March 05, 2012 by us1beef in Uncategorized

MOOOOVIN’ ON UP, to the Middle East side

(MeatingPlace.com; March 2012 Edition) Late in the month of January, the United Arab Emirates dropped its objection to the import of U.S. beef from cattle older than 30 months, prompting “huzzahs” from the industry. Why do they care about a country whose entire population is only 65 percent of New

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January 31, 2012 by us1beef in Uncategorized

UAE Ends Ban on U.S. Beef Imports

Action called “win-win” for both countries The United Arab Emirates has ended its restrictions on U.S. beef imports, providing a major boost for America’s food trade in the expanding Middle Eastern market, according to Michael Imgarten, president of United Source One, a leading exporter of U.S. prime beef to the

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January 20, 2012 by us1beef in Uncategorized

NCBA Wants Movement on Beef Access Before Japan Joins TPP Talks

(Inside U.S. Trade) — Three groups representing the U.S. beef industry last week expressed general support for Japan joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations but emphasized that Japan must increase its access for U.S. beef exports, which has been limited in the wake of a 2003 outbreak of bovine spongiform

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January 12, 2012 by us1beef in Uncategorized

Beef Industry Looks Abroad as America’s Appetite for Meat Falls

(Reuters) — For the past decade, cattle ranchers and meat packers watched with despair as America’s beef consumption steadily declined, ceding ground to leaner meats, vegetarian diets and lower-cost dishes.   The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 2011 U.S. per capita beef consumption at 57.6 pounds, down 13 percent from

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January 06, 2012 by us1beef in Uncategorized

Education Helps Grow Exports to Middle East

(BEEF) — With a rapidly expanding range of U.S. beef cuts being exported to the Middle East, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently launched a retail education campaign aimed at enhancing customers’ knowledge of underutilized cuts and other U.S. beef products that are relatively new to this region. USMEF

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