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Experts weigh in on listeria sampling sites for RTE foods

Cornell University food scientists have surveyed over a dozen food safety professionals...

Marfrig to build burger factory in Brazil, keep U.S. beef patty unit

Marfrig Global Foods will invest BRL85 million ($22.4 million) to build a new beef...

Consumers slow to migrate to online grocery shopping: Gallup

Despite a profusion of online services that offer alternatives to spending time...

New executive director named for poultry group

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association today announced that Ryan Bennett has been...

Monday, August 20, 2018

A conference for ‘good’ food

Researchers develop dynamic shelf life, risk model for ground beef

Salami maker aims to disrupt with a stand-up package

Woerner moves to Texas Tech

Tyson makes big push into Asia, foodservice with Keystone purchase

Owner of meat plant raided by ICE pleads guilty to tax fraud

U.S. pork, beef prospects perk up as ASF hits China

Two Mediterranean restaurant chains merge

Friday, August 17, 2018

Health officials identify pathogen in Ohio Chipotle outbreak

JBS says trade disputes hamper U.S. pork prices, margins

Second case of African swine fever reported in China

News briefs: Cargill, Kroger, Patrick Cudahy, Pork Checkoff, Boston Market

Judge reinstates WOTUS in 26 states

Tyson Fresh Meats lands Department of Defense contracts (updated)

Remembering Arnold Mikelberg, former president of Armour Swift-Eckrich

Of bacon, cooking and the U.S. education system

Tyson acquires Keystone Foods for $2.5 billion: Reuters

Thursday, August 16, 2018

USDA buying beef, up to $60 million in chicken

120 animal ag groups push Senate on disease response plan

Canadian cattle processor preps for U.S. market entry

Ireland takes action to ease worker shortage in meat plants

Hormel sells pork processing plant

Marfrig ‘very focused’ on selling Keystone soon: CFO

Nearly 200 poultry facilities recognized for safety performance

Impossible Foods launches video supporting its mission

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Smithfield parent reports lower profits hit by U.S./China trade war

JBS posts net loss in Q2 due to dollar appreciation

Display case cooling tech affects meat shelf life: study

Tyson expands wing offerings for foodservice

Koch Foods to launch $80 million plant expansion

Tyson Fresh Meats leads beef supply chain toward transparency

More illnesses linked to frozen raw breaded chicken

N.Y. state business breaks its own record for chicken wings served

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Caviness Beef Packers sets plant expansion, additional shift

Fieldale Farms wins approval for 20-year plant expansion

Canadian specialty food manufacturer announces investments

News briefs: Qdoba, sustainable summit, Tyson, Amazon, webinar

Keystone Meats expands Ohio facility

McDonald's puts $6 billion into restaurant revamp

Aramark expands ‘plant forward’ college menus

Restaurant parent firm’s Q4 profit slips despite sales gains

Monday, August 13, 2018

USDA lifts 2018 meat production outlook, sees more broilers

Activists allege long-term mistreatment of poultry

R-CALF expands campaign against checkoffs (updated)

Adventurous Americans find Korean BBQ ‘enspicing’: NPD Group

Poultry company names director of further processing

Major retailer sets timeline for gestation stall-free pork

Meat Institute creates clever videos to promote beef in lunchbox

‘Local’ is trendy, but is it safe?

Friday, August 10, 2018

FDA’s Gottlieb looking at organic label claims

Judge dismisses insurer’s case vs. Mountaire tied to recall

Companies partner on Wagyu products for retail

Beef sandwich chain snags P.F. Chang’s CEO

New judge to hear Smithfield nuisance cases

Employee injured at SC beef packer, flown to hospital

Canadian firm recalls chicken strips on listeria concerns

Chipotle mulls rolling out bacon options after successful test

Donnie Smith takes his passion for chicken to Rwanda: NPR

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Seaboard Q2 pork profit down; turkey posts a loss

Kroger touts private label success, promotes executive

Beef group issues antimicrobial stewardship statement

Food prices tumble in July

Minn. hog producer, other Midwest ag businesses targeted in sweeping ICE raid

Aldi bets on fresh offerings, including meat

USDA outlines plan for Chesapeake water conservation

U.S. poultry now welcomed in Morocco

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Feedlot among possible sources of lettuce contamination: FDA

New BRF product line lets consumers trace chicken origins

Making sense of millennials’ food habits

Research: Cooking oil prevents biofilms on equipment

Debate around ag ‘nuisance’ lawsuits heats up

Tyson’s Leatherby dead at 58

Walmart in meal kit deal for online sales: Fortune

Brazil's Minerva plans IPO of international units in Chile