FAO – Global food prices rose in May at their fastest monthly rate in more than a decade, even as world cereal production is on course to reach a new record high, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported.
United States branch of Brazilian giant meat processor started to return to a plant in Texas, but with new instructions, get ready to do things a bit differently than normal: work by hand.
A study released Wednesday by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Company (Embrapa) of the national Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply showed the country was the world's fourth-largest grain producers in the world, it was announced.
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare have announced that controls for the presence of aflatoxins in chia imported from Paraguay were to become less strict, in light of the improvement in the quality and safety now duly recorded.
Four additional Brazilian states have been recognized as free of foot-and-mouth disease without the need for vaccinations, by the World Organization for Animal Health, OIE.
Nine people died Monday after armed men broke into a coffee farm in the municipality of Algeciras, in southern Colombia, and ended the lives of eight men and one woman, the Ombudsman's Office reported. The victims were coffee pickers, it was informed.
As tensions between the Government of President Alberto Fernández and rural producers seem to be focused on the 30-day ban on meat exports, the Argentine Rural Confederations (CRA) issued a statement this weekend headed Does the milk producer not matter?
The Rafaela Alimentos meat processing plant in Casilda in the province of Santa Fe Tuesday closed down temporarily in response to the ban on exports decreed by the Argentine Government of President Alberto Fernández. The company employs 650 workers.
The Argentine government of President Alberto Fernández has announced all meat exports will be banned for the next 30 days in an attempt to slow down inflation as domestic prices went up 20% owing to foreign demand.
Argentine economists are eyeing the recent increase in the international price of soybeans as some sort of light at the end of the tunnel following a severe recession, high indebtedness amid the coronavirus pandemic.