Industry News - AM

Smithfield Tar Heel pork plant stops slaughter until Monday

Smithfield Foods’ giant pork processing plant in Tar Heel, N.C., has stopped...

Trade key to red meat, poultry success in 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — All roads lead to China. By that, Will Sawyer, poultry...

Cargill repositions Hispanic-focused Rumba Meats brand

Cargill is repositioning its Rumba line of fresh variety meats with an emphasis...

Trump, Clinton not the only drag on TPP

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton...

Industry News - PM

UN group weighs in on animal welfare, food security

The UN Committee of World Food Security approved new policy recommendations related...

UW-Madison to host one of nation’s most advanced meat labs

Ground on one of the most advanced meat science teaching labs in the nation is expected...

Clean label meats post rapid growth: Nielsen

Sales growth for several clean meat label claims is fast outpacing that of conventional...

White Castle series highlights chef creations using Original Slider

White Castle is partnering with Tastemade, a video network that brings people...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Pilgrim’s Pride posts lower Q3 sales, operating income

Bologna products recalled over misbranding, undeclared allergens

AmazonFresh expands to additional cities

Chipotle preps turnaround efforts as sales drop again

Pilgrim’s expects volume to recover after plant upgrades

Chicken industry doing its part in curbing antimicrobial resistance: FDA

Carl’s Jr., Hardees launch new premium burger

Whole Foods puts veggie protein in meat case; veggie chain gets funding

JBS shareholder explains why it vetoed the meatpacker’s reorganization

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

GIPSA assesses packer $110,000 fine

Organic chicken breast products recalled

Brinker International sees rocky 1Q

Broaster Co. adds spicy option to menu

JBS cancels reorganization after shareholder veto (UPDATED)

Smithfield Q3 profit up on fresh pork margin surge

Teamsters launch new US Foods strike, end one in Md.

Arby’s takes regional efforts into the woods

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Red meat supplies hit record September high

September egg production up 10 percent

Survey shows millennials leading shift back to animal fat

USPOULTRY and Foundation approve $300,000 in new research grants

Cheaper meat, poultry forecast but restaurant food seen climbing

Trial begins in Canada on allegedly false ‘organic’ chicken claims

Koch Foods plant emerges from two fires

Executive resets for Hard Rock, Buffalo Wild Wings franchisee

Monday, October 24, 2016

Ag data expert sees a different future for meat

Cattle on feed stats come in at low range of analysts’ expectations

World beef markets and trade expected to grow in 2017

UNICEF: Five in six young children not getting enough nutrition for growth, brain development

Equipment, new technology and efficiencies in rendering highlighted at annual seminar

Allen Harim to build large hatchery on Delmarva

National Beef plant resumes operations after fire

Organic meat processor buys Tender Choice Foods

Brookwood Farms recalls 127,000 pounds of pulled pork

Memphis firm recalls 13 tons of poultry products

Friday, October 21, 2016

IPC pledges to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Smithfield launches 7 new products

Analysts size up 2017 chicken market prospects

Record beef and pork production in September

NIH sets task force on nutrition research

Mountaire Farms gets $2.3 million in tax incentives for N.C. plant project

Frozen food maker to add 150 jobs in purchased facility

Pork piling up as export pace slowing: Rabobank

New chicken nuggets, all-day breakfast lift McDonald’s sales

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Restaurant prices up again, expanding gap vs. groceries

Dog Haus inks major expansion plan

Twin Peaks co-founder steps away from brand

Jack Link’s preps new breakfast jerky products (UPDATED)

Hormel sued again over ‘natural’ claims

U.S. beef exports to benefit as Australian shipments plunge: USDA

CDC declares E. coli outbreak over

Processor intros “Vermont flavors” sausages

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Light birds, quality issues prompt lower broiler production forecast

Culver’s mourns death of president, CEO Keiser

Two more senior McDonald's execs to leave

Mistica, Kellogg ink partnership

China pork imports surge: USDA

JBS rules out acquisitions in 2016 and 2017

Meats on suspect list in Canadian listeria outbreak

Restaurant delivery market has plenty of upside: Mintel

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

GIPSA settles case with Tyson on hog trim procedures

JBS outlines Brazilian beef shipment plans to U.S. for 2017

Beef industry’s “Families in Motion” digital campaign continues

Consumer willingness to pay jumps for chicken breast, wing products

Brazilian processor BRF buys stake in COFCO pork unit

Canadian pork processor announces (another) expansion

N.C. agency says hog lagoons holding up against floodwaters

Sanderson Farms outlook appears rosier: analysts

Monday, October 17, 2016

Beef and veal products recalled due to possible E. coli O26 contamination

Turkey products recalled due to possible foreign matter

Tyson Foods recalls some frozen chicken products

Cattle vaccine could help cut antibiotics use

Smithfield worker diagnosed with TB poses no food safety issue

Large supermarket chain sells discount grocery unit for over $1 billion

Minnesota pork plant set to open in January

Court dismisses challenge to industry input on Dietary Guidelines