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Avian influenza detected in Canada
USA The CFIA announced that highly pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza have been detected on a commercial broiler breeder farm.
Uruguay's beef exports to increase in 2008
AUSTRALIA Uruguayan beef exports are forecast to increase 2.5% in 2008, driven by strong demand from the US and Canada.
USDA web portal for small food processors
WASHINGTON, D C., The U.S. Department of Agriculture has unveiled a new Internet resource to help smaller companies answer food safety questions and help food processors make science-based food production decisions.
MAP technology with CO called ‘revolutionary’
USA Michael Doyle tells Canadian Meat Council that his research on CO packaging of fresh beef demonstrates food safety benefits.
Brazil dominates Hong Kong beef imports
AUSTRALIA Hong Kong beef imports during 2006-07 increased 16% compared with the previous year, to 62,422 tonnes swt.
Trade deficit at four month low as beef exports increase
USA The U.S. trade deficit dropped to a four-month low in June with beef exports continuing to grow, posting a 24.5% gain.
Maple Leaf sold its animal nutrition business
CANADA Nutreco completed acquisition of the Canadian Animal Nutrition business from Maple Leaf Foods.
United States is controlled risk country for BSE says OIE
USA The OIE has unanimously adopted the resolution recommending that the United States be recognized as having "controlled" risk status for BSE.
Maple Leaf to establish a food innovation centre
CANADA, Toronto Maple Leaf Foods announced plans to establish a food innovation centre to enhance product development and consumer confidence.
Meat hygiene code under discussion
SOUTH AFRICA The implementation of a new international code of practice for meat hygiene was top of the list at a meeting of food safety experts from around the world recently.
U.S. cattle and beef market outlook for 2007
AUSTRALIA The U.S. cattle and beef market 2007 will be characterised by significantly higher corn prices, slowing herd expansion and reducing cattle prices.
Canada confirms another BSE case
AUSTRALIA The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed that a mature bull in Alberta has been infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
Maple Leaf Foods to close poultry processing plant
CANADA Maple Leaf Foods announced that it will close its fresh poultry processing facility in Canard, Nova Scotia at the end of April 2007.
FSIS notice concerning voluntary inspection of natural casings
USA US Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued Notice 76-06, “Interim Notice for Voluntary Inspection and Certification of Natural Casings.”
US beef imports expected to better in 2007
AUSTRALIA US beef imports and imported lean manufacturing beef prices in 2007 are expected to be higher than levels reached in 2006.
Canadian cattle herd declines
CANADA With concern to the Canadian national cattle herd, the first decline has been registered within seven years.
Canada’s next BSE case
USA/CANADA The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified the USDA of a case of BSE in a beef animal in Alberta, Canada.
Japan beef imports up
AUSTRALIA Japanese beef imports of June 2006 increased by 83% compared to the levels of June last year.
USDA announces cut-down version of BSE surveillance program
USA USDA will reduce the number of cattle it tests for bovine spongiform encephalopathy to about one tenth of the number it has tested during its expanded surveillance program of the past two years.