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U.K., Japan reach agreement on poultry meat trade

Trade between the two markets could begin as early as this month
Following a series of bilateral talks, the United Kingdom (U.K.) has reached an agreement that will open access for its poultry meat on the Japanese market. The trade could commence as early as this month.


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A common animal protein front may be a path to follow

Joining forces of all animal producers in Mexico strengthens the position of the industry in domestic and international markets and against lobbyist groups, pandemic impacts and any other issues.

At the end of 2010, the Brazilian Poultry Association and the Brazilian Chicken Producers and Exporters Association merged to create the UBABEF. Then in 2014 they joined the Brazilian Association of Pork Producers and Exporters and created the powerful entity of the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), involving chicken, eggs, swine and poultry breeders. 


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Brazilian egg exports find new life

Shipments ascending to pre-pandemic levels in 2021

Brazil may be better known for its broiler exports than its overseas egg sales but, as Easter approaches, I thought that it might be worth taking a look at how many eggs the country sells overseas.


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COOL issue won’t quite simmer down

While mandatory country of origin labeling appears a moot point now, a similar and voluntary Product of the USA Labeling option is being examined
Despite the fact that the World Trade Organization (WTO) on multiple occasions deemed country of origin labeling (COOL) for U.S. meat and poultry products as inconsistent with free-trade standards, COOL is an issue that still persists.
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2 BRF plants get approval to export wings to Canada

With these approvals, Brazil-based BRF now has 15 plants that can ship products to Canada
Two BRF plants gained clearance to ship chicken wings to Canada. One of the plants is located in Novo Mutum and the other is in Lucas do Rio Verde, both in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.
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Videos honor, highlight women of USAPEEC

International Women’s Day should be observed every day, says USAPEEC president
If you haven’t seen the videos posted on YouTube by the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council in observance of International Women’s Day, which was March 8, you certainly should check them out.
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