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Pork shippers to meet Russia’s new requirement

Canadian pork shippers will comply with Russia’s new zero-tolerance requirement for the feed additive ractopamine in meat shipments, Canada Pork International said Wednesday. In a letter to Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (VPSS), the industry group said that, as of Dec. 7, all Canadian pork exports destined for Russia are being tested […] Read more

Russia to determine grain export cap Thursday

Russia’s government will determine on Thursday how much grain can be exported during this crop year before it considers imposing a protective duty to keep grain in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov told Reuters. "The day after tomorrow I will hold a meeting. We will decide and I will give some signals," Zubkov […] Read more