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US to accept UK lamb imports from January 3

US to accept UK lamb imports from January 3

The United States (US) has moved to lift its 20-year ban on sheep and goat products from countries with cases...

December 3, 2021

Red meat exports to US reach £19 million in first year post-ban

Red meat exports to US reach £19 million in first year post-ban

Red meat exports from the UK to the US in the first eight months of this year have reached £19...

November 3, 2021

How did the biggest agricultural states vote in the US election?

How did the biggest agricultural states vote in the US election?

The race remains tight between Republican and current president of the US Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden as the...

November 5, 2020

UK beef to be served up in the US at AHDB launch event

UK beef to be served up in the US at AHDB launch event

The first shipment of UK beef to the US will be sampled by key influencers and buyers across three states...

October 5, 2020

Winds topple US corn crops

Winds topple US corn crops

100mph winds have devastated some corn crops and farmland in the US. Corn crops were flattened and grain bins destroyed...

August 11, 2020

US meat and poultry plants to remain open after Trump order

US meat and poultry plants to remain open after Trump order

US President Donald Trump has signed an order that will keep meat and poultry processing facilities open during the Covid-19...

April 29, 2020

US ‘dangerously close’ to meat shortages as plants close

US ‘dangerously close’ to meat shortages as plants close

Meat processing and packing plant closures are leaving the US “dangerously close” to meat shortages as a result of the...

April 27, 2020

US authorities lift suspension on Brazilian beef imports

US authorities lift suspension on Brazilian beef imports

Authorities in the US have decided to lift a suspension on the import of raw, intact beef into the country...

February 28, 2020

China lifts 30-month age restriction on US beef imports

China lifts 30-month age restriction on US beef imports

China and the US have signed an agreement whereby the Asian country will remove the 30-month age limit for beef...

January 24, 2020

MEPs highlight concern over US tariff hike impact on EU agri sector

MEPs highlight concern over US tariff hike impact on EU agri sector

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have expressed deep concerns over the collateral damage borne by EU agriculture and food sector...

November 29, 2019

Largest milk processor in US files for bankruptcy

Largest milk processor in US files for bankruptcy

Dean Foods, the milk processor in the US, has filed for bankruptcy in Texas, and is also in “advanced discussions”...

November 12, 2019

US government to investigate beef pricing margins for unfair practices

US government to investigate beef pricing margins for unfair practices

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to investigate beef pricing margins for evidence of unfair practices as part of...

August 29, 2019

EU Commission rejects criticism of EU-US beef agreement

EU Commission rejects criticism of EU-US beef agreement

The European Commission has rejected claims that the agreement between the EU and the US on beef trade is a...

August 12, 2019

EU and US sign agreement on imports of hormone-free beef

EU and US sign agreement on imports of hormone-free beef

The EU and US have signed an agreement reviewing the functioning of an existing quota to import hormone-free beef into...

August 5, 2019

‘Missing’ toddler drives to fair on toy tractor

‘Missing’ toddler drives to fair on toy tractor

A two-year-old toddler who was reported missing was returned to his family by police after driving his toy tractor to...

July 29, 2019

Fair Oaks Farms takes action following emergence of calf abuse video

Fair Oaks Farms takes action following emergence of calf abuse video

Fair Oaks Farms, one of the largest dairy farms in the US, has announced that it has sacked a number...

June 6, 2019

‘Nearly 3,000 piglets’ loose on US road following lorry crash

‘Nearly 3,000 piglets’ loose on US road following lorry crash

Nearly 3,000 piglets were recently loose on a road in the US following a traffic accident, according to local police....

March 24, 2019

US Angus bull sold for $1.51 million at auction

US Angus bull sold for $1.51 million at auction

A bull in the US was sold for a massive $1.51 million (£1.2 million) at auction in recent days. The bull...

February 11, 2019