Poultry

Russian drought may drive up meat prices

Russian drought may drive up meat prices

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Drought in Russia has led to a catastrophic loss of grain, which is threatening to cause a deficiency in feed resources and a rise in prices for all types of meat this autumn.

Hong Kong bird flu risk 'low'

Hong Kong bird flu risk 'low'

By Carina Perkins

Hong Kong’s food chief has said that the risk of a local avian influenza (AI) outbreak remains at a “stable and low level”, but warned the poultry industry must remain vigilent.

Cherkizovo reports strong H2 sales

Cherkizovo reports strong H2 sales

By Carina Perkins

Russian processor Cherkizovo Group has reported strong performance in the first half of 2012, driven by big increases in pork and poultry sales.

US wastes 40% of its food

US wastes 40% of its food

By Nicholas Robinson

The US “trashes” 40% of its food supply according to a new report published by the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC).

Russia adds to EU meat import restrictions

Russia adds to EU meat import restrictions

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia has imposed additional restrictions on meat imports from the EU, citing the “unstable” epizootic situation on the Continent.

US governors join corn ethanol debate

US governors join corn ethanol debate

By Carina Perkins

Two US governors have waded into the debate over corn ethanol production, calling on the goverment to waive the quotas mandated by the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).

US farmers gain $170m promise from government

US farmers gain $170m promise from government

By Carina Perkins

The US government has announced plans to buy up $170m of domestically-produced meat and fish products to help the country’s struggling livestock sector.

USDA announces change to state-inspected processors’ markets

USDA announces change to state-inspected processors’ markets

By Arabella Mileham

An initiative to make it easier for small meat and poultry processors in the US to access wider markets has gone ahead, after the Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced the first states’ participation.

US senators step into corn ethanol debate

US senators step into corn ethanol debate

By Carina Perkins

A bipartisan group of US senators has called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help the meat industry cope with drought conditions by adjusting the corn-ethanol mandate for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

Brazil cited as a leading poultry exporter

Brazil cited as a leading poultry exporter

By Nicholas Robinson

A detailed report looking at the impact of Brazil’s agricultural impact on third-country markets has been published, highlighting Brazil as a leading poultry exporter.

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