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Midwest blizzards shutter meat plants

Winter blizzard conditions moving across the Central Plains and Upper Midwest caught...

Decisive round of NAFTA talks to begin this week

The United States, Canada and Mexico will begin Tuesday in Montreal a sixth round...

Poultry plant shooting leaves one in critical condition

A shooting inside a Sanderson Farms poultry plant in Collins, Miss., left one man...

Canada says food industry has failed to cut back on sodium

Health Canada said companies have failed to meet voluntary sodium reduction targets...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Consumers love meat, want to ban slaughterhouses

Walmart system would let online shoppers view fresh foods

Keeping it cool helps boost turkey hatchability

#MPBreaktime: Dennis Pittman

Lunchmeat specialist prepares to expand Ill. manufacturing (updated)

Plans move forward for Georgia poultry plant

Koch Foods renovation to create huge hatchery in Alabama

Casual dining chain names industry vet as new CEO

Friday, January 19, 2018

Trader Joe’s, Costco, Amazon top grocery shoppers’ list

Misbranding prompts two separate chicken salad recalls

Canadian beef checkoff assessment to more than double

Sanderson Farms promotes two managers

USDA proposes rule to ‘modernize’ pork inspection

In case of a shutdown …

WTO sides with U.S. in dispute with China over chicken

FDA publishes plan to improve its recall process

Thursday, January 18, 2018

CS Beef packers plant gives more room, with a view (VIDEO)

Albertsons names operations exec to oversee supply chain

JBS sells Five Rivers Cattle Feeding

Veal producers reach housing milestone

Cattlemen want USDA to enforce law on labeling imported meat

Mountaire denies it’s to blame for drinking water woes: report

Burger King launches king-sized burger, takes jab at competition

HSUS sues USDA over organic labeling rules

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Interview: Agri Beef model is more than a marketing tool

2014 Hillshire Brands fire in Iowa prompts new legal action

Protein is in, but consumers seek meat alternatives: Mintel

Lidl has ‘unprecedented’ impact on rivals’ pricing: study

Officials probe gas explosion at Seaboard Foods plant (UPDATED)

17 taken to hospital from Chicago meat company: fire dept.

Sanderson Farms warns of oversupply of antibiotic-free chicken

Martin Preferred Foods names new CEO

Cargill makes a move into plant-based protein

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Another lawsuit against chicken processors alleges price fixing

Former sausage, meat snack company chairman dead at 86

China not a factor in U.S. beef exports…yet: Peel

Mountaire Farms to address water issues at public meeting

Public hearing on Montana multi-species plant finally held

Chefs Warehouse inks agreement with investors

Bird flu outbreaks in U.K., Japan spark biosecurity concerns

Meat Institute names director of regulatory and scientific affairs

Monday, January 15, 2018

U.S. reopens door for Mexican pork

Family poultry firm transitions leadership to third generation

Chicken chain commits to serving NAE product only

USDA adjusts forecasts for red meat, poultry production

Modernized pork slaughter rule cleared by OMB

Trump willing to extend NAFTA talks past Mexico election: WSJ

Jack Link’s debuts five new protein products, names new executive

News Briefs: Sam’s Club, Slim Chickens, White Castle, Kroger, USPOULTRY, Meijer

Friday, January 12, 2018

No injuries as Tyson plant evacuated due to fire (Updated)

Delving into consumers’ disconnect with the food system

CDC expands use of whole genome sequencing in foodborne illness

Kosher processor rolls out Glatt turkey line

Tyson pork plant getting an upgrade (Updated)

Class action dismissed in Costco case

ConAgra to close plant in May: report

Hormel launches new pork filets

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Bone-in vs. boneless wings: The gap widens

Global AI outbreaks surge as human infections slow

Restaurant chain heating up soup broth sales

Giving Back: Triumph Foods, Smart Chicken, Miller Poultry, Perdue Farms, JBS, Foster Farms, Smithfield Foods

Canada files WTO complaint over U.S. trade measures

Windsor, Ontario, approves incentives for turkey plant

Miller Poultry plans to upgrade its broiler hatchery

BRF launches low-cost processed meats brand in Brazil

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

JBS USA names new Plumrose USA president

CEO steps down from largest pizza chain

New owner names industry veteran new CEO at Ruby Tuesday

TGI Fridays joins Meatless Mondays movement

Whole Foods asks suppliers to fund merchandising changes: report

Ikea sets sustainability goals for chicken; pork, beef are next

Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef names president

Dunkin’ Brands appoints COO, trims menu lineup