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EU-Mercosur trade talks still deadlocked over beef quotas

Free trade talks between the EU and Mercosur have once again run into difficulties as a result of differences over sensitive farm goods, jeopardising plans to secure a framework 'political agreement' before the end of this year.

EU Mercosur Cattle & Beef

EU prices high as fipronil in eggs persists

While high egg prices persist across the EU, the US is helping fill gaps left by the fipronil scandal and a collapse in imports from Ukraine.

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Cattle & Beef

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No cloned meat for EU under Australia and New Zealand FTAs

Europe will not be forced to accept milk and meat from cloned animals under future free trade agreements (FTAs) it is negotiating with Australia and New Zealand, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström confirmed in response to a written question from a French MEP.

EU Sheep & Goats

Iraq allows imports of Polish beef

Iraqi authorities have lifted a ban on beef and cattle from Poland after the European country secured an upgrade to its status for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) earlier this year.

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Trade talks with Mercosur postponed to 2018, pressure mounts over beef

Negotiations for a trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur will be adjourned to next year, after the Europeans requested more time to examine the changes proposed by their counterparts.

EU Mercosur

HKScan invests in Estonia plant

HKScan, Finland’s biggest meat producer, invests EUR8 million in its Group Rakvere plant in northern Estonia to satisfy growing demand for ready-to-eat products in the Baltics.

HKScan Estonia

Mobile abattoirs proposed in Australia

Mobile abattoirs could be permitted to operate in the Australian state of Victoria under proposals put before lawmakers this week.

Production Australia

Brazil takes steps to reverse Russian meat ban

Brazilian agriculture minister Blairo Maggi has played down concerns over Russia’s ban on the import of Brazilian meat, suggesting new measures should mean the restrictions are shortlived.

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Hogs & Pork

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What traders are talking about: December 15, 2017 - More US export business

Following are key topics, developments and market actions traders are focusing on ahead of the US trading day, including several sales announced by USDA of US ag commodities to foreign buyers.

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UK pigmeat exports no longer driven by China

UK pigmeat exports to China rose by just 4% in the first ten months of 2017, far below the 55% increase registered in 2017.

Shipments to China reached 35,058 tonnes in the period – accounting for about 17% of total UK pigmeat exports.

Hogs & Pork United Kingdom

HKScan invests in Estonia plant

HKScan, Finland’s biggest meat producer, invests EUR8 million in its Group Rakvere plant in northern Estonia to satisfy growing demand for ready-to-eat products in the Baltics.

HKScan Estonia

Mobile abattoirs proposed in Australia

Mobile abattoirs could be permitted to operate in the Australian state of Victoria under proposals put before lawmakers this week.

Production Australia

Brazil takes steps to reverse Russian meat ban

Brazilian agriculture minister Blairo Maggi has played down concerns over Russia’s ban on the import of Brazilian meat, suggesting new measures should mean the restrictions are shortlived.

Brazil Russian Federation

Weekly update on Brazilian pork and poultry markets - Dec 12, 2017

Chicken cuts prices held up relatively well in Brazil last week following earlier falls due to inconsistent sales at the turn of the month.

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Poultry

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Trade talks with Mercosur postponed to 2018, pressure mounts over beef

Negotiations for a trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur will be adjourned to next year, after the Europeans requested more time to examine the changes proposed by their counterparts.

EU Mercosur

HKScan invests in Estonia plant

HKScan, Finland’s biggest meat producer, invests EUR8 million in its Group Rakvere plant in northern Estonia to satisfy growing demand for ready-to-eat products in the Baltics.

HKScan Estonia

Mobile abattoirs proposed in Australia

Mobile abattoirs could be permitted to operate in the Australian state of Victoria under proposals put before lawmakers this week.

Production Australia

UK consumers favouring whole turkeys over crowns for Christmas

UK consumers are reportedly demanding more whole turkeys this Christmas, reversing the sales growth in crowns seen in recent years.

United Kingdom Poultry

EU greenlights compensation for Belgian egg producers affected by fipronil

The European Commission has authorised the Belgian government to compensate egg and poultry producers who have been economically impacted by the fipronil scandal this summer.

EU Poultry

Cases of Salmonella in EU poultry on the rise

After years of progress, EU efforts to combat Salmonella appear to have suffered a setback with new figures showing a rise in the number of cases in humans and increased prevalence in poultry.

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Sheep & Goats

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No cloned meat for EU under Australia and New Zealand FTAs

Europe will not be forced to accept milk and meat from cloned animals under future free trade agreements (FTAs) it is negotiating with Australia and New Zealand, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström confirmed in response to a written question from a French MEP.

EU Sheep & Goats

Veto of phosphates in kebabs law loses by three votes

A proposal to veto a draft regulation authorising phosphates in frozen vertical spit meat – doner kebabs – fell by just three votes in the European Parliament’s Strasbourg plenary on 13 December, meaning the Commission now has the green light to adopt the legislation.

EU Sheep & Goats

EU set to liberalise imports of meat, dairy, grains, sugar and fruit juice from Mercosur

Following years of negotiations, the European Union has put forward what it anticipates will be its final offer on the sensitive agriculture chapter of bilateral trade negotiations with the Mercosur bloc of Latin American countries, including tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for beef, sugar, milk powder, maize and wheat.

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Global shift to taxation of meat 'highly probable', says report

The latest warning that meat could be taxed to tackle climate change was made this week in a report to investors holding $4 trillion of assets.

International Cattle & Beef

New FAO genetic database to help safeguard livestock breeds

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a new global database that aims to help safeguard some of the world’s most threatened livestock breeds.

International Cattle & Beef

EU court says religious freedom not affected by slaughterhouse rules

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said EU law that demands that ritual slaughter of animals without stunning is carried out in approved slaughterhouses does not infringe on the right to religious freedom.

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