In a letter to the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, USDA acknowledged that the agency would continue the rulemaking process on the 2010 Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Act proposed rules.
While China has seen some decline in consumer demand for pork, this is likely temporary, given that pork is such a longstanding and important staple of the Chinese diet. Does that leave opportunity for the U.S.?
China's Ministry of Health recently issued new dietary guidelines calling for Chinese citizens to significantly reduce their meat consumption. Joel Haggard, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice presiden