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04 June 2014
View news from Brazil BSE Does Not Dampen Beef Exports Which Lowers Prices
BRAZIL – A rise in beef exports has stopped a trend for higher steer prices in Brazil, despite last month’s BSE scare....
22 May 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Foods to Go Public
BRAZIL - One of Brazil’s largest food companies, JBS Foods is to float on the open market....
20 May 2014
View news from Brazil Russia Approves Six More Brazilian Meat Plants
BRAZIL – Six more meat plants are able to export to Russia following the decision of Russian food safety body Rosselkhoznadzor....
16 May 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Profits Hit by Taxes and Costs
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and poultry processor JBS saw gross profit rise by 67.9 per cent to R$3.42 billion a rise of R$1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2014....
12 May 2014
View news from Brazil Egypt and Peru Block Brazilian Beef
BRAZIL – Egypt and Peru have imposed bans on Brazilian beef following the recent bovine spongiform encephalopathy revelations....
09 May 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cow Tests Positive for BSE
BRAZIL – The World Organisation for Animal Health has confirmed another Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy case, this time in Brazil’s biggest beef region, Mato Grosso....
08 May 2014
View news from Brazil Feedlotters Caught In Price Squeeze
BRAZIL – A rise in feeder cattle and a dip in slaughter prices has squeezed the Brazilian feedlot sector and left farmers with no buying power....
View news from Brazil Major Flaws Found in Brazil's Beef Hygiene System
BRAZIL – Brazilian meat safety standards have come under fire after a USDA audit found no standard guidelines on Specified Risk Material (SRM) in cattle....
View news from Brazil Production Drop Means Higher Milk Prices For Brazilians
BRAZIL – Milk prices paid to Brazilian farmers in April leapt higher after a widespread fall in production, University of Sao Paulo data shows....
01 May 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Sees Good Growth First Quarter
BRAZIL - BRF closed the first quarter of 2014 with 7.1 per cent growth in EBITDA over the same period last year, totalling R$861 million....
28 April 2014
View news from Brazil Brazil Investigates Atypical Case of BSE
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has launched an investigation into a possible case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in the state of Mato Grosso....
25 March 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Sees Growth in Sales and Earnings
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processing giant JBS saw consolidated net revenue reached R$92,902.8 million in 2013, an increase of R$17.2 billion, 22.7 per cent higher than in 2012....
21 March 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilians On 10 Year Path to 40 Per Cent More Milk and Meat
BRAZIL – A bullish government proposal has set sights on increasing meat and milk production by 40 per cent in 10 years....
View news from Brazil Mixed Prospects for Brazilian Agri-food Sectors in 2014
BRAZIL - The country's growth in GDP is expected to slow this year to no more that two per cent. In its agri-food sectors, the prospects are positive for poultry meat, beef, soybeans and ethanol while growth in corn (maize) and sugar look less likely....
19 March 2014
View news from Brazil Sky High Milk Prices Drop in New Year
BRAZIL – Raw milk prices have fallen this year from their lofty 2013 levels, say industry analysts....
View news from Brazil Experts Report Brazilian Cattle Price Recovery
BRAZIL – Beef prices across most regions have recovered and are now 20 per cent higher than last year, according to Brazil’s premier data facility....
14 March 2014
View news from Brazil Americans In Pursuit of Brazilian TB Test
BRAZIL – US scientists are hot on the heels of a blood test for bovine tuberculosis devised by Brazilian experts....
10 March 2014
View news from Brazil US Government Grants Beef Consultation Extension to Brazil
BRAZIL – Beef processors have been granted a 60 day extension for comment submissions on the draft rule for raw bovine meat export by the US Department of Agriculture....
03 March 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Outlook Good as Income Soars
BRAZIL - BRF saw profits rise by 38 per cent last year reaching R $ 1.1 billion....
20 February 2014
View news from Brazil Areas with Pasture Reduce, but Yield Increases
BRAZIL - The fed cattle activity in Brazil has been investing in yield gains instead of opening new areas of pastures, due to the competition with other crops, such as soybean, corn and sugarcane. ...
19 February 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Plans For More Meat and Milk Take Shape
BRAZIL – A comprehensive beef and dairy sector development strategy has been outlined by a national research body to deliver short, medium and long term goals. ...
13 February 2014
View news from Brazil Two Brazilian Beef Plants Given Russian Access
BRAZIL – Two Brazilian beef plants have been given the green light by Russian food surveillance body Rosselkhoznadzor....
29 January 2014
View news from Brazil Farm Minister Meets To Sign Foot and Mouth Action Plan
BRAZIL – An action plan for foot and mouth has been signed to improve the eradication status of the Roraima region....
21 January 2014
View news from Brazil Pasture Production Tops Priorities In Central Brazil
BRAZIL – Pasture production is the biggest challenge to many farmers in central Brazil, a regional taskforce has learned....
10 January 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat to Gain New Markets in 2014
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) is negotiating the opening of new markets for the export of Brazilian meat....
View news from Brazil Rial Elected CEO of Marfrig
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processing company Marfrig has elected Sérgio Rial as Chief Executive Officer of the company....
30 December 2013
View news from Brazil US to Consider FMD Status of 14 Brazilian States
BRAZIL - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to consider 14 Brazilian states for recognition as areas free of FMD with vaccination....
19 December 2013
View news from Brazil Joint Statement With US Could Bouy Farming Productivity
BRAZIL – Agricultural trade between Brazil and the US is set to further improve with the publication of a joint statement, respective US and Brazilian agricultural authorities have announced....
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