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29 December 2009
View news from Brazil Number Of Animals Slaughtered Increases
BRAZIL - A total of 7.2 million heads of cattle were slaughtered in Brazil in the third quarter of 2009, 4.6 per cent more than in the second quarter, according to data supplied by the Brazilian Statistics Institute. ...
21 August 2009
View news from Brazil Brazil Promote Cattle Genetics Abroad
BRAZIL - Apex-Brasil, the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency, together with the Brazilian Association of Hereford and Braford (ABHB) announced that they are going to sign an agreement for the commercial promotion of the genetic material...
15 June 2009
View news from Brazil World Bank Withdraws Loan to Brazilian Cattle Giant
BRAZIL - The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private lending arm of the World Bank, has withdrawn a USD 90 million loan to Brazil's cattle giant Bertin....
01 June 2009
View news from Brazil Friends of the Earth Denounce New Soy Standards
BRAZIL - A new initiative that will re-brand intensive GM soy and soy grown on deforested land as "responsible" will cause deforestation and sneak GM crops into the food system, Friends of the Earth announced....
22 May 2009
View news from Brazil Group from Yemen to Buy Milk in Brazil
BRAZIL - Representatives of Alsaeed Trading Company, who are in São Paulo, believe that by the end of the week they should close a deal with Itambé, one of the main dairies in Brazil....
27 April 2009
View news from Brazil Brazil Back in the Chilean Market
BRAZIL - Seventeen Brazilian beef plants are now eligible to export to Chile, reversing the foot and mouth disease ban placed on Brazilian beef in late 2005. Access for 16 of the plants was granted last week by the Chilean Agricultural and Livestock Service...
18 February 2009
View news from Brazil Brazil to Exhibit Milk and Dairy Products in Dubai
BRAZIL - At the Brazilian stand at Gulfood, which begins next week, five companies are going to show their dairy products to the Arabs. All of them already export and want to increase sales to the region....
16 February 2009
View news from Brazil New Agenda for NFU IATC Brazil Trip
BRAZIL - The potential for Brazil's rapid growth in agricultural production to fill the gap between global production and consumption was one of the talking points when NFU vice president Paul Temple met the president of the Brazilian Confederation of...
13 February 2009
View news from Brazil Food Security on Agenda for NFU Brazil trip
BRAZIL - The potential for Brazil's rapid growth in agricultural production to fill the gap between global production and consumption was one of the talking points when NFU vice president Paul Temple met the president of the Brazilian Confederation...
03 February 2009
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Farms Eat Away at the Amazon
BRAZIL - At the World Social Forum in Belém in the heart of the Amazon Greenpeace Brazil released evidence which they believe confirms that cattle ranching is the biggest driver of Amazon deforestation....
24 November 2008
View news from Brazil Mutual Interest Between Brazil and Sudan
BRAZIL - Brazil and Sudan have signed a protocol of understanding for cooperation and bilateral communication in the areas of sanitary health, animal products and other animal husbandry affairs of mutual interest....
18 November 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattlemen Chase Out Indians of Paraguay
BRAZIL - On the Paraguayan side of the border between Brazil and Paraguay, the last uncontacted Indians in South America outside the Amazon basin are fleeing their jungle home as it is destroyed by Brazilian cattle ranchers. ...
09 October 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil – World Agriculture’s Last Frontier
BRAZIL - Despite being locked out of more than half of the worlds beef importing counties, including South Korea and Japan, because of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), Brazil still accounts for 32% of the worlds beef exports of more than one million tonnes...
26 September 2008
View news from Brazil Drop of Milk: Brazilian Spot Market Price
BRAZIL - Brazilian spot market milk price has dropped for the fourth consecutive month....
10 September 2008
View news from Brazil Dairy Makes Product for Lebanese Customer
BRAZIL - Over the last three months, the production manager at Lindóia do Sul dairy, José Marcos Fonseca, researched the development of a kind of pure animal fat for use in factories in Lebanon and Jordan. ...
29 August 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil's Cross-Border Plan to Eradicate Foot-and-mouth
BRAZIL - Despite being locked out of 56 per cent of the world’s beef importing counties because of foot-and-mouth disease – including the lucrative markets of South Korea and Japan – Brazil still accounts for 32 per cent of the world’s beef export....
View news from Brazil Brazil's Cross-Border Plan to Eradicate Foot-and-Mouth
BRAZIL - Despite being locked out of 56 per cent of the world’s beef importing counties because of foot-and-mouth disease – including the lucrative markets of South Korea and Japan – Brazil still accounts for 32 per cent of the world’s beef export....
25 August 2008
View news from Brazil Pará Sales of Live Cattle to Lebanon Rise
SAO PAULO - The state of Pará, in northern Brazil, exported live cattle to the Arab world last month. ...
18 August 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil's Replacement Market Calms
BRAZIL - The market for replacement animals is much calmer. Besides the pasture worsen, the weakness of the prices’ increase helped to calm the market of replacement animals....
06 August 2008
View news from Brazil Boost to Brazil's FMD-Free Status
BRAZIL - The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) has recognised the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul as a foot-and-mouth disease free zone....
29 July 2008
View news from Brazil Perdigao Grows by More Than 80 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Perdigao closed the second quarter of 2008 with gross sales of 3.3 billion real (BRR), 81.2% more than the same period in 2007. ...
24 July 2008
View news from Brazil Milk from Brazil to the World
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - This year, Brazil is going to have record-high exports of dairy products. ...
26 June 2008
View news from Brazil Cattle Seized in Brazil's Green Barrier
US - Brazilian authorities seized 3,100 head of cattle that were found grazing on illegally deforested land in the Amazon rainforest....
07 May 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil Puts a Foot in Milk Export Doorway
BRAZIL - Brazilian milk exports have always shown a small and undeveloped representation of the total milk production, averaging just five per cent. However, with the recent turmoil in major exporting countries such as Australia and New Zealand, Brazilian...
18 April 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Milk Prices On the Up
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - The milk market has been going up in the recent months. In São Paulo, the milk price paid to the producer is about 35% higher when compared to the same period of 2007....
04 January 2008
View news from Brazil Rio Grande Do Sul Starts First Stage of 2008 FMD Vaccination
BRAZIL - The Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul has started the first stage of it 2008 vaccination programme against foot and mouth disease....
22 November 2007
View news from Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul Declared FMD Free
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Government has declared Mato Grosso do Sul a region that is free from foot and mouth disease....
09 August 2007
View news from Brazil Brazil Has Foot And Mouth Too
BRAZIL - Furious farmers last night called for a ban on beef imports from countries with foot and mouth disease while British livestock movement remains frozen....
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