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
U.S. frozen pork inventories fell in April, when they typically rise, and beef inventories dropped more than normal as COVID-19 shut slaughterhouses and prompted grocers to limit customers' buying, USDA data show.
According to the USDA's latest World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report, the forecast for total red meat and poultry production for 2016 is reduced from last month as increased beef and turkey production is
U.S. companies that export red meat to Canada now face simpler and clearer requirements, thanks to a joint initiative by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Over the last few years, cattle and hog inventories have continued to rise in addition to record meat and chicken production. Warren Preston, Deputy Chief Economist at USDA, shares his thoughts on what's ahead for 2020.