Highly pathogenic H5N1 virus confirmed in Germany
BRUSSELS The European Commission was informed by the German authorities on Saturday of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza on a duck farm in Bavaria.
South Korea to resume U.S. beef imports
USA South Korea will resume imports of U.S. beef next week after suspending them earlier this month.
Uruguay beef exports to the U.S. increasing
AUSTRALIA Fresh and frozen Uruguayan beef exports to the U.S. have increased in volume and as a percentage of total Uruguayan exports.
EU red meat production to fall below consumption
AUSTRALIA EU beef and sheepmeat production will fall below domestic consumption.
New chance for U.S. beef in South Korea?
AUSTRALIA South Korea's Minister of Agriculture announced that the country is expected to decide whether to resume imports of U.S. beef by the end of this week.
Tyson scrapping CO packaging
USA By September 7, Tyson Foods Inc. (Springdale, Arkansas) will have discontinued its use of carbon monoxide packaging due to a lack of customer demand.
Trade deficit at four month low as beef exports increase
USA The U.S. trade deficit dropped to a four-month low in June with beef exports continuing to grow, posting a 24.5% gain.
Australian market firm in 2006-07
AUSTRALIA Key domestic market indicators for the 2006-07 financial year confirmed a firm domestic market for beef and lamb.
Foot and mouth suspected on two more UK farms
AUSTRALIA Two more U.K. farms, with cattle showing symptoms similar to those of foot and mouth disease (FMD) have been reported currently.