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Red meat supplies hit record September high

Total red meat supplies were a record high for the month of September, since the...

September egg production up 10 percent

United States egg production totaled 8.30 billion during September 2016, up 10 percent...

Survey shows millennials leading shift back to animal fat

A new showed an increasing number of consumers, and in particular millennials, are...

USPOULTRY and Foundation approve $300,000 in new research grants

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved $300,000 for five new research...

Monday, October 24, 2016

Ag data expert sees a different future for meat

Cattle on feed stats come in at low range of analysts’ expectations

World beef markets and trade expected to grow in 2017

UNICEF: Five in six young children not getting enough nutrition for growth, brain development

Equipment, new technology and efficiencies in rendering highlighted at annual seminar

Allen Harim to build large hatchery on Delmarva

National Beef plant resumes operations after fire

Organic meat processor buys Tender Choice Foods

Brookwood Farms recalls 127,000 pounds of pulled pork

Memphis firm recalls 13 tons of poultry products

Friday, October 21, 2016

IPC pledges to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Smithfield launches 7 new products

Analysts size up 2017 chicken market prospects

Record beef and pork production in September

NIH sets task force on nutrition research

Mountaire Farms gets $2.3 million in tax incentives for N.C. plant project

Frozen food maker to add 150 jobs in purchased facility

Pork piling up as export pace slowing: Rabobank

New chicken nuggets, all-day breakfast lift McDonald’s sales

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Restaurant prices up again, expanding gap vs. groceries

Dog Haus inks major expansion plan

Twin Peaks co-founder steps away from brand

Jack Link’s preps new breakfast jerky products (UPDATED)

Hormel sued again over ‘natural’ claims

U.S. beef exports to benefit as Australian shipments plunge: USDA

CDC declares E. coli outbreak over

Processor intros “Vermont flavors” sausages

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Light birds, quality issues prompt lower broiler production forecast

Culver’s mourns death of president, CEO Keiser

Two more senior McDonald's execs to leave

Mistica, Kellogg ink partnership

China pork imports surge: USDA

JBS rules out acquisitions in 2016 and 2017

Meats on suspect list in Canadian listeria outbreak

Restaurant delivery market has plenty of upside: Mintel

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

GIPSA settles case with Tyson on hog trim procedures

JBS outlines Brazilian beef shipment plans to U.S. for 2017

Beef industry’s “Families in Motion” digital campaign continues

Consumer willingness to pay jumps for chicken breast, wing products

Brazilian processor BRF buys stake in COFCO pork unit

Canadian pork processor announces (another) expansion

N.C. agency says hog lagoons holding up against floodwaters

Sanderson Farms outlook appears rosier: analysts

Monday, October 17, 2016

Beef and veal products recalled due to possible E. coli O26 contamination

Turkey products recalled due to possible foreign matter

Tyson Foods recalls some frozen chicken products

Cattle vaccine could help cut antibiotics use

Smithfield worker diagnosed with TB poses no food safety issue

Large supermarket chain sells discount grocery unit for over $1 billion

Minnesota pork plant set to open in January

Court dismisses challenge to industry input on Dietary Guidelines

Friday, October 14, 2016

Smithfield watching lagoons amidst N.C. floods, plants still not at capacity

EPA fines Agri Star on Clean Water Act violations

Frozen entrée maker adds new product line

Veggie “burger” launches in West Coast restaurants

USDA moves forward with GIPSA rules

Cargill breaks ground on Philippines-based poultry plant

First Brazilian beef shipment to U.S. arrives in Philly

NCC expands social media presence

USDA launches public-private rural investment program

USDA moves forward with GIPSA rules

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Grass-fed beef processor to open new plant in 2017

Hurricane Matthew may have killed 5 mln chickens: report

Pork lard products recalled for undeclared allergen

Weekly Outlook: Pork outlook turns sour

Premium Brands acquires Belmont Meats for $50 million

Heat inactivates avian influenza, researcher finds

Amazon to open perishables-only stores: report

Famous Dave’s CEO out; successor named

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Equity firm takes stake in Del Real Foods

Yum! Brands outlines life after China

There’s a reason the meat industry is pushing for TPP

Tech briefs: Stunning, low-sodium products, whole muscle jerky, pork sausage

Smithfield slowly reopening plants in flood areas

WASDE report sees higher corn prices

Sandwich chain adds meaty mac ’n cheese dishes

Pork group sets Latino-centric holiday promotion