Industry News - AM

Kiolbassa Smoked Meats opens new production line

Kiolbassa Smoked Meats announced it is celebrating its 70th anniversary with the...

Poultry processor is first to make Forbes’ Best Employers list

Sanderson Farms Inc., the nation’s third largest poultry producer, has been...

McDonald’s retires Signature line, refreshes Quarter Pounder

McDonald’s said it will “move away” from the Signature Crafted...

Carl’s Jr. creates buzz with test of CBD-topped burger

Carl’s Jr. said Wednesday it is testing a sandwich on Saturday called the...

Industry News - PM

CDC reports one death in broad Listeria investigation

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted a notice of its investigation...

Texas county approves incentives for Tyson

Officials in Denton County, Texas, have approved a series of financial incentives...

Activist group sues USDA over fecal matter on chicken (Updated)

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine said it filed a lawsuit this week...

Tiger Brands to defend class action lawsuit over Listeria outbreak

South Africa’s Tiger Brands said it will fight a class action lawsuit accusing...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

This just in: Govt agency actually listens to constituent's suggestion

Cattlemen's Beef Board names new CEO

Mitloehner honored with Borlaug CAST Communication Award

Your message isn’t sinking in

China may be closer on U.S. pork, poultry trade resolution: report

Tyson workers ratify contract; could impact others: union

Brashears: USDA waiting for data from cell-based food producers

Biltong maker snags new investment to fund growth

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Senator’s bill would codify USDA-FDA regulation of cell-based products

Golden State Foods changes operations, exec line-up

Cold plasma can kill 99.9 percent of airborne viruses: study

News Briefs: Fogo de Chão, Catch Steak, OSI, Veroni, CKE Restaurants

Americold snaps up Cloverleaf for $1.24B

China to discuss Brazilian meat imports next month: report

Panera introduces three first-time breakfast wraps

Cranberry pomace extracts inhibit bad bugs in pork products

Monday, April 15, 2019

Ground beef identified as E. coli O103 outbreak source

Rebuilt House of Raeford plant ramps up

Lack of inspection prompts raw pork and beef recall

Sausage maker begins construction on new plant

USDA seeks comment on revisions to poultry disease control program

Perdue Farms eliminates 118 jobs nationwide

Hormel Foods signs wind power deal

JBS USA opens food innovation center at CSU

Friday, April 12, 2019

ASF could wipe out one-third of China’s hogs: Rabobank

Pork producers: Restoring Mexican market access is top priority

Applegate serves up hot dogs, burgers for Minor League Baseball

News Briefs: DemKota, McDonald’s, Stop & Shop, Papa Murphy’s, J. Alexander’s

Tyson Ventures invests in food safety tech company

NAMI adopts new vision, mission, values

Smart sensor IDs meat spoilage fast, say scientists

Giving Back: This Old Farm, Tyson, Triumph, Smithfield, Great American Turkey Co.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Experts paint a dire picture of ASF

Private equity firm backs artisanal pork rind brand

Venison sausage recalled; label misses pork ingredient

USDA, Calif. double staff fighting Newcastle outbreak: report

Hormel prevails in ‘natural’ lawsuit

Pathogen control, consumer education among Brashears’ priorities

China buys a lot more U.S. pork; weekly export sales hit record: DLR

WHO dropped sponsorship of EAT-Lancet event

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

California beef processors merge

Perdue announces expansion in S.C.

Cell-based, conventional meat do not compete: Memphis Meats CEO

Newcastle Disease seminar set as new outbreak is confirmed in Arizona

Listeria concerns prompt recall of wraps, salads

Iowa Food Group shuts down; seeks investment

ASF worry spurs cancellation of World Pork Expo for '19 (updated)

Canada directs funds to bolster pork industry

School purchasing coalition taps USDA ex-official as first chief

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

OSI Group buys pork processor

Peco Foods names Keystone exec as new COO

ASF jumps into China’s largest province for the first time

Barn fire kills more than 10,000 turkeys at Md. operation

JBS Plainwell recalls ground beef

Canada considers more retaliatory tariffs next week: reports

Big names said to be interested in Nestle lunchmeat line: Bloomberg

More scrutiny needed for less-deadly foodborne bacteria, say scientists

Monday, April 08, 2019

Further processors merge

Stuffed sandwiches recalled on extraneous materials concerns

Local S. Dakota meat treat inspires plant, restaurant venture

News Briefs: Garrett Valley, Lidl, Cooper Farms

USDA FSIS refutes story on hog inspection rule

Maple Leaf unit plans continent’s largest plant-based protein facility

Meat packer to rebuild after fire

No one hurt in chicken barn fire on Tyson farm

Friday, April 05, 2019

McDonald’s, research group launch $4 million broiler welfare effort

Mislabeled chicken soup with undeclared allergen recalled

Major poultry exporter BRF cuts production in Brazil

After record 2018, U.S. beef export volume dips

JBS buys Imperial American Wagyu

Mountaire off the hook for AdvancePierre chicken recall: appeals court

Cargill announces executive promotions

Burger, chicken chains grow co-branding in Texas