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Farm group sues USDA for withdrawal of GIPSA rule

The Organization for Competitive Markets, which represents family farm interests...

Sanderson: Chicken industry to expand 9.7 percent over 3 years

The chicken industry is poised to produce a total of 9.7 percent more pounds in...

State AGs sue Massachusetts over confinement law

Attorneys general from 13 states, led by Indiana AG Curtis T. Hill Jr., have asked...

McDonald’s makes McVegan permanent in two countries

After a successful test in one Finnish city this fall, McDonald’s is making...

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Analyst bullish on Tyson and Hormel, but agribusiness woes remain

Cargill launches campaign to explain how trade feeds the world

Will consumers buy ‘Prime’ or ‘Choice’ pork?

News briefs: Sanderson Farms, Carl Buddig, Wayne Farms, Schwan’s, ConAgra, Arby’s, Galardi Group

Early-morning fire closes Raeford plant

Strong Q4 sales for Sanderson Farms, but profit slips

Competition to export beef to China expands again: report

One supermarket the clear winner in latest satisfaction survey

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wayne Farms breaks ground on Alabama expansion plan

Metal shavings prompt small pork recall

Mobile slaughterhouse success may bring permanent facility

Walmart selling meal kits

Target to launch same-day delivery, including groceries

Jerky maker enters Midwest markets in Costco deal

2017 beef cow herd dynamics: Peel

French finance minister prepares for China pork exports

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Meat processor to invest in plant, add jobs

Steak eaters see no value when shown meaning of “natural” label

Oklahoma Beef Council sues former auditing firm

Footbaths alone can’t prevent bird flu in commercial flocks: study

Red meat weighs on production forecasts

Shoppers are hopping from one store to the next for food

As NAFTA talks continue, Canada strengthens ag ties with Mexico

Deadline for comment on new chicken line speeds nears

Monday, December 11, 2017

JBS responds to video alleging cattle stun problems

Agri Beef, CEO Rebholtz tapped for 2018 Knowlton honors

Grocery giant reorganizes in U.S.

Two who destroyed customers’ meat get community service

Brazilian Police investigates bribe payment by JBS to tax authorities

Analyst lowers Pilgrim’s Pride earnings estimate for 2017

Cargill bolsters Asian operations

Have you reviewed your sexual harassment policies lately?

Friday, December 08, 2017

Poultry processor to build new distribution hub

Tyson increases investment in Beyond Meat

GAO recommends tighter plant safety coordination

Brazil's BNDES could sell shares of JBS in 2018

Farm-animal antibiotics sales declines

Meat, poultry industry groups respond to GAO report

Meat substitute maker raises $55 million

Canada expands beef, pork trade with China

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Tyson ends contract with farm in bird abuse video

Chefs predict top culinary concepts to expect in 2018

Court orders Smithfield to do more groundwater evaluation

Senators seek delay of electronic logging for livestock haulers

Simmons poultry plant decision delayed as residents express concerns

Fire ravages processing plant

Activist group seeks ban on Brazilian meat imports

Red meat exports warmed up as autumn chilled

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Carcass weights, beef supply and beef demand

AMS plans update to beef grades

A&W Canada funds beef research

In-N-Out Burger prepares for Colorado expansion

Poultry processor sees N.J. town as its new home

Sausages, sides lift Bob Evans’ Q2 sales

Chicago Meat Authority names new executive

Don’t worry about meatless protein’s impact for now: CoBank

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Tyson workers hospitalized after plant accident (updated)

Perdue names president of newly created Perdue Premium Meat

Whole Foods adds chicken chain to local in-store food options

A new approach to estimating methane emissions

Aviagen Turkeys completes expansion, upgrade in W.V.

Judge sets timetable for hog farm nuisance lawsuits in N.C.

Cargill poultry joint venture opens

Auction of former Oscar Mayer plant equipment begins this week

Monday, December 04, 2017

Beef meatballs recalled

Chicken products recalled

Mainstream market growth for alternative meats

USDA names pork board appointments

Restaurants part of ‘experiential’ gift giving in 2017: NPD report

Schwan’s considering sale: report

Burger chain expands

Sandwich chain names new CEO