Industry News - AM

High-path avian influenza spreads to Wyoming

Wyoming on Thursday became the latest state to be affected by highly pathogenic...

Analyst boosts Tyson earnings on poultry, prepared foods

Stephens Inc. analyst Farha Aslam raised her fiscal second-quarter earnings forecast...

Poultry industry debates unflattering USA Today editorial

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) said its industry embraces animal...

Tech briefs: Dry sausage, immunocastration, barbecue cuts, water

Critical lessons in dry sausage manufacturing Products such as Secchi, Finnochiona...

Industry News - PM

White House releases antibiotic resistance plan, seeks elimination of certain drugs by 2020

The Obama Administration on Friday released its highly anticipated five-year antibiotic...

Quantum sues Tyson to recover $26 million to repay debts

Quantum Foods’ bankruptcy estate is suing Tyson Foods Inc. to recover $25...

Group turns tables on HSUS with former undercover investigator interview, a project of the Center for Consumer Freedom, released a video  ...

Global beef supplies to remain tight: Rabobank

Liquidation in the Australian cattle herd now under way due to drought cannot continue...

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Misbranding issue sparks recall of flap meat beef in Calif.

Houston-based poultry further processor opens new plant

New video addresses “myths” linking meat color and safety

Giving Back: Perdue, Eckrich, Farmland, Hormel

ConAgra posts loss on private brands, but raises outlook

NPPC urges resolution to COOL

Broiler slaughter, weights on the rise

Dutch horsemeat trader should get 5 years in jail: prosecutors

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Media reports: Brazilian equity firm in talks to buy Kraft

Meat, food industry execs among passengers of doomed Germanwings flight (updated)

Smithfield funds research into antibiotic alternatives

FSIS ups dollar limitations for retail inspection exemptions

Kraft, Heinz to merge as Buffett, Brazil’s 3G Capital invest

Smithfield Q4 profit triples on hog production, bacon

Koch Foods sets another Alabama expansion plan

Olymel lays off managers, cancels deliveries due to strike

Fresh & Easy to close nearly one-third of stores

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

USDA scientists develop poultry vaccine against two infectious diseases

Misbranding prompts roast beef recall

FSIS notice aids in certifying exports to Canada are bird-flu free

Brazil's poultry, swine slaughter up in 2014, beef cattle drops after record 2013

Public hearings begin on dietary guidelines; groups take positions (UPDATED)

Mexico eases ban on U.S. poultry

Frozen stocks of beef, pork and poultry building significantly

Executive shuffle at Hormel via retirements, appointments

Monday, March 23, 2015

Global meat consumption saw 3 percent volume sales growth in 2014

United States cattle on feed down 1 percent

Pork, beef recalled due to ineligible importation, lack of inspection

News briefs: Omaha Steaks, Niman Ranch, Macaroni Grill, burgers and Checkoff

Ga. poultry processors mum on reports of runoff polluting local waters

Scientists predict more animal antibiotic use by 2030

Burger King upgrades Chicken Fries to permanent menu

Eau de beef

Friday, March 20, 2015

170,000 pounds of beef recalled in Chicago

Fresh Brazilian beef in 'final phase' for export approval to US: Batista

Hog slaughter capacity may be short in ’15 and beyond: Analysts

Canada truck wash project aims to improve bio-security

A big night in Carlsbad, Calif. for Tyson Foods, FPSA

Potstickers, dim sum recall due to allergen

Ban on U.S. poultry continues

PEDV cases uptick in latest week, USDA and vets data show

Thursday, March 19, 2015

OSHA rejects call for work speed protections for plant workers

U.S. trade officials ask WTO to examine Indonesia import bans

Allergen prompts pork tenderloin recall

Arby’s appoints a new COO

First a burger, now lab-grown 'chicken'

Third case of bird flu reported on California farm

Frozen meals manufacturer files for bankruptcy

Cargill offers to restock fish pond after irrigation water leak

Japan group pitches 50 percent reduction in pork tariffs

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Tyson Foods plans $47 million expansion to Nebraska plant

Upstate N.Y. city again takes a pass on meat plant

More, heavier hogs come to market pushing prices lower

Heavier cattle, higher dairy cow slaughter mask commercial beef declines

Wrong inspection legend prompts recall

Tyson raises curtain on several new retail products

Comment period extended for Dietary Guidelines

NPPC testifies to support Trade Promotion Authority

Analyst lifts Sanderson Farms estimate on ‘good fundamentals’

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tyson Foods to assure analysts the company is on track

Cargill beef plant recognized for water conservation

News Briefs: Kretschmar, GNP, US Foods, Johnsonville, Sanderson, Omaha Steaks

Levy Acquisition to acquire Mexican restaurant chain

Popeyes spiffs up senior management

Wayne Farms files for IPO, plans plant expansion

New legislative voices join call for Dietary Guidelines extension

California poultry firm nears expansion

Farm fire kills 22,000 chickens overnight

Monday, March 16, 2015

N.J. processor recalls nearly 17,000 pounds of beef, chicken on adulteration, misbranding and undeclared allergen

Beef recalled on misbranding, undeclared allergen

University calculates cost of recalls to public protein companies

NAMI updates consumer guide to beef, pork and poultry

Lack of inspection prompts small pork skin recall

Avian flu spreads to Kansas, sparking quarantines, raising export concerns

Expert panel examines undercover video from chicken processing facility

Poultry bans could weigh on pork and beef, says economist

Study: Mediterranean diet cuts heart disease risk by nearly half