Friday, December 26, 2003
Canada Government To Monitor BSE Situation
December 26, 2003 Canada Government To Monitor BSE Situation The Canadian government will continue to monitor the bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad-cow disease in the U.S. before making any decisions to shut the Canadian border to U. ...
Thursday, December 25, 2003
China Joins Other Nations in Banning Import of US Beef Products
December 25, 2003 China Joins Other Nations in Banning Import of US Beef Products China's Quarantine Administration decided early Thursday to ban imports of beef products from the U.S. following the discovery of a cow with bovine spongiform ...
Wednesday, December 24, 2003
Japan and Korea Ban US Beef
December 24, 2003 Japan and Korea Ban US Beef Two of the United States' largest beef importing countries, Japan and South Korea, banned imports of U.S. beef today after a cow in Washington state was tested positive for mad cow disease. Sing ...
Wednesday, December 24, 2003
US Reports First BSE Case
December 24, 2003 US Reports First BSE Case A single Holstein cow on a Washington state farm was tested positive with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or generally known as mad cow disease. This would mark the disease's first reporte ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2003
Rapid Growth of Vietnam Cattle Industry in Past Decade
December 23, 2003 Rapid Growth of Vietnam Cattle Industry in Past Decade Vietnam's cattle industry has experienced rapid growth in the past decade. The sector now constitutes between 17 and 20% of total agricultural value, Hoang Kim Giao, D ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2003
Growth in US Meat Exports Anticipated
December 23, 2003 Growth in US Meat Exports Anticipated U.S. Beef and pork exports are expected to grow in 2004. Despite current high prices, U.S. Meat Export Federation president Phil Seng, expects beef exports to increase by 5.5% to 6% to ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2003
Argentina's Jan-Oct Beef Exports Up
December 23, 2003 Argentina's Jan-Oct Beef Exports Up Argentine beef industry chamber Ciccra reported Argentine beef exports reached $419 million in the first 10 months of 2003. Preliminary data shows that Argentina exported 286,257 metric ...
Monday, December 22, 2003
Extension of Emergency Beef and Pork Tariffs in Japan
December 22, 2003 Extension of Emergency Beef and Pork Tariffs in Japan In a bid to protect local farmers from a surge in foreign meats, a Japanese government panel recently recommended a one-year extension of emergency tariffs to be placed ...
Friday, December 19, 2003
Australia Cattle Prices To Rise On Decline in Slaughter Numbers
December 19, 2003 Australia Cattle Prices To Rise On Decline in Slaughter Numbers Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) has recently compiled the December quarter commodities forecasts, and has stated the country' ...
Friday, December 19, 2003
Cheap Brazilian Beef Welcomed in Singapore
December 19, 2003 Cheap Brazilian Beef Welcomed in Singapore Singapore's beef imports rose 4%, to 13,742 tons, compared to the same period in 2002. Competition from cheap Brazilian beef has been strong in many markets throughout the year, a ...
Friday, December 19, 2003
Poultry Overtakes Beef As Australia's Favourite Meat
December 19, 2003 Poultry Overtakes Beef As Australia's Favourite Meat The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) forecasts that the country will consume more poultry than any other meat this financial year, puttin ...
Thursday, December 18, 2003
Canadian Dairy Commission Hike Milk Prices To Producers
December 18, 2003 Canadian Dairy Commission Hike Milk Prices To Producers The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) recently announced a price increase to producers of two cents per litre of milk ($2.20/hectolitre). This increase is to fulfill CD ...
Thursday, December 18, 2003
Higher Productivity Offset Smaller Herds in New Zealand
December 18, 2003 Higher Productivity Offset Smaller Herds in New Zealand Sheep numbers in New Zealand are expected to fall further, however per-animal-productivity is likely to keep rising over the next three years, according to the latest ...
Thursday, December 18, 2003
Namibian Meat Allowed Back in EU
December 18, 2003 Namibian Meat Allowed Back in EU Yesterday, the Namibian agricultural authorities announced the resumption of beef and mutton exports to the European Union, with effect from Friday. On November 24, the exports were halted ...
Thursday, December 18, 2003
South African Beef Producers To Block Namibian Beef
December 18, 2003 South African Beef Producers To Block Namibian Beef The South African Feedlot Association, a group of beef producers, is leading a campaign to block Namibian beef imports entering the country. The association is targeting ...

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