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Woody breast not linked to infectious pathogens or food safety, group says

Three well-defined, degenerative breast diseases of broiler chickens — woody...

Hog prices join corn and wheat at 10-year lows: Chris Hurt

(This article first appeared in Farmdoc Daily, published by the University of Illinois...

Misbranding, undeclared allergens prompt small meatloaf recall

Taylor Farms Northwest, LLC, a Kent, Wash., establishment, is recalling approximately...

Study: Restaurants not good at explaining risks of undercooked meat to customers

Front-line staff, such as servers in restaurants, are often trusted with providing...

Thursday, December 08, 2016

U.K. officials order poultry indoors to fight HPAI spread

Bird flu, China pose 2017 challenges for poultry: report

Wendy’s joins sustainable beef effort

Restaurant chain promotes veteran to COO post

Organic foods maker names top executives

NAMI weighs in on sodium

Canada studies imaging to improve pork cuts

U.S. red meat exports rise in October

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Dangerously AB-resistant pathogen appears in swine barn — but how did it get there?

Cargill opens innovation center to target Chinese tastes

Restaurant business hits the brakes: NPD

Council releases searchable Hot Dog Ingredients Guide

Investor turns up heat on BWW’s company-owned strategy

Two restaurants caught in executive shuffles

Canadians to face sharp rise in food costs: report

Consumer views of food may have broader fallout

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

JBS announces IPO of new international company on NYSE

HPAI-related cull near 4 mln birds in Asia, Europe

Allen Harim rebrands halal product line

Smithfield commits to reducing greenhouse gases by 2025

Bob Evans engages J.P. Morgan to ‘create shareholder value’

JBS will use IPO proceeds to reduce leverage

Tyson working with authorities after stabbing incident at N.C. plant

Indiana Packers builds $23 million cold storage facility

Monday, December 05, 2016

EPA grain projections concern poultry industry after lower prices

Australian group investigates new technology to add value to red meat

Rural meatpacking town a model for diversity, study finds

Tech briefs: Electric stimulation, cooked sausage, genome editing

Tyson Foods venture fund to finance alternative proteins

Two charged with human trafficking following slaughterhouse probe

Texas beef plant operating normally following overnight fire

Amazon confirms it will open first bricks-and-mortar grocery concept

Smithfield Foods makes executive appointment

Undercooked chicken recall expanded to nearly 2 million lbs.

Friday, December 02, 2016

Group petitions USDA for cancer-risk warning labels on meat

Schweid & Sons to open new ground beef plant

Companies bid for struggling Alaskan meat plant

Wash your hands. Seriously. It’s in the recipe

Koch Foods evacuates Tenn. plant due to ammonia leak

BMJ stands behind article by “Big Fat Surprise” author Nina Teicholz

Steakhouse chain climbs out of bankruptcy

Vegans find nothing funny about new UK money

Thursday, December 01, 2016

FMI rolls out its first report on fresh prepared, deli foods

U.K. reports rise in antibiotic resistance in poultry

Processed meat ingredients dodge cancer tag in California

Georgia Dock index suspended amid pricing controversy

USDA outlines proposes revisions to poultry, meat nutritional fact panel

USDA projects steady beef, pork exports; worries over trade with China, Mexico

Protein stocks attractive at these levels: analyst

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Multi-state Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to dairy bull calves

Beef does a body good, study says

Chicago processor grows on Greek trends

Giving back: Triumph, Smithfield, Cargill

GNP boosts Pilgrim’s 'better-for-you' focus: CEO Lovette

S. Korea, Japan start HPAI culling, Great Britain prepares

Culver’s elevates Koss to CEO post, Bonner to COO

McDonald’s confirms testing chicken breakfast items

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Salmonella in retail chicken, ground turkey reach historic lows

Senator calls for action on Chinese trade restrictions on U.S. pork, poultry

Research finds avocado extract may prevent listeria

Restaurant chain turns to bacon to boost sizzle factor

Pilgrim's Pride, GNP combo looks delicious

McDonald’s expands fresh burger test

U.S. beef-buying corporations failing on deforestation commitments

Bacon (still) on a roll

JBS’ Pilgrim's Pride unit buys GNP Company

Monday, November 28, 2016

Perdue operation achieves safety milestone

Feedlots chew through cattle supplies

Pork 101 workshop offered at 2017 IPPE

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

Catelli Brothers offers new pork product

Analyst looks at beef cold storage myths and realities

Olymel continues recent growth with Alberta hog producer purchase

Bird flu expands to 10 European countries, culling continues