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Brexit warning over Brazilian poultry even as EU seizures fall

Recent rejections of tainted Brazilian poultry are likely to hamper the country’s efforts to normalise trade with the EU, while also showing the need to maintain strict UK controls after Brexit, a food recall expert has warned.

Brazil Poultry Imports

Major shake-up for UK poultry processor

UK food business 2 Sisters is to merge its UK Poultry and Added Value divisions as part of a major revamp unveiled by new chief executive, Ronald Kers.

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Meat processors weigh in with new warnings over 'no deal' Brexit

Meat processors in Northern Ireland have joined with beef and sheep farmers to warn that 'No Deal' would be a disastrous outcome from the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

United Kingdom EU

European cull cow prices dip further as feed problems persist

European sub-prime cattle markets remain under pressure from heavy supplies as farmers across the Continent offload their stock in the face of a continuing feed crisis.

EU Cattle & Beef

Drought to cut Danish cereal production by 40%

Denmark’s cereal production could be cut by almost half compared to previous years as farmers suffer one of the hottest and driest summers on record, a farming organisation has warned

Wheat Denmark

Eggs, beef drive surge in food recalls by FDA and USDA

While far from over, 2018 is shaping up as a significant year for foodborne illnesses and food recalls.

United States Eggs

Japan to import more beef and pork as domestic output stagnates

Japanese imports of beef and pork are expected to rise both this year and next against a backdrop of flat domestic production and rising consumer demand.

Japan Cattle & Beef

French cattle sales to Iran compromised by US sanctions

A project to export live cattle to Iran from the French region of Normandy has been blocked due to the United States’ renewed sanctions against the country, a French senator has revealed.

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Brazilian pork and poultry update: Price recovery gains momentum

Wholesale prices for chicken meat have risen in Brazil over the past few days - with gains registered in all three of the country’s top poultry producing regions.

Brazil Hogs & Pork

Rising costs add to woes for Brazilian pig and poultry sectors

Having survived June's truck drivers' strike, Brazilian hog and poultry farmers now face rising production costs, especially feed - driven by rocketing corn prices.

Brazil Hogs & Pork

Limited supplies, slack demand on quiet EU pig market

Heatwave conditions have continued to shape the European pig market over the past week, with a marked drop in abattoir throughput balancing out (for the most part) a continuing slowdown in market demand.

EU Hogs & Pork

Brazilian farm census reveals shift to pigs and poultry

Brazil’s latest agricultural census – the first for eleven years – reveals a sharp rise in pig and poultry numbers but a modest decline in the cattle herd.

Brazil Cattle & Beef

IEG Vu: Upgraded Price Graphing and Trade Intelligence dashboards now live!

An upgraded Price Graphing Tool featuring new currency exchange and commodity lines, the addition of country blocs to the Trade Intelligence dashboard, and a revamped Webinars & Podcasts section are just a few of the updates to your IEG Vu service in August.

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Brazilian meat exports rebound strongly in July

Brazil's meat exporters enjoyed one of their best ever months in July of this year – with overseas sales of beef, pork and poultry all rebounding from recent slowdowns.

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Brazilian pork and poultry update: Price recovery gains momentum

Wholesale prices for chicken meat have risen in Brazil over the past few days - with gains registered in all three of the country’s top poultry producing regions.

Brazil Hogs & Pork

Rising costs add to woes for Brazilian pig and poultry sectors

Having survived June's truck drivers' strike, Brazilian hog and poultry farmers now face rising production costs, especially feed - driven by rocketing corn prices.

Brazil Hogs & Pork

EU Commission adopts new biosecurity rules to curb avian flu

The European Commission has adopted new rules that will seek to prevent poultry flocks being infected with avian influenza by migratory wild birds.

EU Poultry

European egg prices touch new lows; broiler prices stable

European egg prices have dipped further in the past week, with the EU average price for Class A eggs now down to a new multi-year low.

EU Eggs

Ukrainian poultry giant fights back over 'high risk' sustainability rating

Ukrainian poultry firm MHP has issued a strong rebuke to claims that it is one of the world’s worst performing companies when it comes to environmental and social governance issues.

Ukraine Poultry

Eggs, beef drive surge in food recalls by FDA and USDA

While far from over, 2018 is shaping up as a significant year for foodborne illnesses and food recalls.

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Sheep & Goats

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Meat processors weigh in with new warnings over 'no deal' Brexit

Meat processors in Northern Ireland have joined with beef and sheep farmers to warn that 'No Deal' would be a disastrous outcome from the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

United Kingdom EU

IEG Vu Prices Briefing: Sugar and vanilla markets cooler, milk powder values converge

Prices for Madagascan vanilla and Bolivian Brazil nuts eased back while sugar futures also lost ground last week. Firmer than expected wheat and soybean prices offered some support to corn futures. Meanwhile European prices of skimmed milk powder (SMP) and lamb are edging closer to values in New Zealand.

International Sugar

EU sheepmeat price falling again as drought takes toll on stocks

EU lamb prices have resumed their summer decline following an upward blip last week, as farmers in key producer countries continue to face serious issues with grazing and feed availability.

EU Sheep & Goats

EU fruit & veg, dairy, meat & wine support survives in new CAP, simpler GI system

The EU food and drink sector has an uneasy relationship with the Common Agricultural Policy. But under the new CAP proposals for 2021-27, many market support measures will be maintained, while the system for registering geographical indications (GIs) will be made easier.

Wines Canned Peaches

EU sheepmeat price slump halted, but market remains cautious

The precipitous drop in EU sheepmeat prices since midsummer has been halted with a 1.4% weekly rise in average heavy lamb prices – but it remains unclear whether this is a temporary blip, or the start of a more positive price trend.

Sheep & Goats EU

Meat groups ask Trump to put USDA in charge of cultured meat products

Meat groups are appealing to President Donald Trump to put the USDA in charge of lab-grown meat under traditional meat inspection rules, while the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) says the administration should weigh in on the labeling issue, too.

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