international trade

Marcine Moldenhauer - Importance of Traceability in Protecting USA Export Trade


Importance of Traceability in Protecting USA Export Trade - Marcine Moldenhauer, Meat Link, LLC, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

Brian Bolton - Traceability and ID Systems Developing in USA Export Trade Competitors and Customers


Traceability and ID Systems Developing in USA Export Trade Competitors and Customers - Brian Bolton, President & CEO, Allflex USA, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

China Re-opens to Live Swine Imports

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Live swine exports to China for genetics are going to resume, having been suspended since April 2009. Pending H1N1 testing, live swine will start being imported into China to help them build up their country's breeding programs.

"Unfortunately, for an industry such as purebred swine breeding stock, the big-picture political crossfire that exists between countries in general overshadowed the relevance and need for releasing the export ban," says [National Swine Registry CEO Darrell Anderson], noting the agreement for H1N1 testing was also a result of political necessity.

China's Trade Red Tape Impacts US Ag Exports

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Yes, China is a large market for US agricultural products. And this puts China in the driver's seat when US companies want to participate.

US farmers lose billions of dollars in sales each year because of China’s import restrictions on wheat, poultry, pork, cotton and other food and agricultural products, according to a recently released study from the US International Trade Commission. “China is our number one market for US agricultural product exports, but China’s unjustified trade barriers are blocking some of our goods such as wheat and beef,” Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus said in response to the new International Trade Commission study.

This study, published March 2011, describes government policies and other factors affecting "the conditions of competition in China’s agricultural market and trade".

Dr. Patricia Curtis - Food Safety Issues for Salmonella in Eggs and Egg Products


Food Safety Issues for Salmonella in Eggs and Egg Products - Dr. Patricia Curtis, Auburn University, from NIAA's One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture, March 15 - 17, 2010, Kansas City, MO, USA.

BeefCast Update for August 25, 2010, How Does The Asian Consumer Feel About American Beef?

Below are some recent additions to BeefCast to help you manage your operations and understand consumer markets.

Dr. Liz Wagstrom - Food Safety Issues for Salmonella in Pork


Food Safety Issues for Salmonella in Pork - Dr. Liz Wagstrom, National Pork Board, from NIAA's One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture, March 15 - 17, 2010, Kansas City, MO, USA.

Dr. Gerardo Ramirez - FDA Regulatory Activities Associated with Salmonella in Foods


FDA Regulatory Activities Associated with Salmonella in Foods - Dr. Gerardo Ramirez, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Food Safety, from NIAA's One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture, March 15 - 17, 2010, Kansas City, MO, USA.

Jon Caspers - International Trade Limitations Caused by Salmonella Status in the U.S.


International Trade Limitations Caused by Salmonella Status in the U.S. - Jon Caspers, U.S. Meat Export Federation, from NIAA's One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture, March 15 - 17, 2010, Kansas City, MO, USA.

Kate Leese Burgers - Systems-Based Approach to Assessing and Protecting Food and Agriculture


Systems-Based Approach to Assessing and Protecting Food and Agriculture - Kate Leese Burgers, MPH, James Lee Witt Associates, from NIAA's One Health: Implications for Animal Agriculture, March 15 - 17, 2010, Kansas City, MO, USA.

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