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Tyson asks for new trial in don-doff case

Rather than hammer out an agreement with plaintiffs on which individuals are included...

Saudi officials lift 2012 ban on U.S. beef products: report

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority reportedly has lifted a ban on imported U.S. beef...

U.S./China poultry dispute heads for WTO panel

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is expected to set up a panel of experts to address...

Former Smithfield exec joins Chesapeake Bay group

Dennis Treacy, former chief sustainability officer at Smithfield Foods Inc. and...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Analyst sends love note to Tyson, warning to Pilgrim’s Pride

New York approves $3.45 million to back up meat distribution center

Poultry slaughter up 8 percent in May

News briefs: Smithfield, McDonald’s, Verde Farms, Yard House, Niche, USAPEEC, Tyson

U.S. lawmakers push USDA on pathogen testing protocols

Costco nears final step as town hall request is rejected

Canada-Mexico beef trade under a worker-shortage shadow

Cargill, union open health center for beef plant workers

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Beyond organic: Interview with Perdue execs on new bird care initiative

Modest pork expansion, but Brexit casts shadow: Hurt

Kansas cattle buyer indicted on wire fraud charges

Better burger chain’s new burger includes two Wagyu blend patties

Canadian processor, group probes alleged abuse at Vancouver plant

Next step for Costco at hand, farmers complete sessions

Brazil beef exports to China on the rise

What’s ‘cooking’? Depends, survey says

Monday, June 27, 2016

Perdue to announce enhanced animal welfare practices for poultry (updated)

U.S. hog inventory higher than expected

Poultry products recalled

U.S. cattle on feed in June matched market expectations

Record-keeping rule on ground beef delayed

Perdue details new animal welfare standards

USDA: Beef, veal, pork prices to decrease in 2016

More poultry, less red meat in cold storage

Walmart reverses online grocery strategy in China

Friday, June 24, 2016

Proposed Costco chicken plant gets more local support

Record high pork production for May

N.C. State charcuterie professor taps into foodie movement ‘while the iron is hot’

Analysts review chicken, beef, pork margins

Chicken catchers sue Koch Foods over pay

How 'Brexit' may impact the U.S. meat industry

Consumer Reports ‘decodes’ meat labels

Meat exempted in Senate GMO label compromise

When life hands you deli meat — and bread …

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Researchers report progress on reducing salmonella in meat

Grocery chain launches “free from” meat line

Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s add ‘all-natural’ chicken breast sandwich

Case sensitive: Marketing and the meat case

George’s names new strategy boss

Mich. facility gutted by fire

Court allows HSUS suit against hog operation to proceed

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Tyson says chicken segment producing higher, more stable margins

Consultant: Engage on personal level, then talk facts with consumers

Listeria concern prompts sandwich recall

Supermarket chain offers chicken with omega 3 product line

Jennie-O to pay nearly $500,000 to settle lawsuit

Costco wins land annexation vote, critics seek new details

Wayne Farms seeks tax exemption renewal in Miss.

Pullet placements surge as chicken production climbs

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Ag chair says lawmaker trying to “rope-a-dope” Congress over GMOs

Analyst notes positive outlooks for Sanderson, Pilgrim’s Pride

Analysts assess pork market conditions

JBS Jr.: How JBS USA is evolving

Costco plant moves another step forward, obstacles lie ahead (UPDATED)

Olymel to expand Canadian pork plant in $25-mln project

Hollywood icons add muscle to China’s meat reduction efforts

What’s in a name? Free hot dogs

Monday, June 20, 2016

GNP recalls chicken tampered with foreign matter, fires employee

GMOs at issue north of the border

N.Y. corp. recalls wonton and dumpling products on misbranding, undeclared allergens

Beef and cattle trade a mixed bag

Outbreak and sporadic foodborne illnesses share similarities

Beef production down on lower weights; exports lackluster

Broiler feed costs expected to outpace broiler prices

National Pork Board elects new officers

Friday, June 17, 2016

JBS closes São Paulo plant after change in state tax refund rules

Summer beef campaign targets millennials in high-population states

Auburn poultry research center prepares major expansion

USDA grant helps military vets start poultry farms

Acquisition of shuttered National Beef plant completed

Senate spending bill would block WOTUS rule

Canada publishes new chicken handling code

House adopts ban on Meatless Monday in military