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US proposes relaxation of regulations on beef imports from northern Argentina

The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced it is proposing to amend regulations which would enable fresh (chilled or frozen) beef from northern Argentina to be imported to the US.

The US would allow imports of fresh beef so long as certain conditions are met

Brazil perseveres with efforts to open Indonesian market

Brazil is to raise a dispute with Indonesia, through the World Trade Organisation (WTO), on restrictions imposed on imports of beef from the South American country.

Russia starts to woo Swiss for meat exports

Russian meat importers have started soliciting meat from Switzerland as its ban on European Union (EU) food imports looks set to stay in place for months.

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New home for Danish Meat Research Institute

The Danish Meat Research Institute (DMRI) recently relocated to new research and development facilities in Taastrup, a suburb of Copenhagen.

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Japanese Wagyu Beef - Too Authentic?
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Japanese Wagyu Beef - Too Authentic?

With import restrictions finally lifted after almost a decade of negotiations, authentic Japanese Wagyu beef will soon...

No end in sight for China’s cattle shortage

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On the face of it, things are looking rather rosy for beef in China. Growth is dynamic...

Africa – the four pillars of growth, writes Promar International
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Africa – the four pillars of growth

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Focus on Brazil: the vital statistics
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With thousands of football fans gearing up to descend on Brazil for the FIFA World Cup 2014,...

Special feature: Focus on Denmark's pork industry
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Interpack 2014 product showcase - part one

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Interpack 2014 product showcase - part two

Interpack 2014 product showcase - part two

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