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E. coli concerns are behind two separate beef recalls

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced two separate recalls of...

Bachoco sees solid results in 2Q, 1H of 2016

Industrias Bachoco, parent company of Fort Smith, Ark.-based OK Foods, reported...

Noodles & Company looking for new CEO after resignation

Fast casual chain Noodles & Co. announced it is looking for “qualified...

Giving back: Cracker Barrel, Smithfield, Kretschmar, Iowa Select, Hormel

Meat and poultry consumer products manufacturer CB Old Country Store partnered with...

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Food safety survey ranks fears, information sources

E. coli outbreak tied to ground beef

Study shows many Americans unconcerned about food waste

Restaurant-quality frozen chicken entrée debuts

Residents sue Nebraska city over proposed chicken plant

Prestage Farms plant wins zoning nod, soybean group support

McD’s financial results hit 2Q speed bump

Large grocery chain offers meal kits

Monday, July 25, 2016

Inaccurate nitrite formulation prompts 15-month recall of 'brotwurst'

Cattle on feed up, but not as much as predicted

Cold storage: poultry up, red meat down — again

Mass. company launched two chicken salad products

Analyst takes a closer look at Cattle on Feed, Cold Storage reports

Food CPI dips between May and June

Hormel sets up scavenger hunt using food trucks

Chipotle considers new loyalty program as traffic climbs

Friday, July 22, 2016

County’s public comment rules rankle plant opponents

Wash. co. recalls pork over possible salmonella contamination

Backyard poultry-linked salmonella outbreak expands

Record-high red meat production in June

Presidential election puts trade pact in choppy waters

Foodservice delivery trumps drive-through service for convenience: NPD

Italian mayor takes a celery stick to meat

News briefs: AdvancePierre, Eckrich, Sanderson Farms, OSI Group, Supervalu, Tilted Kilt

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Campbell’s to transition to antibiotic-free chicken

Fast-casual chain rolls out naturally raised steak dish

New bacon-themed burger for Hardee’s, Carl’s Jr.

Pacific Foods introduces new broth products

Wayne Farms gets tax exemption in Mississippi (updated)

Police arrest suspect in bomb threat at Pilgrim’s Pride plant

Salmonella concerns with whole hog roasters prompt public health alert

Papa John’s commits to serving antibiotic-free chicken

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

370k+ lbs. of hot dog products recalled on possible listeria contamination

North Country Smokehouse breaks ground on expansion

Proposed Prestage plant a step closer

Pizza chain now serves antibiotic-free chicken

USDA proposes beef checkoff changes

Allen Harim forges new partnership

Meal kits generating more buzz than bite: NPD study

El Pollo Loco introduces four chicken quesadillas

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

U.S. purchases of Brazilian processed beef items is rising

Poultry prospects are good: USDA

Butterball promotes two

Giving back: Triumph, Smithfield, Kretschmar, Tyson, Buddig

Canadian government invests in Maple Leaf expansion

Fremont to consider Costco site redevelopment plan

Chick-fil-A launches new sandwich, mayhem ensues

Popularity of healthy oils, clean labels heats up

Monday, July 18, 2016

Foreign matter prompts major chicken, beef recall

Case Farms gets animal welfare recognition

China market driving global pork trends

Red meat consumption linked with risk of developing kidney failure

South Korea reopens import doors to U.S. poultry

JBS' Brazilian pork plant temporarily closed; another plant's managers investigated

Outlook is for more red meat, pressure on prices: USDA

Milford Valley offers $7,000 in prizes in summer promotion

Friday, July 15, 2016

Tyson offers to buy out lease of Cherokee plant

Consumers much more willing to pay for steak, deli ham

Earls reveals prototype new restaurant concept

First-ever NAS food and ag research prize established

Experts to address impact from proposed Costco chicken plant

ConAgra names chief financial officer

Investigators: Lightning likely caused fire at Mich. meat facility

Quiznos names new CEO

Thursday, July 14, 2016

FSIS amends rules on non-ambulatory veal calves

Higher chicken demand squeezes supplies for chains

Consumers confused on animal welfare-related food labels: ASPCA

Global foodservice traffic, sales up in Q1 2016: NPD

Perdue, NCC at odds over stringent USDA care standards for organic chicken

Congress passes GMO bill

Applegate to remove GMOs from animal feed

Ahold, Delhaize to sell 86 U.S. supermarkets