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NCC seeks mandatory labels for raw, stuffed chicken

The National Chicken Council this week petitioned the USDA's Food Safety and...

FDA finalizes packaged food nutrition facts label

The Food and Drug Administration has finalized a new and improved Nutrition Facts...

Fewer consumers reading nutrition labels: NPD report

The percentage of U.S. consumers who read federally mandated nutrition labels on...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

McDonald’s confirms test localized value meal combos

Fresh meat packaging market to climb 2.2 percent: FMI report

Big Papi connects with jerky maker

ConAgra sells spice business to focus on core products

Cargill protein HQ to move, but not too far

Cold Storage report could pressure chicken, pork prices

Idaho must pay $250,000 in farm privacy defeat

AMSA honors 3 meat scientists

Monday, May 23, 2016

Worker injuries result in fines to Canadian processor

Company launches gyros product without need for dedicated foodservice equipment

Consumers see burgers as nutritious, want options beyond beef

Arizona co. recalls RTE chicken salad over possible listeria contamination

Number of cattle placed on feed in April surprises market

Costco takes another step toward building large poultry plant

Iraq bans poultry from Missouri, Italy after bird flu discovery

Food waste bills introduced in Congress

Friday, May 20, 2016

Hormel says foodservice innovations drive growth

Beef bounces back

FSIS rolls out veterinarian recruitment program

ConAgra recalls two beef products

Senate committee approves agriculture appropriations bill

E. coli fears prompt Canadian recall

Red meat production down in April

School lunch advocates oppose House block grant plan

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Misbranding sparks small recall of pork dumplings

Booming meal kit niche expected to become a “multi-billion market”

Independent restaurant spending up: NPD Group

Applebee’s goes for the grill, ‘hand-cut’ steaks

EPA proposes increase in ethanol production

TPP would give strong boost to beef exports, report says (UPDATED)

Lawmakers introduce bill to standardize food date labeling

Organic sector sets sales record

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

US Foods could raise $1 billion in IPO

More bad news for Famous Dave’s in quarterly report

Grocery chain president to retire

USDA sets $130 million available for research

Hormel posts strong Q2 profit, raises outlook

Mountaire Farms can’t be sued for injury: N.C. court

Sanderson says Oxfam conditions ‘do not exist’ in its plants

Chicken, beef margins rise, pork slips in latest protein report

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Pork production to increase in 2017

Amazon expected to launch private-label perishable line: report

Americans try to eat better, crave info on how to do it: survey

Food safety advocates honored

CDC: Chicken among top sources of foodborne disease outbreaks

Steakhouse chain gets a little breathing room from lenders

Amazon adds restaurant delivery option in NYC

U.S. beef exports to jump 5 percent in 2017

Monday, May 16, 2016

Pilgrim's Pride recall expanded a third time

USDA cites progress on steps to reduce livestock greenhouse gas

Alaska looks for buyer of USDA-inspected meat plant

Canadian hog industry sounds alarm over transport change

Maine-based poultry firm seeks help with expansion funding

FSIS seeks to educate consumers on tenderized beef rule

Taiwan opens market to U.S. lamb after 13 years

Piggly Wiggly wins auction of three Chicago-area grocery stores

Friday, May 13, 2016

McDonald’s tests cooking fresh beef

JBS S.A.'s bonds to be guaranteed by new company after corporate restructuring

Confusion over date labels a big factor in food waste: report

Laser tool effective at identifying mutant listeria bacteria

Strong demand lifting pork prices, but supply coming

Muslim poultry processor can continue discrimination suit

Canada beef unveils antimicrobial research program

Butterball rolls out new premium hams

Maple Leaf Foods launches craft meats

Thursday, May 12, 2016

JBS restructuring includes NYSE-listed company

Massive meat recall linked to earlier vegetable recall

Whose ‘Park’? Tyson’s ‘Park,’ court says

Supermarket chain launches local beef program

JBS posts $795 million loss, lower revenue in US beef

Chicken groups refute Oxfam report on working conditions

Grassley bill would ban packer ownership of livestock

GMA urges FDA to define “natural” in food labels