Industry News - AM

Court denies ag industry’s appeal over EPA rule

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third District has ruled in favor of the U.S....

USDA unit prepares for bison distribution program

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) plans to issue a request for proposals...

Cargill commits to White House climate change plan

Cargill and a dozen other major U.S. corporations committed Monday to helping the...

Analysts look at last week’s margins for chicken, beef and pork

Average U.S. spot chicken margins declined last week, while beef packer margins...

Industry News - PM

Senator presses for review of Cargill’s pork sale to JBS

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter yesterday to the Dept. of Justice pressing...

Vilsack says bird flu tab closing in on $200 million

The federal government is preparing to spend an estimated $191 million to cover...

Food retailing sector still roiling: Now it’s Supervalu

SUPERVALU Inc. announced that it is exploring a spinoff of its Save-A-Lot business...

New president at Cargill Meat Solutions

John Keating has been appointed president of Cargill Meat Solutions, succeeding...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Hillshire sued by EEOC for racial harassment at closed Sara Lee plant

Judge sides with EEOC in JBS religious discrimination case

Wendy’s testing antibiotic-free chicken in some locations

Poultry research shows progress against Marek’s Disease

Foster Farms enters lunchmeat category with new product line

Burgers recalled in Canada over undeclared allergens

Arby’s sales on a roll as expansion plans continue

Johnsonville goes retro with sausage crooner promotion

Monday, July 27, 2015

October’s gonna be scary: NAMI’s Betsy Booren on upcoming IARC review

U.S. cattle on feed up in June

Certain grasses fed to cattle create more fat in beef

Rabobank sees pork rebound in U.S., Canadian, China markets

‘Make sure dumb doesn’t happen’: Lower the risk of allergen recalls

WTO decides Argentina can now export fresh beef to U.S.

More states brace for bird flu as researchers gather in Des Moines

NCC to EPA on ethanol: Freeze!

Friday, July 24, 2015

Bratwurst maker sues rival for trademark violation

Seventeen months' worth of veal products recalled on E. coli concerns

Heavy cattle partially offset declines in cattle slaughter

Senators pose two approaches to dismantling COOL

Salmonella illness outbreak appears to be linked to pork

U.S. House votes to ban state GMO labeling laws

McDonald’s profit down on fewer guests

Study links pathogen to meat for the first time

Sustainable beef group set out to establish criteria, goals

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Reports of all-day breakfast spark queries for McDonald’s

Rabobank sees pork rebound in U.S., Canadian, China markets

Iowa pork plant worker sentenced for polluting river

Another meat book for the library

Recall delays potential sale of AdvancePierre: report

West Liberty Foods begins beef operation led by industry vet

Tyson worker taken to hospital after plant accident (updated)

USDA Cold Storage report: there’s a lot of meat out there

Vilsack: Scientists have developed effective bird flu vaccine for chickens

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Demand pressures building in beef market

JBS sets new corporate compliance department

Multiple salmonella strains can infect chickens at same time

NPPC CEO recognized for animal research support

Va. co-op puts almost $62 mln into turkey processing facility

Analyst notes slide in beef, chicken and pork margins

Carl’s Jr. expands ‘all-natural’ burger offering, adds Hardee’s

Forget July: grillers love proteins in winter as well — Harris poll

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Kraft Heinz may look to make Oscar Mayer more efficient: analyst

Avian influenza costs state’s poultry industry $650 million

US Foods opens new Mississippi facility

Misbranding prompts recall of salad products containing bacon

Foster Farms launches new turkey product

Ahold unit picks up some A&P stores

Canadian officials lift quarantine on some Ontario poultry farms

Poultry plant probed for illegal dumping

Monday, July 20, 2015

Pasture, calf prices support beef herd rebuilding: analysts

Calif. drought to cause $100 million loss in livestock revenue

Protein from bugs gains traction with consumers

Major pizza chain goes for lower calorie ingredients

Grocery chain files bankruptcy again, sells some stores, closes others

CDC updates illness count from frozen chicken entrée recall

Man survives meat grinder incident

Maple Leaf names government veterinarian to head up animal care

Friday, July 17, 2015

Price pressure to take toll on chicken margins: analyst

Scientists probe hemp fed to food animals and whether THC carried in meat

System aims to improve ammonia monitoring in poultry houses

DQ gets serious about sandwiches at HQ

Senate committee passes agriculture spending bill

XL Foods case reaches settlement

Brazil projected to lead global beef, poultry exports

Sausage products recalled

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Chicken recalled on concerns over Staphylococcal Enterotoxin

Monogram Foods completes purchase

Major Russian processor to expand operation — again

Legislation that would 'rein in' dietary guidelines moves forward

NLRB rules OK Foods execs interfered with union election (updated)

CDC dissects decade of E. coli data

Shelf-life enhanced with UV, pulsed light in the mix

Beef, pork margins lower, chicken flat in latest weekly report

Nearly 2 million lbs. of poultry products recalled on salmonella concerns