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WHO’s cancer agency could deem red, processed meats carcinogenic

ATLANTA — The World Health Organization’s cancer agency is discussing...

Louise Slaughter to McD's CEO: 'Live up to [your] commitment'

New York Rep. Louis M. Slaughter thinks McDonald's is dropping the ball on safe...

Chicken production up, but prices look to move higher: analyst

The broiler flock looks like it could be larger than previously thought, based on...

Sweden finds double-digit STEC positives in beef

Sweden’s National Food Agency has found that 13 percent of the beef imported...

Habit burger chain inks Mideast deal

The Habit Restaurants Inc. has struck an international franchise agreement with...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Premium Brands to close Toronto plant, axe 200 jobs

Buffalo halal poultry plant plans await meetings with residents

Simpler isn’t always better: MythCrusher video takes on technology

Feedlot dust is a wealth of data on antibiotic resistance: Texas Tech

Tyson expansion of Ga. plant to create 500 jobs

U.S. burger consumption defies competition, restaurant traffic decline

N.Y. firm recalls sausages for misbranding, undeclared allergen

USPOULTRY announces slate of annual awards at IPPE

Monday, January 26, 2015

Vilsack wants update on animal welfare plan for research programs: Reuters

Mixed-up boxes lead to chicken recall due to undeclared allergens

Allergens prompt chicken fritter recall

Foster Farms reports bird flu in one turkey flock

NPPC joins the push for Trade Promotion Authority

House ag committee to review food safety, trade, livestock marketing

Taiwan enforces poultry slaughter ban

Record high pork production for December

Finally — it's Meat Week 2015!

Friday, January 23, 2015

Report suggests priorities for animal protein research

Maker of processing equipment closing Iowa plant

New JBS USA website promotes La Herencia line

Schwan Food names new CFO, VP of finance

Cargill temporarily suspends pork plant slaughtering

USDA reports double digit beef price rise; pork not far behind

Meat, poultry in freezers could reflect West Coast port jams

McDonald’s posts 21 percent drop in earnings

Perdue unveils antibiotic-free chicken for school lunch

Thursday, January 22, 2015

FSIS issues directive on traceback for E. coli

Idaho confirms avian flu in wild ducks, backyard chickens

Small recall No. 1: Imported pork, no inspection

Small recall No. 2: beef, pork, chicken on allergen concerns

Foster Farms reaffirms pathogen controls as USDA sets standards

Survey points to more weak sales for McDonald’s

Burger chain sets IPO, looks to build 'fine casual' niche

Butterball launches three turkey products for foodservice

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

AdvancePierre acquires Illinois sandwich products maker

Tyson settles fish kill suit for $539,000

Poultry executive Don Dalton dies

Fire kills 19,000 turkey poults at Jennie-O barn

USDA proposes new salmonella, campy standards for poultry parts and pork testing

Flip-flop: County will consider incentives for Sanderson

Survey says most consumers want labels … for DNA?

Chick-fil-A names new CFO, CMO in exec team expansion

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hain Pure Protein expands relationship with Panera

Amino acid could help prevent E. coli infection: research

GIPSA fines former Tyson hog unit

CEO of Brazil's second largest beef processor steps down after year into job

NLRB sued over rule that speeds union election process

West Coast port situation hurting meat industry (updated)

Third avian flu outbreak reported in Washington State

New York Times story points finger at USDA livestock research center

Texas Tech discovers new salmonella serotype

Monday, January 19, 2015

Illinois firm recalls pork products produced without benefit of inspection

Misbranding, undeclared allergen prompts chicken, beef recall

Misbranding, undeclared allergen force chorizo recall

Lack of RTE HACCP plan, Listeria program prompt chicken recall

Calif. firm recalls pork products produced without benefit of inspection

Ga. firm recalls pork products due to misbranding, undeclared allergens

Another Ga. firm recalls beef and chicken on misbranding, undeclared allergen

FSIS reports rise in recalls in 2014, but fewer related to pathogens

Livestock manure can be regulated as solid waste: federal court

EU may resume exporting pork to Russia soon

Poultry firm donates $1 million to college athletics program

Friday, January 16, 2015

Target pulls out of Canada

Oregon pork processor plans major expansion

Fat is back; animal fat, that is

Scientists study ways to extend ground beef shelf life

West Liberty adds to HPP capacity

Researchers trace "superbug" genes to better understand antibiotic-resistance

Export trade is fast requiring traceability

Chicken QSR launches new mobile app

Thursday, January 15, 2015

MA firm recalls ground beef for foreign matter contamination

Shuttered plant to get a new life as meat producer expands

Fournier Foods drops NH plant plan despite board approval

Family-owned meat company leader dies at 67

Sanderson reportedly tells Cumberland County it’s over

Pilgrim’s Pride to pay large special dividend

Halal poultry slaughterhouse planned in upstate N.Y.

Beef recalled on misbranding, allergen