June 3, 2021


Cow masks trap methane

Cargill Inc. will start selling a methane-absorbing wearable devices for cows to European dairy farmers in 2022.


Lawmakers ask flavored milk to stay

A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives is concerned about limited dairy consumption in schools.



JBS hit by cybersecuirty attack–  The world’s largest meat company announced an organized cybersecurity attack affected some of the servers supporting its North American and Australian IT systems. Resolution of incident may cause supply chain delays. (See an update on the attack repercussions here.)

What does marketing U.S. meat in the new normal look like? – A panel discussion during the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) virtual Spring Conference focused on marketing U.S. red meat in the post-pandemic era.

Farmers see sustainable eggs as the industry’s next big thing – Raising chickens with “regenerative agriculture” could create a new premium.

Securing Cuban market access for farmers – U.S. Senators have introduced a bi-partisan bill designed to secure market access in Cuba for American farmers.

Straight answers on beef – Sara Place, Chief Sustainability Officer for Elanco Animal Health, discusses the issue of sustainability and marketing using scientific evidence to support explanations.

Nestle criticized for unhealthy products – Nestle SA is working to update its nutrition and health strategy as the world’s largest food company is criticized for unhealthy products.

Drug residue can easily be avoided in animal by-products – Producers should be aware of ways to prevent drug residues in animal by-products sold to consumers.

Can a country with no livestock become a meat producer? –  Eat Just, a company in Singapore, is the first company in the world to have cultured meat product approved for sale.

New product to battle with feral hogs – Texas Agriculture Commissioner announced a new tool in the war against feral hogs with the release of a new hog contraceptive bait entering the market this week.


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