Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Irish grass-fed beef set for special recognition by European Commission
The European Commission is in the final stages of bestowing Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status on Irish grass-fed beef, acknowledging its distinct characteristics and geographical origin, BBC News reported.
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Australia urged to work towards more market access for Aussie beef through EU FTA
The Australian Lot Feeders' Association (ALFA) is urging the Australian government to stay firm on securing a substantial increase in market access for beef via the Australia-European Union Free Trade Agreement (A-EU FTA) negotiations.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Beef, pork consumption to fall in EU in 2023
Consumption of beef and pork will decrease in the European Union this year, while the consumption of poultry meat will increase, according to the latest short-term outlook of agricultural markets from the European Commission.
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
EU beef production shows mixed results in Q1 2023
During the first quarter of 2023, beef production in the EU member states displayed mixed outcomes, with beef output across the EU-27 decreased by 4%, primarily driven by lower production in Italy, Spain, Ireland, and France, while the Neth ...
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Canada's beef imports from Europe decrease, while exports show promise
In a notable shift from the past five years, Canada is witnessing a decline in its beef imports from Europe this year, but exports have increased, SaskToday reported.
Monday, February 27, 2023
European Commission seeks to beef up rules for protecting animals delivered by sea
The European Commission has proposed to strengthen the rules for the protection of animals transported by sea.
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.
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Botswana resumes beef exports to the EU
Botswana has resumed exports of beef to the European Union following a two-month suspension due to a foot and mouth disease outbreak, Reuters reported.
Monday, October 17, 2022
Key problems persist in Poland's beef and poultry control system, European Commission finds
Major problems remain in Poland's control system for beef and poultry meat, according to the European Commission's health and safety agency.
Monday, October 10, 2022
Overall EU beef production fell 0.7% in H1 2022
Total EU beef production in the European Union (excluding Greece) for the first half of 2022 was 0.7% lower year-on-year, at 3.3 million tonnes, according to the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Farmers in Australia concerned beef exports could be blocked by EU new law
Australia's National Farmers' Federation responded angrily to the possibility that tough new land-clearing protections adopted by the European parliament on Wednesday might prevent Australian beef exports, The Sydney Morning Herald reported ...
Monday, July 4, 2022
The European Union may import more beef, lamb, and dairy from New Zealand
A free trade agreement finalised between the European Union and New Zealand could see Europe import more beef, lamb, and dairy products from New Zealand, which may affect some EU countries such as Ireland, The Independent reported.
Monday, June 13, 2022
EU beef production dropped 0.8% in Q1 2022
The European Union produced 1.64 million tonnes of beef in the first quarter of 2022, down only 0.8% compared to 2021 and in line with the EU short-term forecast, according to the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Bo ...
Monday, April 11, 2022
Continual drop expected for EU beef production
The European Union's beef production is set to continue declining this year, according to the European Commission's short-term outlook report for EU agricultural markets.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Positive outlook for Irish beef exports to EU and UK in 2022
The outlook for Ireland's beef exports to the European Union and the United Kingdom remains "broadly positive" for 2022, according to Bord Bia's Export Performance and Prospects report that was published on January 12.

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