China and Global Beef Markets

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension April 17, 2017
In the fall of 2016, the Chinese government indicated a willingness to open China to U.S. beef. Although talks have been ongoing, no agreement has been reached on protocols for U.S. beef to mo…

Brazil Meat Scandal: 63 Indictments

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Greg Henderson April 17, 2017
Federal Police in Brazil has indicted 63 people for their role in a vast corruption scheme within the Ministry of Agriculture. The charges allege federal auditors at meat processing facilities…

Ireland launches meat tech R&D initiative

April 18, 2017 - by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
DUBLIN – The beef and sheep meat processing industry in Ireland received a boost with the launch of Meat Technology Ireland (MTI), a research and innovation program that aims to provide a one-stop s…

NAMI, Urner Barry release ‘The Pork Book’

April 18, 2017 - by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
WASHINGTON – Learning about the history of pork and the pork industry just became a little easier thanks to The Pork Book. Published by Urner Barry, in conjunction with the North American Meat Insti…