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Friday, June 23, 2017

U.S. halts Brazilian fresh beef imports due to safety concerns

BPI v. ABC: Customers, suppliers have their say

Sanderson Farms sued over '100 percent natural' label claim

Steakhouse chain hires new COO to manage turnaround

USTR suggests Japan make ‘unilateral concessions’ in trade, including beef imports

More burgers with less meat popping up

Red meat, pork production hit record highs

U.S. beef inventories down 10 percent in May

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Brazilian judge blocks sale of JBS assets to Minerva

BPI v. ABC: What’s your definition of a ‘crisis’?

Theno's legacy remembered

Chef competition promotes less beef in burgers

Veterinarians seek leadership role in inspection system overhaul

Burger King upstages Wendy’s in customer satisfaction survey

USDA proposes additional methods of grading beef carcasses

Hard Rock names new restaurant operations boss

PMMI offers free training on packaging and processing issues

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tyson Foods announces high-tech, high-touch animal welfare program

Judge pushes pause button on use of other LFTB media coverage in BPI vs ABC trial (updated)

Pork products recall expanded

Still room for grocers despite Amazon/Whole Foods: NPD report

Two grocery execs leave their posts and one takes on a new role

Food safety expert Dave Theno dead at 66

Separate fires hit Tenn. meat processing plant, N.C. chicken house

Cattlemen sue USDA to reinstate COOL

Shift toward flavor from fat boosts ribeyes, pork among consumers

Smithfield expands ready-to-heat barbecue line for foodservice

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

BPI exec grilled from both sides

Tyson lobbyist shot in D.C. expected to recover as friends raise funds online

Brazil's president sues Joesley Batista for slander, moral damages

Hormel’s new-product focus will help offset turkey glut: analysts

Costco breaks ground for Nebraska chicken plant

Brazil's JBS plans to sell Moy Park, Five Rivers & stake in Vigor Alimentos

Tyson spends $59M on Ga. distribution center, add jobs

Ag Sec. Perdue sets tone for NAFTA renegotiation during tour

Smithfield unit expands ready-to-heat foodservice line

Interview: Maple Leaf CEO on sustainability, food security, society

Monday, June 19, 2017

Brazil's President vows to sue JBS' Joesley Batista

Poultry and meat fat and lard products recalled

Trump takes on Cuba; Perdue to host Mexico, Canada ag officials

C-store chain introduces ABF poultry in 750 stores

A variety of issues lead to small pork product recall

White House proposes former beef group economist as top ag trade official

JBS considers opening meat stores, food trucks: report

BPI v. ABC: Expertise questioned, accessibility to information discussed

U.S., Canadian poultry industries regroup on animal welfare

Buffalo Wild Wings looking to sell 83 restaurants

Friday, June 16, 2017

Hot fast-casual sector runs into resistance

Science gets its day in court

Next up for embattled chicken-catching company: body cams

Cargill details investment in Colombia’s animal protein sector

Consumer demand heads indoors, and the little guys get the benefit of the doubt

Amazon's $14 billion buyout of Whole Foods unnerves grocery industry

Tyson lobbyist's condition upgraded after D.C. shooting

NCC urges USDA to suspend organic livestock handling rule

NAMI releases 20th anniversary animal handling, audit guide

Thursday, June 15, 2017

JBS names head of compliance, hires law firm to oversee program

Avila takes a turn in BPI v. ABC

More processors caught up in rolling recall

Pizza chain names Dunkin’ Brands veteran as CEO

S&P downgrades JBS S.A. and JBS USA ratings

USDA proposes rule paving way for cooked Chinese chicken imports

Noodles & Co. names top leadership

Wesley Batista is replaced on Pilgrim’s board

Buffalo Wild Wings tests express restaurant concept

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

ABC producer said network “pushed too hard”: Testimony

Abusive chicken catchers caught on video at Canadian farms

Newly Weds Foods issues statement on breading-related recalls (updated)

Rubber in beef products prompts small recall

Tyson lobbyist among victims in D.C. shooting

FDA delays revised nutrition label enforcement

Canadian chicken-catching firm fires six workers tied to abuse

First U.S. beef shipment in 14 years en route to China

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

U.S., China finalize technical details, allowing U.S. beef to China

ABC producers in trial’s hot seat

The way consumers buy food at retail is changing: FMI report

In Denmark, human infections of pig-related MRSA are spreading

Cargill-Pew report urges new approach to federal meat inspection

China beef deal could tighten cattle supply initially, incent hormone-free production

Even pizza now marketing humane handling certified ingredients

Giving back: Nathan’s Famous, Seaboard Foods, Jack Link’s, Smithfield

Monday, June 12, 2017

Undeclared milk in bread crumbs forces 9 meat processors to recall millions of pounds

Nutritional value of LFTB parsed, challenged, parried in testimony

USDA lowers 2017 meat production forecast, raises 2018 estimate

Pork checkoff re-evaluates pork marketing angle

Global meat prices inch higher: FAO

Discount grocer plans $3.4 billion plan to add more than 900 stores

Moody's downgrades JBS ratings to reflect risks related to corruption scandal

Tyson makes new executive appointment

Weekend fire kills 134,000 chicks at Minnesota poultry barn

Beef jerky sales growing