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21 October 2020
CME update: cattle futures firm on bargain buying
US cattle contracts rebounded on 20 October as traders took advantage of lower prices....
20 October 2020
CME update: US cattle futures fall on technical selling
The US cattle market suffered from technical selling on 19 October, continuing its recent losing streak....
Tyson Foods to provide 80,000 meals to combat food insecurity
A gift from Tyson Foods will provide 80,000 meals to people in the US state of Iowa who are food insecure through Beef Up Iowa programme....
19 October 2020
CME update: cattle futures sink as domestic and export demand for beef slackens
US cattle futures dipped on 16 October as traders contended with weaker-than-expected export figures....
16 October 2020
CME update: US cattle futures dip as the second wave of COVID-19 increases
US cattle futures sank on 15 October as impending COVID-19 lockdowns in Europe threaten global meat demand....
15 October 2020
CME update: cattle futures dip as wholesale beef prices soften
US cattle futures sank on 14 October following the cash markets lower while wholesale beef prices continue to decrease....
J&F Investimentos, parent company of Brazil’s JBS, pleads guilty to US foreign bribery charges
Brazil’s J&F Investimentos plead guilty to US foreign bribery charges and agreed to pay $128.25 million in criminal fines....
14 October 2020
CME update: cattle futures rebound after recent losses
US live cattle futures corrected on 13 October amid a stronger wholesale market....
Argentina’s oilseed workers go on strike at key ports
Argentina’s Federation of Oilseeds Workers began open-ended wage strikes on 13 October, with no sign of government intervention that would force members back to work during new contract negotiations....
13 October 2020
CME update: cattle futures slip as market feels seasonal pressure
US live cattle futures fell on 12 October following softening seasonal demand and the continued impact from backlogs at slaughterhouses....
Women underrepresented in meat industry workforce - new report
New report shows that women make up 36 percent of meat industry work force, 14 percent of board-level director positions and 5 percent of executive roles. ...
12 October 2020
Barretos beef plant resumes exports to China
COVID-19-affected plant owned by Brazil’s Minerva resumes exports to China....
09 October 2020
German minister calls for meatpackers to work longer hours after latest COVID-19 outbreak
Germany’s agriculture minister has called for state governments to allow slaughterhouses and meat packing plants to work longer hours to address a backlog of animals that built up on farms during the first wave of the coronavirus....
08 October 2020
New COVID-19 outbreak in Germany shutters meatpacking plant
A German slaughterhouse contending with a coronavirus outbreak has been ordered to close by health authorities....
CME update: live cattle futures reach highest price since 20 August
US live cattle futures gained on 7 October but feeder cattle prices saw uneven trading....
Backlogs in global meat processing expected to last into 2021
Economic uncertainty, as well as shifts in supply and demand, has caused great uncertainty in global protein markets. The situation has been further exacerbated by outbreaks of illness due to Covid-19 at the processing level that have created bottlenecks...
07 October 2020
CME update: US cattle futures trade mixed, with live contracts edging higher
US live cattle contracts received support from the strengthening cash markets on 6 October....
Argentine farmers warn that tax cuts favour oilseed crushers and won’t prompt sales
A new export tax regime in Argentina leaves a higher levy on soybeans than processed soy oil and soy meal, prompting claims that the country is subsidising the oilseed crushing industry....
06 October 2020
CME update: strong cash markets boost cattle futures
US live cattle futures gained ground on 5 October on expectations that cash prices will remain advantageous....
05 October 2020
CME update: cattle futures sag as demand looks uncertain
US live cattle futures fell on Friday 2 October, taking a que from falling global financial markets after President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19....
COVID-19 crisis spurs automation at abattoirs
Meat processors are embracing automation as a way to keep production steady after outbreaks of coronavirus at meat plants across the world sickened workers....
UK's cheese exports to UAE double in 10 years and could increase further
Shipments of UK cheese to the UAE have doubled in the last 10 years, showing the importance of this emerging market. ...
04 October 2020
US passes amended version of HEROES Act, but is waiting for Presidential approval
After stalling in the senate for four months, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act will include critical relief for food insecure Americans and struggling businesses....
02 October 2020
Weekly protein digest: beef exports to China are threatened by COVID-19 restrictions
Read Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates from around the world....
01 October 2020
Argentina’s beef exports to China remain at pre-pandemic levels
Argentina is expected to export about 870,000 tonnes of beef to China in 2020, matching 2019’s export numbers....
30 September 2020
CME update: cattle futures climb as demand strengthens
US live cattle futures rose on 29 September as traders noted signs of strong beef demand and expectations of firm cash cattle trading this week....
Major meatpackers refuse to pay worker benefits for COVID-19 infections and deaths
An in-depth analysis from Reuters outlines the experiences of meat plant workers who were infected with the novel coronavirus while on the job and how major meat are denying sickness and death compensation claims....
Cold chains help mitigate the COVID-19 food crisis: lessons from Uganda
COVID-19 has disrupted food supply chains around the world, doubling the number of people at risk of acute food shortages and insecurity. However, certain supply chain characteristics - including the use of cold storage - can help mitigate this and future...
 
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