Monday, February 14, 2022
Mexico suspends poultry imports from the US state of Indiana due to bird flu
Mexico's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced a ban on poultry imports from the US state of Indiana after bird flu was discovered there, Riviera Maya News reported.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Mexico launches new institute focused on pig farming
Mexico's Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development and Economy, in coordination with the Organization of Mexican Pork Producers (Opormex), have launched the Mexican Institute of Pig Farming (IMP) whose objective is to promote scientif ...
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Slaughterhouse to be set up in Mexico-US border region to drive livestock production
A Federal Inspection Type (TIF) slaughterhouse will be built in the municipality of Agua Prieta, Sonora,Mexico, on the border with the United States, which will help boost livestock production in the border region and add value to Mexican l ...
Monday, November 8, 2021
Mexico's pork exports to China increase in value and volume in first half of 2021
Mexico's agri-food and fishery exports to China in the first half of 2021 totaled $399 million dollars, an increase of 16.4% compared to the same period in 2020, when they totaled $342.8 million, according to Mexico's Ministry of Agricultur ...
Monday, October 25, 2021
US pork exports to Mexico increase 47% in August
US pork exports to Mexico reached 80,779 tonnes in August, up 47% from a year ago and narrowly outpacing the previous record set in December 2016, the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) reported.
Monday, August 2, 2021
Mexico and Colombia act to prevent ASF following confirmed case in Dominican Republic
Mexico and Colombia have taken strong sanitary measures to prevent the entry of African swine fever after the diseases was confirmed in pigs in the Dominican Republic.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Smithfield's North Carolina, US pork plant not eligible to export to Mexico
A Smithfield Foods pork plant in North Carolina, the United States, has been ineligible to export to Mexico since June 16, according to a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.
Monday, May 31, 2021
Avivagen continues market growth with new client in Western Mexico
Avivagen Inc. announced this month that it has finalised an introductory order of its OxC-beta Livestock feed additive for use in Western Mexico.
Monday, May 17, 2021
Mexico's pork production increases 1.8% in January-March 2021
Mexico's pork production has seen good performance with production increasing from 396,100 tonnes in the January-March 2020 period to 403,400 tonnes in the same period this year, representing a 1.8% increase or 7,300 tonnes.
Friday, May 14, 2021
Mexico concerned over labour practises in US agriculture and meatpacking industries
Mexico has voiced concerns over alleged failures in enforcing labour laws in United States agriculture and meatpacking industries, Reuters reported.
Friday, April 16, 2021
Walmart Mexico highlighted for failing cage-free chicken test
A new corporate ranking from Mercy for Animals (MFA) that aims to encourage humane supply practices among 34 egg sellers in Latin America found Walmart Mexico to be one of the worst offenders for obtaining supplies from caged chickens, Reut ...
Monday, April 12, 2021
Mexico urged to respect rights of indigenous community in regards to industrial pig operations
The Center for Biological Diversity and Greenpeace Mexico have submitted a formal request this month urging the Mexican government to respect the sovereign right of indigenous communities and to basic human rights, in regards to the operati ...
Monday, April 5, 2021
USSEC: US soy sector connects with counterparts from Mexico in March event
On March 11-12, the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC), American Soybean Association, United Soybean Board, Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) and the Iowa Economic Development Authority hosted the Iowa Virtual Trade Mission to Mexico to continu ...
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
AFBF: US must enforce trade agreements with Mexico
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) president Zippy Duvall has stated in a letter sent to US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and US Trade Representative Katherine Tai, expressing concern the "rapidly deteriorating relationship&quo ...
Monday, February 15, 2021
Lawsuits may be filed against Mexico's proposed bans on corn imports and glyphosate
Juan Cortina, president of Mexico's Farm Council (CNA), said the Mexican government will face legal challenges to reverse a proposal ban imports of genetically modified (GMO) corn and herbicide glyphosate, Reuters reported.

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