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Beef Newsletter - 24th September 2008

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Wednesday 24th September 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

Emerging Animal Diseases and International Trade
Infectious animal and zoonotic diseases are becoming more and more important in the changing farming and trading systems of the industrialised and developing world, writes TheCattleSite Senior Editor, Chris Harris.
Understanding Meat Exports
Exports of livestock and poultry products have allowed US producers to grow their businesses beyond what was possible if only serving the US market. John Lawrence, Iowa Farm Outlook, Department of Economics, explains how this has happened. This article was previously published in the Iowa Farm Outlook.
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook
By U.S.D.A, Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the September 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report.
UK Cattle Disease Quarterly Surveillance Report (to June 2008)
This report, by the Veterinary Laboratories Agency, monitors trends in the major endemic cattle diseases. The report is compiled using disease data gathered by the network of VLA Regional Laboratories.
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* Company News

DuPont Eyes Emerging Markets
NEW YORK, US - DuPont is well-positioned for accelerated growth, particularly in emerging markets, Executive Vice President Ellen J. Kullman told investors today.
* Global Beef Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: Proposal to Raise BSE Test Age
 » BLUETONGUE: 'Disappointing' Uptake of Vaccine in Wales

   European Union

 » Update on the EU BSE Situation in 2007
 » EU Propose Greater Welfare in Slaughterhouses

   Argentina

 » Argentinian Beef with Political Intervention
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   United States

 » USDA Reserves '840' as Animal ID Prefix Code
 » Reaction to S. Korea's Ban on Feed Antibiotics
 » Wind of Change: Model Farm Studies Emissions
 » Livestock Advice on Hurricane Aftermath
 » NFU Express Concern Over COOL Loophole
 » FDA Draft: GM Animals Under the Microscope
 » UC Davis Forms Welfare Institute
 » $10,000 Relief Package to Cattlemen
 » Cattle Council Energises New Generation of Leaders
 » AVMA Envisions Potential of a GM Future
 » Beef Composting Reduces Antimicrobial Levels
 » Marbling: The Science Behind Fat
 » Farm Bureau Attacks Clean Air Act
 » Changes to California's Bovine TB Status
 » Weekly US Cattle Outlook - Exports Rise
 » U.S. Cattle on Feed Down Three Per Cent
 » Weekly Outlook: Factors Influencing Corn and Soybean Prices

   Germany

 » Data Doctor: Wireless Sensors Probe Health
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   United Kingdom

 » French Cattle Brought to Wales Have Bluetongue
 » Compulsory Bluetongue Vaccine Programme
 » Bovine Breakthrough: Mastitis Vaccine Comes Close
 » FSA Urge Comments on Meat Charges
 » Proposal to Raise BSE Testing Age Welcomed
 » Bluetongue Virus Uses Unique Viral Enzymes to Replicate
 » Survey: Mull Triumph Over Virus
 » Bluetongue Vaccines Delivered into the Open Market
 » Working Together to Maximise OCDS Throughputs
 » EU Beef Imports Must Meet EU Standards
 » Quality Meat Scotland Secures Return of £500,000 Levy
 » British Beef Cattle Genetics in Demand
 » Welsh Uptake of Bluetongue Vaccine 'Disappointing'
 » Incidence of TB in Cattle
 » UK Slaughter Statistics September 2008

   Viet Nam

 » Vietnam Discourages Imports

   Canada

 » Maple Leaf Bartor Road Plant Resumes Production
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   Australia

 » Higher US Beef Prices in Hong Kong
 » One-stop-shop: Orange Meat Profit Day
 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
 » ABA: MLA Turn a Blind Eye to Members' Motions

   Lithuania

 » OIE Conference: New Network to Contain Bluetongue

   New Zealand

 » New Confidence in New Zealand
 » P4 Trade Deal Significant for NZ Beef Farmers
 » Boost for Massey Research into Campylobacter

   France

 » SPACE Sees Rationalisation of French Industry

   Brazil

 » Brazil Forecast to Export a Million Tonnes of Beef

   South Africa

 » SAMIC CEO Resigns
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That's all for this week!

Ed.

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