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Final ethanol volumes could raise feed costs

The final Renewal Fuel Standard (RFS) required volume obligations for 2014, 2015...

Mountaire announces executive promotions

Chicken processor Mountaire Farms announced three executive promotions that went...

JBS buys into robotics, x-ray manufacturer

JBS Australia Pty Limited has won approval from shareholders at Scott Technology...

Retail wins more often with prepared meals, snacks: NPD

Supermarkets and convenience stores (c-stores) are raising the bar on their foodservice...

Monday, November 30, 2015

Beef and chicken recalled

Perdue Farms facility sees hazardous chemical release

Seattle processor revamps logo, brand

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McDonald’s launches latest customization effort: report

Trucker makes off with 40,000 pounds of meat

Beef market in transition

Scientists say biotechnology governance must be ‘even-handed’

Friday, November 27, 2015

Jury awards former Tyson employee $2.2 million for injuries

USDA predicts net farm cash and income will drop in 2015

U.K. honours OSI

Report: Half of all eating occasions are snacks

Chefs see free-range pork, charcuterie, fresh sausage on menus in 2016

Americans weigh in on favorite holiday, most anticipated eats

Pig blood good indicator of pork quality, researchers say

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Analysts upgrade Hormel, like pork and turkey trends

Ag group targets classrooms

Cracker Barrel gives family chefs a break this Thanksgiving

USPOULTRY updates ergonomics training for poultry supervisors

QSR market growing at 6 percent CAGR to 2019

Detecting disease in beef cattle using ear tag units

USPOULTRY presents on environmental regulations

Giving back, Thanksgiving edition: Cargill, Just Bare, Smithfield, AdvancePierre, Illinois Pork Producers, House of Raeford, Carando

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Mountain States Rosen buys JBS lamb plant

Cooking temperature affects cancer risk of meat: study

U.S., China trade officials confirm initiatives on innovation

Weekly Outlook: Hog prices drop to 6-year lows

Maple Leaf Foods to cut 400 management jobs

Misbranding, undeclared allergen spark beef product recall

NAMI requests extension on "natural" comment period

Bacon jumps the shark*

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

N.C. turkey litter power plant on track

Broiler-type chicks hatched down 1 percent

New video looks at sustainability and livestock use beyond meat

Topsy-turvy price trends as Thanksgiving approaches

Record Q4 net for Hormel despite HPAI-related woes

Analysts lift projections for Tyson

USDA reports less turkey, pork in freezers; more beef

Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli in four states

Monday, November 23, 2015

Cattle on feed up 2 percent

Flourescent nanotubes detect spoiled meat

Three facilities reinstated for export to China

Synergies, prepared foods help Tyson posts record Q4 margin

Black Earth Meats’ lawsuit dismissed, in part

Hormel names new unit president

AMSA launches new consumer website

Friday, November 20, 2015

Tyson to close two prepared food plants

Nation Pizza recalls pepperoni pizza for allergens

AdvancePierre Foods names Steve Booker president of retail

Worker advocates demand poultry CEOs hike wages, improve safety

Central Maine Meats nears opening

University unveils pasture-based poultry farm

FSIS updates export requirements for Hong Kong

Former University of Georgia professors joins USAPEEC

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Ohio files new charges vs. embattled meat delivery service

U.S. to push China to lift poultry import ban: report

FSIS announces EV program for RTE products to Canada

Hardee’s launches breakfast sandwich with chicken, bacon

Dominican Republic gets $40 million pork processing meat

“SciBabe” aims to teach consumers to fish — for scientific facts

Iowa joins legal fight over water rule

Consumers shift away from conventional three-meals-a-day routine

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Bob Evans names new CEO

N.Y. senators announce federal funding for beef plant feasibility study

Cargill touts safety milestone

TravelCenters of America bids to buy Quaker Steak & Lube

ConAgra to split in two, change names

Meat groups dispute recent reports on antibiotic use

Cargill streamlines leadership structure

USDA provides $58 mln for Ghana poultry industry