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Trans-Pacific Partnership considers removal of tariffs

US beef looks set for a boost, with trade barriers among Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries set for removal following meetings with trade ministers in Atlanta this week.

Japan is currently the top export market for US beef

Danish packaging firm clinches European takeover

Sealed Air Corporation has agreed to sell its European food trays business, which makes trays for fresh meat, salad, fruit and foodservice customers to Denmark-based packaging solutions provider Faerch Plast.

US poultry body seeks alternative killing methods

The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting proposals on alternative humane ways of killing recently hatched chicks and poults that cannot be used commercially. 

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US and China come together on food issues

The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) has co-hosted the fourth annual Swine Industry Symposium in Beijing, China. 

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McDonald’s Japanese arm bounces back in August

The Japanese arm of McDonald’s, one of the largest single users of Australian beef globally, has registered an increase in sales in August after 19 months of negative performance.

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