Industry News - AM

Mountaire Farms opens $170 million chicken plant

Mountaire Farms has cut the ribbon on a $170 million chicken plant renovation project...

USMCA would give slight boost to U.S. GDP, key report says

An analysis of the new North American trade pact released Thursday by the U.S. International...

Dietz & Watson marks anniversary with pop-up ‘delishop’

Philadelphia-based premium meats manufacturer Dietz & Watson is celebrating...

Australia’s prime minister stands up for meat

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison criticized animal rights activists as "shameful...

Industry News - PM

Man dies, another injured in accident at Costco chicken plant

An accident at the construction site of Costco Wholesale Corp.’s chicken plant...

Kona Grill facing possible bankruptcy

Fast-casual chain Kona Grill said in a recent federal securities filing that it...

Study shows potential for Earth-friendly plastic replacement

New research has shown that combining natural rubber with bioplastic in a novel...

From The Analogue Dish: A conversation with Greenleaf's Dan Curtin

Canadian meat giant Maple Leaf Foods threw a spotlight on its plant-based analogue...

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Kiolbassa Smoked Meats opens new production line

Poultry processor is first to make Forbes’ Best Employers list

McDonald’s retires Signature line, refreshes Quarter Pounder

Carl’s Jr. creates buzz with test of CBD-topped burger

CDC reports one death in broad Listeria investigation

Texas county approves incentives for Tyson

Activist group sues USDA over fecal matter on chicken (Updated)

Tiger Brands to defend class action lawsuit over Listeria outbreak

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

This just in: Govt agency actually listens to constituent's suggestion

Cattlemen's Beef Board names new CEO

Mitloehner honored with Borlaug CAST Communication Award

Your message isn’t sinking in

China may be closer on U.S. pork, poultry trade resolution: report

Tyson workers ratify contract; could impact others: union

Brashears: USDA waiting for data from cell-based food producers

Biltong maker snags new investment to fund growth

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Senator’s bill would codify USDA-FDA regulation of cell-based products

Golden State Foods changes operations, exec line-up

Cold plasma can kill 99.9 percent of airborne viruses: study

News Briefs: Fogo de Chão, Catch Steak, OSI, Veroni, CKE Restaurants

Americold snaps up Cloverleaf for $1.24B

China to discuss Brazilian meat imports next month: report

Panera introduces three first-time breakfast wraps

Cranberry pomace extracts inhibit bad bugs in pork products

Monday, April 15, 2019

Ground beef identified as E. coli O103 outbreak source

Rebuilt House of Raeford plant ramps up

Lack of inspection prompts raw pork and beef recall

Sausage maker begins construction on new plant

USDA seeks comment on revisions to poultry disease control program

Perdue Farms eliminates 118 jobs nationwide

Hormel Foods signs wind power deal

JBS USA opens food innovation center at CSU

Friday, April 12, 2019

ASF could wipe out one-third of China’s hogs: Rabobank

Pork producers: Restoring Mexican market access is top priority

Applegate serves up hot dogs, burgers for Minor League Baseball

News Briefs: DemKota, McDonald’s, Stop & Shop, Papa Murphy’s, J. Alexander’s

Tyson Ventures invests in food safety tech company

NAMI adopts new vision, mission, values

Smart sensor IDs meat spoilage fast, say scientists

Giving Back: This Old Farm, Tyson, Triumph, Smithfield, Great American Turkey Co.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Experts paint a dire picture of ASF

Private equity firm backs artisanal pork rind brand

Venison sausage recalled; label misses pork ingredient

USDA, Calif. double staff fighting Newcastle outbreak: report

Hormel prevails in ‘natural’ lawsuit

Pathogen control, consumer education among Brashears’ priorities

China buys a lot more U.S. pork; weekly export sales hit record: DLR

WHO dropped sponsorship of EAT-Lancet event

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

California beef processors merge

Perdue announces expansion in S.C.

Cell-based, conventional meat do not compete: Memphis Meats CEO

Newcastle Disease seminar set as new outbreak is confirmed in Arizona

Listeria concerns prompt recall of wraps, salads

Iowa Food Group shuts down; seeks investment

ASF worry spurs cancellation of World Pork Expo for '19 (updated)

Canada directs funds to bolster pork industry

School purchasing coalition taps USDA ex-official as first chief

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

OSI Group buys pork processor

Peco Foods names Keystone exec as new COO

ASF jumps into China’s largest province for the first time

Barn fire kills more than 10,000 turkeys at Md. operation

JBS Plainwell recalls ground beef

Canada considers more retaliatory tariffs next week: reports

Big names said to be interested in Nestle lunchmeat line: Bloomberg

More scrutiny needed for less-deadly foodborne bacteria, say scientists

Monday, April 08, 2019

Further processors merge

Stuffed sandwiches recalled on extraneous materials concerns

Local S. Dakota meat treat inspires plant, restaurant venture

News Briefs: Garrett Valley, Lidl, Cooper Farms

USDA FSIS refutes story on hog inspection rule

Maple Leaf unit plans continent’s largest plant-based protein facility

Meat packer to rebuild after fire

No one hurt in chicken barn fire on Tyson farm