Industry News - AM

Animal antibiotics sales drop as development stalls: USDA

Incentives for companies that develop antibiotics for food animals are being pressured...

Consumer Price Index for food shows beef, pork prices rising

USDA’s monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) for food showed beef and pork prices...

NPPC calls for gene editing oversight to switch from FDA to USDA

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has launched a campaign to highlight...

U.S. broiler production forecast for 2019 revised downward: USDA

Relatively weak demand and continued supply pressure prompted USDA’s Economic...

Industry News - PM

House passes ag funding bill that would slow pork inspection changes

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a $383 billion spending package that...

Tyson identifies summer food trends

Tyson Foods has issued it Summer Trends report that outlines the following food...

ASF toll in Vietnam reaches 2.8 million hogs: report

The spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Vietnam has affected an industrial farm...

Domestic beef demand lifts imports as exports lag: USDA

Stronger recent domestic demand for beef has prompted an increase in imports from...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

RTE sausages recalled

Fresh beef boosts Quarter Pounder YOY sales

Texas Roadhouse, Wendy’s announce exec changes

Sprouts names former Walmart exec new CEO, other exec changes

DOJ seeks to intervene in chicken price fixing litigation (UPDATE)

OIG probes USDA on modernized swine inspection

Tyson, Hillshire launch new seasoned meat products

Chinese consumers cutting back on pork: Rabobank

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tyson sees structural shift to higher beef margins

Walmart execs offer insight on beef supply initiative

Dietary Guidelines protocols revealed

Giving Back: Seaboard, Case Farms, Tyson, IDDBA, Smithfield, pork industry

Del Frisco sold to private equity firm for $650 million

Cattle on Feed report shows highest inventory since at least 1996

Niman Ranch puts beer in brats, BBQ

Agro-defense duties moved to USDA

Friday, June 21, 2019

Tyson puts alt-meat industry on notice

Mexico approves USMCA; Trump, Trudeau meet in D.C.

JBS prepays debt, gains rating upgrade

Possible temperature abuse sparks recall

Chemical spill at Koch Foods plant sends 1 to hospital

CDC says 10-state E. coli outbreak ‘appears to be over’

FAT Brands adds better burger chain to its lineup

News Briefs: Golden State, Crowd Cow, Prime Source, beefshi, Beyond Meat, Boston Market, Perdue Farms

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Undercover activist may have incited abuse at Fair Oaks Farms: media reports

Groups challenge N.C. laws limiting nuisance lawsuits

Midwest hog production company sells a farm network

AMSA announces Pollock, meat judging, service award honorees

Pittsburgh processor to close, 400 jobs lost

China-Canada pork spat escalates as third plant blocked

USTR hopes for Japan deal within ‘weeks’

China lifts decades-old ban on U.K. beef

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Brazilian meat processors to boost output amid global demand surge

OSHA investigates death at JBS Souderton plant

USDA sees higher 2020 red meat, poultry exports

FFA students to raise then process meat in new facility

U.S. officials play down expectations on China trade solution

Cargill to pay small penalty after probe finds faulty scale

Injured Tyson workers reportedly still in the hospital

Coleman Natural enters the deli category

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Meat company purchased out of bankruptcy

Niman Ranch and ButcherBox launch digital storefront (updated)

KFC Canada to include special seal on chicken products

Smithfield inks alternative energy pact with wind power provider

Five taken to hospital after spill at Tyson plant

Meat stocks slide on feed cost fears

Women’s Forum of New York to honor Sanderson Farms

New study looks into peracetic acid exposure in plants

Monday, June 17, 2019

NRTE breakfast wraps recalled containing “small rocks”

Researchers see link between red meat, lower MS risk

OSU new animal research center to have broad scope

Online restaurant ordering grows by double digits: NPD study

EU agrees to import more U.S. beef

Miss. Supreme Court rules in Mar-Jac’s favor

Chance to have your say on Dietary Guidelines coming up (updated)

New Whataburger owners see expansion and controversy

Friday, June 14, 2019

Man arrested on animal torture charge in Fair Oaks probe

Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus in the lab

A battle begins over Red Robin

Brazil resumes beef exports to China

Salmonella linked to backyard poultry sickens hundreds more

Pork, pizza recall expanded

Illegal Burger CEO sees ‘breakthrough’ in 2019

FAS names advisory committees

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Frozen poultry products recalled for lack of inspection

Ammonia leak at Cargill plant sends 7 to hospital: report

Pizza chain appoints executives to lead expansion

McDonald’s could expand alt-meat deal with Nestle: Reuters

ERS, NIFA will relocate to Kansas City area: USDA

Analysts weigh in on Tyson plant protein move

South Dakota bill aims to provide local beef to schools

Asian dining operator doubles locations with acquisition

Tyson rolls out plant-based, blended proteins, new brand