After the Trump administration slapped tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels, GlobalMeatNews spoke to Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios to assess the effects of a US-China trade war on the meat sector.
US beef exports “jumped substantially” in value in September despite hurricanes impacting Caribbean demand, latest figures compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have revealed.
Dow and DuPont have won approval from the competition authority in the US to complete a $130bn merger upon condition that they divest a string of assets, including chemical products used for food packaging.
Following the announcement that US National Football League (NFL) legend Joe Montana has invested in crowdfunding meat supplier Crowd Cow, animal rights group PETA has urged the ex-football player to reconsider.
White House representative Sean Spicer has confirmed Chinese president Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump did discuss expanding beef exports, amid rumours China has relaxed restrictions on US beef.