Rising Beef Prices Squeeze Carnivores From Buenos Aires to California | Investing News

By Agustin Geist, Tom Polansek and Ana Mano

BUENOS AIRES/CHICAGO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Beef prices are surging worldwide, taking meat off the menu in steak-loving Buenos Aires and spoiling summer barbecues in the United States as Chinese imports rise and the cost of feeding cattle soars.

Globally, the surge is contributing to the highest food prices since 2014, according to the United Nations food agency, hitting poorer consumers particularly hard as they struggle to recover from economic shutdowns triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The rise in beef prices has been spurred by increasing demand from China, limited cattle supplies in some countries, a shortage of slaughterhouse workers and rising feed costs. The trend is starting to rattle supplier markets and impact policy.

Argentina, the second-biggest beef supplier to China after Brazil, on May 17 halted exports for a month as it grapples with runaway inflation. It blamed high demand from

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News and events in the Murrysville area for the week of April 26, 2021

Food collection event set for May 1

Busy Beaver and the Rotary Club of Delmont-Salem will host a May 1 food collection event for the Westmoreland County Food Bank.

It will be from 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the former AMC Theater parking lot off of Hollywood Boulevard, near Delmont.

Food bank officials said the items they need most are peanut butter, canned or pouched tuna/chicken/salmon, heavier soups or stews, cereal and boxed meals SUCH AS macaroni and cheese or Hamburger Helper.

The event will permit car drop-offs only.

Murrysville recreation officials plan ‘Chalk the Walk’ event

The Murrysville Recreation Department wants families to help decorate the walking trail at Murrysville Community Park with chalk drawings on May 15.

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., a $10 donation will get a 4-by-4-foot space on the trail. Chalk will be provided, but attendees can also bring their own. Kona Ice will be on-site

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Town Talk | Dumplings, fried chicken and a mashup of Chinese and American favorites are on this new restaurant’s menu | News, Sports, Jobs

photo by: Courtesy: Lucky Seb’s

When owner Will Soo had a number of baked potatoes left from a previous menu offering, he started experimenting with the idea of a loaded, baked potato stuffed inside a dumpling dough. The result was a new special Lucky Seb’s Dumpling Bar & Grill has offered since it opened in March.

New Family-Style Restaurant Owners Hope To Aid Community | Local Business News

A new restaurant called The Farm House is now open at 650 W. Andrew Johnson Highway, and its owners say they are eager to build this new business with the goal of helping others.

Located in the building that once housed The Diamond House Chinese restaurant and more recently Chang Thai, The Farm House is a joint venture between cook Ricardo Camacho, who also owns El Chilango food truck, and Yasmin Huertas, a 2020 Greeneville High School graduate and current East Tennessee State University student.

The Farm House opened in mid-March, but Huertas and Camacho said the story behind it began years ago.

“A few years back my dad and Ricardo worked together, and they used to talk about going into business together and opening a restaurant,” Huertas explained. “Dad finally opened a little store that became Costa del Sol a few years later, and Ricardo opened his food truck.”

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