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Tom Polansek

McDonald's to curb antibiotic use in its beef supply

12 Dec 2018

McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it plans to reduce the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply, fueling projections that other restaurants will follow suit.

China likely to resume U.S. soy deals, but action on tariffs uncertain -USDA chief

04 Dec 2018

CHICAGO China will probably resume buying American soybeans around Jan. 1 because of limited supplies in Brazil after slashing imports from the United States due to the U.S.-China trade war, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Monday.

Sanderson Farms to curb human antibiotic use in chicken supply

30 Nov 2018

CHICAGO Sanderson Farms Inc by March will stop using antibiotics vital to fighting human infections to prevent diseases in chickens, the company said on Friday, becoming the last major chicken producer to step away from the drugs.

China buys U.S. pork despite trade tariffs as hog disease spreads

29 Nov 2018

CHICAGO China is loading up on U.S. pork, despite import tariffs imposed due to the trade war, as a highly contagious swine disease ravages the Chinese hog herd.

Exclusive: Argentina says it is close to inking a beef deal with U.S.

27 Nov 2018

(The Nov. 26 story corrects source of quote in eleventh paragraph to Bill Bullard, the CEO of R-CALF USA, not U.S. Meat Export Federation spokesman Joe Schuele)

U.S. pigs out on bacon, ribs as trade wars cut chicken demand

13 Nov 2018

CHICAGO Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump's trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home.

U.S. pigs out on bacon, ribs as trade wars cut chicken demand

13 Nov 2018

CHICAGO, Nov 13 Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump's trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home.

ADM profit beats estimates on oilseed crushing, corn exports

06 Nov 2018

Archer Daniels Midland Co reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the U.S. grain merchant cashed in on strong oilseed crushing margins and export sales of American corn.

Toxin in U.S. corn harvest poses latest headache for farmers

05 Nov 2018

CHICAGO North American farmers are finding increased levels of a plant toxin known as vomitoxin in this year's corn harvest, adding insult to injury for growers already suffering as the U.S.-China trade war hurts soybean exports and crop prices.

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