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FDA reconsiders its healthy label claim

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it will review its definition of...

USDA commits $56 million for local food projects, organic research

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Wednesday announced the availability of more than...

School lunch processor debuts allergen-free program

Preferred Meals has announced a new “Food Allergy Meal System” for breakfast...

Giving back: Butterball, Smithfield, JBS, Atlantic Beef

Butterball surprises humanitarian Butterball and NBC’s "Today Show" recently...

Thursday, September 29, 2016

China suspends poultry meat imports from JBS, others

Congresswoman urges OSHA to keep close eye on meat industry

No problem for Sanderson attracting plant applicants

Cosi prepares for transition after bankruptcy filing

True or False? Take Meatingplace’s 10-second quiz

Tyson expands Iowa case-ready plant

Hormel announces several leadership appointments

GIPSA slaps JBS's wrist for inaccurate scale

ConAgra profit up, boosted by strategy shift

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Tyson recalls 132,000+ lbs. of nuggets

Caviness recalls beef over possible E. coli O103 contamination

For beef and pork, it’s going to come down to exports

Researchers suggest thawing under cold water better than in refrigerator

USDA, industry trading data ahead of primal testing for salmonella

Verde Farms hires top executives

Here's why most employee retention programs don’t work

Buyer emerges for Fox & Hound, Champps chains

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Verde Farms adds lower-priced grass-fed beef products

US Foods introduces several meat-related products

Vets call for clear animal welfare labels for UK consumers

News briefs: Chisholm Trail, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cloverleaf, NAMI, USPOULTRY

JBS didn’t discriminate in 2008 worker dispute, judge rules

U.S. House questions funding, research of WHO’s cancer research wing

Farm group reports meat, egg and dairy price drops in survey

Soup purveyor completes move to antibiotic-free chicken

Monday, September 26, 2016

E. coli concerns prompt beef recall

U.S. cattle on feed up 1 percent

Clinton or Trump; pesticides or cancer

BMJ stands behind year-old article critical of dietary guidelines process

Calif. importer recalls small amount of spaghetti and sausage

China opens doors to Canada with new beef agreement

Pork production accelerating, pushing down prices

China adjusts date of duties on U.S. broilers to Sept. 27

Marfrig enables 2nd plant to export beef to US; JBS ships 27 tons

Friday, September 23, 2016

Toronto firm recalls meat pizzas

Meat groups sign letter urging Hanjin resolution

UN members pledge global effort to fight antibiotic resistance

Chipotle spells out improved food safety measures

Sanderson’s dividend actions reflect solid chicken outlook

Cattle, wholesale, retail beef prices continue downward spiral

Big Canadian feedlot to close cattle operations

Record commercial red meat, pork production for August

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Ham recalled for possible foreign matter contamination

FSIS directive targets HPAI, agro-terrorism

Food safety process validation is more than proving pathogens aren’t there

Researchers say seaweed may reduce antibiotic need for hogs

Butterball to expand footprint in Arkansas

China lifts ban on U.S. beef: USMEF (UPDATE)

Olymel plans C$11 million expansion of pork plant

Tax cuts proposed for Tyson plant upgrade in N.C.

JBT to acquire protein equipment solutions company

Panera announces changes to sourcing, ingredients for bacon

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Poultry plant proposal revised, gets N.Y. state funding

Texas Tech center gets $700K meat surveillance grant

Colo. co. recalls chicken products over misbranding, undeclared allergens

Activist groups petition FDA on livestock antibiotics

FSIS updates non-GMO label process for meat products

Legal challenges to new overtime rule heating up

Chinese premier promises U.S. beef imports 'soon'

OSHA cites Koch Foods after worker injuries

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Industry groups urge USDA to allow comments on GIPSA

JBS says new international company will have tax domicile in London

Gold’n Plump adds new line of chicken products

JBS and Marfrig send first batches of fresh beef to U.S.

Blue Apron hires Tyson, Pinnacle execs

Cargill partners on poultry processing in Indonesia

Tyson’s Iowa incentive package totals $1.2 million

Canada sees another PEDV confirmation, boosts biosecurity

Growing number of restaurant chains going AB-free

Monday, September 19, 2016

Pork sausage made with water that failed EPA standards recalled

NCBA wants to join defense in Checkoff lawsuit

NRDC petitions FDA on "antibiotic abuse" in livestock industry

Perdue drops rooster practice; activists claim victory

Tamale company recalls beef tamale products

New talks expected after union rejects Pilgrim’s Pride contract

USDA projects red meat and poultry per capita disappearance for 2016

Traffic issues spark restaurant roster decline: NPD report

Vilsack announces rural opioid epidemic initiatives