Nebraskan Beef to Be Exported to Shanghai

Nebraska officials have helped load the state’s first shipment of beef to Shanghai, just two days after Washington reached agreements with Beijing on resuming U.S. beef exports, Nebraska governor’s office confirmed to Xinhua on Thursday [15 June 2017]. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture director Greg Ibach on Wednesday joined Greater Omaha

Food Safety Scandal Embroils Brazil’s Meatpacking Industry as China Suspends Imports and Hong Kong Issues a Recall

China and the European Union curtailed meat imports from Brazil on Monday [20 March 2017] after police, in an anti-corruption probe criticized by the government as alarmist, accused inspectors in the world’s biggest exporter of beef and poultry of taking bribes to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats…Full Article: China Daily Mar 2017 Brazil’s

Indian Buffalo Meat May Be Exported to China

Some Chinese beef importers are cautious about the possible removal of restrictions on buffalo imports from India, saying they lack confidence in the quality of the Indian meat compared with beef from other countries like Australia. Domestic companies reacted on Thursday [19 January 2017] to recent media reports that China had agreed to import buffalo