Industry News - AM

Russia bans some Euro beef, imports from Mongolia, pressures McDonald’s

Russia’s previously announced ban on beef byproducts from European Union countries...

Rancho Feeding exec, yardman may be cutting plea deals

An executive and a yardman of the now defunct Rancho Feeding Corp. may have cut...

Steakhouse chain names new CEO

Black Angus Steakhouse, a chain of 45 steakhouse restaurants in six western U.S...

Good news/bad news for Buffalo Wild Wings: analyst

A Morgan Stanley analyst provided a positive outlook for Buffalo Wild Wings and...

Industry News - PM

GAO calls on USDA to improve food safety procedures for poultry

The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) is calling on the USDA to strengthen...

McDonald’s reports rotten financial quarter

Analysts and investors were expecting McDonald’s Corp. to have a rough third...

Antibiotics might actually worsen the incidence of salmonella infection: study

A new study by researchers at Stanford University and the Yale School of Medicine...

Pilgrim’s worker dies at Mt. Pleasant, Texas plant

A worker died at the Pilgrim’s Pride plant in Mt. Pleasant, Texas on Friday...

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mystery surrounds Jennie-O plant workers falling ill

Imported lamb recalled

Former Cargill manager says no trade secrets taken

Tri-State Beef sets plant construction timetable

Denny’s promote three to the c-suite

Iowa Premium Beef gets set to open its doors

McDonald’s strategy on 2014 McRib return

Trading company sued Smithfield over $2.6 million debt (updated)

EEOC’s discrimination case against JBS continues

WTO rules on Canada/Mexico COOL challenge

Friday, October 17, 2014

Chicken product recalled

Top 10 HACCP mistakes in meat processing plants

Sanderson eager to get a North Carolina plant built

Chicken, turkey margins remain unseasonably strong

Chicken stocks tumble after Sanderson remarks on supply

Just 26 more questions; Legislators still unhappy with poultry inspection (updated)

Ammonia gas leak at JBS plant sends 60+ to hospital

Perdue brand goes antibiotic-free

Thursday, October 16, 2014

JBS fined for odor issues at Ky. pork plant

Trends in beef and foodborne illnesses presented at NAMA conference

Consumers' willingness to pay drops: Survey (updated)

Global pork markets cool down: Rabobank

FSIS may issue guidance on salmonella in beef cattle lymph node

Influential senator applauds U.S. WTO win over India

Rantoul Foods/Trim-Rite plans expansion

Consumers warming to breaded chicken sandwiches

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

JBS to favor sustainable cattle purchases in Brazil

McDonald’s moves to social media to explain how its food is made

Weak demand exacerbates seasonal beef margins decline

News briefs: Kayem, Cargill, Animal Ag Alliance

Cattlemen tell Vilsack to back off on checkoff

Pork group discusses online information strategy

Pa. firm recalls soup on allergen issue

New Darden board appoints interim CEO

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Grocery chain tried labeling “USDA graded”

FSIS issues new notices for poultry inspectors

Mexico’s SuKarne reopens storage facilities, creates jobs

Brazil beef exports take September dip, but gains in Russia maintain rosy outlook

Kroger removes ‘humanely raised’ claim on chicken labels to settle case

Poultry groups praise WTO ruling on India's poultry import policies

Court arguments kick off in Allen Harim plant case

Galant expands recent beef recall

Monday, October 13, 2014

Tyson to get a boost from improving pork: analyst

FSIS posts new test method for sodium, calcium

Russian vet to oversee Chinese pork production

Beef checkoff launches new web site

Perdue pulls chicken labels to settle with HSUS

Foodservice firm recalls nearly 150 products over possible listeria

Poultry processor to reopen after CFIA suspension

Authorities investigate incident at National Beef plant (updated)

Friday, October 10, 2014

Quantum collects more than $200,000 in settlements

Grandin, Smith help finance new animal science facility

Analyst lifts Pilgrim’s outlook on resilient chicken market

USDA props up organic with $52 million in grants

Foster Farms CEO stepping down

House of Raeford to close turkey cook plant

USDA predicts record corn, soybean crops; cheaper feed

USDA raises forecasts for meat production

Restaurant to offer $385 steak

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Russia's open border sparks big gains for Brazil poultry, pork

Delmarva group seeks funding for documentary

Cracker Barrel expands retail meat offerings (again)

Einstein Bros. and Noah’s add chicken sandwiches

Tyson sets closing date for Buffalo, N.Y., plant

Bomb scare at Tyson plant turns out to be false alarm

Consumers eating more pork, liking it better (updated)

PEDV fears in Taiwan boost imports of U.S. poultry

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Poultry inspection case takes next steps

McDonald’s Japan to lose $157 million due to OSI meat scandal (updated)

Survey says animals still considered the best source of protein

New product aimed at consumer desire for protein: bone broth

Minnesota firm recalls meat, poultry products after listeria detection

Judge upholds citations for health hazards against chicken plant

Supreme Court won’t hear House of Raeford wage case

News briefs: Allen Harim, FMI, Cargill, Smithfield Foods, Aviagen