Wednesday, April 27, 2022
WHO and FAO seek for experts focusing on salmonella and campylobacter in poultry meat
The World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are looking for data and experts on salmonella and campylobacter in poultry meat.
Friday, April 15, 2022
CEOs of four major US meatpacking companies to speak at Congressional hearing
David Scott, the US House Agriculture Committee Chairman said on Wednesday that the CEOs of major meatpackers Cargill, Tyson Foods, JBS, and National Beef Packing have agreed to appear at a Congressional hearing on cattle markets and price ...
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
USDA projects increased worldwide meat production
In its latest outlook for global pork, beef and chicken production and trade, the USDA projected increased global meat production and shifting trade, especially the effects of China's steadily recovering swine herd, the UK Agriculture and H ...
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
US a profitable market for UK red meat exports
UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) data showed exports of UK pork increased by over 50% to 592 tonnes, worth GBP 1.8 million (~US$2.3 million; GBP 1 = US$1.30), up from GBP 1.2 million (~US$1.5 million) in January 2021, while UK be ...
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
USDA announces new programme to expand meat processing capacity
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the Meat and Poultry Processing Capacity Technical Assistance Program (MPPTA), which will provide technical assistance to meat and poultry grant applicants and grant-funded projects.
Thursday, March 17, 2022
New Zealand Meat Board invests US$680,000 annually in to beef genetics programme
The New Zealand Meat Board is investing up to NZD 1 million (US$680,000; NZD 1 = US$0.68) annually in the Informing New Zealand Beef (INZB) genetics programme, which is focused on increasing the use of genetics in the beef sector, New Zeala ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Brazilian meat companies could replace suppliers from Ukraine and Russia
Rising grain prices caused by Russia's invasion into Ukraine are affecting Brazilian meatpackers, but industry sources said trade disruptions facing Ukrainian and Russian meat producers could be an opportunity to increase Brazil's share in ...
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
US cattle production could drop 0.15% with rising demand for plant-based meat, research found
For every 10% reduction in price or increase in demand for plant-based meat alternates, new research estimates US cattle production will fall approximately 0.15%.
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
USDA commits US$215 million in grants to support meat and poultry processing
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it has committed US$215 million in grants and other support to expand meat and poultry processing options, boost the food supply chain, and provide rural communities with jobs and economic prospe ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Meat and poultry processors in Ohio, US, receiving grants to support productions
Meat and poultry processors across Ohio, the United States, are getting a financial boost from the state.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Cherkizovo Group once again tops list of Russian chicken meat producers
Cherkizovo Group has retained its leading position among Russia's largest chicken meat producers.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Danish researchers focus on producing chicken meat with lower levels of Campylobacter
Researchers in Denmark are part of a project that is going to develop and test ways of producing chicken meat with lower levels of Campylobacter.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
China suspends chicken imports from two meatpacking plants in Brazil
According to a statement on China's General Administration of Customs website, chicken imports have been suspended from two meatpacking plants in Brazil, The Rio Times reported.
Thursday, January 27, 2022
US House panel questions major meatpackers about rising prices
Raja Krishnamoorthi, the chairman of the US House of Representatives subcommittee on economic and consumer policy, sent a letter to major US meatpackers — including Tyson Foods, JBS Foods, National Beef and Seaboard — to question about risi ...
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
US red meat production dropped in December 2021, USDA says
The United States Department of Agriculture said US red meat production in December 2021 was down modestly from December 2020.

Follow Us