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USDA finalizes modernized poultry inspection rule

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA’s final rule that offers...

Consumers relying on animal rights groups for information: Purdue survey

Many consumers are using animal protection organizations as their primary source...

Indiana processor launches new Asian-inspired chicken product

Milford Valley launched a new Asian-inspired chicken entrée flavor for its...

Shoe-leather marketing turns up bacon from fitness brand

Uncured and containing no nitrates, nitrites, MSG or sweeteners, the latest bacon...

Thursday, July 31, 2014

140 House members sign TPP letter

Herd rebuilding will be a slow process

Researchers find potential link from DDGS to necrotic enteritis in broilers

Forget Bitcoin: Barbecue is the new currency

Armour-Eckrich workers want settlement enforced

Pilgrim's Pride earnings dip

USDA unveils roadmap of greenhouse gas controls

Russia mulls restrictions on poultry imports from U.S.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Analysts bullish on Tyson Food in 2015, Pilgrim’s Pride in 2014

Sausage plant to close in Oklahoma in joint venture buyout

Senators ask FDA to go further on antibiotics

Where to source pork the key question: Rabobank report

Cargill to close Milwaukee harvest facility

Colorado Premium buys Buedel, Vlcek

USDA proposes Mexican pork import rules change

Chairman, CEO of huge restaurant chain steps down

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

AVMA changes wording on sow housing resolution (updated)

The Maschoffs buys two Indiana sow farms

Problems for McDonald's in China to benefit Marfrig's Keystone Foods

Genetic selection can up beef’s healthfulness

Court denies injunction on COOL

OSI shakes up management in China in wake of food safety scandal

WH Group raises $2.05 billion: report

Beef carcass baseline study to begin Aug. 1

Monday, July 28, 2014

Tyson to close three prepared foods plants

OSI’s Shanghai Husi unit recalls all products from market

Fewer cattle placed on feed in June than expected

K.C. firm refuses to recall uninspected chicken products

Poultry firm recalls turkey breasts

Amidst other news, Tyson reports record third-quarter

Ammonia leak causes brief evacuation at poultry plant

Analysts scrutinize JBS buying spree and question whether it's all good

Poultry worker arrested; had eluded police for two years

Tyson Foods to sell Mexico and Brazilian poultry businesses

Friday, July 25, 2014

McD’s stands by OSI, others cut ties

Indiana judge rules in favor of hog producer in odor lawsuit

Prestage charged after gun arrest

Spam Museum to get a new home

Hong Kong bans imports from OSI Chinese unit

Farm, consumer, faith groups oppose Tyson-Hillshire deal

Kunzler & Co. chairman dies

Listeria concerns prompt Texas firm to recall RTE products

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Processing exec arrested on gun charges in D.C.

JBS adds another small poultry processor to Brazilian lineup

Canadian beef labeling rules set to take effect

CKE Restaurants promotes Lyerly to international division president

OSI CEO issues personal apology

Second time’s a charm? Zoning changes would allow plant

Campbell’s chicken noodle goes organic

Oscar Mayer partners with university on animal welfare program

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Some creditors paid in Canadian pork processing bankruptcy

Wisc. firm recalls sausage product due to misbranding, undeclared allergen

Poultry, meat stocks drawn down in June

Zilmax studies presented at animal science symposium

Chinese police detain OSI employees over expired meat

Organic processor to close after dispute with village

Union workers OK pact with JBS Greeley beef plant (updated)

Residents express concerns over Delaware poultry plan

Tyson Foods investigating Kansas plant ammonia leak (Updated)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New study implicates beef as major environmental culprit

Perdue cook plant exterior fire evacuates portion of plant

Australian beef industry counters “meat-free” movement

China reopens to Brazil beef, $1.2 billion export potential

Court OKs Tyson’s $7.75 million donning-and-doffing settlement

WH Group reportedly sets $2.36-billion IPO level, timing

U.S. chicken consumption, popularity rises sharply: NCC report

Pork exports up slightly

Monday, July 21, 2014

Fitch financially optimistic on Tyson’s Hillshire purchase

CFIA suspends beef slaughter plant

U.S. warns of “economic losses” due to Argentine meat imports with FMD

N.C. firm recalls chicken product for misbranding, undeclared allergen

OSI outraged, apologetic on China chicken processing scandal

JBS, union reach tentative labor agreement covering 3,000 workers

New survey shows chicken consumption soaring

Hebrew National heads back to state court over two-year lawsuit