Industry News - AM

Beef demand is key and less certain in 2019

(This article first appeared in the Cow Calf Corner newsletter and is republished...

You want that with fries? And cheese? And bacon?

McDonald’s of Northern California has launched Cheesy Bacon Fries as a regional...

Shoppers turn to online ordering for Thanksgiving meal

Forty-four percent of Americans plan to shop online for some or all of the groceries...

Grocery chain names new chairman

Harps Food Stores named President and CO Kim Eskew to the additional role of chairman...

Industry News - PM

Refrigerated foods, international propel Q4 gains for Hormel

Sales and volume gains in two of Hormel Foods Corp.’s business segments helped...

SpartanNash to Acquire Martin's Super Markets

Grocery distributor SpartanNash Company announced it has reached an agreement to...

Raw poultry recalled on misbranding

Deleite Foods Enterprises Inc., a Salt Lake City establishment, is recalling  11...

Mexico approves 26 Brazilian chicken plants for exports; in talks on beef

Mexico has authorized 26 Brazilian chicken processing plants to export chicken to...

Monday, November 19, 2018

USDA, FDA agree to joint oversight of cell-cultured foods

JBS unit recalls 99,000 lbs of ground beef on E. coli concerns

Further processor recalls ground beef on E. coli fears

Beyond Meat files for IPO

China finds ASF in southwest province, wild boar

Cargill names new global protein leader

CDC: 126 more people ill in JBS beef Salmonella outbreak

German retailer sets East Coast expansion via acquisition

Poultry processor, USDA to probe animal abuse allegations

Friday, November 16, 2018

Jennie-O recalls ground turkey for possible Salmonella (Updated)

New $60 million chicken processing plant opens in Ga.

Tyson predicts 2019’s biggest food trends

Jerky is getting very, very fancy

JBS settles for $4 million to squash hiring discrimination claims

Panera introduces breakfast delivery

Conagra's Evol unit launches protein bowls

News briefs: Jennie-O, Famous Dave’s, MasterClass, Long John Silver’s

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Listeria concern prompts chicken salad recall

Local politician champions odor issue at beef plant: report

Japan could remove age restriction on U.S. beef: reports

Lawsuit against USDA takes aim at animal welfare label claims

Conagra looking to expand Slim Jim plant: report

Schwan’s sold to South Korean company

Meal kit giant cuts 4 percent of workforce

Smithfield’s Farmland to help protect land used for farming

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

JBS posts net loss in Q3, revenue up 20%

Tyson sets up innovation focus for 2019 growth

Premium Brands record Q3 results reflect long-game view

Chick-fil-A dives into delivery with DoorDash

Tyson may invest $30 million to expand Texas plant (Updated)

ASF fears escalate after feed contamination discovery: Reuters

JBS again eyeing IPO in the US after improved results

Niman Ranch inks distribution agreement in western states

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Salmonella genes linked to antibiotic resistance: study

Consumers do read the label, study on chicken handling finds

QSR growth tops full-service restaurant numbers over 15 years: USDA

KFC goes for the brunch market through the holidays

Tyson finishes ‘challenging” year with strong Q4 showing

Sanderson embraces the future, not the past, with new infographic

NPB and USMEF partner on pork export market study

Chinese company says feed not contaminated with ASF: Reuters

Monday, November 12, 2018

New report details sources of foodborne illnesses

The evolving meal kit market

Chicken burritos recalled on misbranding, undeclared allergen

Veal group highlights modern practices in video

Steer slaughter below 2017 levels: Peel

South Korean trade mission posts gains but issues remain

Two new sugar-free bacon products introduced

New Logan’s Roadhouse president named after merger

Friday, November 09, 2018

ICE, Seaboard reach $1 million settlement

Red meat and turkey down, chicken up in WASDE

Tiger Brands helps launch food safety research center

News briefs: Butterball, Foster Farms, On-Cor, Superior Farms, George’s, meaty mac & cheese, turducken

JBS owner Joesley Batista is arrested again in Brazil

Massive fire destroys packing plant

First death reported in salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey

Date set for auction of defunct beef processor’s assets

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Online meat shopping jumps, but quality concerns a hurdle: study

Bridging the generation gap in the meat processing industry

Former Darden exec named president of upscale dining brands

NC to compost hogs, poultry killed by Hurricane Florence

Animal activists face felony charges after chicken theft

Papa Murphy's hires adviser to explore strategic alternatives

Scientists validate method to combat meat fraud

BRF expects binding offers for several foreign assets in mid-December

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

FSIS to revise Salmonella, Campylobacter categorization

Perdue unit invests $30M on domestic organic feed operation

Marfrig posts loss in Q3, record revenue with National Beef

Pork recalled on foreign matter contamination concerns

California’s Prop 12 sets space requirements for farm animals

Burger chain's longtime CEO to retire

Tex-Mex chain files bankruptcy, sells to Sun Holdings

FDA approves drug to reduce cattle ammonia emissions