Alberta intends to offer vaccines to about 2,000 meat-packing employees at their worksite this month as part of an effort to target citizens most at risk of contracting the coronavirus and who might otherwise struggle to access or accept shots.
USDA’s latest cold storage report shows the animal protein supply chain still struggling with the impacts of COVID-19. At the end of February, total cold storage stocks of meat and poultry (excluding duck) came in at 2.12 billion pounds, approximately 330 million pounds, or 13%, below a year ago.
The reality is that we know cattle can be a part of the solution. We know that pasture and rangeland, through proper management, can actually reduce the amount of carbon and more than offset the short-lived methane emissions of our cattle.
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Brazilian beef exporters saw an 8% increase in 2020 to 2.02 million metric tons. That’s according to Brazilian beef industry association Abrafrigo, which also reported revenue from beef exports last year were 11% higher at $8.4 billion.
China is stepping up coronavirus inspections on imported food packaging after it linked several cases to refrigerated and frozen products.
U.S. beef exports posted one of the best months on record in November, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). November was also a strong month for pork exports, which already surpassed the full-year volume and value records set in 2019. “Demand […]
Although beef exports were down slightly in 2020, Halstrom says he expects U.S. beef to be in a good position as food service picks back up in 2021.
Producers of everything from beef to chicken are looking to prevent the sort of disruption that shut several plants during the spring.