TheBeefSite Newsletter - 21 April 2010
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Welcome to this week's newsletter
Editorial: Focus On Food Safety
In the US, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has said that the incidences of E.coli O157: H7 have fallen year on year, representing an overall reduction of 51 per cent since 2000.
We have 3 new features this week:
Developing Nations Lead Way Out of Recession
The growth of biofuels and their importance on food prices will be one of the major factors as the world emerges from the effects of the banking crisis and recession, writes TheCattleSite editor Chris Harris.
Too Much Grade?
Whilst recent statistics suggest that meat quality is improving, some believe this to be too much of a good thing. However, Miranda Reiman, Industry Information Specialist with Certified Angus Beef says there is no such thing as too much quality.
Fertiliser Use In Ireland On Grass And Arable, 2004-2008
This survey uses National Farm Survey (NFS) data on the amount and types of chemical fertiliser used by the farmers for different crops to determine the amounts of nitrogen(N), potash (P) and potassium (K) nutrients and types of fertiliser used on grassland and arable crops.
Biomin Showcases Product Innovation at VIV Europe
AUSTRIA - Besides unveiling the newest product in its phytogenic line, Biomin gears up for VIV Europe 2010 with two keynote lectures.
» Beef Muscle Cuts Lead February Export Advances
» CME: Mexico, Canada Largest Markets For US Beef
» In The Cattle Markets
» Objective For E. coli O157:H7 Infections Achieved
» Cattle Ranching A Green Profession
» Weekly US Cattle Outlook: Marketing Margins Tighter
» Understanding How Cattle Think
» Production Expectations Weigh On Crop Prices
» Animal Health Research Facility Opened
» USDA Sees Beef Trade Remain Stable
» Hops Helps Reduce Ammonia Produced By Cattle
» Weekly Roberts Report
» AMI: Consumer Video On Salt's Role In Meat Products
» Dawn Meats Dairy Beef Club
» The Importance of Farm Health and Safety
» Calls For Milk Price Increase
» Difference In Price For FQAS and Non-FQAS Prime Cattle
» Badger Cull Gets Go Ahead
» Consultation On Draft Animal Health Bill
» Beef Carcase Quality Improves
» Call For Action After Decision On Welsh Badger Cull
» Good Prospects For The Yorkshire Show
» Further Trials On GM Research Approved
» Future Of EU's Farming Policy Under the Spotlight
» Human and Animal Health Sectors Must Co-operate
» One More FMD Outbreak in China
» Australian Farms Lure Investment From China
» Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
» Cattle Markets Firm, Despite A$
» New $5M Five-Year FMD Preparedness Programme
» FMD Not Stopping Korean Beef Demand
» VIV EUROPE WILL TAKE PLACE AS SCHEDULED
» VIV Europe 2010 Offers Extra Hospitality to Visitors
» Strict Controls Imposed On US Beef
» First Import For US Beef Offal
» Ukrainian Census Reveals Fewer Cattle
» The Southern Cone Continues To Fight FMD
» Argentinean Government Releases Hilton HQB Quota
» FMD NEWS: MAFF Reports FMD Case In Japan
» Russia Raising Beef Quotes
» Optimism Expressed For Philippines' Livestock Sector
That's all for this week!