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26 September 2013
View news from Brazil Agrotecno Milk to Boost Brazilian Productivity
BRAZIL – A major milk production increase is the aim of an agricultural development officer who will be addressing farmers in Passo Fundo this week....
View news from Brazil Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony of the meeting of the Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina....
16 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Steer Prices Improving
BRAZIL - Brazilian steer prices improved during August, averaging R$3.38/kg lwt (approximatelly A$1.60/kg lwt) in Sao Paulo state, up 12 per cent year-on-year in Real (Brazilian currency) terms (Cepea/ESALQ)....
06 September 2013
View news from Brazil New States Recognised as Free of FMD
BRAZIL - The states of Ceará and Piauí are now recognised as zones free of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)....
27 August 2013
View news from Brazil Whey Import Tariff Slashed to 2 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Import tariffs have been slashed by the Ministerial Chamber on International Trade (CAMEX) on whey product quotas of 2,000 tons to two per cent....
20 August 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil Declared 99 per cent FMD Free
BRAZIL – More than 205 million head of cattle – 99 per cent of the national herd - have been declared free of foot and mouth disease by the agriculture minister, Antonio Andrade....
13 August 2013
View news from Brazil Vaccination Not Required For Bluetongue
BRAZIL – A technical collaboration has unanimously decided that there is no justification for the import of vaccines into Brazil for Bluetongue disease....
30 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods Sees Revenue Rise
BRAZIL - Brazilian poultry, meat and food processor Brasil Foods saw the company’s net revenue rise by 10 per cent in the second quarter of the year to R$7.5 billion. ...
10 June 2013
View news from Brazil Farmers See Five Year High For Milk
BRAZIL – Further proof of a five year dairy price high has been announced by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Applied Economics as shortages of dairy supplies have caused price volatility through May....
05 June 2013
View news from Brazil Short Supplies Put Milk At a Premium For Farmers
BRAZIL – Bad weather and revelations over milk tampering have led to farmers receiving 0.9854 reals/litre, the highest gross milk value for five years. ...
24 May 2013
View news from Brazil Supply Chain Under Scrutiny After Formaldehyde Scandal
BRAZIL – A mix of public and private bodies have been commissioned to formulate a milk supply chain control protocol, following revelations of formaldehyde and urea being mixed with milk....
16 May 2013
View news from Brazil Indigenous Communities to Get FMD Help
BRAZIL – Indigenous farmers in the Roraima region are to benefit from a foot and mouth vaccination scheme worth £253,000....
10 May 2013
View news from Brazil Formaldehyde Discovery Shows Supply Chain Weakness
BRAZIL – Complex milk supply chains are being blamed for the presence of formaldehyde in ‘adulterated’ UHT milk....
02 May 2013
View news from Brazil Vaccination Procedure Change
BRAZIL - The timing of vaccination procedures for several states will be altered, extending deadlines to June 30, the government announced yesterday. ...
01 May 2013
View news from Brazil BRF Profit Soars
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat, poultry and dairy processing giant Brasil Foods (BRF) ended the first quarter of 2013 with net revenue of R$ 7.2 billion, increase of 13.8 per cent over the same period of 2012 but net income reached grew by 134 per cent, reaching...
30 April 2013
View news from Brazil Government to Regulate Raw Milk Cheeses
BRAZIL – Producers of Minas cheese met with the Ministry of Agriculture last week to discuss legislation around the production of cheese made from unpasteurised milk....
25 April 2013
View news from Brazil Drought Conditions Lead to Emergency Powder Ruling
BRAZIL - Drought hit regions of Brazil have been granted permission to revert milk powder back to liquid pasteurised forms. ...
19 April 2013
View news from Brazil Whey Uptake Prompts Calls For Regulation
BRAZIL - The government has revealed public consultation plans to inform necessary updates to whey processing regulations following an uptake of the product in foodstuffs in recent years....
01 April 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil Moves Step Closer to FMD Free Status
BRAZIL – Seven states of north-eastern Brazil, including the Pará region, are to be foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) free by May this year....
View news from Brazil Pork, Beef, Dairy Output Increases Through 2012
BRAZIL – Data from the Brazilian Institute of Geography has confirmed a record breaking 2012 for cattle slaughter as well as growth in the pig sector....
25 March 2013
View news from Brazil Producers Benefit February Farm Gate Price Rise
BRAZIL - Milk prices received by producers in February (January production) moved up 1.35 per cent comparing to the previous month, at 0.8219 real per liter (0.4163 dollar) – net price, according to data from Cepea. ...
13 March 2013
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods Accelerates Growth
BRAZIL - Brasil Foods has reported net sales of R$28.5 billion for 2012 financial year, 10.9 per cent higher than posted in the preceding year, with a net income of R$813.2 million. ...
12 March 2013
View news from Brazil Ministry Presses for Welfare and Hygiene Changes
BRAZIL – Recent government efforts to improve animal welfare at transport and slaughter have been updated with a recent announcement of a new meat labeling scheme. ...
07 February 2013
View news from Brazil Milk Powder Anti-dumping Tariff Duties Extended on New Zealand and EU
BRAZIL - Anti-dumping duties have been extended for five years on imports of milk powder from New Zealand and the European Union....
20 December 2012
View news from Brazil Ministry to Oversee Vaccine Development
BRAZIL – ARGENTINA - As part of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) action programme of the Mercosur group the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply will undertake an audit of vaccine development at the Biogenesis Laboratory in Buenos Aires on...
11 December 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Keeps BSE Status After Prion Protein Scare
BRAZIL - Brazil's 'negligible' Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) status has been retained after Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency tests confirmed a 2010 cell sample was free of BSE....
06 December 2012
View news from Brazil November Agricultural Exports Up on 2011
BRAZIL - Market results from the year so far show growth across agriculture with more pork, beef and corn being exported on the same period last year. ...
View news from Brazil Post Drought FMD Vaccinations Begin
BRAZIL - The annual foot and mouth (FMD) vaccination campaign has reached it second stage after adverse weather required a vaccination period extension in drought affected areas. ...
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