Keystone Foods filed for U.S. IPO: Marfrig

Meatingplace, By Anna Flávia Rochas on 5/12/2017
Keystone Foods has filed a request for an initial public offering with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Brazilian parent company Marfrig Global Foods announced. Marfrig said in …

China to resume U.S. beef imports by mid-July

Meatingplace, By Tom Johnston on 5/12/2017
The White House late Thursday announced a deal whereby China, after one more round of technical consultations, agreed to resume imports of U.S. beef starting no later July 16. The Chinese market ha…

How can USDA improve animal disease traceability?

Beef Magazine, Burt Rutherford | May 10, 2017
One of my enduring memories from being on the front lines of the BSE debacle that started with the Cow that Stole Christmas and continued for many years after is sitting in a private meeting with …

National sheep numbers drop by 5% (NZ)

11 May 2017 Alexa Cook, Rural Reporter, radionz.co.nz
A fall in sheep numbers is unsurprising and reflects the challenges farmers have faced in the last two years, Beef and Lamb New Zealand says. Figures from Statistics New Zealand show sheep numb…