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U.S. livestock: CME live cattle futures sag

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange cattle futures edged lower on Friday to snap a five-session climb, pressured by technical selling and uncertainty about cash price direction, given that cash cattle did not trade ahead of the closing bell, brokers said. However, after the futures market closed, fed cattle traded lightly in cash markets […] Read more

‘Operation Weak Flesh’ takes bite out of Brazil’s meat exports

Sao Paulo | Reuters –– Brazil’s meat exports have fallen sharply since a police investigation into alleged bribery of food-sanitation inspectors in the world’s top beef and poultry exporter sparked a wave of trade bans, an industry group said on Friday. Import restrictions by several key importers of Brazilian meat, ranging from China to Europe, […] Read more


Beef branding down in Mexico

Top chefs and the business community attend two-day event

Canada Beef launched its first brand series in Mexico City earlier this month. The agency hosted some of the country’s top chefs, as well as the business community, at the two-day event. “Mexico is an innovative culinary leader in beef and at the forefront of new and interesting flavours,” said Jorge Mendez, Canada Beef’s director […] Read more