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Friday, August 29, 2014

Tyson completes Hillshire acquisition, sets new leadership

Canadian pork producer could owe workers $14 million

Can Hormel continue to outperform? Analysts say yes

USDA puts $5.7 million toward healthier school food

JBS fined nearly $1 million for labor violations

Six OSI employees arrested in China in tainted-meat case

JBS plant to jump through another hoop

Upstate N.Y. city paves way for potential meat plant

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Tyson to divest Heinold Hog Markets

Listeria concerns prompt chicken product recall

Food concession CEO on leave after animal mistreatment

Russian courts said to close three McDonald’s stores

Tyson completes tender offer for Hillshire stock

Deli meat producer selects Indiana site for new plant

Cleveland passes “Meatless Mondays” resolution

Fast-casual chain launches expansion

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

3G Capital’s Behring to lead $23 billion Burger King/Tim Hortons chain

Mexico develops program to decrease clenbuterol usage in cattle feed

Boston's brings back pizzaburger

Argentina halts beef exports for 15 days to limit price increases

Tyson reaches agreement with DOJ on Hillshire offer

Arrests made in China for chemical use on chicken feet

Sanderson stumble catches analysts by surprise

Bob Evans reports loss as investor secures board spots

Investment firm bets on China’s chicken industry

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

N.C. residents launch multiple suits against Smithfield subsidiary

Feds recommend practices to protect temporary workers' safety and health

Ready-to-cook weight up 1 percent from last year

First pizza, now tacos; Buffalo Wild Wings buys another concept

Sanderson sees Q3 profit, sales gains despite hatch, weight issues

Tyson owes workers $5.8 million, court says

Pilgrim’s Pride plant sustains fire

Tyson plant back in operation following water issue

Monday, August 25, 2014

Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons, move to Canada

Cattle placed on feed in July down, but not as far as analysts expected

Frozen beef stocks down while pork belly stocks still flush

Empire Kosher Poultry executive returns

AMI, NAMA seek extension on comment period for grinding rule

Tyson to limit processing at Tennessee plant over water issue (updated)

USDA boosts food cost forecasts for beef and pork

Cheaper grain to boost Sanderson earnings: analyst

Study says blurred lines between meals, snacks to drive growth of better-for-you snacks

Friday, August 22, 2014

Chicken products recalled on listeria concerns

USDA details new poultry rules

JBS worker hospitalized after hot-water accident

Nestle tightens animal welfare standards for supply chain

Cargill accuses former exec of taking trade secrets to JBS

WTO panel rules against U.S. on COOL: WSJ

Poultry processor gets state grant to revive plant

McDonald’s names new U.S. chief

Investor group claims Bob Evans board seats

Thursday, August 21, 2014

U.S. Trustee moves to force Fla. sausage co.’s liquidation

Marfrig temporarily suspending beef slaughter at Brazil plant

USDA reports rising egg sets/chicks placed

Tech briefs: Waste reuse, decreasing energy use, plant pressurization, yield improvement

Tyson loses don-doff court appeal

Cargill fined for wastewater sample issues at Canadian beef plant

Robust meat-processing margins drive Hormel results

N.M. processor ends bid for slaughterhouse amid horse controversy

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Bill Niman forced to discard 60,000 pounds of meat after Rancho debacle

Perdue gets out of the breeding business

Hormel expected to report softer volume, higher input costs: analyst

Russia seeking pork imports from China

Tyson extends Hillshire tender again on antitrust information request

Pork margins holding up better than expected: analyst

Survey shows college students still favor proteins

Poultry industry cites 96 plants for high safety performance

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Criminal indictments handed down in Rancho Feeding investigation

USDA to audit Honduran poultry processing facilities

Taco Bell expands Dollar Cravings menu nationwide

Oscar Mayer rolls out Italian-style deli meats

CFIA recommends improvements to U.S. food safety inspection

Sanderson Farm hears it again from N.C. residents

Optimism dominates New Angus CEO’s outlook for plant

Russian demand to boost Brazil poultry, pork prices, limited beef impact