Global Market Opportunities Drive Beef Production Decisions in Argentina and Uruguay – Amber Waves-April 2008

by Dave

via Amber Waves-April 2008
Argentina and Uruguay are increasingly important suppliers of beef in global markets.

Keys to both countries’ success in international markets are certification and traceability programs, which have been improved in response to recent cattle disease outbreaks.

Grass-based production systems and bans against feeding meat and bone meal to cattle have helped allay importers’ concerns about bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).