Posts tagged "Meat and Livestock Australia"

Backfella Beef brand concept has potential to unite indigenous cattle producers

[13 May/ABC News] Kelvin Dunrobin of Blackfella Beef was one of the brains behind the concept that looked to unite indigenous cattle producers to grow and market their own meat under the brand. The next step is to identify how many indigenous owned cattle enterprises there were in Queensland that could market their beef under...

Meat products from 3D printer could be the new food for aged care homes and restaurants

[2 December/ ABC Rural] Meat and Livestock Australia Research, Development and Innovation General Manager, Sean Starling said a high protein ink or powder could be used in a 3D printer to produce a soft food with specific nutrients which was suitable for people who had chewing or swallowing problems. Meat and Livestock Australia saw the...

China lifts Brazilian beef ban, posing a threat to Australian exports

[21 July/ ABC Rural] China announced that it will lift the ban on Brazilian beef importation, that was imposed after the discovering of a case of mad cow disease in 2012. However, during the ban, Brazil was able to export beef to Hong Kong, growing the Hong Kong trade to a value of $1.5 billion...

Cattle farmers to get $2.8bn in trade deal

 [8 April/ Financial Review] The Abbott Government’s free trade deal with its biggest beef export market (30% according to Meat and Livestock Australia), Japan, has resulted in a reduction of the 38.5% tariff on beef by 19.5% over 15 years, reducing the current AUD590 million per annum impost on beef producers. Cattle producers are expected...