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Will Brazilian Beef Again Be Imported into the U.S. Soon?

Dan Beef, Cattle, Trade

After losing the ability to export beef into the United States and several other countries around the world due to food safety concerns in recent months, Brazilian agriculture officials say they look forward to, and expect, the U.S. market to soon reopen for Brazil’s beef exports. But USDA isn’t saying  yet whether it’s ready to allow it or not. Here’s …

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Brazil Beef Exports Returning to the U.S. in 2018

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release

A Drovers article says officials in Brazil are still expecting to resume exporting fresh beef product to the U.S. early next year. The Brazilian Ag Minister spoke at a recent news conference, saying that his country expects beef exports to the U.S. will “resume very soon.” However, the USDA still hasn’t commented on whether or not they will lift its …

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China Sets Ban on Australian Beef imports

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports

China has imposed a temporary beef ban on the products from six Australian processors. A Meating Place Dot Com report says the concern is regarding label non-compliance. Australian government officials have confirmed the ban is in place, vowing to work closely with the country’s beef industry and Chinese officials to get the ban resolved. The dispute doesn’t involve food safety …

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Groups React to Brazil Beef Announcement

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release

Ag groups are weighing in on Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s announcement that the U.S. has suspended all fresh beef imports from Brazil due to safety concerns. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Craig Uden supports the move to suspend Brazilian imports because it’s a result of USDA’s science-based testing protocol of imported beef. “This proves our food safety system works …

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Conaway on U.S. Halt of Brazilian Beef

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release

“U.S. consumers enjoy the safest food supply in the world…I am committed to keeping it that way.” Following U.S. Sec. of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s announcement that the U.S. is indefinitely suspending all imports of fresh beef from Brazil, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) made the below remarks: “U.S. consumers enjoy the safest food supply in the world …

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Perdue: USDA Halting Import of Fresh Brazilian Beef

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the suspension of all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market.  The suspension of shipments will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture takes corrective action which the USDA finds satisfactory. Since March, USDA’s Food Safety and …