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29 September 2017
View news from Global Estimates Reveal Global Methane Emissions from Ag Larger Than Reported
GLOBAL - Global methane emissions from agriculture are larger than estimated due to the previous use of out-of-date data on carbon emissions generated by livestock, according to a new study....
28 September 2017
View news from Global FAO Calls for Broader Livestock Vaccination to Keep Lumpy Skin Disease at Bay
EUROPE - FAO has called for broader cattle vaccination to keep lumpy skin disease at bay in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, especially in areas where the risk is the highest....
26 September 2017
View news from Global Climate Insurance Rarely Well Thought Out in Agriculture
GLOBAL - Internationally subsidised agricultural insurance is intended to protect farmers in developing countries from the effects of climate change....
25 September 2017
View news from Global More Investments, Surveillance Needed to Curb Misuse of Antimicrobials, FAO Warns
GLOBAL - A stronger global effort, including larger investments and improved surveillance measures, is required to ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, according to FAO Deputy...
View news from Global Issues Delay Full Access for Canadian Beef, Pork to Europe
CANADA & EU - The Canadian Meat Council says unresolved technical issues will give European Union beef and pork producers and processors an advantage over their Canadian counterparts under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, Bruce Cochrane...
22 September 2017
View news from Global Landmark EU, Canada Trade Deal Enters Into Force
EU & CANADA - The European Union and Canada began cutting import duties from Thursday on thousands of products and services in a reminder to the United Kingdom of the work it will take to replace the trade alliances it will give up when it leaves the...
21 September 2017
View news from Global Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger...
19 September 2017
View news from Global New UN Report Says World Hunger on the Rise Again
GLOBAL - After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition...
18 September 2017
View news from Global Canadian Ag Minister Takes NAFTA Message to New Orleans
CANADA & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture took his message of the value of the North American Free Trade Agreement to New Orleans last week, writes Bruce Cochrane....
13 September 2017
View news from Global FeverTags Expands Team to Maximize Use of Novel Temperature Verification Technology
GLOBAL - FeverTags® LLC welcomes Jeff Baxter to its growing team of bovine professionals. Baxter joins the company as Global Sales and Marketing Manager....
12 September 2017
View news from Global Global Cereal Output Heading for New Record
GLOBAL - Global food prices dipped in August, mainly as the prospect of bumper cereal harvests pushed up expectations for larger grain inventories....
View news from Global Livestock Production Much Smaller Challenge to Global Food Security
GLOBAL - Humans face mounting challenges when it comes to finding ways to sustainably feed an exploding population. As populations become wealthier and more urbanised, the demand for animal products continues to climb....
08 September 2017
View news from Global Report: Whole Grains Decrease Colorectal Cancer Risk; Processed Meats Increase Risk
GLOBAL - Eating whole grains daily, such as brown rice or whole-wheat bread, reduces colorectal cancer risk, with the more you eat the lower the risk, finds a new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research...
24 August 2017
View news from Global New Comprehensive Approach Aims to Modernize 100-Year-Old Meat Inspection Process
GLOBAL - In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers from potential health hazards during the 12th Safe...
View news from Global Study Compares Cost of Meat in Over 50 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Online catering marketplace, Caterwings, have conducted a study regarding the global price of basic food items, as preliminary research ahead of their expansion into foreign markets. ...
17 August 2017
View news from Global US, Canadian & Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernised NAFTA
US, CANADA & MEXICO - The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) yesterday sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials...
14 August 2017
View news from Global Passport Food Safety Solutions Enters Exclusive Partnership with Predictive Analytics Leader PurePredictive
GLOBAL - PassTrac Analytics, a division of Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc., announces its exclusive industry partnership with PurePredictive, an innovative company that uses a powerful predictive modeling and prescriptive analytics technology for...
11 August 2017
View news from Global Global Meat Prices Plateau in July
GLOBAL - In July the FAO food price index rose for the third consecutive month to 179.1 points, 2 per cent higher on the month and 10 per cent up on the year, according to Millie Askew, Senior Analyst at AHDB....
04 August 2017
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Rises Further in July
GLOBAL - Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations....
03 August 2017
View news from Global Millions May Face Protein Deficiency Due to Human-caused CO2 Emissions
GLOBAL - If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5 per cent of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat, and other staple crops, according to new findings...
02 August 2017
View news from Global Brexit Uncertainty Must Rule Beef Out of Mercosur Deal, Says IFA President
EU & SOUTH AMERICA - There is no room on the EU market for additional beef imports from Brazil or South America and it would be totally unacceptable to include beef in any trade deal offer by the EU to the Mercosur trading bloc in light of the uncertainty...
01 August 2017
View news from Global Beef Tariff Hike Threatens US-Japan Trade Relations
US & JAPAN - Japan's decision to hike tariffs on frozen beef imports from the United States could disrupt sales and harm trade relations between the two countries, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday....
31 July 2017
View news from Global US to Overtake EU as China's Largest Trading Partner
US & CHINA - The United States is expected to overtake the European Union as China's largest trading partner this year, a former vice-minister of commerce said....
27 July 2017
View news from Global Potential Benefits for Canada's Red Meat Exporters Observed in CETA
CANADA & EU - The Canadian Meat Council says, despite unresolved technical issues that could delay full access for Canadian beef and pork to Europe, the implementation of CETA offers tremendous potential for Canada's red meat sector, Bruce Cochrane reports....
20 July 2017
View news from Global Unresolved Technical Issues Expected to Delay Full Benefits of CETA
CANADA & EU - Unresolved outstanding issues are expected to delay the full benefits for Canadian agriculture of Canada's free trade deal with Europe, reports Bruce Cochrane....
17 July 2017
View news from Global Chinese, US Enterprises Sign Agricultural Transaction Contracts
US & CHINA - Some 20-odd Chinese and US enterprises on Thursday signed agricultural transaction contracts worth $5.012 billion, under which Chinese enterprises will import 12.53 million metric tons of soybean and 371 tons of pork and beef from the US...
10 July 2017
View news from Global Outlook Sees Slower Growth in Demand, Keeping World Food Prices Low
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices are projected to remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofuel policies have a diminished impact on markets, according...
View news from Global Brazil Urges Meeting with USDA Chief to Discuss Brazilian Beef Ban
BRAZIL & US - The Brazilian government has requested a meeting with the US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to discuss a ban imposed on the country’s fresh beef, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Friday....
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