Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
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USAFull access for U.S. beef to Peru
PERU, Lima. Agreement is expected to further increase beef exports to Peru, which topped $25 mill. in 2015.
TradeUSA to push China to lift poultry import ban
USA, Washington. Officials hope to see a relaxation of that ban sparked by bird flu over time.
TradeCanada demand for COOL repeal intact
CANADA, Ottawa. The government will implement retaliatory tariffs if Canada were forced to do it.
USDA plans second beef checkoff
USA, Washington The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is moving ahead with plans for a second beef checkoff, and a notice in the Federal Register is expected by early November. But stakeholders in the cattle industry plan to protest the plan.
EU darf wieder in die USA liefern
LUXEMBURG Im Gespräch mit Bundesernährungsminister Christian Schmidt am Rande des EU-Agrarrats in Luxemburg stellte US-Landwirtschaftsminister Tom Vilsack eine zügige Wiederaufnahme von Rindfleischimporten aus der EU in Aussicht.
Hong Kong restores US beef access
USA, Washington The United States and Hong Kong have struck a deal that will allow US exports of beef to Hong Kong. US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the new terms and conditions have expanded export opportunities for US beef and beef products to Hong Kong.
Virus schmälert das Angebot
WASHINGTON Der amerikanische Landwirtschaftsminister Tom Vilsack hat zusätzliches Geld zur Bekämpfung des vermehrt auftretenden Durchfallerregers Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) und des Schweine Delta Coronavirus (SDCv) angekündigt. Insgesamt wird sein Ministerium dafür 26,2 Mio. US-Dollar (19,3 Mio. Euro) bereitstellen.
House lawmakers want Japan to eliminate tariffs
USA, Washington, D C. Ahead of President Obama’s April 24 meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Abe, more than 60 members of the House urged the administration to press Japan to eliminate tariff and non-tariff trade barriers for U.S. agricultural products as part of the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks.
USA liefert weiter ohne Hormone
WASHINGTON Die Europäische Union wird auch weiterhin ohne Masthormone erzeugtes Rindfleisch aus den USA zollfrei im Rahmen des vereinbarten Kontingents importieren.
Industry reacts to BSE case
USA, Washington After the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently confirmed the fourth US case of BSE in a dairy cow at a California-based rendering facility, the industry shows reaction as trade groups, scientists and educators work to quell concerns about the safety of the US beef and milk supply.
USDA Seeks to Modernize Poultry Inspection
USA, Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is proposing a modernization of young chicken and turkey slaughter inspection in the United States by focusing FSIS inspection resources on the areas of the poultry production system that pose the greatest risk to food safety.
Gregory Parham appointed APHIS administrator
WASHINGTON, DC fleischwirtschaft.com - WASHINGTON, DC. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed Gregory Parham, DVM, as administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
USDA to develop crop insurance for Biofuels producers
WASHINGTON Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA will soon seek proposals to study the feasibility of providing crop insurance to producers of biofuel feedstocks, including corn stover, straw and woody biomass.
China's intents to purchase U.S. soybeans
WASHINGTON U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack comments China's signing of agreements with industry to purchase more than 5.5 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans.
Vilsack addresses NCBA producers
USA, Washington, DC fleischwirtschaft.com - USA, Washington, DC. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addressed U.S. cattle producers from across the country in Washington, D.C., as part of the 2010 National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) Legislative Conference.
USDA makes bonus purchase of chicken dark meat
USA, Washington, DC fleischwirtschaft.com - USA, Washington, DC. The USDA plans to buy up to $30 million of chicken dark meat for federal food nutrition assistance programs, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
USDA assists “HealthierUS” compaign
USA fleischwirtschaft.com - USA. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack encouraged schools throughout the country to participate in the HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC), an initiative on the nutrition of children.
AMI complains about GIPSA document
USA, Washington fleischwirtschaft.com - USA, Washington. AMI President J. Patrick Boyle sent Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack a detailed response to the Grain Inspection Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) ‘Misconception and Explanation' document issued July 26 when GIPSA announced that it would extend by 90 days the comment deadline for its undue preferences rule.
New smartphone app alerts consumers to recall info
USA, Washington Popular technology will now help Americans verify what they eat is safe. The U.S. Government's Products Recall app for the Android smartphone is now available at the revamped USA.gov website, and the apps for Blackberry and iPhone are soon to follow.