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JBS shares dip after police raids

Shares of JBS S.A. were down 2 percent on Friday following reports that Brazilian...

Canada allocates $1.8 million for pork research

The Government of Canada is providing $1.8 million (US$1.3 million) to the...

USDA delays rule on livestock handling at slaughterhouses

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said it will delay implementation...

Study links high red meat intake to common bowel condition

A high dietary intake of red meat is linked to a heightened risk of developing the...

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

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Meat processing equipment leader dies at 72

Wendy's updates progress on animal initiatives (updated)

Animal welfare doc debuts at Whole Foods, online

True or false? Take Meatingplace’s 10-second quiz

Tyson pork plant resumes operations after fire

Georgia debuts new chicken pricing index

Butterball introduces new turkey product

BRF incorporates halal unit

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Fitch upgrades Smithfield to ‘BBB’, outlook ‘stable’

California kicks off annual snow survey amidst continued drought

Dickey’s reorganizes

Five ways food will be consumed in 2017: NPD

FDA cites compliance with responsible antibiotics use rule

NCBA, Public Lands Council offer Trump suggestions

Smithfield closing in on pregnant sow crate goals

2017 restaurant outlook looks grim: NPD report (UPDATED)