IPC Statement Regarding COVID-19 and Poultry Meat Safety and Trade

Poultry meat is an essential part of a nutritious diet for consumers globally and it remains safe to consume in the pandemic era of COVID-19 whether produced domestically or imported from abroad. Food safety is of the highest importance for the global poultry sector as all work to feed consumers globally. It is critical that governments and the private sector work together to ensure food safety, ensure global food trade, and ensure consumer access to safe and nutritious […]

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ABPA Clarifications: China

The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) declares that Brazil’s chicken-meat producing industry is analyzing the information it has received on the possible detection by the municipal authorities of Shenzhen, China, of TRACES OF VIRUS on PACKAGING from Brazil. It remains unclear at what stage the possible contamination of the packaging occurred, and whether it occurred during the export transport process. Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply is in contact with GACC (China’s official sanitary agency), […]

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ABPA endorses IPC Declaration of Sao Paulo

The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) endorsed the Declaration of Sao Paulo, that is the commitment of International Poultry Council (IPC) as a leader in transforming the world through environmental and sustainable practices, in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). During a signing ceremony at its bi-annual conference, a Commitment of the Poultry Meat Sector was signed by the IPC and the FAO in the presence of the IPC President Robin […]

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STATEMENT BRAZILIAN ANIMAL PROTEIN SUPPLY

Brazilian Association of Animal Protein – ABPA, that represents the producers and exporters of animal protein, would like to inform that has no reason to suspend exports from Brazil to all countries and clients around the world. The production chain is working hard in order to supply our domestic and international clients. Slaughterhouses, roads, ports and other logistic structures has kept its functioning even in this pandemic crisis. It is also important to mention that we have been […]

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GLOBAL POULTRY SECTOR COMMITS ON WORKER’S HEALTH

GLOBAL POULTRY SECTOR COMMITS TO SAFEGUARDING WORKERS’ HEALTH AND MAINTAINING FOOD SUPPLY As the spread of COVID-19 puts pressure on healthcare sectors of affected countries, the poultry sector continues to supply nutritious products to meet the nutritional needs of people across the world. “These are incredibly challenging times for people worldwide” said Robin Horel, President of the International Poultry Council (IPC).  “During this difficult period, it is essential that the poultry sector can continue to operate, in compliance […]

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ABPA: About COVID-19 SECTOR POSITIONING

The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) informs that the poultry, eggs and swine sectors in Brazil are committed to maintaining the flow of food supply to the Brazilian population, in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis. For member companies, the health of the teams and the provision of food to the population are unquestionable priorities. For this reason, two weeks ago ABPA had already implemented internal committees to mitigate the impacts of this crisis on the production […]

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February egg exports give way to domestic demand

Protein consumption remains high in Brazil and reduces the first two months of the year As Brazilian egg exports (considering all products, between raw and processed) totaled 446 tons in February, inform the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA). The number is 67.7% lower than that registered in the same period of 2019, when 1.38 thousand tons were shipped. In the same comparative period, the total balance exported US $ 769 thousand, 54.2% less than the second month […]

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Chicken meat exports grow 10% in February

Shipment revenue was 5.2% higher, according to the same comparative period Brazilian exports of chicken meat (considering all products, between fresh and processed) totaled 348.4 thousand tons in February, informs the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA). The number is 10% higher than the shipments made in the second month of last year, when 316.7 thousand tons were exported. February exports generated revenues of US $ 553.8 million, a result 5.2% higher than the US $ 526.4 million […]

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Revenue from pork exports grows 54.6% in February

Shipment volume was 24.7% higher compared to the same period in 2019 Brazilian pork exports (considering all products, between fresh and processed) totaled 67,400 tons in February, informs the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA). The number is a record for the month and exceeds the volume shipped by 24.7% in the same period of 2019, when 54.1 thousand tons were exported. The monthly export revenue reached US $ 154.9 million, 54.6% higher than the result obtained in […]

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After Gulfood, exporters project more than US $ 180 million in business

The action led by the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), ended during Gulfood 2020, the largest food fair in the Middle East, held between 16 and February 20 in Dubai (UAE). With the participation of 14 agro-industries exporting poultry, eggs and poultry genetic material, the action consolidated US $ 19 million in business in just the five days of the event. According to the companies, the contacts […]

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