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28 June 2013
View news from Argentina Technical Input Vital for Defeating TB
ARGENTINA – Figureheads from the agricultural sector have stressed the importance of the national animal health bodies working with farmers and veterinarians for the success of the national bovine tuberculosis programme....
14 June 2013
View news from Argentina Disinfection Ruling Introduced on EU Bound Cattle
ARGENTINA – Shipments of live cattle bound for the European Union will require certification following the verification of the Single Certificate of Washing and Disinfection, a hygiene measure for live animal transport....
29 May 2013
View news from Argentina Ministry Trumpets Genetic Export Success
ARGENTINA – Chinese standards officials have given the go ahead for 11 packages of cattle semen and embryos to be imported....
22 May 2013
View news from Argentina Ministry Grant Money For Disease Control
ARGENTINA – The Foundation Barrera Zoofitosanitaria Patagonia (FUNBAPA) will receive 20 million pesos to invest in animal disease control systems, equipment and checkpoints....
06 May 2013
View news from Argentina New Rules Introduced For Quality Beef Destined For Russia
ARGENTINA – Stringent packaging and slaughtering rules are being introduced to ensure traceability for certain higher quality beef cuts to be exported to the Russian market. ...
17 April 2013
View news from Argentina Summit Discusses Regional BSE Options For South America
ARGENTINA – Understanding and strategy of how to control BSE disease was the topic of a summit of the veterinary committee of the Southern Cone....
12 April 2013
View news from Argentina OIE Director General Praised Argentina over Animal Health
ARGENTINA - The Director General of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Bernard Vallat praised Argentina for its standards in animal health during a visit to the Argentine National Reference Laboratory Agency. ...
14 March 2013
View news from Argentina Semen Clinics Given China Green Light
ARGENTINA – The National Animal Health and Quality Service (SENASA) has granted permission for nine artificial insemination (AI) and embryo transfer centres to export their bovine semen and embryos to China. ...
04 March 2013
View news from Argentina Ministry Extends FMD Vaccination-free Zone
ARGENTINA – An extension of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccination free zone has been confirmed from the regions between Black River Province and the Party of Patagonian province of Buenos Aires. ...
22 February 2013
View news from Argentina State Announces Chaco Wide FMD Scheme
ARGENTINA – A Food and Mouth vaccination campaign for the Chaco region has been scheduled to begin in March, the National Service for Animal Health and Quality and the Ministry of Production have confirmed....
31 January 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Increases Import Tariff Rates on 100 products
ARGENTINA - Argentina increased import duties under the Common External Tariff (CET) of Mercosur for 100 products including agricultural products....
20 December 2012
View news from Argentina Animal Health Service Hold Tuberculosis Workshops
ARGENTINA - The National Animal Health and Service (SENANSA) held various bovine tuberculosis (TB) workshops through the first week of December in an attempt to improve professional understanding of the disease through the exchange of experiences....
30 November 2012
View news from Argentina Exports Hit 10-Year Low
ARGENTINA - Herd liquidation prompted by drought has caused exports to fall for the first ten months of 2012 to 101,514 swt which is a 21 per cent drop year on year. ...
27 November 2012
View news from Argentina Argentinian Cattle Slaughter Rises
ARGENTINA - Beef production has risen but exports of beef from Argentina have continued to decline....
22 October 2012
View news from Argentina Senasa Sets Up Mobile Slaughterhouses
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health and Food Quality service (SENASA) is to launch mobile slaughter facilities for small producers and family farmers. ...
24 September 2012
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Exports Down in July
ARGENTINA - July beef exports are down two per cent compared to the same period last year. ...
17 August 2012
View news from Argentina Argentina Beef Exports at 10-year Low
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef exports during June fell 38 per cent year-on-year, to 8,048 tonnes swt (CICCRA). ...
10 May 2012
View news from Argentina JBS Sells San José Plant in Argentina
ARGENTINA - JBS SA is to sell one of its closed beef plants in San José in the province of Entre Rios, in Argentina. ...
23 March 2012
View news from Argentina Argentine Beef Exports Downward Trend Continues
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef exports fell 16 per cent year-on-year in 2011, to 129,484 tonnes swt, continuing the downward trend of the past 10 years and registering the lowest yearly total since 2001, reports Meat and Livestock Australia. ...
20 February 2012
View news from Argentina Argentine Dairy Exports Overtake Beef
ARGENTINA - Dairy exports grew rapidly in 2011, with 406,966 tons of milk exported. This is the first time Argentina has exported more dairy than meat products. ...
09 January 2012
View news from Argentina Argentine Beef Consumption Continues To Fall
ARGENTINA - Upward pressure on prices has seen beef consumption fall to 53.8 kg per capita per annum - the lowest levels in 91 years....
26 October 2011
View news from Argentina Argentinian Beef Exports Feel Domestic Heat
ARGENTINA - Low supplies, record domestic prices and ongoing government imposed export restrictions have resulted in a 19 per cent year-on-year fall in beef shipments during the first nine months of 2011, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
29 September 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina Runs FMD Control Measures
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) has announced it has been running different preventive measures in the country in the face of the FMD outbreak in the Republic of Paraguay. ...
21 September 2011
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Supplies Fall
ARGENTINA - Limited cattle supplies resulted in a 13 per cent year-on-year decrease in Argentinean cattle slaughter during the seven months to July 2011, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
29 July 2011
View news from Argentina Beef Exports Halved
ARGENTINA - Very tight beef supplies and high retail prices in Argentina contributed to a 51 per cent year-on-year fall in exports during 2010-11, to 151,872 tonnes swt, according to Meat and Livestock Australia's (MLA) figures....
30 June 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina Sets New Beef Prices
ARGENTINA - The Argentine Government has adjusted controlled prices of beef after almost three years without change....
19 May 2011
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Consumption To Remain Low
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef consumption will remain low at least until 2014, as a result of restricted supplies driven by the loss of 11 million cattle during the last four years (Infocampo)....
06 May 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina’s ‘Hilton’ Quota Performance at Stake
ARGENTINA - Argentinean 'Hilton' High Quality Beef exports to the EU totalled 19,290 tonnes swt during the first nine months of 2010-11. ...
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