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Westland/Hallmark sold meat from downers
USA fleischwirtschaft.com - USA. Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. knowingly slaughtered and processed downer cattle an average of once every six weeks over the course of almost four years, the federal government alleges in a lawsuit.
Pork, Beef exports weathering influenza
USA fleischwirtschaft.com - USA. While May was expected to be the month in which U.S. pork exports were most affected by A-H1N1 influenza, the impact has not been as negative as some analysts had predicted, according to an analysis of USDA statistics by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Vilsack testifies on H1N1 outbreak, impact on pork
USA, Washington fleischwirtschaft.com – USA. Vilsack testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and agencies related to the Senate Committee on appropriations on H1N1.
Lamb exports set sales record
USA After a decline in 2007, exports of U.S. lamb and mutton muscle cuts set a new single-year record in 2008.
Swine contractors part of Packers and Stockyards Act
USA The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) has published a final rule that adds “swine contractors” to the Packers and Stockyards Act.
U.S. Presidential hopefuls split over farm policy
USA Barack Obama would support the full implementation of the controversial 2008 Farm Bill if elected as U.S. President - while John McCain would oppose it.
USMEF addresses challenges for U.S. beef in Korea
USA U.S. beef continues to face a challenging environment in South Korea even as U.S. pork posts gains in that market, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
Trichinae programme could boost pork exports
USA USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) issued a final regulation for implementing a programme in which producers may participate to certify that their pork is free of trichinae.
U.S. corn damage to cut meat output
AUSTRALIA The expected surge in corn costs due to the flooding in the mid-west of the U.S. is likely to lead to cuts in U.S. meat supplies and higher meat prices.
Different developments in U.S. poultry production
USA U.S. broiler meat production is expected to increase; turkey production is forecast to fall in 2009.
Fat replacers to spiral in U.S. meat sector
USA Acoording to a new Global Industry Analysts (GIA) report the U.S. market for fat replacers is projected to reach 280,100 tons by the year 2010.
U.S. beef again pulled off Japanese shelves
USA/JAPAN News reports out of Japan reveal high-risk spine material has been found in beef imported from the US.
Taiwan rejects U.S. shipment; slow progress with Japan
AUSTRALIA Taiwan has rejected a shipment of US beef following the discovery of five bone chips in an 18-tonne container last week.
E.coli outbreak prompts new legislation in U.S.
AUSTRALIA The fifth largest meat recall in U.S. history is underway, including 21.7 million pounds (9,843 tonnes) of frozen ground beef products.
US meat production forecast revised
AUSTRALIA US meat production forecasts for 2007 have been reduced slightly from the previous forecast.
U.S. cattle herd slowing down due to drought
AUSTRALIA The United States cattle herd is back in contraction mode as a result of last year's severe drought in the southern plains and this year's drought in the country's southeast and western regions.
Corn-based ethanol production near tipping point, study warns
USA A new study estimates that increased corn prices driven by rapidly expanding U.S. ethanol production already have increased U.S. retail food prices by $14 billion annually.
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.
U.S. beef shipments cause public rift in Korean government
USA South Korea rejected three consecutive shipments of U.S. beef for small bone fragments.