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14 January 2009
View news from Brazil Impact of a Fallen Brazilian Beef Giant
BRAZIL - A beef company in Brazil has filed for bankruptcy with estimated debts of US$650 million. ...
08 January 2009
View news from Brazil Brazilian Implants: Identification by Micro Chip
BRAZIL - Having been temporarily banned from European markets, the Brazilian cattle industry is making a comeback with an ingenious tagging device that is not only capable of identifying cattle, but also provides a history of the animals upbringing....
15 December 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Genetics Flowing onto the Foreign Market
BRAZIL - By the end of 2008, exports of the Brazilian Cattle Genetics consortium, which brings together the main genetic material companies in the country, should reach US$ 80 million to over 25 destinations....
12 December 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Animal Genes Popular on Foreign Market
BRAZIL - By the end of 2008, exports of the Brazilian Cattle Genetics consortium, which brings together the main genetic material companies in the country, should reach US$ 80 million to over 25 destinations....
09 December 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Trajectory: Decade Long Beef Boom
BRAZIL - Brazil Ministry of Agriculture officials expect the domestic beef trade to continue to grow at around five per cent a year, for at least the next 10 years. ...
08 December 2008
View news from Brazil JBS-Swift Invest in Australia
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef giant JBS-Swift, has invested millions of dollars in new plate freezing facilities at their plants in Australia....
05 December 2008
View news from Brazil Chilean Inspectors Arrive in Brazil
BRAZIL - A delegation of government officials and veterinarians from Chile, arrived in San Paulo on Thursday, to spend the next two weeks inspecting the beef plants. ...
02 December 2008
View news from Brazil 2018: Brazil to Produce 14 Million Tonnes of Beef
BRAZIL - The latest Brazilian forecast says that the annual production of beef in Brazil should be around 14 million tons in 2018. ...
01 December 2008
View news from Brazil Europe to Buy Beef from Minas Gerais
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Agriculture said yesterday (26/11) that the EU approved the measure that will allow the Mato Grosso do Sul return to export beef in nature to the block. ...
24 November 2008
View news from Brazil Mutual Interest Between Brazil and Sudan
BRAZIL - Brazil and Sudan have signed a protocol of understanding for cooperation and bilateral communication in the areas of sanitary health, animal products and other animal husbandry affairs of mutual interest....
18 November 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattlemen Chase Out Indians of Paraguay
BRAZIL - On the Paraguayan side of the border between Brazil and Paraguay, the last uncontacted Indians in South America outside the Amazon basin are fleeing their jungle home as it is destroyed by Brazilian cattle ranchers. ...
23 October 2008
View news from Brazil JBS Gets Ready to Fight for National Beef
BRAZIL - JBS announces its plan to immediately complete the purchase of "Smithfield Beef" while vigorously defending the Department of Justice lawsuit seeking to block the purchase of National Beef....
16 October 2008
View news from Brazil Decision on JBS Merger Expected Within the Week
BRAZIL - There is still debate going on in the United States, over the acquisition of Smithfield’s beef operation and National Beef Packers, by JBS-Swift the Brazilian beef giant. ...
14 October 2008
View news from Brazil World Bank Loan Beefs-up Amazon Threat
BRAZIL - Environmentalists have claimed that deforestation and climate change, are set to worsen in the Amazon rainforest, following the World Bank's sponsorship of a major loan to Brazil's second-largest beef processors. ...
09 October 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil – World Agriculture’s Last Frontier
BRAZIL - Despite being locked out of more than half of the worlds beef importing counties, including South Korea and Japan, because of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), Brazil still accounts for 32% of the worlds beef exports of more than one million tonnes...
View news from Brazil Big Business: Slaughterhouse Seeks Arab Partner
BRAZIL - Halal certified and with slaughtering capacity for 700 animals/day, Iguatemi wants to produce exclusively for the Arab countries, which currently rank among the leading importers of Brazilian beef....
07 October 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef 'Invincible' on Arab Stage
BRAZIL – The president at the Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association, Roberto Gianetti da Fonseca, said that Brazilian beef product has no competitors at the same level on the Arab market....
03 October 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Break Records in September
BRAZIL - Brazilian foreign sales totalled US$ 533.2 million, the best monthly result in history. The Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association is expecting annual shipments of US$ 15 billion in 2013. ...
01 October 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil Launch First Cattle Tracking Chip
BRAZIL - The new equipment, developed entirely in Brazil, is used to track information about the animals from birth to the date of slaughter. ...
23 September 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil Forecast to Export a Million Tonnes of Beef
BRAZIL - Despite the ban on beef going into Europe took a huge toll on the exports of chilled beef from Brazil, there are now 200 ranches approved for export into the European Union....
15 September 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Back in the USA
BRAZIL - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), of the United States Department of Agriculture, have authorized the resumption of beef exports from 21 Brazilian meat packing plants. ...
29 August 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil's Cross-Border Plan to Eradicate Foot-and-mouth
BRAZIL - Despite being locked out of 56 per cent of the world’s beef importing counties because of foot-and-mouth disease – including the lucrative markets of South Korea and Japan – Brazil still accounts for 32 per cent of the world’s beef export....
View news from Brazil Brazil's Cross-Border Plan to Eradicate Foot-and-Mouth
BRAZIL - Despite being locked out of 56 per cent of the world’s beef importing counties because of foot-and-mouth disease – including the lucrative markets of South Korea and Japan – Brazil still accounts for 32 per cent of the world’s beef export....
25 August 2008
View news from Brazil Pará Sales of Live Cattle to Lebanon Rise
SAO PAULO - The state of Pará, in northern Brazil, exported live cattle to the Arab world last month. ...
18 August 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil's Replacement Market Calms
BRAZIL - The market for replacement animals is much calmer. Besides the pasture worsen, the weakness of the prices’ increase helped to calm the market of replacement animals....
13 August 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil Loses Pasture but Gains on Beef
BRAZIL - Brazil will strengthen its position as the world's leading beef exporter over the next ten years despite a substantial loss of pastureland, according to Agra FNP, Brazil's leading agribusiness consultancy and commodities analyst. ...
06 August 2008
View news from Brazil Boost to Brazil's FMD-Free Status
BRAZIL - The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) has recognised the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul as a foot-and-mouth disease free zone....
01 August 2008
View news from Brazil US Sector Bolsters JBS's Results
BRAZIL - In the second quarter of this year, Brazilian beef giant, JBS gained market share in mature markets. ...
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