Thursday, December 7, 2023
US pork exports highest in two years, beef exports below record totals last year
Recent data released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) revealed a continued surge in US pork exports during May, and while beef exports demonstrated improvement compa ...
Friday, December 1, 2023
US beef producers challenge UN's call to reduce meat consumption
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association, an association of major beef producers in the United States, is pushing back against the United Nations' guidance that urges Americans to cut down on their meat consumption, WPDE-TV reported.
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Anthrax resurfaces in beef cattle in North Dakota county, US
A new case of anthrax in beef cattle in Grant County, North Dakota, the United States, has been confirmed by the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Australia's beef production grew as global output fell, Rabobank's Q4 report found
Beef production in the southern hemisphere – including Australia – is on the rise despite a global trend of production decline, Rabobank stated in its Global Quarterly Beef Q4 2023 report.
Thursday, November 23, 2023
Vietnam adopts new cattle welfare standards, aligning with Australia's beef industry
Vietnam has introduced new voluntary animal standards for cattle, to align with Australia's robust animal welfare practices, at the Australia-Vietnam Beef Cattle Symposium held in Hanoi, Countryman reported.
Monday, November 20, 2023
China to lift trade restrictions on Australian beef by year-end
Australia's Trade Minister Don Farrell anticipates the removal of trade actions imposed by China on Australian beef exports by the end of this year, signalling a positive shift in bilateral relations, Yahoo! Finance reported.
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
US cattle beef organisation opposes USDA's allowance of beef imports from Paraguay
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) in the United States has expressed strong opposition against the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) decision to allow Paraguayan beef imports starting next month.
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Record beef prices in the US due to droughts and shrinking herds
The United States is experiencing record-high beef prices, reaching approximately US$8 per pound, surpassing the previous peak of US$7.90 during the pandemic, as announced by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), due to droughts and shri ...
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 24, 2023
New partnership aims to enhance transparency in Canada's certified sustainable beef system
A collaboration between Cargill and the Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) is set to bring greater transparency to Canada's certified sustainable beef system, which aims to identify areas in the Canadian beef supply chain where ca ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
China's beef production to reach record levels in 2024, USDA reports
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released its latest forecast, indicating that China's beef production is set to reach historically high levels in 2024, with a predicted growth rate of 2.7%, resulting in a total of 7.7 ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Persistent drought keeps growth of US beef cattle herds in check, says cattle industry official
The US beef cattle herd has been shrinking for several years, driven primarily by severe drought in cattle country.
Friday, October 20, 2023
Decline in US beef, pork production in September
US beef and pork production in September were significantly lower than the same period last year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
Monday, October 16, 2023
Major food industry players in US accused by lawsuit of controlling beef supply to raise prices
A lawsuit filed recently in the United States accuses food giants Cargill, Swift, Tyson, JBS Foods and National Beef Packing of artificially constraining the beef supply to inflate prices, pad profits and stifle competition.
Monday, October 9, 2023
Australia's September beef exports hit 98,713 tonnes
Australia's beef exports in September have reached 98,713 tonnes.

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