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Industry works on prevention and response
USA, Ames, Ia. The pork industry organizations have developed a list of actions that could help prevent and then, if needed, respond to an African swine fever (ASF) incursion.
USDA announces atypical BSE Detection
USA, Washington, DC. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in a six year old mixed-breed beef cow in Florida.
Perdue on US-Mexico agreement
USA, Washington, DC. US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued a statement regarding the announcement on trade between the United States and Mexico.
Cargill highlights commitment to food and agriculture
USA, Minneapolis. Company publishes Connect Nourish Grow, integrating financial and corporate responsibility performance.
USMEF report about beef export
USA, Denver. Strong June results capped a huge first half of 2018 for U.S. beef exports, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Set to welcome its largest audience to date
FRANCE, Paris. An impressive 1,000 abstracts received for the 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration.
Canada hikes up US beef export tariffs
CANADA, Ottawa, Ontario. The US is facing further retaliations from the global meat industry after the Canadian government slapped tariffs on $170 mill. worth of US beef products.
Export strategies shared to strengthen overseas trade
THE UNITED KINGDOM, Warwickshire. Key target markets and export strategies for the UK’s agri-food sector were shared with a delegation of government officials from overseas last week.
CANADA, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. The company announced plans to acquire all the shares of Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc., a poultry slaughter and processing company based in Burlington, Ontario.
Introducing bio-based food packaging material
USA, Houston and Charlotte. The company has entered into an agreement with a Japanese chemical company to offer food packaging materials derived from its bio-based resins in the US, Canada and Mexico .
Perdue trusts in meat trade, Trump imposes tariffs
USA, Texas, Dallas. Three Ministers from Argentina, Canada and the USA at the opening of the World Meat Congress.
Millennials take a fresh look at frozen
CANADA, Toronto. Frozen foods are making a comeback and millennials are largely responsible for this.
Restaurant brands Q1 earnings lifted
CANADA, Oakville, Ontario. Same-store sales at the burger chain and Popeyes advanced in the quarter.
CANADA, Richmond. Premium Brands Holdings Corp. has reached agreement to acquire the assets and operating divisions of Oberto Brands, the Kent, Washington-based manufacturer of beef jerky.
Call for nominations launched
FRANCE, Paris. The call for nominations for the ICR 2019 Scientific Prizes has its deadline on 30 April 2018.
Million investment in animal welfare
CANADA, London, Ontario. The company will install state-of-the-art chicken processing technology at its Canadian London, Ontario, plant.
Feeding China’s growing appetite for meat
CANADA, Toronto. Investor coalition seeks to bring plant-based and clean meat to China.
China will continue to import pork
CANADA, Oakville, MB. The country's livestock has diminished by 2 mill. sows in just one year.