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Cargill announces executive moves

Cargill said Tuesday that John Niemann has been appointed president of the company’s...

FSIS extends comment period for downer veal calf rule

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has extended the comment period...

Jack Link’s launches premium sausage line

Jack Link's Protein Snacks has introduced its premium Jack Link's Wild Side Sausage...

Levy, Del Taco merge

Levy Acquisition Corp. and Del Taco Holdings Inc., the second-largest Mexican quick-service...

Giving Back: Cargill, Triumph, Smithfield, House of Raeford

Cargill Cargill was recognized at a grand opening ceremony of the Pork Education...

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

U.S. opens market to Brazilian fresh beef

NCBA CEO Forrest Roberts resigns

States sue EPA over water rule

Tyson offers C-stores tips on boosting prepared foods sales

‘Iconic.’ ‘Celebratory.’ ‘Primal.’ Meat has no substitute.

Tyson upgrades, adds staff at Ky. poultry plant

ConAgra posts Q4 profit, throws in the towel on private label

PETA sues California over poultry slaughter

Kraft Heinz details new management structure

Monday, June 29, 2015

Beef products recalled

Canadians warned of frozen, breaded chicken after salmonella outbreak

Hogs and Pigs report shows recovery from PEDV

USDA counts more poultry pounds in May, revised April up as well

Sysco terminates merger with US Foods

McDonald’s mum on reports of Quarter Pounder upsize

Carl’s Jr. slaps a pork chop on a breakfast sandwich

Beyond Meat expands meat-analog offerings

Friday, June 26, 2015

Wayne Farms pulls IPO

$20 million beef plant planned in N.Y.

Irish BSE case confirmed to be isolated

Subway names new president

Pork production up in May, but beef, veal and lamb all down

Jack Link’s launches chicken jerky

Two grocery giants with big U.S. holdings agree to merge

True or False? Take Meatingplace’s 10-second quiz

Thursday, June 25, 2015

National Beef expansion to create 200 jobs

Senate passes TPA; bill heads to Obama’s desk

Russian extends ban on meat imports

Midamar execs file for dismissal of criminal case

Senator proposes swapping COOL for voluntary label

Judge denies Midamar founder’s motions to dismiss

USDA predicts retail pork prices will keep falling

Pa. processor’s mushroom burger addresses high beef prices

Whole Foods caught with thumb on the scale

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sysco-US Foods merger on the ropes

HSUS staffer vacations in Aruba on embezzled funds

O'Charley’s, Portillo’s name new leaders (updated)

Vilsack names new NACMCF members

Minnesota poultry lab gets $8.5 million in funding

JBS sets sights on branded packaged goods

GMO-, AB-free meat "tastes better": survey

Cargill weathers drought, economic headwinds to regain profitability

Extending meat's shelf life ... 40 years?!?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

OSHA cites Allen Harim for poultry worker musculoskeletal risks

Fast food giant expands menu customization program

Restaurant industry survey shows drop in burger, sandwich market share

USDA Cold Storage: more than last year, less than last month

Trade Promotion Authority passes major Senate hurdle

JBS sees $50 million in synergy gains from Moy Park in 2016

Court orders Greater Omaha to reinstate employees

Pork plant wins Iowa approval to begin construction

Monday, June 22, 2015

JBS buys Marfrig's UK subsidiary Moy Park for $1.5 billion

Pork, beef products recalled over possible listeria contamination

Brazil's anti-trust regulator approves JBS acquisition of poultry slaughter firm

All quiet on the protein front, except for poultry: analyst

Wis. processor expands lean sausage line

U.S. poultry players to benefit from USDA special purchase: analyst

Cattle on Feed report seen slightly bullish for cattle prices

DQ looking to sell more chicken, bacon before that ice cream cone

Smithfield unit sets research partnership with tobacco firm

Friday, June 19, 2015

Bidding procedures approved for Golden County Foods

Butterball launches Natural Inspirations product line

Consumers willing to pay more for meat in June

CEO of barbeque restaurant chain resigns

Idaho county gives go-ahead to new beef plant

Cargill names new boss of European poultry unit

House subcommittee approves ag spending bill

FSIS seeks comment on listeria regulation

USAPEEC announces new chair, board

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Misbranding leads to large poultry product recall

Foster Farms suspends workers, American Humane responds

Biosecurity lapses likely a factor in HPAI spread: APHIS

Hormel sets execs for post-Applegate purchase

Trade Promotion Authority moves forward

Hormel names president of subsidiary Dan’s Prize

Meat Industry Hall of Fame 2015 members announced

USDA sees lower chicken prices due to avian flu