The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will both be involved in regulatory oversight of cell-culture food originating from livestock and poultry, also known as "fake meat."
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 U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) hasn’t released its November numbers past October due to the government shutdown. If they’re anything like October’s numbers, then they could be record-shattering.
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.
Trade talk is a big issue for everyone here at the convention and the focus isn’t just on China. For another year, the priority remains the same, the cattle industry vocal they want a free trade deal with Japan.
If you don’t reflect on the lessons you’ve learned before you move forward, you risk repeating mistakes. That’s wisdom well-earned in the beef industry, and one NCBA's Kendal Frazier is wise to pass on.
Disagree with Uma Valeti, CEO of Memphis Meats, a tech startup making meat from self-reproducing animal cells, if you want. Just don’t dismiss his efforts to bring “real meat—without the animal—to the table.”