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29 March 2017
Beef Industry Urges President Trump to Help Get US Beef Back into China
US - On Monday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today sent a coalition letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to raise the restoration of US beef access to China when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in April. Leaders from...
IFA Warns of Milk Shortages on Supermarket Shelves
IRELAND - Launching the IFA Milk Wise 2025 strategy yesterday, IFA President Joe Healy warned milk produced over the winter months will soon fail to meet demand. There is a real risk of shortages for consumers because farmers aren’t being paid enough...
Ag Minister Wants Gambia to be Livestock Exporting Country
GAMBIA - The Minister of Agriculture has called on his staff of The Gambia Livestock Marketing Agency (GLMA) to redouble their efforts in promoting livestock production to satisfy local demand and enable the country export livestock products. ...
Renegotiation Likely to Jeopardise US Food Processors Access to Canadian Products
US & CANADA - The Research Lead with Agri-Food Economic Systems says US food processors need to be sensitive to the potential impact on them of reduced access to imported Canadian products under a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement,...
28 March 2017
IFA Pushes Case in Brussels for Ban on Brazilian Meat
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has met with Irish MEPs, senior officials in the EU Commission in DG Sante, DG Agriculture, Commissioner Hogan’s cabinet and COPA, to reiterate the IFA call for a ban on Brazilian meat imports....
Cattlemen Call on USDA to Withdraw Damaging GIPSA Rules
US - Last week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association called on USDA to withdraw the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Act interim final and proposed rules, collectively labeled with the misleading title, Farmer Fair Practices Rules. ...
Govt Aids Dairy Farmers with Feed
FIJI - The government supplied animal feed last weekend to dairy farmers in Vatukoula. The help was rendered more than a year after they pleaded for assistance with their milk production business....
27 March 2017
Brexit Cannot Derail Farming, Food Growth Targets, Says IFA
IRELAND - Speaking at the ASA debate on Brexit in Kilkenny last week, IFA President Joe Healy dismissed any suggestion of diluting growth targets for the farming and food industry because of Brexit. ...
China, NZ Agree to Start Talks on Upgrading FTA in Late April
CHINA & NEW ZEALAND - China and New Zealand agreed to start talks on upgrading a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) in late April....
24 March 2017
Producers Prioritise FMD Vaccine Bank in Farm Bill
US - The US pork industry’s top priority for the next Farm Bill is establishing a Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank, the National Pork Producers Council told a House Agriculture subcommittee in testimony earlier this week....
IFA to Launch 'Milkwise 2025' Next Week
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy will, with National Liquid Milk Committee Chairman John Finn, next Tuesday in Dublin launch a major new Liquid Milk Strategy for Irish produced fresh milk....
Dominica, St Lucia Ban Corned Beef from Brazil
JAMAICA - Dominica and St Lucia are two of the latest Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states to announce a ban on the imports of corned beef from Brazil....
Saudi Arabia Halts Brazilian Beef, Poultry Imports
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia has stopped beef and poultry imports from four Brazilian companies over concerns about food safety after accusations that individuals had been bribed to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats....
23 March 2017
CME: Key Countries Suspend Brazilian Meat Imports Due to Scandal
US - The scandal that has affected the Brazilian meat packing and processing industry in recent weeks continued to play out, with a number of key importing countries announcing that they would suspend, curtail or enhance inspections of meat from that...
IFA Reiterates Call for Ban on Brazilian Meat; Commission Response Inadequate
EU - IFA President Joe Healy has reiterated his call for a full ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU, including poultry, saying the move by the EU Commission to halt only those companies implicated in the investigation is not enough....
Improved Farm Debt Mediation Process, QRAA Revamp Welcomed
AUSTRALIA - AgForce has welcomed more rigorous farm debt mediation processes and a revamp of the Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority to assist farmers in financial stress but have called for a broader overhaul of drought policy going forward....
22 March 2017
IFA Calls for Immediate Ban on Brazilian Meat
EU - IFA President Joe Healy has called for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU. He said the latest shocking revelations on the failure of Brazil to meet EU standards and controls in the meat sector raises very serious concerns around...
Shoppers Urged to Buy Scottish Amid ‘Rotten’ Brazilian Meat Claims
SCOTLAND, UK - Following the news that Brazilian meat processors are selling ‘rotten’ meat, NFU Scotland believes that the integrity of meat being sold in the European and UK market must be protected. ...
DairyNZ Committed to Lowering Environmental Impact
NEW ZEALAND - Commenting on yesterday’s OECD Environmental Performance Review announcement, DairyNZ’s chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says the dairy sector is committed to lowering its environmental impact, while protecting the valuable contribution...
Farmers Urge Agriculture Victoria to Take Animal Welfare Role from RSPCA
AUSTRALIA - Victoria's peak farm lobby has warned the State Government needs to act swiftly to stop animal activist groups from seizing the power to police farm practice, in its submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA....
21 March 2017
Directorate Unveils Plans to Prevent Outbreak of Cattle, Sheep & Poultry Diseases
GAMBIA - Dr Duto Sainey Fofana, Director General of the Department of Livestock Services has unveiled plans to prevent the outbreak of new cattle, sheep and chicken diseases in the country....
Brazil President Seeks to Calm Health Fears Over Beef Exports
BRAZIL - President Michel Temer, confronting a corruption scandal tarnishing Brazil’s lucrative meat industry, met with executives and foreign diplomats to assuage their health concerns over a sector responsible for US$12 billion in annual exports....
Positive Drug Residues in Milk Tankers Down to 350 Loads in 2016
US - Just 350 tankers out of more 3.5 million loads of milk tested positive for drug residues in fiscal year 2016, ending 30 September, according to the National Milk Drug Residue Database. That’s a violation rate of 0.011 per cent, the lowest level...
'Onerous' Letter Campaign by European Dairy Farmers
EU - Nowadays, "onerous letters" are landing on the desks of Europe's Agriculture Ministers and Agriculture Commissioner Hogan....
DP Tells Farmers About Benefits of Dairy Farming
KENYA - Deputy President William Ruto has urged farmers to venture into dairy farming to make the country self sufficient in milk production....
20 March 2017
Beef Producers Want USTR That Breaks Down Barriers
US - Last week (14 March), the US Senate Finance Committee held a hearing regarding the nomination of Robert Lighthizer to head the Office of United States Trade Representative....
Shanghai Tightens Food Safety Regulations
CHINA - A new food safety regulation, said to be the most stringent ever enacted, will take effect in Shanghai on Monday....
Iowa Capital Witnesses Remarkable Bonds of Canada, US Friendship
US - Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs applauds the remarkable bonds of friendship that exist between Canada and the United States, writes Bruce Cochrane....
 
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