freely export beef to China....
China takes additional efforts to stabilize agri-food sector
Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Bimonthly for China shows that the surge of the Delta variant and recent floods are clouding the country's consumption picture during Q3 of 2021....
27 September 2021
AHDB explores how the UK's changing consumer landscape will impact the ag sector
As consumer preferences and behaviors continue to change in the UK following the COVID-19 pandemic, the AHDB will take an in-depth look at what that means for UK livestock farmers in a series of webinars. ...
24 September 2021
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. ...
 
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