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Global PEDV expert predicts huge pig losses in Europe

An attaché report from a USDA Foreign Agriculture Service specialist in Kiev...

USDA proposing to allow meat imports from Lithuania

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is proposing to add the Republic...

Suspect held in meat plant shooting

A man arrested in the shooting death of a meat plant worker in Gibbon, Neb., earlier...

Tim Hortons, Burger King name new executive team

Oakville, Ontario –based Restaurant Brands International, formed by the merger...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Interview: Global AI outbreak implications for U.S. poultry

Bank offers financial relief for AI affected poultry producers

Midamar executives plead not guilty

Perrone elected to head of UFCW

Avian flu detected in wild U.S. birds, Alberta prepares

Cargill names new president of meat division

Panera Bread commits to all-antibiotic-free pork

U.S., Canadian, firms recall small-batch products

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Tyson names new animal well-being programs leader

JBS fined in Brazil over unpaid hours for employees' daily commute

Montana looks at feasibility of processing plant

Jerky maker expands to Asia

Clemens Food Group to build pork plant in Michigan

Global equity firm buys Chicago’s oldest beef processor

Poultry groups question OSHA ruling against Wayne Farms

Broiler pellet coating can boost fat levels, study finds

Monday, December 15, 2014

Vilsack says USDA ‘stuck’ on COOL revisions

Industry groups say insufficient science to revise U.S. beef grades

High cattle prices, weak demand may bring tough 2015 for Brazilian processors

Giving back: Farmland, Gold'n Plump, Foster Farms, Hormel Foundation

30 meat, poultry executives share their enthusiasm in new video

Canadian bird flu outbreak expands; another country bans imports

Maine prepares for new poultry, red meat processing plants

Bob Evans CEO steps down

Mexico eliminates tariffs for pork imports

Friday, December 12, 2014

OSHA fines JBS for worker fatality

Tyson details more cost savings with Hillshire deal

Fla. sausage maker wants more time to submit reorganization plan

Poultry industry injury/illness rates down 80 percent since 1994

Capitol Hill veteran to lead legislative affairs at NAMI

Tensions rise over South African anti-dumping duties on U.S. poultry

Retailer recalls chicken salads over listeria concerns

Packers and processors reach all-time best for non-fatal injuries, illnesses

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Ammonia leak at Tyson plant forces temporary evacuation

Monogram to bring 200 jobs to Virginia in expansion

Donnie Smith joins Tyson Foods' board

Carl’s Jr. rolls out first “all-natural” burger among major QSRs

Buckhead Beef gets restraining order on former execs

UK antibiotic resistance paper calls for action

Ham, turkey salad recalled on misbranding, undeclared allergen issue

McDonald’s streamlining menu to focus on burgers, breakfast

NAMA exec. director steps down as merger with AMI proceeds

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Aussie beef imports to jump as U.S. cattle herd lags

Young consumers to drive fresh food consumption: NPD study

USPOULTRY funds more research

United States of Pizza

School districts set goal of antibiotic-free chicken for meals

Projections on meat production hinge on beef: USDA

Tim Hortons shareholders say 'yes' to Burger King

Johnsonville tests Naples, Fla., retail market

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Workers hospitalized at Chicago further processor

New Iowa beef facility begins test slaughter; on track to expand as planned

McDonald’s to expand sandwich customization option in five states

Wall Street analyst optimistic after Sanderson Farms meeting

Canada sets control zone, reimbursements in bird flu fallout

Celebrity family burger chain set to expand

Food groups seek the middle ground on diet, nutrition

Prime restaurant purveyor opens shop online

Monday, December 08, 2014

Poultry panel says Perdue grower ‘negligent in husbandry obligations’

Research supports use of frequent litter amendments during broiler grow-out

USDA issues final rule on poultry imports from HPAI regions

De-oiled DDGs are less nutritive in feed: USPOULTRY research

Worker injured at beef jerky distribution facility

Canada’s bird flu crisis sparks poultry ban in seven nations

Indictments filed against two more Midamar executives

Mistica, Jim Beam partner on products

Friday, December 05, 2014

Lack of import inspection prompts pork belly recall

Chicken companies’ 2015 prospects favorable

NACMPI includes UFCW member

New research links diet high in carbs — not fat — to diabetes, heart disease risks

Perdue, animal welfare panel reviewing video at grower farm

Taco Bell announces big expansion plans

Canada gives blessing to BK-Hortons deal, with conditions

FMI studies shoppers using grocery apps