Industry News - AM

Trump reportedly picks Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Two days before the inauguration, President-Elect Donald Trump reportedly has chosen...

JBS unit, Louisville, Ky., settle six-year odor complaint issue

A dispute between a JBS USA plant and residents of the Butchertown neighborhood...

Chicken salads recalled because of misbranding

An Attleboro, Mass.-based manufacturer of chicken salad is recalling about 204 pounds...

Consumer inflation up; food prices unchanged

Inflation overall is clocking in at 2.1 percent for the last 12 months, the U.S...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Deer in the (COOL) headlights

Vilsack to lead U.S. Dairy Export Council

Butterball makes two executive appointments

Sysco identifies 10 menu trends for 2017

Organic livestock handling rule goes into effect

Wyoming’s first USDA-inspected beef plant on the horizon

Sanderson’s success could cut into earnings: analyst

Turkey products recalled for misbranding

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

JBS shares dip after police raids

Canada allocates $1.8 million for pork research

USDA delays rule on livestock handling at slaughterhouses

Study links high red meat intake to common bowel condition

Pollution suit vs. processor closing in on resolution

AdvancePierre stockholders announce secondary offering

Taco Bell tests chicken nugget alternative

Analysts look at volatility in pork cutout and ham primal prices

Monday, January 16, 2017

Processors and opioid addiction; it's a serious safety issue

Lack of USDA inspection prompts pork rib recall

FSIS issues notice on humane handling and slaughter

U.S. lifts ban on French beef

Chipotle sets 2024 goals for chicken raising, slaughter protocols

QPP, Albert Lea announce retirement, promotions

New HPAI outbreaks in Europe, Japan as culling continues

Panera touts all-additive-free menu

American Humane names new director

Friday, January 13, 2017

USDA cleared to publish organic animal welfare standards

Chicken soup recalled due to misbranding, undeclared allergens

World food prices in downtrend but could get volatile

ConAgra’s P.F. Chang brand offers new chicken, pork items

Sanderson opens new plant in North Carolina

Beef, pork margins to buoy Tyson in 2017, says analyst

Consumers bounce back in willingness to pay for food

Taco Bell takes chicken taco shell national

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Chipotle posts end-of-year sales bounce

Beef market price dynamics

U.S. exports to China strong, but remain ‘complex’: report

Mediterranean diet study contradicts findings on meat eating and brain health

Tyson plant resumes operations after fire

JBS pork plant addresses odor, humane handling complaints

USDA predicts more beef/pork/poultry; slightly more expensive feed

New CEO to revive steakhouse chain

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

BRF to develop halal poultry production hub in Turkey

Company recalls chicken products over undeclared allergens

France launches mandatory labeling pilot program

USPOULTRY releases new video series

‘Not so fast’ on slow-growing birds: NCC

Incentives package for Costco chicken plant approved

Pilgrim's Pride sets layoffs at GNP after purchase

New Meat Processor’s Journal focuses on fresh sausage

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

JTM Food new facility to boost output, add jobs

Jennie-O offers new "clean label" product

U.K. launches stricter biosecurity responses to HPAI, Chile confirms outbreak

Researchers develop oral vaccine against salmonella

Smart factories headed for the meat processing mainstream

Avian influenza confirmed in Montana as caution is urged

Neb. town considers grants for Costco plant, faces residents’ amended lawsuit

Protein group helps drive Cargill’s Q2 operating earnings rise

Chicken tenders recalled on foreign matter, misbranding

Monday, January 09, 2017

USDA issues public health alert for deli meat on possible listeria

USDA issues public health warning on chicken products

Mail-order meat business owner files for bankruptcy

Sam’s Club CEO steps down after five years

Chatting about smart factories in meat processing

USDA seeks dismissal of pork trademark lawsuit

Two quick service giants make moves in China

RAVE Restaurant Group names CEO

Friday, January 06, 2017

Misbranding prompts sausage recall

Sausage casing makers merge

Pizza chain CEO steps down

Chicken McGriddles test expands

DOL sues processor for firing worker who called 911 after co-worker severed thumb

Feds investigating $2.6MM in missing Okla. Checkoff funds: report

Del Taco promotes John D. Cappasola, Jr. to president, chief brand officer

Fast-growing burger chain appoints first COO