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LIVESTOCK-CME live cattle futures sag as traders eye lower boxed-beef prices

15 Jul 2019

CHICAGO, July 15 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) live cattle futures ended mostly lower on Monday as weak boxed beef prices fueled concerns about increasing supplies. Select-grade boxed beef was $189.21 per cwt on Monday afternoon, down 2.7% from a week ago, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data issued after the close of trading. Choice-grade boxed beef was $213.27, down 1.9% from a week earlier.

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads

12 Jul 2019

CHICAGO Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday.

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads

12 Jul 2019

CHICAGO, July 12 Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday.

Locked out of China, U.S. pork producers sniff out new buyers

02 Jul 2019

CHICAGO U.S. hog farmers lost hundreds of millions of dollars in export sales to China and Mexico after President Donald Trump launched his trade wars last year. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-Locked out of China, U.S. pork producers sniff out new buyers

02 Jul 2019

CHICAGO, July 2 U.S. hog farmers lost hundreds of millions of dollars in export sales to China and Mexico after President Donald Trump launched his trade wars last year.

Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe

27 Jun 2019

CHICAGO/NEW YORK A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices.

U.S. pork lobby says regulatory changes needed after Trump biotech order

26 Jun 2019

CHICAGO The U.S. pork lobby said on Tuesday that more must be done to simplify regulations for genetically altered livestock, weeks after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to streamline the review process for agricultural technology.

U.S. pork lobby says regulatory changes needed after Trump biotech order

25 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 25 The U.S. pork lobby said on Tuesday more must be done to simplify regulations for genetically altered livestock, weeks after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to streamline the review process for agricultural technology.

LIVESTOCK-Supply glut knocks hog futures down by daily trading limit

21 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 21 Hefty supplies of American pigs pushed Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures down by the daily exchange-imposed limit on Friday.

LIVESTOCK-CME lean hogs fall as U.S. pork sales to China disappoint

20 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 20 U.S. lean hog futures tumbled on Thursday as American pork export sales to China continued to disappoint traders who have been expecting a surge of demand due to an outbreak of a fatal hog disease in China.

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