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Wash. state firm expands recall for whole hogs, pork products; suspends operation

Kapowsin Meats, in Graham, Wash., is recalling about 523,380 pounds of pork products...

Poultry industry recognizes 115 plants for safety

The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council, representing U.S. Poultry & Egg...

20,000 lbs. of beef recalled

Swanson Meats, based in Minneapolis, is recalling about 20,063 pounds of beef products...

Duck recalled on misbranding, undeclared allergen

California Qi Li’s Braised Chicken, a Fremont, Calif., establishment, is recalling...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Sicilian Chefs sold to private equity investors

Kansas processor offers line of non-GMO Angus beef

SuKarne invests $38.5 million in its food safety systems

Arby’s launches its twist on sliders

Tyson terminates grower depicted in activist video

Cincinnati meat distributors charged in food stamp scheme

Norbest restructures, adds investors

Giving back: OSI, Hormel, Hillshire, Process Expo

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Kraft Heinz recalls 2MM+ lbs of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon

Consumer Reports answers your questions

Overall stress — not Zilmax — causes cattle fatigue problems:Thomson

Immunocastration and pork quality: new research via ICoMST

Appeals court sides with Tyson in don-doff case

USDA lifts Canadian poultry limits as bird flu fallout continues

Sanderson profit shortfall sparks FY estimate reductions

Best Chicago Meat owner Bob Beavers dies

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Q&A: 'Better Burger' concept fuels 5 Napkin Burger boss

‘Help Wanted’ sign up at new beef processing plant

New jerky invokes ‘classic’ Korean BBQ

Giving back: Hormel, Hillshire, Tyson, Process Expo

Chicken price slump slams Q3 profit at Sanderson Farms

DOJ penalizes Omaha firm $200,000

Smithfield Foods remains upbeat despite Q2 net decline

Tyson files opening brief in Supreme Court on don-doff case

Monday, August 24, 2015

Rising beef prices drive burger innovations

Study finds no link between saturated fat, ill health

FSIS seeks input on poultry classification

McDonald’s under fire in Brazil for alleged labor violations

$1 million grant to continue relocation of Smithfield hog plant neighbors

More cattle on feed as red meat freezer supplies also rise

Datassential puts numbers to national burger obsession

Smithfield introduces pre-seasoned ribs

Consumer Reports research concludes 'sustainable' ground beef is safer than 'conventional' (updated)

Friday, August 21, 2015

Patrick Cudahy expands sausage plant

Industry groups oppose FDA plan for antibiotics reporting by species

Australians tout beef grading system at international meeting

Jack Link’s rolls out new Asian flavor

Rancho owner fights feds’ protective order on records

Organic beef supplier to build new headquarters

FSIS seeks comment on label book

Air freshener maker prompts “rethink” of meat plant plan

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Iowa gov., ag officials upbeat on HPAI prospects

Starbucks pairs small plates with beer, wine

China’s hog losses are other markets’ pork gains: Rabobank

Smithfield appoints senior execs to guide innovation

Smithfield names new president, CFO

Analysts see past avian flu hit, boost Hormel targets

Air freshener maker thumbs nose at meat plant

Mistica Foods rolls out Jim Beam-flavored wings

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Mo. processor’s humane handling suspension adds to woes

Avian flu to cost Iowa $427 MM: Study

JBS USA joins sustainability effort

Biotech research to provide "feed boost" for livestock

Hormel posts Q3 profit despite bid flu hit on Jennie-O

USDA to stockpile avian influenza vaccine

$11 million loan expected for Allen Harim in Del.

More prospects for affected Tyson workers in Iowa

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

USDA mulls next steps in HSUS suit over pork checkoff

U.S. renews push for Mexico’s pork processing sector

USDA invests $28 million to address food security, hunger issues

Cargill completes $5 million expansion to animal nutrition plant

ConAgra Foods names new chief growth officer (UPDATED)

Plant expansion may partially offset Tyson job losses in Iowa

Givaudan Flavors recalls nearly two tons of uninspected beef tallow

Hain turns in record 2015 financial performance

NPD study shows burgers are artillery in restaurant lunch wars

Monday, August 17, 2015

Brazilian beef sales to U.S. not expected this year, but company margins will improve

Chicago co. recalls steak, chicken distributed without benefit of inspection, undeclared allergens

Yuan devaluation upsets beef markets

Foodservice-generated waste from meat has high environmental impact, researchers say

Local officials aim to help Tyson plant workers in Iowa

Grocery chain to shed 27 stores after expansion surge

HSUS’s pork checkoff suit will get another hearing

Safeway recalls cooked chicken wings in Canada

Canada bans poultry products from Iowa, Minnesota