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Perdue to announce enhanced animal welfare practices for poultry (updated)

Poultry giant Perdue is set to announce Monday morning a number of actions it is...

U.S. hog inventory higher than expected

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on June 1 was 68.4 million head. This...

Poultry products recalled

Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods, Inc., a Vallejo, Calif., establishment, is recalling...

U.S. cattle on feed in June matched market expectations

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots...

Record-keeping rule on ground beef delayed

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said it will delay by four...

Friday, June 24, 2016

Proposed Costco chicken plant gets more local support

Record high pork production for May

N.C. State charcuterie professor taps into foodie movement ‘while the iron is hot’

Analysts review chicken, beef, pork margins

Chicken catchers sue Koch Foods over pay

How 'Brexit' may impact the U.S. meat industry

Consumer Reports ‘decodes’ meat labels

Meat exempted in Senate GMO label compromise

When life hands you deli meat — and bread …

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Researchers report progress on reducing salmonella in meat

Grocery chain launches “free from” meat line

Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s add ‘all-natural’ chicken breast sandwich

Case sensitive: Marketing and the meat case

George’s names new strategy boss

Mich. facility gutted by fire

Court allows HSUS suit against hog operation to proceed

True or false? Take Meatingplace's 10-second quiz

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Tyson says chicken segment producing higher, more stable margins

Consultant: Engage on personal level, then talk facts with consumers

Listeria concern prompts sandwich recall

Supermarket chain offers chicken with omega 3 product line

Jennie-O to pay nearly $500,000 to settle lawsuit

Costco wins land annexation vote, critics seek new details

Wayne Farms seeks tax exemption renewal in Miss.

Pullet placements surge as chicken production climbs

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Ag chair says lawmaker trying to “rope-a-dope” Congress over GMOs

Analyst notes positive outlooks for Sanderson, Pilgrim’s Pride

Analysts assess pork market conditions

JBS Jr.: How JBS USA is evolving

Costco plant moves another step forward, obstacles lie ahead (UPDATED)

Olymel to expand Canadian pork plant in $25-mln project

Hollywood icons add muscle to China’s meat reduction efforts

What’s in a name? Free hot dogs

Monday, June 20, 2016

GNP recalls chicken tampered with foreign matter, fires employee

GMOs at issue north of the border

N.Y. corp. recalls wonton and dumpling products on misbranding, undeclared allergens

Beef and cattle trade a mixed bag

Outbreak and sporadic foodborne illnesses share similarities

Beef production down on lower weights; exports lackluster

Broiler feed costs expected to outpace broiler prices

National Pork Board elects new officers

Friday, June 17, 2016

JBS closes São Paulo plant after change in state tax refund rules

Summer beef campaign targets millennials in high-population states

Auburn poultry research center prepares major expansion

USDA grant helps military vets start poultry farms

Acquisition of shuttered National Beef plant completed

Senate spending bill would block WOTUS rule

Canada publishes new chicken handling code

House adopts ban on Meatless Monday in military

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Prestage narrowing options for Iowa pork plant: report

Smithfield faces EEOC discrimination case

New process produces biodegradable cellulose-based films

Pork board encourages Hispanics to fire up the grill

Coalition petitions Congress to finalize GIPSA rules

Another 'Meatless Monday' ban effort emerges: POLITICO

Study published on cattle growth promotant zilpaterol

Bolivia rejects Gates’ offer of hens

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Boxed beef recalled on E. coli concerns

NPPC backs TPP in Congressional hearing

Senator looks to get to the military before Meatless Monday does

New pork plants to pressure old ones (UPDATE)

CDC to continue monitoring after MCR-1 gene found in pigs

Bob Evans Q4 net falls 90 percent on sales drop, cost surge

Neighbors fret over another proposed Neb. chicken operation

Food Demand Survey finds pessimistic consumers

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Tyson names new president

Meat industry group adds outreach specialist

Lack of inspection prompts recall

Krave enlists Olympians to kick off National Jerky Day promo

Economic impact of U.S. meat, poultry tops $1 trillion: NAMI study

Informational meetings set for proposed Costco poultry plant - UPDATED

Gemstone names new CEO

Grocery stores raising the bar to attract millennials