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Poultry Industry News: Brazil

22 March 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil South America's largest egg producer debuts plant-based egg
BRAZIL - The biggest egg producer in South America just debuted a plant-based egg...
25 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Mérieux, BRF lab woes sustain new blow amid Brazilian food fraud probe
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian laboratories involved in a food safety scandal at meatpacker BRF SA have lost their accreditations from a government agency, an official at the Agriculture Ministry told Reuters on Thursday....
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Genetic study seeks to prevent foodborne infection caused by salmonella
BRAZIL - A project presented at FAPESP Week London identifies genes that allow bacteria to survive in the digestive tract of poultry and thus infect humans...
22 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil to propose more self-monitoring of meatpackers
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazil's agriculture minister said on Thursday a bill will be sent to Congress in the first 100 days of the year to introduce more self-monitoring of food processors, as the world's largest beef and chicken exporter has outgrown the...
08 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Shares of Brazil's BRF dive as cash-raising effort falls short
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian food processor BRF SA on Thursday fell short of raising 5 billion reais at the end of an asset sale program, causing shares of the world's largest chicken exporter to drop by almost 5 percent....
07 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazilian chicken exporter BRF sells units to Tyson, postpones debt reduction
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian food processor BRF SA has agreed to sell its units in Europe and Thailand to Tyson Foods, valuing them at $340 million, but postponed a debt reduction, according to a securities filing on Thursday....
01 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil to restart high-level talks with China, could boost farm trade
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazil and China are expected to hold their first high-level political and economic talks since 2015 later this year, Brazil's agriculture trade secretary told Reuters on Thursday, in a move likely to boost farm trade between the two...
24 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazilian poultry firm BRF aims to restore Saudi exports in three months
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian poultry processor BRF said on 23 January it expected to restore chicken exports to Saudi Arabia to previous levels in three months after one of its plants lost its certification to export to the Middle Eastern country...
23 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Saudi Arabia trims list of authorised Brazil chicken exporters
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has barred five Brazilian chicken processing plants from exporting to the Middle Eastern country, leaving 25 with valid export permits, Brazil's meat trade association ABPA said on Tuesday, citing "technical" reasons...
21 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil shifting to self-monitoring of food, meat plants
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazil is moving toward a self-monitoring system for food processors, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, including meatpackers still recovering from an inspection scandal that hurt trade with key markets...
16 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's 2018 halal food exports may hit $5 billion
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian halal food exports grew about 10 percent in 2018, the country's largest halal certification firm said on Tuesday, despite fallout from a food sector scandal and a truckers' strike that disrupted meat production last year...
15 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Hiking import tariffs will hurt South America, says Brazilian poultry association
BRAZIL - An association representing Brazilian poultry exporters has warned of the dire consequences for SA consumers and the broader economy should a new application for a hike in import tariffs on frozen chicken portions be granted...
14 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Exports of Brazilian chicken meat reach 4.1 million tonnes in 2018
BRAZIL - Brazilian chicken meat exports reached 4,100 million tonnes in 2018, reports the Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA)...
04 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil meat exports slump on trade bans, logistics issues
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Export sales by Brazilian meat processors lagged last year as trade bans and a domestic truckers' strike weighed on their ability to serve major customers like Russia and the European Union, according to data released by trade group...
20 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil and China close to resolution on chicken trade
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian chicken exporters on Wednesday formalised a proposal to set minimum export prices for sales to China in a bid to lift anti-dumping deposits levied on the country's products, said an attorney representing the ABPA meat industry...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's ABPA submits proposal to raise chicken export prices to China
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian meat industry association ABPA on Wednesday formally submitted a proposal to raise prices for chicken exports to China, in a bid to lift anti-dumping deposits on the Brazilian product, an attorney representing the group said...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil prosecutors execute search warrants in JBS parent bribery case
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazil's chief federal prosecutor said on Wednesday it had search warrants for eight people involved in the case of a former minister who is alleged to have received bribes from the parent company of meatpacker JBS SA...
17 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazilian poultry could be headed for China if tariffs on US soy are removed
BRAZIL, 17 December 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil is prepared in the event China removes tariffs on US soy, which had driven down prices for the oilseed in Chicago and driven up the premiums over US prices paid for Brazilian beans, outgoing Agriculture Minister...
20 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's BRF, JBS benefit from Mexico's approval of new chicken plants
BRAZIL, 20 November 2018 (Reuters) - Plants of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and JBS SA are among the 26 newly authorised by Mexico to export chicken into that country, Brazilian meat trade group ABPA said in a statement on Monday...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's record soy exports to China could expand further
BRAZIL, 14 November 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil's record soy exports to China could grow further, an Agriculture Ministry official told Reuters on 14 November, as the Asian nation's trade war with the United States boosts its demand for South American beans...
14 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's JBS: chicken sales drop while beef remains strong
BRAZIL, 13 November 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil-based food company JBS SA on Tuesday posted a narrower than expected quarterly loss on the back of a strong performance by its Seara processed foods and Brazil beef divisions, and resilience in certain of its...
13 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's BRF turnaround will take at least 2 years, says CEO
USA, 12 November 2018 (Reuters) - Investors will not see the results of a turnaround in Brazil's BRF SA, the world's largest poultry exporter, in the short term, the company's chief executive officer Pedro Parente told Reuters on Monday...
12 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Cage-free egg production in Brazil: Not a matter of "what" but "how"
BRAZIL, 12 November 2018 - Last month, FAI Brazil and Humane Society International (HSI) hosted the second Meeting on the Corporate Movement for Cage-Free Egg Production...
26 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil agriculture ministry launches surprise inspections at BRF
BRAZIL - 25 October 2018: (Reuters) - Brazil's agriculture ministry on Thursday launched surprise inspections at BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, as the first salvo in its own investigation into police allegations that the company evaded...
23 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's BRF says cooperating with authorities in food safety probe
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazil's BRF SA the world's largest chicken exporter, said on Friday it has been cooperating with authorities handling a probe into whether it colluded with health officials to evade food safety checks, lifting its shares 1 percent...
 
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