Browsing Posts tagged nlis

ABA Chairman Brad Bellinger said today, “I am most concerned over recent trade data that shows that the USA without a National Livestock Identification Systems (NLIS) is gaining market share in both Japan and the EU compared to the beef exports for Australia.” Mr Bellinger continued, “The volume of US beef being sent to Japan […]

Well, enforcement is always the next step with government regulation.  Here is an article from Australia: Crackdown begins on saleyard compliance 12 Apr, 2011 09:14 AM A STATEWIDE operation targeting sheep and goat sales is being launched this week to crackdown on identification and tracing compliance, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) Director Agricultural […]

A man has been charged with stealing $27,000 worth of Angus cattle from a farm in northern NSW, removing their tags and then selling them on. The 60-year-old allegedly stole the 27 head of cattle from a property in Gravesend in August this year. The cattle, with an estimated value of $1000 a head, were […]

“So when you are told by the Meat and Livestock Association that our NLIS system is wonderful, or there is full traceability, they are not telling the truth.” “We have alerted the Government to the situation but they argue the system is still being bedded down. In actual fact the percentage loss of traceability of […]