Industry News - AM

Analysts upgrade Hormel, like pork and turkey trends

Stephens analyst Farha Aslam upgraded her rating on shares of Hormel Foods after...

Ag group targets classrooms

The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) announced the launch of an new educational...

Cracker Barrel gives family chefs a break this Thanksgiving

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store expects to serve more than 1.4 million Turkey n’...

USPOULTRY updates ergonomics training for poultry supervisors

In conjunction with industry safety experts, USPOULTRY has updated available supervisor...

Industry News - PM

QSR market growing at 6 percent CAGR to 2019

Various innovations in the quick service restaurant (QSR) market likely will lead...

Detecting disease in beef cattle using ear tag units

A smartphone switches its orientation from portrait to landscape depending on how...

USPOULTRY presents on environmental regulations

USPOULTRY has made available four presentations from the Environmental Bootcamp...

Giving back, Thanksgiving edition: Cargill, Just Bare, Smithfield, AdvancePierre, Illinois Pork Producers, House of Raeford, Carando

Cargill helped celebrate the season by donating 15,000 pounds of bone-in turkey...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Mountain States Rosen buys JBS lamb plant

Cooking temperature affects cancer risk of meat: study

U.S., China trade officials confirm initiatives on innovation

Weekly Outlook: Hog prices drop to 6-year lows

Maple Leaf Foods to cut 400 management jobs

Misbranding, undeclared allergen spark beef product recall

NAMI requests extension on "natural" comment period

Bacon jumps the shark*

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

N.C. turkey litter power plant on track

Broiler-type chicks hatched down 1 percent

New video looks at sustainability and livestock use beyond meat

Topsy-turvy price trends as Thanksgiving approaches

Record Q4 net for Hormel despite HPAI-related woes

Analysts lift projections for Tyson

USDA reports less turkey, pork in freezers; more beef

Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli in four states

Monday, November 23, 2015

Cattle on feed up 2 percent

Flourescent nanotubes detect spoiled meat

Three facilities reinstated for export to China

Synergies, prepared foods help Tyson posts record Q4 margin

Black Earth Meats’ lawsuit dismissed, in part

Hormel names new unit president

AMSA launches new consumer website

Friday, November 20, 2015

Tyson to close two prepared food plants

Nation Pizza recalls pepperoni pizza for allergens

AdvancePierre Foods names Steve Booker president of retail

Worker advocates demand poultry CEOs hike wages, improve safety

Central Maine Meats nears opening

University unveils pasture-based poultry farm

FSIS updates export requirements for Hong Kong

Former University of Georgia professors joins USAPEEC

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Ohio files new charges vs. embattled meat delivery service

U.S. to push China to lift poultry import ban: report

FSIS announces EV program for RTE products to Canada

Hardee’s launches breakfast sandwich with chicken, bacon

Dominican Republic gets $40 million pork processing meat

“SciBabe” aims to teach consumers to fish — for scientific facts

Iowa joins legal fight over water rule

Consumers shift away from conventional three-meals-a-day routine

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Bob Evans names new CEO

N.Y. senators announce federal funding for beef plant feasibility study

Cargill touts safety milestone

TravelCenters of America bids to buy Quaker Steak & Lube

ConAgra to split in two, change names

Meat groups dispute recent reports on antibiotic use

Cargill streamlines leadership structure

USDA provides $58 mln for Ghana poultry industry

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Tyson to spend $16 million on China marketing effort in 2016: report

EU scientists seek to make processed meats healthier

FSIS updates compliance guideline with list of allergenic ingredients, foods

A look at world beef importers and prospects for 2016

Oaktree now mulling IPO for AdvancePierre: report

Possible ‘adulteration’ sparks chicken wing recall by Tyson

South Africa, U.S. finalize poultry agreement

Executive changes on tap at Supervalu

Monday, November 16, 2015

Wild horse advocates take aim at Whole Foods

Validation requirements evolve, continue to challenge processors

Study links meat cooking techniques to kidney cancer

Giving back: Perdue, Smithfield, Kretschmar

Smithfield announces CEO Larry Pope to retire

JBS to phase out swine gestation stalls in global supply chain by 2025

Pediatrics group warns of “overuse” of antibiotics in animal agriculture

Hormel supplier adds ‘corrective measures’ in wake of video

Friday, November 13, 2015

Colleges tackle the animal antibiotics challenge

Tyson hatchery takes step toward ground-breaking

Consumer demand for dry, semi-dry sausages on the rise

Analyst dissects latest world beef trade data

Poultry processor names new executive director of operations

Nebraska chicken plant boosts production capacity by 50 percent

Researchers use Vitamin D to fight coccidiosis in turkeys

2016 looks good for pork, unless …