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13 March 2013
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods Accelerates Growth
BRAZIL - Brasil Foods has reported net sales of R$28.5 billion for 2012 financial year, 10.9 per cent higher than posted in the preceding year, with a net income of R$813.2 million. ...
12 March 2013
View news from Brazil Analysts Project Negative Brazilian Protein Outlook
ANALYSIS - With greatest exposure to high grain prices, Brazilian pork and chicken sectors are expected to feel a greater squeeze this year as opposed to the more grass oriented beef sector....
View news from Brazil Ministry Presses for Welfare and Hygiene Changes
BRAZIL – Recent government efforts to improve animal welfare at transport and slaughter have been updated with a recent announcement of a new meat labeling scheme. ...
11 March 2013
View news from Brazil February Protein Exports up Year-on-year
BRAZIL – February meat exports have risen on 2012 figures with an overall increase of 29.3 per cent, a government report has revealed....
21 February 2013
View news from Brazil Agribusiness Boom Confirmed into 2013
BRAZIL - Exports from agriculture reached $96.66 billion from February 2012 to January 2013 meaning growth of 1.1 per cent over the previous year....
14 February 2013
View news from Brazil Change in Marfrig Board
BRAZIL - Ricardo Florence dos Santos has been elected as Chief Administrative and Financial Officer for Brazilian meat and poultry processor Marfrig Alimentos....
13 February 2013
View news from Brazil BSE Fears Allayed as OIE Maintain Health Status
BRAZIL – Trade embargoes on Brazilian beef imposed after a BSE false alarm will be lifted following maintenance of ‘negligible risk’ health status on Brazilian cattle. ...
07 February 2013
View news from Brazil Milk Powder Anti-dumping Tariff Duties Extended on New Zealand and EU
BRAZIL - Anti-dumping duties have been extended for five years on imports of milk powder from New Zealand and the European Union....
15 January 2013
View news from Brazil Agribusiness Exports Hit All-time High in 2012
BRAZIL - Brazilian agribusiness exports amounted to US$ 95.81 billion last year, up 1 per cent from 2011, according to figures released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply. The figure is an all-time high. ...
09 January 2013
View news from Brazil OIE Boss Calls for End to Brazilian Beef Bans
BRAZIL - The director general of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has called on countries banning imports of beef from Brazil, following the discovery of an atypical case of BSE last month, to lift the restrictions as soon as possible....
03 January 2013
View news from Brazil Sanitary Protocol Signed Between Brazil and Venezuala
BRAZIL – The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply has signed a sanitary agreement to allow the continued export of live animals from Brazil to Venezuela....
27 December 2012
View news from Brazil Record Exports for Brazilian Beef
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports up to the second week of December reached $5.53 billion, ahead of the record levels of 2008, when exports hit $5.4 billion....
20 December 2012
View news from Brazil Ministry Intensifies Action to Allay BSE Fears
BRAZIL - Representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) have met with 23 diplomats from 20 countries with agreements on sanitary and phytosanitary measures, at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The...
View news from Brazil Ministry to Oversee Vaccine Development
BRAZIL – ARGENTINA - As part of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) action programme of the Mercosur group the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply will undertake an audit of vaccine development at the Biogenesis Laboratory in Buenos Aires on...
11 December 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Keeps BSE Status After Prion Protein Scare
BRAZIL - Brazil's 'negligible' Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) status has been retained after Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency tests confirmed a 2010 cell sample was free of BSE....
View news from Brazil Sales of Beef, Pork Increased 5.4 Per Cent in November
BRAZIL - Exports of fresh beef and pork had good results in November. The two products combined sold $ 523.6 million, a 5.4 per cent increase from the same month last year....
06 December 2012
View news from Brazil November Agricultural Exports Up on 2011
BRAZIL - Market results from the year so far show growth across agriculture with more pork, beef and corn being exported on the same period last year. ...
View news from Brazil Post Drought FMD Vaccinations Begin
BRAZIL - The annual foot and mouth (FMD) vaccination campaign has reached it second stage after adverse weather required a vaccination period extension in drought affected areas. ...
30 November 2012
View news from Brazil Russia Suspends Import Embargo on Brazilian Meat
BRAZIL - An import ban on beef, pork and poultry meat from Mato Grosso, Parana and Rio Grande do Sul has been lifted after a decision was made by a meeting of the Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of the Russian...
27 November 2012
View news from Brazil Isolated Communities Reached in FMD Vaccination Programme
BRAZIL - A vaccination programme is being tirelessly carried out in the Roraima region on behalf of a partnership of industry regulators in a bid to rid the area of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) including the most remote farming areas in the country....
26 November 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Needs to 'Ensure Food Supply'
BRAZIL - The chief executive of the Brazilian Poultry Union (UBABEF), Francisco Turra, said yesterday (22 November) that the world will continue to consume more and more animal protein and that Brazil needs to ensure competitiveness in the supply of these...
20 November 2012
View news from Brazil Rise in Demand across Beef and Pork Sectors
BRAZIL - Production of beef and pork has been steady in November and is expected to be met with rising demand, the Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CASAE) has said. ...
15 November 2012
View news from Brazil Drought Affects FMD Vaccinations Schedule
BRAZIL - This summer's drought in North Eastern States has impacted on the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccinations schedule, causing it to be altered. ...
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods Sees Revenues Rise
BRAZIL - Brasil Foods - BRF - saw net sales reach R$ 7.2 billion, an increase of 14.3 per cent over the same period of last year and 5.1 per cent higher than the second quarter of 2012. ...
13 November 2012
View news from Brazil New Health Brand Uses 10 Times More Fruit
BRAZIL - Brazilian processor Batavo have watched sales of a yoghurt boom. From April-September sales increased 73 per cent. ...
View news from Brazil Agri-business Exports Hit Record High in October
BRAZIL - Between January and October 2012 the Brazilian agribusiness exports totaled U.S. $ 80.88 billion, representing an increase of 1.8 per cent over the same period last year....
12 November 2012
View news from Brazil Sérgio Rial Takes Over at Seara Foods
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and poultry processor Marfrig Alimentos has appointed Sérgio Rial as CEO of the Seara Foods Business Division, responsible for the division consolidation into a single company, which he will lead as Executive President. ...
09 November 2012
View news from Brazil Dairy Leaders Give Minister Action Plan
BRAZIL- The minister of agriculture, Mendes Ribeiro, has received a summation of the issues currently hampering dairying in a problem solving meeting in Brasilia on Wednesday. ...
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