Industry News - AM

Suspected Listeria contamination sparks recall

Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods has recalled about 33,610 pounds of a salad product...

Misbranding results in recall

Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, Inc., an Austin, Texas establishment, is recalling...

Maple Leaf Foods surprises Wall St. again with Q1 results

Maple Leaf Foods posted higher-than-expected profits in the first quarter of fiscal...

Fusion Jerky launches Costco-specific hickory line

San Francisco-based Fusion Jerky is introducing a hickory-smoked beef jerky through...

Industry News - PM

Allen Harim names new CEO

Allen Harim announced today the company has promoted Joe Moran to the office of...

Evans returns to Perdue Farms

Steve Evans will rejoin Perdue Farms as president of Perdue Foods LLC, effective...

National Beef profits rebound in first quarter

Increased margins and a small uptick in volume combined to catapult National Beef...

Canadians' outcry prompts Earls to reverse decision on U.S. beef

It began a week ago with a short announcement on Twitter: “This is really...

Meat, frozen meals lag in Kraft’s latest quarter

Kraft Heinz Co. reported better-than-expected first-quarter profit due to cost savings...

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Restaurant sales, traffic mixed in March

Tyson honors ‘suppliers of the year’

High-quality protein ‘essential’ for optimal human growth: study (UPDATED)

Report: Consumers increasingly vary their sandwich orders at restaurants

Prestage Farms back to square one after Mason City vote

Missouri officials confirm AI outbreak at turkey farm

No fast switch to slow-growth chicken: report

Meal kit service lands $10 million in financing

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

More protests as final Iowa plant hearing nears: report

USDA makes $6 million available for antimicrobial resistance research

Ag groups push FOIA exemption

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

New potential site for Costco poultry plant confirmed: report

TTIP’s prospects affect meat, poultry trade

Red Robin names new COO

News briefs: Temple Grandin, American Veal Association, Hormel, Dinty Moore, Smashburger

Monday, May 02, 2016

Foster Farms recalls chicken nuggets

Meat and poultry products recalled on inspection violation

FDA issues final menu labeling guidance

Grilled dogs give Burger King a boost

Dunkin' Brands executive to retire

Perdue names new chief operating officer

Hormel launches high protein meals for cancer patients

Cattle ranchers sue USDA over beef checkoff program

Restaurant chain first in North America to serve Certified Humane Beef

Friday, April 29, 2016

Smithfield Foods, partners win sustainable farming grant

Cooper Farms opens new sow farm

Oklahoma steak processor gets $3 million line of credit

Texas processor must look elsewhere to build new plant

Sanderson settles lawsuit on truck accident for $27.5 million

Whole Foods prevails in ‘humane’ lawsuit

Salmonella in retail poultry at lowest since 2002, FDA says

Organic push, export market recovery to lift Pilgrim’s: analysts

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Pilgrim’s Pride cooks up lower Q1 earnings

Smashburger names new CEO in wake of departure

Combo-meal strategy working for fast casuals: NPD study

Meeting urban food needs requires new systems: report

Packaged meats propel Smithfield to record first quarter

Pilgrim’s Pride eyes big slice of organic market, talks Costco

Land O'Frost names new sales boss

Tyson plant back online after ammonia leak

NCC study defends current poultry processor/grower relationship system

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pilgrim's Pride expands poultry recall

Rastelli rolls out new jerky, burger products

Butterball expands foodservice offerings

Despite snacking, consumers still eat three main meals daily

McDonald’s testing 'simpler recipe' McNuggets

Chipotle tests new protein in bid to regain customers

American Foods Group announces executive shifts

Hormel honors nearly 90 suppliers

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

More former workers join suit vs. Triumph Foods: report

Osteopaths’ study damning meat is ‘weak’: NAMI

Poultry slaughter in March

Giving back: Case Farms, Smithfield, Jennie-O, Alberta Burger Fest

Greater Omaha petitions 8th Circuit to rehear E. coli case

USDA to allow continued payments for “Other White Meat” trademarks

Lawsuit over Chipotle’s “non-GMO” claims to move forward

Meat Institute releases Temple Grandin-narrated ‘Glass Walls’ video

Monday, April 25, 2016

Judge tosses chicken growers’ $500 million complaint against Pilgrim’s Pride

Ammonia leak at Tyson plant sends eight to hospital

Cattle on feed up 1 percent

USDA chicken, egg report seen positive for poultry processors

Record-high pork production for March

Bob Evans Farms to close under-performing restaurants

Analysts dissect Cattle on Feed, Cold Storage reports

USDA sees meat prices rising in 2016, especially poultry

AB-free has its limits, say avian pathologists

Friday, April 22, 2016

Prestage to give $1.4 million to school district

Advisors weigh in labeling not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry

Senate bill aims to fix gap in guest worker programs

Jack Link’s launches online store

Proposed Tyson plant gets a boost

All-day breakfast propels McDonald's sales, profit

E. coli concern prompts small recall in New York

Senators urge GAO to investigate cattle price drop