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Brazil Meat Scandal Could Be Beneficial to U.S. Producers

03/28/2017

Brazil’s embattled meat industry received encouraging news as some of its key export markets eases restrictions stemming from allegations of bribery of meat inspectors. 

Brazil Meat Scandal Fuels Calls for U.S. Ban on Brazilian Raw Beef

03/28/2017

A cadre of U.S. lawmakers and food safety advocates are pressuring the federal government to join other nations blocking shipments of raw beef from Brazil in the face of a scandal in that country's meatpacking sector.

Brazil Suspends Three More Meat Plants

03/28/2017

Brazil ordered three more food processing plants to suspend production on Monday amid an investigation into alleged corruption in its meat industry as the world's biggest beef exporter sought to regain the trust of consumers.

China, Others Lift Ban on Brazil Meat Imports

03/27/2017

China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors.

Brazil's JBS Rules Out Layoffs Following Meat Scandal

03/27/2017

Brazil's JBS SA, the world's biggest meatpacking company, is not considering firing workers after a corruption scandal triggered import bans worldwide and drove it to suspend output in Brazil.

Thoughts from a Pioneer in Antibiotic Resistance

03/27/2017

Dr. Stuart B. Levy literally wrote the book on antibiotic resistance and is considered a pioneer in the field. Here’s an interesting conversation with the author, microbiologist, physician and researcher.

Dr. Lawrence Goes to Washington

03/27/2017

With the spotlight on family farms and the challenges they face, John Lawrence, PhD, with Iowa State University, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Small Business Committee.

Give People Reasons to Care

03/27/2017

Whether you are an employer aiming to motivate your employees or a chairperson of a committee for an organization in either of these leadership roles you will be more likely to reach your outcomes when you give your employees and volunteers a reason to care.

 

Saudi Arabia Suspends Imports From 4 Brazilian Meat Plants

03/24/2017

Imports halted from 1 plant of BRF and 1 Seara facility.

 

Valuable Cattle Genetics Among Losses in Wildfires

03/24/2017

When the wildfires tore through the southern Plains, they destroyed homes, some peoples’ livelihoods, and even genetics.

Brazil's Tainted-Meat Probe Leaves World Hungry for Chicken

03/24/2017

Major importers ban Brazil shipments after food-safety scandal.

Top Buffalo Meat Exporter on Edge Amid Slaughter Pledge

03/23/2017

Top Buffalo Meat Exporter on Edge Amid Slaughter Pledge (1)

Basketball Game Boosts Spirits After Kan. Wildfires

03/23/2017

In rural communities, Friday night football or Saturday night basketball at the local high school draws people together to cheer for their favorite team. 

Oklahoma Family Overwhelmed After Support From Wildfires Arrives

03/23/2017

Rusty and Jennifer Colten live and ranch in Harper County, Ok. Jennifer’s great grandparents homesteaded in the Oklahoma panhandle and the land has been with the family ever since.

Texas Recovering from Human, Livestock Losses From Plains Fires

03/23/2017

While the wildfires in the southern Plains claimed many livestock and wild animals, there were also human lives lost trying to save the animals they cared for greatly.

Texas Recovering from Human, Livestock Losses From Plains Fires

03/23/2017

While the wildfires in the southern Plains claimed many livestock and wild animals, there were also human lives lost trying to save the animals they cared for greatly.

Colorado Wildfire Burns 32,000 Acres, Cattle

03/23/2017

Colorado is dealing with the brittle conditions after a wildfire hit the northeast corner of the state, burning more than 32,000 acres in a time frame of eight hours earlier this month.

USMEF Works to Improve Access for U.S. Meat in Canada

03/23/2017

U.S. beef, pork and lamb exports enjoy duty-free access to Canada through NAFTA, and shipments usually encounter very few obstacles at the Canadian border.

Kan. Veterinarian Shows Aftermath of Southern Plains Fires on Cattle

03/23/2017

Thousands of cattle were lost to the southern Plains wildfires. Some were overcome by the flames and smoke trying to escape the blaze. Others had to be put down because of severe injuries.

American Agri-Women Members Support Wildfire Relief Efforts

03/23/2017

American Agri-Women members are heartbroken by the vast devastation from the recent wildfires in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado.

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