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Processing exec arrested on gun charges in D.C.

Ron Prestage, son of the founder of Prestage Farms and president of Prestage Farms...

JBS adds another small poultry processor to Brazilian lineup

JBS SA continues to expand its portfolio of poultry assets in Brazil at a rapid...

Canadian beef labeling rules set to take effect

Canadian officials are now less than 30 days away from implementing labeling regulations...

CKE Restaurants promotes Lyerly to international division president

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s...

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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

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

Friday, July 18, 2014

Poultry Federation names 2014 Industry Leader of the Year

Environmental group says Chesapeake cleanup lacking

CFIA to fine meat companies for food safety lapses

Pork Board targets online sharing with #PorkBucketList campaign

Hain Celestial becomes sole owner of protein unit

Sysco fined for storing meat, milk in unrefrigerated sheds

CDC closes lab associated with botched H5N1 shipment

Farm groups say Chesapeake cleanup is on track

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sausage companies' bankruptcy case gets heated

Total U.S. PEDV cases rise as weekly case numbers decline

USDA reinstates cattle import certificate to Mexican state

Chick-fil-A a threat to McD's, analyst predicts

Giving back: Hillshire, Smithfield, Tyson (twice!)

Campylobacter research reveals potential for vaccine

As poultry inspection rule sits at OMB, union wants another chance to comment

Tyson’s Hillshire purchase takes another step forward

Taco Bell breakfast and China lift Yum results, but Pizza Hut lags

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Quantum's unsecured creditor committee to look into nearly $75 million in payments

Minnesota officials probe suspected E. coli outbreak at Applebee’s

Cargill Turkey removes use of growth-promoting antibiotics

Consumers eating out more; less willing to pay high meat prices

USDA proposes stricter records on grinding meat at retail

Sanderson eying NC site for new plant: report

Processor receives thumbs down on plant plan

Delayed GA poultry lab now set to open this fall

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Survey shows new chicken items may not be better than predecessors

New research on chicken vaccines (updated)

Brazil beef sets new export records

FSIS seeks nominations for microbiology committee

Study of 20 heifers shows little impact from Zilmax

JBS Foods acquires more Brazil poultry assets, inroad to Mexico

Congresswomen take more steps on USDA oversight of Foster Farms

Hormel cites positive gains helping malnourished children with protein

Monday, July 14, 2014

Quantum: Purchase deal part of ‘fraudulent scheme’

FSIS updates, clarifies elements of Foster Farms recall

Indiana processor launches new stuffed chicken product

News briefs: Tyson, food safety, General Mills, 49ers, FAO

NPD findings on consumers and sodium may surprise you

Princeton study details surge in global antibiotic use; discussions abound

U.S. restaurant sales ‘lackluster’ in Q2, same-store traffic still down

Mixed emotions in the beef industry

Friday, July 11, 2014

USDA submits final HIMP poultry plant inspection rule to OMB

Critics petition court over proposed chicken plant

Bob Evans pins restaurant revival hopes on chicken

Consistent lean beef consumption lowers blood pressure, researchers say

Let the sparring begin (again); groups react on poultry inspection

USDA raises beef production forecast; lowers pork

USDA sees more, cheaper corn and soybeans

Taco Bell amps up the protein in bowls, burritos