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
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
Following its recent national election, Taiwan will soon welcome a new presidential administration. On May 20, Tsai Ing-wen will be sworn in as Taiwan's first female president. Though Tsai had the most moderate po
Livestock groups representing the majority of pork producers and cattle ranchers are very pleased with USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue’s decision to not move forward with the GIPSA rules. Read their comments here.
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