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SustainabilityOBE joins UN Global Compact
AUSTRALIA, Brisbane. Australia’s first organic beef marketing company has now become the only Australian beef company to join the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the UN Global Compact.OBE Organic Managing Director Dalene Wray said supporting the UN Global Compact
StatisticsMeat production in 2018 down by 1.5% on the previous year
GERMANY, Wiesbaden. Meat production by commercial slaughterhouses in Germany declined.
CattleIFA prepares for beef crisis
IRELAND, Dublin. President Joe Healy said the IFA will hold an intensive lobby of all TDs and Senators on the beef crisis.
AppointmentJason Strong to lead Meat & Livestock Australia
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), the research, development and marketing service provider for the Australian red meat and livestock industry, has announced the appointment of Jason Strong as Managing Director.
Animal WelfareJoint call to end non-stun slaughter
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The organizations RSPCA and BVA call on the UK Government to repeal a legal exemption that permits animals to be slaughtered without pre-stunning.
AgendaNCBA announces 2019 Policy Priorities
USA, New Orleans. This year’s Policy Priorities include a mix of familiar and new issues for the industry, and while the group will engage on a wide variety of policy issues the organization in 2019 will focus on four main issue areas.
CattleNational herd contracts as dry conditions continue
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. The national herd expected to decrease to 26.2 mill. head by mid-2019. Cattle slaughter, beef production and beef exports are forecast to decrease. A strong demand from Asia is set to continue, but the competition is growing.
ForecastOutput grows again
USA, Greenwood Village, CO. A new report informs about the forces, which will influence the US rural economy this year.
Livestock SectorUS shutdown restricts beef market visibility
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. The US government shutdown, now the longest in history, continues to affect over 800,000 federal workers, as President Trump refuses to back down on his request for funding to build the proposed Mexican border wall.
BusinessCargill reports fiscal 2019 second-quarter results
USA, Minneapolis. The company’s adjusted operating earnings were $853 mill., down 10% from the $948 mill. earned in last year’s strong comparative period.
Year-on-YearCattle exports gain momentum
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. Live cattle exports made up ground throughout 2018.
PoliticsNCBA hails congressional approval of 2018 Farm Bill
USA, Washington. National Cattlemen’s Beef (NCBA) Association President Kevin Kester issued a statement regarding US House and Senate passage of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report.
AquisitionMarfrig buys Argentinean Quickfood for $55 mill.
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Quickfood was a subsidiary of the Brazilian BRF. The agreement between the companies also envisages partnership for the production and distribution of beef patties, meatballs and kibbeh.
BeefSouth Korea to introduce block chain
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, Sejong. The South Korean government has announced plans to utilise block chain tracking to its beef supply.
Danish CrownResults weakened by problems in the UK
DENMARK, Randers. Much of Danish Crown’s business is performing well, but as a result of continued losses in the UK company Tulip Ltd, the group has decided to postpone its strategic target by two years.
Müller FleischHorst Müller celebrates his 80th birthday
GERMANY, Birkenfeld. The Müller Group employs 1,600 people and is now the fourth largest meat processor in Germany.
SustainabilityFDA approves drug for reduction of ammonia gas from cattle
USA, Silver Spring. The FDA announced the approval of Experior, a beta-adrenergic agonist/antagonist drug that results in less ammonia gas released as a by-product of cattle waste.
Cool CutsVion introduces innovation to the deep-frozen market
GERMANY, Buchloe. The meat producer is introducing a new deep-frozen range to the market under the Cool Cuts label. From the outset, Vion will rely on high-quality product in marketing matured beef from the Goldbeef premium brand.