Brazil's JBS SA, the world's largest meat processor, for the first time imported fresh beef from the United States into the country in a bid to develop a niche market for a more marbled version of a cut known locally as
Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi prepared to travel to the United States on Friday to fight a ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef, which hit shares of local meatpackers and revived concerns over the image o
The ban on fresh Brazilian beef exports to the U.S. could end after the U.S. finishes its review of documents sent in response to questions raised in a U.S. veterinary mission to Brazil earlier this year.
With the comment period closed on a USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) proposal to allow fresh beef imports, under specific conditions, from 14 Brazilian states, the agency will begin wading throu
A U.S. ethanol tax credit costing roughly $6 billion a year will expire on Dec. 31, with the U.S. industry declaring itself ready to stand on its own and Brazil hoping for a biofuels bonanza in the years ahead.
Twice in the last twelve months the U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rules to import beef from specific regions of South American countries. And twice in the last twelve months agricultural organizations and
Canada has stepped up inspections on imported meat from Brazil to temporarily check every shipment following a corruption investigation involving Brazil's health inspectors, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) sa
Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Friday he expects the United States to lift a ban on imports of Brazilian fresh beef soon, stressing that the decision bore no relation to sanitary concerns.
Meat-importing countries from North America to Europe and Asia have tightened inspection standards for shipments from Brazil in a bid to protect consumers, following a probe into possible corruption involving inspectors
Months after the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved imports of Peruvian pomegranates and figs, Traverse City, Mich.-based North Bay Produce Inc. announced the agency is allowing it to receive its first shipments of