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14 August 2018
Price increase “desperately needed” as British egg producers are pushed to the brink
Free range egg producers in Britain are calling for an immediate price increase as the cost of feed continues to rise...
13 August 2018
USDA provides positive poultry outlook for 2018/2019
The forecast for total meat production in 2018 is raised from last month as increases in broiler production more than offset declines in beef, pork, and turkey production...
10 August 2018
US poultry safe for the moment from trade war tensions as ag barometer sees record decline
USA - The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer declined 26 points, down to 117, in July making it the largest one-month decline in producer sentiment since data collection began in October 2015. The drop in sentiment was fueled by increasing...
09 August 2018
Cage free in Thailand: CP Foods transition highlights cage-free trend in Asia
THAILAND - Consumers have been taking a closer look at how their food is produced, catalysing a major shift in the global food industry towards more ethical sourcing methods...
08 August 2018
Putting the egg in Brexit: ‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare
UK - Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019...
US poultry allowed into Morocco market after 14-year long wait
The USA Poultry & Egg Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC) applaud the news announced on 7 August 2018 by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue that the government of Morocco has agreed...
30 July 2018
Tyson foods cuts earnings due to tarrifs, sluggish demand
USA - Tyson Foods, Inc (NYSE:TSN) on 30 July 2018 revised fiscal year 2018 guidance. Although unable to reconcile revised 2018 adjusted earnings per share guidance to GAAP, the company now expects adjusted earnings for fiscal year 2018 to approximate...
27 July 2018
Survey shows US chicken consumption remains strong
USA - US chicken consumption remains high, and consumers are hungry for more information about the chicken they purchase, according to new research presented today at the 2018 Chicken Marketing Summit in Orlando, Florida...
US congresswoman Rosa DeLauro opposes USDA approval of Chinese poultry
USA - Amidst tarrifs imposed against its major trading partners and a tense trade war with China, Rosa DeLauro challenges the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to stay vigilant...
Cell-cultured protein: a letter to Trump from US meat and poultry groups
USA - In a letter addressed directly to President Trump, seven meat and poultry organisations petition him to level the playing field for animal-derived and lab-grown meats...
23 July 2018
British Poultry Council issues warning on a no-deal Brexit
UK - As the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit looms, Britain’s poultry meat sector has warned of the devastating impact on the cost of food if the UK loses essential workers...
20 July 2018
China’s “Livestock Revolution” demands “New Transition”
CHINA - The phenomenal growth in livestock farming in China, making it the world’s largest producer in the early 1990s, had profound consequences for the planet that its scientists are now addressing...
19 July 2018
Brexit: European Commission publishes Communication on preparing for the UK's withdrawal from the EU
EU - The European Commission has today adopted a Communication outlining the ongoing work on the preparation for all outcomes of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union...
18 July 2018
Minister MacAulay concludes first part of "Growing Canadian Agriculture" tour
CANADA - Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, will be holding a media teleconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, to discuss the Growing Canadian Agriculture Tour...
13 July 2018
UK farming unions respond to Government Brexit white paper
UK - Following the publication of the Brexit white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU, the Presidents of the four UK farming unions have issued a joint statement...
12 July 2018
Defra: Review proposes radical changes to regulation of farming
A major simplification of the way we regulate farming has been proposed in an interim report published today by Dame Glenys Stacey, chair of the farm inspection and regulation review (FIRR)...
06 July 2018
Farmers for Free Trade releases statement from Indiana soy farmer and FFT Executive Director as China trade war escalates
USA - Farmers for Free Trade released two statements on the coming imposition of Section 301 and corresponding retaliatory tariffs between the US and China ...
05 July 2018
NFU President writes to Prime Minister ahead of Chequers meeting
NFU President Minette Batters has written to the Prime Minister calling for clarity and consistency across Government for a Brexit that backs British food production...
04 July 2018
CoBank quarterly economic outlook – trade war takes a toll on ag economy
USA - CoBank reports from Denver; discussing how new tariffs dampen the outlook for sectors across the agricultural economy in the US...
03 July 2018
Megafarms are “the way that we’re going to feed the country”, reports The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Growing consumer demand for chicken meat could lead to an increase in the number of industrial-scale poultry farms being built across the UK, the head of Britain’s influential poultry lobby has warned...
29 June 2018
Rabobank Global Poultry Quarterly Q3 2018: trade volatility, but local markets bullish
GLOBAL - Global poultry trade has become highly volatile, with Brazil very much at the centre of the turmoil...
25 June 2018
Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay sets out on the 'Growing Canadian Agriculture' tour
CANADA - Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector is an economic engine, spurring job creation and prosperity across the country...
NFU President to underline importance of food to Secretary of State
NFU President Minette Batters will put British food and farming at the top of the agenda at a MP reception at the House of Commons today (25 June 2018)...
22 June 2018
Lord Duncan hails golden age of agricultural innovation at Royal Highland Show
UK - Celebrating his first year in office, UK Government minister Lord Duncan will visit innovators and scientists leading the way in high-tech developments in agriculture at Scotland’s biggest agricultural event...
19 June 2018
UK government minsters support rural businesses at royal highland show
UK - The UK Government will show its support for Scotland’s agriculture, food and farming sectors this week (from Thursday 21 June) when it takes part in the Royal Highland Show...
 
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