Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.



China lifts ban on Brazilian meat imports

With losses of US$40 million in a week, the impact of Operation Weak Flesh was huge and global, but the situation seems to be beginning to reverse itself.
There’s no doubt that Brazil acted quickly in its negotiations to lessen the impact of the “Weak Flesh” scandal. China has already re-opened its market to Brazilian chicken, pork and beef.
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Changes in avian flu virus in China causes concern

Global Health agencies issue international alert for rapid detection of and response to avian influenza
Measures to control the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in China have not been as successful as had been hoped, leading the global health agencies to issue a warning to other countries in Asia to be on the alert to protect their poultry and human populations.
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ADM to expand animal nutrition capabilities in China

New feed premix plant and aquaculture capabilities in Xiangtan and Nanjing
Archer Daniels Midland Company continues to expand its animal nutrition footprint in China with the construction of a new feed premix facility in Xiangtan, Hunan Province, central China, and the addition of aquaculture feed production lines at its existing Nanjing complex in Jiangsu Province, eastern China.
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Deadline nears for feed companies that export to China

New rules require feed additive, premix companies to be on list submitted by AFIA to China authorities
U.S. animal feed facilities that wish to export feed additives and/or premixes to China will have to follow a new protocol to do so, and an important deadline is quickly approaching.
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Tyson tray pack chicken sales in China up 60 percent

With transparency program, Tyson Foods has been able to reassure Chinese consumers about safety of products, chief global growth officer says
Chinese consumers are increasingly coming around to the idea of purchasing packaged chicken, and that has shown as sales of Tyson Foods’ tray pack chicken in China have grown 60 percent over the last year, said Sally Grimes, Tyson Foods chief global growth officer.
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