However, has there been any progress on other trade deals? With the markets swinging up and down during Monday's trading session, what is happening?
AgDay and U.S. Farm Report reporter Betsy Jibben has the story.
The latest monthly trade data has been tabulated – for August – and U.S. beef trade continued its impressive performance with monthly exports up 9 percent and year-to-date export totals up 14.2% year over year.
It’s important for all of us in animal agriculture and meat production to make sure we are not adding to the hype of these plant-based products by disparaging them as a food choice, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
Meat packer JBS USA says it will remove ractopamine, a growth drug banned by Beijing, from its U.S. hog supply, to maximize export opportunities as African swine fever (ASF) wreaks havoc on China’s pork industry.
An investor coalition that presses for corporate responsibility is calling on U.S. food companies McDonald’s, Denny’s and Sanderson Farms to stop buying or producing meat raised with medically important antibiotics.
Could animals be the x-factor society needs to solve some of its greatest challenges? Elanco CEO Jeff Simmons believes healthier animals hold the key to unlocking solutions for mental, physical and environmental health.
Brazil expects the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to declare the country free from foot-and-mouth disease with vaccinations at a meeting in May, according to a government statement on Friday.