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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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Colombia set to export chicken to the U.S. and Japan

The National Poultry Producers Federation and Colombian poultry companies have been working hard to be able to export, a road not cleared of a few obstacles.
Colombian poultry producers have worked hard in the past few years and they want to be ready to start exporting chicken in 2021.
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US sees surge of poultry exports to Cuba

Increased demand for U.S. chicken appears to be connected to more money to spend
While Cuba has in recent years been one of the largest destination for U.S. poultry exports, the country’s demand for such products has seen a huge uptick since late 2020.
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