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Friday, April 17, 2015

“Fast track” trade promotion authority moves forward

USDA updates list of safe additives for meat products

Judge upholds JBS right to expand in Butchertown

Group issues call for improving global nutrition

Salmonella spurring ‘scary’ regulation changes

CDC ties 2014 Creutzfeldt-Jakob death to British beef

Surge in import recalls to subside

South Africa, U.S. revisit poultry imports

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Uptick sparks job offers at Okla. restaurant supplier

Study expects ‘high protein’ backlash within five years

Pork products with high nitrite levels recalled

Iowa Angus beef producer inks Smith & Wollensky supply deal

MIT chemists develop sensor to detect spoiled meat

Settlement proposed in Northern Beef Packers’ class-action suit

Man sentenced for killing Foster Farms chickens

Kosher poultry processor agrees to $34,000 penalty

Environmental groups sue EPA over feed operation emissions

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Iowa gets its first HPAI case; more turkeys in Minnesota affected

Canadian Halal processor pleads guilty on tainted meat charges

JBS S.A. says: We're not part of alleged money-laundering scheme

Target names new exec to support grocery revamp effort

Experts see U.S. bird flu issues extending to even more flocks

Two baby food recalls: one in the U.S., one in Canada

Consumers willing to pay more for chicken wings but not pork

New primer available on food companies, class action suits

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

FDA sees positive trends in latest report on antibiotic use in food animals

Analyst boosts Pilgrim’s profit outlook

Immigration expands E-Verify service nationwide

Butterball facility hits milestone

Smithfield eyes acquisition targets, cost savings, a big boost to exports

National Beef finds buyer for Brawley, Calif. plant (updated)

Veal recalled for lack of inspection

Going to jail for salmonella; a cautionary tale for meat processors

PECO shift employees tested for TB

Monday, April 13, 2015

Cargill recalls ground beef on foreign matter contamination fears

Bankrupt Fla. sausage maker inks purchase agreement

Misbranding, undeclared allergen prompts beef, pork products recall

Toll processor opens new facility in Pa.

Poultry movement restrictions lifted in Missouri, Kansas

USDA starts pork pathogen sampling

FDA reports increased antimicrobial sales for food animal use

Another state confirms bird flu, more in other states, Canada

Cargill meat plant becomes company's first verified landfill-free facility

Friday, April 10, 2015

Bird flu outbreak expands in South Dakota

Allen Harim names new food safety boss

Former Oscar Mayer CEO dies

Canada invests $30 million in food safety system

Beef Checkoff launches The 30 Day Protein Challenge

Poultry company announces major expansions in Alabama

Local board approves incentives for Sanderson plant in N.C.

New trade deals expand access for cattle, pork exports to Mexico, Peru

Former Wilson Certified Foods CEO Lyon dies

USDA slashes poultry export forecast due to bird flu

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Ninth Minn. commercial turkey flock tests HPAI-positive

Pork, chicken products recalled on misbranding, undeclared allergen

Lack of inspection prompts beef, chicken recall

Boar’s Head launches new premium snacks

Motive in Pilgrim's chicken deaths was retaliation: sheriff

Strong meat results drive Cargill profit jump

Jack Link's refreshes brand, reformulates product

USDA boosts meat, poultry production forecast

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Eighth bird flu case confirmed in Minnesota

Meat company owner killed in airplane crash

Vegetarian diet linked to lower risk of colorectal cancers

JBS Foods to invest $6.4 million in ready-to-eat meal production

New Canada bird flu outbreak sparks poultry bans, quarantines

Smithfield confirms Curly's plant expansion

Suspect arrested in Pilgrim’s Pride chicken house deaths

McDonald’s brings back one-third-pound burgers

Calif. chain reportedly closes scores of restaurants

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Interview: How bad habits compromise food safety at home

University professors weigh in on feedyard dust and antibiotic resistance

More hogs than expected; mystery continues

Attention shoppers: Lab-grown burger price drops

Former Meat House co-owner to plead guilty to theft charges

Dutchman gets 30 months in jail for horsemeat fraud

Butchers' school sets September opening

News Briefs: Carl Buddig, FSIS, Cochon 555

Monday, April 06, 2015

Costco recalls chicken products on listeria concerns

Olymel contract agreement will enable resumed hog slaughter

Smaller portions, value cuts in focus as beef prices rise

Labeling rules take effect in Europe

How time and money are changing fresh meat consumption: Exclusive Protein and the Plate research

More bird flu in Minnesota turkeys; two states issue warnings

Smithfield Foods unit applies to expand plant

Vietnam lifts cattle-age restrictions on U.S. beef

Hilton Worldwide switches to gestation stall-free pork