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2013-10-18 12:24:54

Industry prepared for potential opportunities CALGARY, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Beef is celebrating the announcement of a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union (EU), which was finalized and announced October 18(th), giving the Canadian beef industry broader trade access in European export markets. The European market holds great opportunity for Canadian beef and veal, with the potential for 64,950 tonnes of duty-free market access for...

2013-05-31 23:28:00

According to research that has now been released by Dr Corran McLachian, there is a protein in milk called A1 Beta Casein that may be causing cardiovascular disease and insulin dependent Diabetes. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 In a recent article, Gail Bowman, owner of Health Food Emporium, wrote, “Milk proteins come in two types, whey and casein. Casein comprises about 80% of the total protein in milk, A1 and A2 beta-casein. Hundreds of years ago the majority of cattle were A2, then the...

2013-05-10 12:26:24

CLARION, Pa., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today recognized May as "Beef Month," highlighting the role Pennsylvania's $1.6 billion beef industry plays in the state's economy. "Governor Corbett declared May as Beef Month to pay tribute to Pennsylvania's beef industry, which provides quality, wholesome products to consumers," said Greig. "Enjoy beef from local farmers to support our economy and keep Pennsylvania growing." Greig toured Clarion...

2013-01-28 12:28:00

Industry ready to take advantage of increased opportunities TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Beef Inc. celebrated the announcement today by Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz that effective February 1, 2013, Japan will further amend its beef import requirements enabling Canadian beef from cattle under 30 months of age to be eligible for shipment to Japan.  This decision will greatly increase the amount of product eligible for export and could potentially double...

2013-01-11 12:22:40

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Beef Inc. is very pleased that the Chinese government has finally agreed to provide certification to an additional four Canadian processing plants for export to that country.  This announcement has come after continued efforts by the Canadian Government and Ministerial officials to expand commercial access to that market.  Chinese market access is one of a number of key trade agreements achieved through the leadership of the federal...

2012-03-25 02:20:22

Positive step for the Canadian beef industry in Japan CALGARY, March 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canada Beef Inc. welcomes Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement of the Canada-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, opening free trade negotiations with Japan.  This is an extremely important step in allowing full market access for Canadian beef in Japan.    Canada's beef and veal industry is grateful for the hard work of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Agriculture...

2011-05-20 00:00:29

Contest Helped Grocery Retailers Raise Awareness of Veal for Healthy Eating Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 The Beef Checkoff Program announced a winner in its recent veal promotion designed to help retailers expand veal sales. Susan Motisi of New Rochelle, New York was awarded $1,000 in free groceries. A frequent shopper of her local Super Stop & Shop, Motisi's winning entry was one of more than 200,000 received in the "Eat Better. Eat Veal!" sweepstakes. The contest was part of a...

2011-04-13 00:00:29

Partnership announced at 2011 AMI Meat, Poultry & Seafood Convention and Exposition Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 12, 2011 Today, Alchemy Systems, the leader in innovative training solutions for the global workforce, and the American Meat Institute (AMI) announced plans to release updated versions of AMI's humane animal handling training courses. Since 1944, the AMI Foundation has served the meat industry by creating and disseminating best practices for humane animal handling and stunning....

2011-02-07 04:12:00

OR YEHUDA, Israel, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (Nasdaq: MGIC), a global provider of cloud and on-premise application platforms and business integration solutions, today announced that Ekro, part of the VanDrie group, the largest veal producer in the world, has made a strategic decision to upgrade and expand its custom-built enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution using Magic Software's uniPaaS application platform. This move will allow Ekro to better...

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2010-10-19 09:35:00

As consumer demand for naturally raised beef continues to increase, researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered that naturally raised beef can be produced effectively for this niche market as long as a substantial premium is offered to cover additional production and transportation costs. Naturally raised beef is produced without hormones or antibiotics, whereas traditional systems take advantage of technologies the industry offers such as ionophores like...