Industry News - AM

Aspen Foods expands July recall by more than 500,000 lbs.

Aspen Foods, a division of Chicago-based Koch Poultry Company, is recalling about...

Unique pathogen detection ready for commercial development

Quality control facilities in the food industry and the federal government can use...

AdvancePierre expands breakfast sandwich offerings

AdvancePierre Foods announced the addition of the Sausage, Egg and Cheese Square...

USPOULTRY seeks proposals for humane euthanasia of chicks, poults

The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals on the euthanasia...

Industry News - PM

USDA responds to New York Times article alleging cruelty

The USDA’s Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Neb. (MARC) has responded...

Meat groups praise TPP, but details sketchy and not everyone happy

Meat industry groups were quick to issue congratulatory statements after the Office...

Classic breakfast fare (including bacon) aids restaurant visit growth

Breakfast is the only restaurant daypart with sustained visit growth over the last...

Wendy’s CEO to step down; CFO steps up

The Wendy's Company announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Emil Brolick...

Friday, October 02, 2015

OSHA fines Stampede Meat for unsafe working conditions

Court approves Quantum Foods settlement

Animal welfare activism is finding its religion

Protein margins slide in the last week: analyst

News briefs: Mandatory price reporting, USPOULTRY, Cochon 555, food waste

Hormel workers reject contract

Court rules against activist groups in data lawsuit

Researchers argue for the role of sustainability in guidelines

BRF strengthens its presence in Argentina with new acquisitions

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Questions raised on 'in vitro meat' environmental impact

China indicts 10 linked to OSI's 2014 issues: report

USDA supports buffalo meat processing with grant

ConAgra names new Chief Supply Chain Officer

USDA investigation links PEDV to shipping containers

ConAgra Foods to cut jobs, relocate headquarters

USDA scientists develop affordable digital camera system to detect foodborne pathogens

CDC adds two cases to count in Minn. salmonella outbreak

For whom the ‘Bell’ tolls: vegetarians

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Cattle ranch owner wins zoning OK for poultry plant

Case Farms responds to OSHA citations

Bacon retail prices seen down in September

Frozen food recalled due to a few different reasons

ConAgra reportedly mulls moving headquarters to Chicago

Tour-friendly hog processor slated for Turlock, Calif.

FSIS to begin verifying validation compliance at plants

Endowment benefits future meat executives

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Animal agriculture should brace itself for Oct. 2 activist events

Poultry group launches campaign to educate farmers about avian influenza

Johnny Rockets launches fast-casual concept

Numerous bidders emerge for A&P locations: report

OSHA levies more than $1.4 million in fines on Case Farms

Beef Checkoff budgets $42 million for 2016

Revere, Buckhead Beef executives settle

Strong dollar, global economy affecting beef trade: Rabobank report

Monday, September 28, 2015

Sanderson addresses concerns about new chicken barns

‘Disciplined’ hog herd expansion underway

Chicken products recalled

Ready-to-cook poultry weight up 5 percent from year ago

Bloomberg: JBS financial results will benefit from depreciation of Brazil's real

Proposed Iowa pork plant faces local vote on transit study

Chipotle announces return of suspended pork menu item

Whole Foods to eliminate jobs over next 8 weeks

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sanderson Farms recalls poultry products due to possible foreign matter contamination

Money managers contemplate humane food production

Healthy Choice adds ‘natural’ line

Beef, chicken and pork margins all slide in latest weekly report

Ag groups fighting EPA over Chesapeake get extended Supreme Court deadline

Consumer Price Index forecasts for beef, pork and chicken

Red meat production up 3 percent from August 2014

McDonald’s makes two executive appointments

Thursday, September 24, 2015

British Medical Journal questions U.S. dietary guidelines advice

Grocery chain to add 100 new stores

Rib restaurant chain parent names new CEO

Hardee’s, Carl’s Jr. launch southwest-themed burger in two sizes

Cargill invests $111 million in Neb. plant; 80 jobs affected

Canadian producer to expand gestation stall-free pig production (UPDATE)

European Commission clears acquisition of Moy Park by JBS

New study examines factors for shelf stability in RTE products

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Pilgrim's Pride faces almost $47,000 in OSHA fines

Bakalars Sausage buys brand from Cargill

Supermarket chain’s $370 million store sale approved

Stocks of chicken, beef, pork in cold storage rising

JBS unit may face fine for breaching Brazil court ruling (CORRECTED)

Darden boosts outlook, says menu changes working

Monogram, comedian become bacon bedfellows

Prominent poultry specialist dies at 78

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Agencies question call for on-farm hog testing in salmonella recall

U.S. chicken exports to South Africa reportedly to begin Oct. 15

Auburn scientists study avian flu path onto poultry farms

Census Bureau issues numbers to celebrate National Chicken Month

Proposed Costco meat plant in Illinois a step closer to reality

First public meeting set on fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria

USDA prepares to battle avian influenza this fall

Senate passes Mandatory Price Reporting law