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Hormel Foods to sell unit to PepsiCo

Hormel Foods announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its CytoSport...

Small chicken salad recall on listeria concerns

Lean Culinary Services, a Hollywood, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately...

African Swine Fever spreads in Asia

African Swine Fever is spreading in Asia, with Vietnam now reporting its first cases...

Rastelli Foods to launch meatless burger in Middle East

Swedesboro, N.J.-based Rastelli Foods Group announced that it has agreed with British...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Nearly half of consumers read labels carefully: Pork Board

Novel antimicrobial packaging film offers strong light barrier: study

Essential oils enhance anti-listerial effect in red wine marinade for beef: research

Giving Back: NPB, Kroger, Perdue Farms, Smithfield Foods

Tyson expansion plans hit snag

Chinese firm recalls products on African Swine Fever contamination

OIE report outlines latest in global animal antibiotic use

Wal-Mart cites e-commerce growth in Q4 earnings surge

Monday, February 18, 2019

CDC reports more illnesses in raw turkey salmonella infection outbreak

Analysts see smoother sailing for Pilgrim’s Pride

Key animal ag areas facing depopulation

Probiotic may replace antibiotics in poultry: researchers

Despite the detractors, beef demand seen growing at brisk pace

East Coast poultry industry thrived in 2018: report

Farmer sentiment rises as USDA payments take hold: report

Group instructs how to market meatless products

Friday, February 15, 2019

Texas processor sold in deal between private equity firms

Buyers of N.H. processor-distributor to build new facility

Congress puts up roadblock to ERS, NIFA relocation

Wild Zora shifts from Whole Foods to Walmart

EPA publishes proposed rule redefining WOTUS

Court approves Kane sale, operations to resume Feb. 22

Grocery cost increases causing ‘perfect storm’: study

NSF unveils Global Animal Wellness Standards

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Foster Farms names new CEO

Pilgrim’s posts Q4 net loss, but sees chicken market recovery

Suit challenging Missouri definition of meat settled: report

Burger concept has big expansion plans

Pilgrim’s sees foodservice, product mix driving 2019 gains

Mountaire plant reports another wastewater spill

Arkansas beef producers worried about the future

News Briefs: NCBA, AAMP, Shake Shack chicken, Taco Bell, Chipotle, Boston Market brisket

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

US Foods sees continued 2019 growth as Q4 sales climb

Poultry giant names industry veteran as fresh business chief

USDA launches poultry biosecurity outreach program

NAMI issues leadership, safety, stewardship awards

Trade talks spark optimism in U.S., skepticism in China

BRF recalls chicken, most destined for export, due to salmonella risk

Meal kit maker adds “carb-conscious” line with higher protein

Maple Leaf Farms launches duck tenders for foodservice

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Deli meat giant to cut nitrate, nitrite from several products

Processors encouraged to participate in WOTUS rule making

Processing deviation prompts small sausage recall

Alternative proteins, animal welfare concerns shift beef, pork preferences

FSIS updates inspectors on new campylobacter testing initiative

Applegate Farms introduces sausage line from regenerative farms

Small lamb, beef plant approved in New Jersey

USPoultry names award recipients

Monday, February 11, 2019

Processor announces $20 million plant expansion

Hain works to sell protein unit

Undeclared allergens prompt 100k-pound recall of chicken products

Frontier Meats to pay $8,400 federal fine

Kane Beef buyer to continue beef operations

Dietz & Watson executive and family member dies

Lactic acid spray improves pork safety: study

Coleman Natural gifts $800K to American Humane program

Friday, February 08, 2019

Trade barriers take growing toll on pork exports

BRF says asset sale program raised less than expected

Montana pitches COOL bill

Nonprofit allots $3 million for cell- and plant-based product research

Foster Farms expands in Livingston

Kane Beef sold at auction

Worker who suffered hand injury can sue Tyson: report

USDA lowers total meat, poultry production forecast

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Chicken price rebound is under way: DLR

Butterball goes after the school meal market

NCBA launches Fake Meat Facts campaign

Kane Beef auction continued

Tyson posts lower sales, earnings; maintains outlook

Activist group sues Pilgrim’s over ad claims

Kroger customizes Home Chef meal kits, expands distribution

FSIS eliminates hog inspection rule

Tyson buys BRF operations in Asia, Europe