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03 May 2016
US Hits Lowest Salmonella Levels Since 2002
US - The US' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed continued declines in Salmonella contamination in food, in it's latest 2014-2015 Retail Meat Interim Report....
28 April 2016
Chicken Farmers Often Earn More than Other Farmers, Report Shows
US - The National Chicken Council today released a study that presents the results of a 2015 broiler industry survey, with latest data showing a large number of applicants wanting to enter the industry....
26 April 2016
Farming Group Launches Major Campaign on Benefits of Livestock, Poultry
EU - Farming organisation Copa & Cogeca launched a major campaign in Brussels today to underline the multiple benefits of the EU livestock and meat sector for growth, jobs, vibrant rural areas, a balanced diet and to show the high production standards...
18 April 2016
CME: Chicken Producers Benefit from Low Feed Costs, Export Improvements
US - Despite (some) lower chicken prices, don’t expect a significant slowdown, let alone a decline in chicken production anytime soon, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
08 April 2016
CME: US Broiler Exports Up in February
US - Earlier this week, Dr Derrell Peel at Oklahoma State University published a very timely short article regarding Mexican beef exports to the US, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
06 April 2016
US Poultry Market Remains Strong Despite 'Flexitarian' Trend
US - Despite an increase in the number of Americans turning to vegetarian diets and, more importantly, to flexitarian diets, the market for meat and poultry remains strong, according to a report from Packaged Facts entitled "Meat and Poultry: US Retail...
05 April 2016
CME: Broiler Production Up, Turkey Down from 2015 in First Quarter 2016
US - The beginning of April has brought the end of the first quarter in 2016, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
USDA Reports Record Growth In US Organic Producers
US – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a significant increase in the number of certified organic operations, continuing the trend of double digit growth in the organic sector. ...
Meat Could Help Older People Lose Weight Without Losing Muscle
US - New research supported by the US' beef checkoff showed that high-quality protein can help increase physical function during weight loss in older obese adults....
30 March 2016
US Chicken Industry Addresses Woody Breast Meat Texture
US - The chicken industry is addressing the 'woody breast' phenomenon through research, the National Chicken Council's senior vice president of communications, Tom Super, has said....
24 March 2016
CME: Cold Storage Report Neutral for Poultry Meat Markets
US - USDA published yesterday on Tuesday the results of its monthly survey of refrigerated warehouses, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
23 March 2016
US Ag Organisations Optimistic Over Cuba Opportunities
US - As part of a thaw in relations between the two countries, new opportunities for collaboration the US' and Cuba's agriculture sectors were announced during President Obama's historic visit to the island. ...
17 March 2016
CME: US Poultry Producers Benefited from Feed Prices in Early 2016
US - Livestock and poultry producers have benefited from benign feed ingredient markets so far this year, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
16 March 2016
Over 60 Per Cent of Consumers Find Chicken Labels Confusing
US - As part of a continued effort to provide consumers with the facts on chicken, the US National Chicken Council (NCC) has set up a new glossary of chicken labels....
09 March 2016
CME: US Poultry Exports Remain Below 2015's in January Data
US - USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) this week published their monthly international trade compilation for US livestock and meat, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
04 March 2016
Supplies Expected to be Heavy Through 2016 for US Beef, Pork, Chicken
US - The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services says an anticipated lag in exports of beef, pork and chicken combined with increased slaughter hog numbers will put pressure on live hog markets, writes Bruce Cochrane....
CME: Poor Restaurant Performance a Concern for US Meat Industry
US - Judging from the monthly Restaurant Performance Index (RPI), restaurant business conditions notched a modest improvement in January but they are still notably worse than the same period a year ago, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Increased Biofuel Production Could Lead to Global Food Deficit, Study Shows
US - As strategies for energy security, investment opportunities and energy policies prompt ever-growing production and consumption of biofuels like bioethanol and biodiesel, land and water that could otherwise be used for food production increasingly...
01 March 2016
Senators Announce Arrival of First US Poultry to South Africa in 15 Years
US - US Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), co-chairs of the Senate Chicken Caucus, have applauded the news that the first US poultry in more than 15 years has arrived in South Africa....
25 February 2016
CME: Chicken Supplies in Cold Storage Cause for Concern
US - Inflation in the meat complex remains muted and the latest USDA/NASS ‘Cold Storage’ report offered more evidence why that is the case, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
19 February 2016
IPPE: A Look at the Poultry History Museum
US - This year's International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) involved many interesting talks, but the items on show at the Poultry History Museum offered a fascinating glimpse of poultry production in years gone by....
CME: 2016 Started with Strong Consumer Demand for Chicken
US - Chicken production so far in 2016 has been slightly more than expected, based solely on birds being heavier at the time of final processing, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
16 February 2016
CME: Poultry Production Running Above Year Ago Levels
US - Combined beef, pork and poultry production has been running above year ago levels for much of the year and last week was no different, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
15 February 2016
Pilgrim's Pride Results Show Fourth Quarter Income Down
US - Big US chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride has posted net income for the fourth quarter of 2015 at $63.1 million compared to the $167.2 million reported in the same period last year....
11 February 2016
US Farm Income Forecast Suggests More Hard Times Ahead
US - The US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS) has predicted a decline in net cash and net farm income for the third consecutive year, in its 2016 Farm Sector Income Forecast. ...
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