Recent Stories by USMEF
Aug 07, 2020 by USMEF
June exports of U.S. pork fell below year-ago levels for the first time this year but exports remain on a record pace in 2020, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Aug 03, 2020 by USMEF
Hong Kong-based Joel Haggard, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice president for the Asia-Pacific, reports on that city's renewed efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Jun 30, 2020 by USMEF
U.S. meat production faced challenges in April and May as packing plants implemented worker safety measures for COVID-19, causing concern about available supplies. But production has rebounded in recent weeks.
Jun 08, 2020 by USMEF
April proved to be a relatively strong month for U.S. beef and pork exports despite COVID-19 related interruptions in production and economic headwinds in some key markets.
Jun 02, 2020 by USMEF
With its domestic pork production heavily impacted by African swine fever, Vietnam has announced reductions to its most-favored-nation tariff rates for imported pork.
May 12, 2020 by USMEF
German Navarrete, a USMEF corporate chef based in Mexico, recently developed a U.S. meat cutting demonstration utilizing virtual reality technology that uses 360-degree video images representing various meat cuts.
May 07, 2020 by USMEF
Underpinned by record production, U.S. pork exports completed a tremendous first quarter with new March records for volume and value. Beef exports also trended higher year-over-year in March.
May 06, 2020 by USMEF
USMEF submitted comments identifying barriers that inhibit U.S. red meat exports to Kenya, which are explained in more detail by Cheyenne McEndaffer, USMEF director of export services, in the audio clip below.
Apr 28, 2020 by USMEF
While the COVD-19 pandemic hasn't slowed international consumers' enthusiasm for U.S. pork and beef, it has altered their buying behavior and changed the way the U.S. meat industry communicates with consumers.
Apr 21, 2020 by USMEF
Late last year, with funding support from the National Pork Board, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) launched a campaign to expand retail sales of U.S. chilled pork in Hong Kong.
Apr 07, 2020 by USMEF
U.S. companies that export red meat to Canada now face simpler and clearer requirements, thanks to a joint initiative by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Apr 03, 2020 by USMEF
U.S. pork exports posted the third largest month on record in February while U.S. beef exports also recorded double-digit gains from a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF.
Apr 01, 2020 by USMEF
The COVID-19 outbreak created challenges for the food industry in Asia, with in-restaurant dining suspended in some countries for several weeks. But, demand for pork and beef has proven resilient at the retail level.