Industry News - AM

FSIS updates boneless beef recall

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service updated the boneless beef recall release...

Sen. Roberts tells Trump administration to forget about COOL

While the Trump administration prepares to renegotiate the North American Free Trade...

Brazilian government releases reasons for investigating each meat processing plant

Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply released a list on Tuesday...

L.A. co. recalls pork dumplings produced without benefit of inspection

J & Y Dasung, Inc., a Los Angeles retail firm conducting business as Som See...

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Industry News - PM

Smithfield parent 2016 operating profit up 15 percent

WH Group Ltd. said operating profit rose 14.8 percent last year, helped by a lower...

USDA now testing all raw beef, RTE products from Brazil (updated)

In the wake of the ongoing Brazilian government investigation into alleged corruption...

Meal kit maker buys Niman’s BN Ranch

Meal kit maker Blue Apron has bought Bill Niman’s BN Ranch, a provider of...

Bird flu confirmed at two Alabama sites, biosecurity effort expands

Alabama State Veterinarian Tony Frazier confirmed that low pathogenic avian influenza...

Large restaurant chain names new CEO

CKE Restaurants Holdings, parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Brazil tries to avoid embargoes as more importers suspend meat purchases

Lower Foods introduces Certified Angus Beef-brand deli meats

Researcher develops potential new vaccine for Newcastle Disease, ILT

Dollar General ups its game on fresh produce, meats

Cattle grazing impacted by drought, wildfires

South Korea lifts ban on Brazilian meat; Hong Kong suspends purchases

Burger King commits to GAP animal welfare standards

Testing continues as bird flu is confirmed in Kentucky

KFC gets new president, chief concept officer

Young processor looks to bridge gap between large & small competitors

Monday, March 20, 2017

Brazil government closes 3 meat plants, reassures quality to importers

Mar-Jac wins some, loses some in dual legal battles

Possible E. coli O103 prompts beef recall

Ground beef recall is expanded

China temporarily bans meat imports from Brazil

Albertsons considering buying Sprouts: Bloomberg

Union workers still on the picket line at Holten Meat facility

Subway ups legal ante on chicken claims by Canadian network

Private label’s importance growing: Walmart CEO

Friday, March 17, 2017

ConAgra buys Thanasi Foods

N.M. co. recalls frozen burritos over possible foreign matter contamination

Second case of HPAI detected in Lincoln County, Tenn.

USTR nominee pledges tough trade law enforcement

JBS, Brasil Foods investigated for selling meat unfit for consumption

GAO urges more oversight of antibiotic use in food animals

McDonald’s fresh beef test expands again

Consumers less willing to pay for meat products compared to last year

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Meat, poultry disappearance to increase 2.6 pounds per person in 2017 (updated)

Calif. company recalls frozen pizza due to possible listeria contamination

OSHA notices disappear as Labor Dept. revamps under Trump: report

Cargill’s protein unit donates fencing to Kansas fire victims

Sanderson Farms announces site for new poultry complex in Texas

White House budget would cut USDA by 21%

Niman Ranch launches charcuterie line

Harrison Poultry names Bleth CEO

White House budget would cut EPA by 31%, Labor Dept. by 21%

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

JBS expects strong performance for U.S. beef operations in 2017

Research indicates new tool for reducing ammonia emission

Eskimo village to open reindeer slaughterhouse

Expanding burger brand signs first airport deal

BPI v. ABC case slated to begin June 5

Company claims first product made from cultured chicken cells

Alabama sets ‘stop-movement’ order after suspected bird flu outbreaks

Senators seek to protect U.S. agriculture from foreign acquisitions

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

JBS USA buys Plumrose for $230 million

Ruby Tuesday looking to sell

FSIS increases beef import inspection from some countries

Poultry, beef and pork exports all impact one another

JBS sees up to $30 million in synergies from Plumrose acquisition

Chicken margin outlook seen stable, despite HPAI, woody breast

Iowa joins states suggesting better bird flu prevention measures

Cowboy Chicken rides toward the sunset

Monday, March 13, 2017

Canada lauds JBS for hiring, integrating immigrants

It’s not the meat market anymore; it’s the protein market

Famous Dave’s may close more units after ‘challenging’ 2016

Sports pub franchise announces chief development officer

A&W Canada commits to new animal welfare plan for chickens

Chicago Italian beef coming to retail stores

Research indicates new tool for reducing ammonia emission

Report cites lack of organic meat processors in North Central U.S.

Friday, March 10, 2017

West Liberty gives acquired company a name, appoints president

Wildfires claim Smithfield hog farm in Oklahoma

'Extraneous materials' prompt recall

Misbranding, undeclared allergen prompt pork recall

Environmental groups want CAFO regs revamped

Tenn. confirms second case of avian influenza

Applebee’s names new president

“All-natural” nuggets return to stores

University opens purebred beef research unit

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Perdue Farms names Randy Day CEO

Wendy’s expands supplier ‘code of conduct’

Nielsen report: Multicultural households driving the fresh food category

Sandwich chain sets goals for chicken handling

Pilgrim’s Pride sued by environmentalists in Florida

AdvancePierre posts higher profit, eyes more acquisitions

Beef pulls USDA production forecasts higher

Grass-fed beef brand names CEO