Friday, March 24, 2023
Minerva gets back to beef production as China ends embargo on Brazil's beef exports
Brazilian meatpacking giant Minerva has resumed its beef slaughtering and production operations after Chinese authorities lifted an embargo on Brazilian beef exports.
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Brazil's aims to resume beef exports to China
Carlos Favaro, Brazil's Agriculture Minister, said he is moving forward a planned visit to China to discuss resuming beef exports to that country, after shipments were halted following a case of mad cow's disease detected in Brazil, US News ...
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
US senators urge suspension of beef imports from Brazil over food safety concerns
Two US senators have renewed calls for a suspension of US beef imports from Brazil until regulators can conduct a "systemic review of the commodity's impacts on food safety and animal health."
Friday, February 24, 2023
Brazil suspends exports of beef to China
Carlos Favaro, Brazil's Agriculture Minister, said they have suspended beef exports to China after detecting a case of mad cow disease in the country, but experts believe it is the less-dangerous "atypical" variant, The Straits Ti ...
Monday, December 5, 2022
New scheme rewards farmers in Brazil for joining carbon neutral beef programme
Details have been revealed during a recent webinar about a pilot scheme in place which sees Brazilian beef farmers rewarded with an 8% price bonus for joining a programme that claims to produce carbon neutral Brazilian beef.
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Brazil remains the biggest beef exporter in South America
Brazil continues to dominate beef exports from the Mercosur bloc, and the USDA expects this trend to continue with Brazilian total exports to increase by 1%, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.
Friday, November 25, 2022
China key market for Brazilian soy and beef exports
Exports of Brazilian agri-products hit US$136.1 billion from January to October this year, 33% year-on-year, with China a key export market for Brazilian commodities including soybean and beef, MercoPress reported.
Monday, June 13, 2022
ABIEC: Brazil to increase beef production by 35% during 2022-2030 to meet demands
Brazil must increase its beef production by 35% between now and 2030 to meet the demands of the domestic and foreign markets, according to a recent report from Brazilian meat industry association, ABIEC.
Friday, May 27, 2022
China temporarily suspends four Brazil beef plants
China's General Administration of Customs has announced a temporary suspension on beef imports from four Brazilian slaughterhouses, two operated by JBS SA and two by rival Marfrig, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
NCBA calls for the US to suspend beef imports from Brazil
The US-based National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) has called on the US government to suspend fresh beef imports from Brazil following a recent US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report underlining higher Brazilian beef imports, NCB ...
Monday, April 18, 2022
Three Brazilian beef producers banned from exporting meat to China for one week
China's General Administration of Customs (GACC) has suspended beef imports from three Brazilian beef exporters for one week - JBS SA, Marfrig, and Naturafrig, affecting four plants located in Mato Grosso and Sao Paulo states from April 16, ...
Monday, April 11, 2022
Brazil exported a record 200,000 tonnes of beef in March 2022
Brazilian industry group Abrafrigo said the country exported 203,490 tonnes of beef in March 2022, 28% higher year-on-year and a new record for the month, Reuters reported.
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Brazil beef output projected to reach 9.85 million tonnes in 2022
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said Brazil's beef production is expected to reach 9.85 million tonnes this year, surpassing the 9.5 million tonnes produced in 2021, Merco Press reported.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Canada approves beef and pork imports from Brazil
Canada has approved the import of beef and pork from Brazil, which was stopped previously because of health concerns, Reuters.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Russia resumes pork, beef imports from 12 Brazilian subsidiaries
Russia will resume pork and beef imports from 12 subsidiaries of Brazilian producers from November 25, its agriculture safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said in a statement on Tuesday, Farm Journal's Pork reported.

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