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Tyson to close three prepared foods plants

Tyson Foods Inc. announced late Friday that it plans to close three production facilities...

OSI’s Shanghai Husi unit recalls all products from market

OSI Group’s Shanghai Husi processing unit in China has withdrawn all its products...

Fewer cattle placed on feed in June than expected

Cattle and calves placed in feedlots during June totaled 1.46 million, 6 percent...

K.C. firm refuses to recall uninspected chicken products

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert...

Poultry firm recalls turkey breasts

Boston-based Puritan Foods is recalling approximately 2,476 pounds of raw boneless...

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Tyson Foods to sell Mexico and Brazilian poultry businesses

Tyson Foods has reached a definitive agreement with JBS SA to sell its poultry businesses...

Friday, July 25, 2014

McD’s stands by OSI, others cut ties

Indiana judge rules in favor of hog producer in odor lawsuit

Prestage charged after gun arrest

Spam Museum to get a new home

Hong Kong bans imports from OSI Chinese unit

Farm, consumer, faith groups oppose Tyson-Hillshire deal

Kunzler & Co. chairman dies

Listeria concerns prompt Texas firm to recall RTE products

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Processing exec arrested on gun charges in D.C.

JBS adds another small poultry processor to Brazilian lineup

Canadian beef labeling rules set to take effect

CKE Restaurants promotes Lyerly to international division president

OSI CEO issues personal apology

Second time’s a charm? Zoning changes would allow plant

Campbell’s chicken noodle goes organic

Oscar Mayer partners with university on animal welfare program

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dry Age Beef: Deep Impact

Dry Age Beef: Intro

Some creditors paid in Canadian pork processing bankruptcy

Wisc. firm recalls sausage product due to misbranding, undeclared allergen

Poultry, meat stocks drawn down in June

Zilmax studies presented at animal science symposium

Chinese police detain OSI employees over expired meat

Organic processor to close after dispute with village

Union workers OK pact with JBS Greeley beef plant (updated)

Residents express concerns over Delaware poultry plan

Tyson Foods investigating Kansas plant ammonia leak (Updated)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New study implicates beef as major environmental culprit

Perdue cook plant exterior fire evacuates portion of plant

Australian beef industry counters “meat-free” movement

China reopens to Brazil beef, $1.2 billion export potential

Court OKs Tyson’s $7.75 million donning-and-doffing settlement

WH Group reportedly sets $2.36-billion IPO level, timing

U.S. chicken consumption, popularity rises sharply: NCC report

Pork exports up slightly

Monday, July 21, 2014

Fitch financially optimistic on Tyson’s Hillshire purchase

CFIA suspends beef slaughter plant

U.S. warns of “economic losses” due to Argentine meat imports with FMD

N.C. firm recalls chicken product for misbranding, undeclared allergen

OSI outraged, apologetic on China chicken processing scandal

JBS, union reach tentative labor agreement covering 3,000 workers

New survey shows chicken consumption soaring

Hebrew National heads back to state court over two-year lawsuit

Friday, July 18, 2014

Poultry Federation names 2014 Industry Leader of the Year

Environmental group says Chesapeake cleanup lacking

CFIA to fine meat companies for food safety lapses

Pork Board targets online sharing with #PorkBucketList campaign

Hain Celestial becomes sole owner of protein unit

Sysco fined for storing meat, milk in unrefrigerated sheds

CDC closes lab associated with botched H5N1 shipment

Farm groups say Chesapeake cleanup is on track

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sausage companies' bankruptcy case gets heated

Total U.S. PEDV cases rise as weekly case numbers decline

USDA reinstates cattle import certificate to Mexican state

Chick-fil-A a threat to McD's, analyst predicts

Giving back: Hillshire, Smithfield, Tyson (twice!)

Campylobacter research reveals potential for vaccine

As poultry inspection rule sits at OMB, union wants another chance to comment

Tyson’s Hillshire purchase takes another step forward

Taco Bell breakfast and China lift Yum results, but Pizza Hut lags

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Quantum's unsecured creditor committee to look into nearly $75 million in payments

Minnesota officials probe suspected E. coli outbreak at Applebee’s

Cargill Turkey removes use of growth-promoting antibiotics

Consumers eating out more; less willing to pay high meat prices

USDA proposes stricter records on grinding meat at retail

Sanderson eying NC site for new plant: report

Processor receives thumbs down on plant plan

Delayed GA poultry lab now set to open this fall

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Survey shows new chicken items may not be better than predecessors

New research on chicken vaccines (updated)

Brazil beef sets new export records

FSIS seeks nominations for microbiology committee

Study of 20 heifers shows little impact from Zilmax

JBS Foods acquires more Brazil poultry assets, inroad to Mexico

Congresswomen take more steps on USDA oversight of Foster Farms

Hormel cites positive gains helping malnourished children with protein