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House passes farm bill on second try

The House on Thursday narrowly passed a farm bill that bolsters farm subsidies and...

Why hog prices will be pressured in the second half: USDA

Slower processor demand for hogs, soft domestic demand for pork, and adjustments...

Study: Consumers benefit from hygiene info on poultry labels

Research from the Netherlands suggests that hygiene warning labels on poultry meat...

Giving Back: Wayne Farms, Smithfield, NTF, Hormel, Tyson, Perdue

Wayne Farms sponsors ag facility Wayne Farms LLC is supporting the new Jackson County...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

U.S. beef exports to China: one step forward, one step back

Missouri officials OK feedlot expansion; appeals expected

Jerky maker infuses new meat bars with collagen

Portable spectrometer for pork quality has potential: study

Ground beef recalled on E. coli concerns

HSUS targets McDonald’s on animal welfare

Beef supply and demand challenges continue: Peel

Beyond Meat signs biggest foodservice deal yet

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

NPPC pushes to open Thai market for U.S. pork

Research: Deboning time has little effect on meat quality attributes

Grant awarded to study livestock antimicrobial drugs impact

Tilted Kilt joins menu revamp train with new burger lineup

Immigration officials arrest 146 workers at Ohio meat plant

Kingdom Farms settles lawsuit on misbranding meat, poultry

Farm groups focus on Senate for checkoff reform (updated)

Poultry processor names plant manager in Mississippi

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Canada reinforces warning as 9 more sickened by poultry products

Analyst cuts FY 2018 earnings expectations for Pilgrim’s Pride

Mississippi processor fights OSHA in court

Red meat disappearance seen rebounding to pre-recession levels

Feds sue Chicago meat distributor over misbranding allegations

Animal activists seek stiffer penalties against Mass. processor

USDA warns commercial poultry of backyard outbreak of Newcastle disease

Pizza chain extends goals on antibiotics use in sourced protein

Monday, June 18, 2018

Seaboard Triumph Foods pork processing plant sets second shift target date

Perdue CEO saw young girl talk about diversity, invited her to keynote

Tyson adds new flavors of grab-and-go filled tortillas

2018 AMSA Fellows and award winners announced

USMEF assesses damage to U.S. pork from Mexico’s retaliatory tariffs

Mountaire Farms formally targeted in class action lawsuit

FDA plans meeting on "cultured" foods

Ultrasound improves sensory attributes in ham: study

Friday, June 15, 2018

Craft jerky maker expands with equity deal

Sausage company recalls products for misbranding

Olymel buys Ontario poultry processor

Trade mission to Asia sparks optimism: USDA’s McKinney

Trump follows through with $50 billion in tariffs on China (Updated)

N.C. hog nuisance bill moves to governor’s desk

BRF's chairman Parente approved as new CEO

Pilgrim’s Moy Park boosts investment in production

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Chef’d, Smithfield launch meal kits in drug stores

Wahlburgers on the hunt for new CEO after resignation

Senate ag committee passes farm bill

More recall woes in Puerto Rico; ravioli recall expanded

City agrees to supply utilities for proposed Texas plant

Small processor in Ky. gains USDA certification

Grass-fed beef brand launches hot dogs, sausages

News Briefs: Dave & Buster’s, B.Good, Carl Buddig, EPA, USPOULTRY, A&W

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Caviness Beef Packers provides $2M for Texas meat lab

Adulterated, misbranded ingredient prompts smoked sausage recall

Johnsonville debuts new sausage for foodservice

Pork, beef groups applaud latest livestock transportation bill

What costs the environment more: beef or catfish?

Maple Leaf expanding production at Ontario plant

Mountaire Farms fights challenge to recent consent decree

Lighter beef carcasses, lower hog slaughter reduce forecasts: USDA

Hormel adds four bacon toppings products

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Investment firm buys Quiznos

Study: Some E. coli interventions for beef better than others

Ga. processor will have to live with OSHA citation

USPOULTRY funds five poultry research grants

Deli Brands of America opens new slicing facility

Keystone suitors to make bids by late June: Reuters

Dick’s Wings owner to add Tilted Kilt to its portfolio

It’s Jerky Day! (Not the same as Boss’s Day)

Monday, June 11, 2018

Breaded chicken products recalled for extraneous materials

Meat ravioli products recalled

New England processor puts out new deli meats

Pork line’s rebranding emphasizes farm-to-family connection

Lawmakers offer bill to boost packaging label clarity

North Country Smokehouse adds humane-certified, organic deli meats

COOL efforts see one last defeat

Growth in plant-based meatball alternatives outpacing burgers: NPD