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31 August 2020
CME update: cattle futures extend losing streak
US live cattle futures fell for a seventh straight day on 28 August as traders waited for the seasonal slowing of demand after the Labour Day holiday....
28 August 2020
CME update: cattle futures continue their losing streak
US live cattle futures dropped for the sixth day in a row on 27 August as cash markets remain weak....
27 August 2020
CME update: cattle futures drop as supplies are assessed
CME live cattle futures fell on 26 August as Cattle on Feed report sends ripples through the commodity markets....
26 August 2020
Reader Q&A: why has China suspended imports from some foreign meat processors?
Reuters has responded to reader questions regarding China’s recent spate of import suspensions from foreign meat processing plants with reported COVID-19 infections....
25 August 2020
UK vets lobby to change the welfare of animals at slaughter
The comprehensive new policy authored by leading experts and vets have recommended over 65 ways to improve the welfare of animals at slaughter. ...
24 August 2020
Changes to Alberta’s meat inspection regulations have unions and producers at odds
Though Alberta’s beef producers have welcomed updated meat inspection rules, union groups worry that changes could allow un-inspected meat products to be sold directly to consumers....
CME update: live cattle futures dip ahead of Cattle on Feed report
US live cattle futures fell on 21 August on profit-taking and positioning ahead of the USDA’a Cattle on Feed report....
21 August 2020
JBS plant in Brazil has been ordered to impose a 1.5-meter worker distancing after coronavirus outbreak
A beef plant in Pontes e Lacerda owned by JBS SA has been ordered by a labour court to impose a 1.5-meter distance between workers in the production line to stop the spread of COVID-19....
CME update: cattle futures fall as pre-Labour Day purchases wound down
US live cattle futures fell on 20 August as consumer purchases of beef ahead of the Labour Day weekend slowed....
20 August 2020
CME update: live cattle futures gain ground on wholesale strength
CME live cattle futures firmed on 19 August as boxed beef prices gave support ahead of the upcoming Labour Day holiday weekend....
19 August 2020
CME update: feeder futures gain ground while live futures remain flat
US feeder cattle futures strengthened on 18 August while live cattle futures remained flat....
18 August 2020
CME update: cattle futures slip after steady climb
US live cattle futures stepped back on 17 August in profit taking ahead of the USDA’s Cattle on Feed report....
17 August 2020
CME update: cattle futures rise as beef prices and grilling demand increase
CME live cattle futures continued their rise on 14 August, supported by increasing beef prices and expectations of sustained meat demand before the Labour Day weekend....
14 August 2020
CME update: cattle futures gain ground as slaughter rates and exports rise
CME live cattle futures continued their rally on 13 August, holding to a nearly six-month peak in prices as exports to China grew....
JBS in the black for the second quarter despite COVID-19 shocks
Brazilian meat packing giant JBA SA posted better than expected results, achieving net profits nearly twice as high as analysts’ average estimates....
12 August 2020
CME update: cattle futures rise in line with US beef prices
CME live cattle futures rose on 11 August, bolstered by increasing beef prices....
11 August 2020
CME update: cattle futures gain ground on strong cash markets
CME live cattle futures rose on 10 August as the cash market strengthened and packers signalled a pick-up of slaughter rates....
10 August 2020
JBS offers 5,200 new jobs in Brazil as part of pandemic response
Food processing giant JBS SA is hiring an additional 5,200 workers in Brazil in a bid to boost output for its export base while contending with ongoing COVID-19 cases among workers....
07 August 2020
US senators lock horns over livestock bill
Two senior Republican senators from leading farm states are at odds over legislation aiming to make cattle markets more transparent....
Slaughterhouses in Australia’s Victoria state reduce output by one-third amid coronavirus surge
Australia has announced workforce restrictions for abattoir workers in Victoria, hoping to curb rising COVID-19 cases....
06 August 2020
India’s doctors call for stricter meat industry rules to prevent future pandemics
In a letter sent to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, 100 doctors associated with the WHO One Health initiative seek a ban on wet markets and closures of abattoirs that do not follow safety guidelines....
Ireland unveils COVID-19 relief for beef finishers
Minister Calleary has announced the details of €50 million Beef Finisher Payment scheme, highlighting his support for the 42,000 farmers who were impacted by the economic fallout of COVID-19....
CME update: cattle futures stabilise as supplies remain high
US live cattle futures steadied on 5 August as investors were unwilling to push the market above recent surges due to high cattle supplies....
04 August 2020
Brexit’s unfinished business could negatively impact UK meat industry
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) reports that serious barriers to trade remain unresolved ahead of the withdrawal period deadline....
31 July 2020
Selling meat during the COVID-19 pandemic
When the COVID-19 pandemic started, I, like many of you, was focused on working from home while also homeschooling my daughters. I was busy postponing and rescheduling several NCAT training events and figuring out how to best serve our ATTRA clients,...
30 July 2020
Alberta eases animal slaughter rules after COVID-19 outbreaks at meat plants
The Canadian province of Alberta will allow animals to be slaughtered on farms for meat sales to consumers....
29 July 2020
Reduced COVID-19 rates in meat plants could be attributed to decreased testing
The slowdown in coronavirus cases at meat plants could indicate that industry control efforts are working, but decreased COVID-19 testing seems more likely....
27 July 2020
CME update: cattle futures rise, but remain short on the week
US live cattle futures rose on 24 July following four straight days of falls....
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