Industry News - AM

More cattle on feed on Sept. 1 than forecast

Cattle and calves on feed for the U.S. slaughter market totaled 10.5 million head...

U.S. consumers craving new foods, new flavors: NPD

Cultural influences and the more adventurous taste buds of U.S. consumers have made...

Supermarket chain gets on the meal-kit train

Kroger subsidiary Ralphs Grocery Co. on Thursday launched meal kits, called Prep+Pared...

Canadian groups float joint food safety system

The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement presents an opportunity...

Industry News - PM

Other Kansas towns could welcome Tyson poultry plant

While Tonganoxie, Kan., residents’ opposition prompted Tyson Foods to shelve...

Wayne Farms gets 20-year tax abatement for expansion project

City officials have approved a 20-year tax abatement to help Wayne Farms expand...

Cargill sets poultry joint venture

Cargill and Faccenda Foods announced they have agreed to establish a joint venture...

Pork belly stocks coming back, but still way down from last year: USDA

U.S. stocks of pork bellies in freezers on Aug. 31 were up 8 percent from last month...

Friday, September 22, 2017

JBS' Batista brothers indicted for insider trading

EPA inspector general faults agency on livestock odor plan

All-time record monthly high for U.S. red meat production

Giving Back: FPSA, Buddig, Hormel, Smithfield, Cargill, Foster Farms, Allen Harim, Seaboard Triumph, Land O’Frost, Perdue

Tyson awarded tax benefits to expand Iowa plant

Organic chicken sales go through the roof: USDA

Coalition calls for global uniform food date labels

Walmart tests service that puts food right in your fridge

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Seaboard unit’s CEO dies

Worker electrocuted at Butterball N.C. plant (updated)

Costco chicken complex clears state hurdle

Hurricane-battered restaurant chain getting back on its feet

More options emerge for $320 million Tyson plant: reports

Peers mourn the death of Kelly Hattan

Bipartisan bill would double funds for ag export promotion

Chili’s elevates burgers, ribs in menu revamp

Albertsons jumps into meal kits with acquisition

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Tyson sends 'open letter' to Leavenworth County; is exploring other options

Food safety stakes higher than ever for processors

HACCP reviews now required in hurricane-hit areas

Premium Brands picks up another meat company

Pilgrim’s outlines innovation, Moy Park goals at investor meeting

Kroger unveils zero hunger, zero waste initiative

Plant-based burger makes debut at major restaurant chain

Olymel introduces clean-label deli meats

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

JBS shareholder BNDES pressures for changes at company

Beef. It does a planet good: study

California’s foie gras ban upheld

Beef Board seeks new CEO

Cereal maker to acquire Bob Evans Farms

County panel revokes $500-mln bond issue linked to Tyson plant

Sofina Foods expanding turkey processing capacity

Chorizo out, queso in as Chipotle tweaks menu

Monday, September 18, 2017

JBS' board names founder José Batista Sobrinho as new CEO

Staph fears prompt meat products recall

Pork products recalled on misbranding, undeclared allergen

Deli meat producer adds to the snack foods battle

Local lawmakers vow to oppose Tyson plant after hearing: report

Ham vs. vegetables as U.S./Mexico look at NAFTA: Reuters

Seaboard unit begins biogas operation

Retail meat prices soften in August, CPI data show

Friday, September 15, 2017

Tyson fills in details about Tonganoxie chicken plant

Nielsen tracks rise of the plant-based food sector

Farm Aid concert to serve Certified Humane meats

Commerce Dept. seeks exporters for China trade mission

Canadian government gives pork packer a C$5.3 million boost

Board extends a welcome to Tyson plant as opposition gathers steam

Maple Leaf Foods fined $120,000 for worker injury

Report calls for revamp of Dietary Guidelines process

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Batista brothers gained $100 million from insider trading: prosecutors

Meat substitute expands reach with Sysco deal

Where and how America buys its groceries now: survey

AMSA goes whole hog in Pork 101 course

Silo catches fire at Sanderson feed mill

Maryland residents push back on proposed chicken manure plant

Gov. promotes Nebraska proteins in Japan trade trip

Research sees good, bad in food process labels

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Protein preferences in North America: Nielsen

Montana cattle group mulls options on beef to China

HelloFresh aiming at another meal kit sweet spot

ConAgra brand going big on poultry in new product rollout

Smithfield, Petty take differences public over race car sponsorship

Brazilian police arrest JBS CEO Wesley Batista

Lawsuit challenges USDA organic livestock standards delay

USDA forecasts point to less meat, cheaper livestock feed

First public hearing set to discuss proposed Tyson complex

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Meat industry in recovery mode as Irma moves northward

Report ranks meat processors’ efforts to address water risks

Pilgrim’s Pride launches marketing program for foodservice brand

News briefs: Kraft Heinz, USDA grading, official bacon of Lambeau, Chick-fil-A, Beyond Meat

Walmart makes its next move in the battle for grocery dollars

Moy Park sale to Pilgrim's will help reduce debt at JBS

Kroger prepares to join the ‘grocerant’ bandwagon: reports

NPPC seeks exemption for livestock haulers