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Friday, August 26, 2016

Investor in Smithfield parent set to sell stake at a loss

Ga. company recalls frozen chicken entrees over possible foreign matter

Ready-to-cook weight falls 5 percent

Veal production hits all-time low

USDA seeks comment on revised standards for beef carcass grades

Sanderson: “Woody breast” issue to curb production

Wholesale firm launches masterclass butchery videos for customers

Swine gain weight on weed; give new meaning to “potbelly pig”

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Canadian researchers develop prototype PEDV vaccine

FSIS sets deadline for comment on non-GMO labels

Wis. firm recalls beef products over possible contamination

Chickens may be answer to repelling mosquitoes

Sanderson profit up as feed costs offset chicken pricing

Cargill eyes seven employee clinics

University of Nevada claims new cut of beef

How we believe meat is raised may influence its taste, study finds

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Brazil's BRF to reduce sodium content in products by 30 percent

Rabobank: Expect profits by end of 2018 to look very different from today

Seaboard Foods recognized for workers’ compensation risk management

News briefs: Smithfield, Cher-Make, USPOULTRY, Southwest Meat Assn., Jack Link's

Health systems call for more 'sustainable' proteins

U.S., Canadian hog inventory up 2%

CKE adds steak options at breakfast

Rastelli and Three Jerks roll out new beef/pork burgers

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

EEOC sues Wayne Farms for disability discrimination

Fast casual chain fires CEO; CFO leaves for another job

Pizza chain adds chicken-based salads to national menu

Study looks at impact of replacing sausage fat with quinoa

Baltimore processor to build new poultry plant, create 100 jobs

Cold storage: that’s a lot of meat and a lot of poultry

China extends duties on U.S. poultry for five more years (UPDATED)

Canadian snack maker launches protein snack pack combo

Monday, August 22, 2016

Various meat and poultry products recalled

FSIS allows ‘non-GMO’ claims on labels

Cattle on feed up 2 percent

Gourmet meat snack co. extends brand beyond grass-fed jerky

Iowa county approves $240 million Prestage pork plant

BPI drops some defendants from lawsuit against ABC

WTO rules Russian ban on pork illegal

McDonald's in Brazil to serve sustainable beef supplied by JBS

Open house set for Smithfield manure-to-energy project

Friday, August 19, 2016

Strong dollar drags down U.S. pork exports but upturn expected

Lower fed cattle prices to continue; commercial beef supplies to rise

WOTUS challenge to be decided in Cincinnati

ALDI’s $57 million project to create 145 jobs in Va.

Iowa OKs $11.5 million to help Prestage build pork plant

Analyst expects Sanderson to outperform in Q3

Online cattle auction set to resume: report

Greater hog capacity could benefit Hormel: analyst

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Exporters get a jump on West Coast port negotiations

House of Raeford mourns passing of founder

Shareholder seeks Buffalo Wild Wings exec changes

Benihana appoints new president, CEO

Jennie-O, Applegate, food service propel Hormel profit

Foster Farms names new president, CEO

Poultry facilities recognized for outstanding safety performance

Processor launches new meat snacks

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Hain Pure Protein parent delays financial reports, reviews accounting practices

New round of truck regs promise greater efficiency, cost

Jack LInk's rolls out new products

Trump sets agricultural advisory committee

Buffalo Wild Wings preps for international growth

Lower meat prices keep a lid on food inflation

Approach to meals shifting among Millennials: NPD [UPDATED]

Domino’s adds chicken-based salads to national menu

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Data-based approach may speed up foodborne illness probes

Price points consumers willing to pay for meat products decline

Cause of poultry lab fire unknown

USDA finalizes swine price reporting changes

Smithfield posts Q2 revenue gain despite hog challenges [UPDATED]

OSHA fines Tyson on 17 violations

Texas distributor starts cooking meat; opens new facility

Canadian company reacquires U.S. firm

Taco John’s installs new president after CEO departure

Monday, August 15, 2016

Analyst looks at chicken, beef and pork prospects for Tyson

Production forecasts inch lower, lower, lower: WASDE

China, Argentina renew beef pact

General Mills launches meaty snack products

HSUS moves on from pork, eggs to target chicken; reaches out to CEOs

Tall Tree Foods buys specialty sausage maker

Fire destroys processed meat plant (updated)

Supervalu becomes Fresh Market grocery wholesaler