Industry News - AM

Crunch time for beef demand

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Producer prices for cattle, hogs decline as poultry prices rise

The September average hog price, at $73.40 per hundredweight, is down $9.80 from...

Massive data crunch shows food order gender differences

New data from mobile food ordering service GrubHub shows that gender differences...

Salmonella found in athletes' prepared meals at Asian Games

Asian media reports describe how several dozen prepared lunch boxes intended for...

Industry News - PM

Plenty of old corn, plenty of new corn weighs on prices

Old crop corn stocks in all positions on Sept. 1, 2014 totaled 1.24 billion bushels...

More details emerge on new Ozark Mountain Poultry plant

Ozark Mountain Poultry (OMP) is set to open its new deboning plant in Warren, Ark...

JBS Canada worker dies from August injuries

An employee of JBS Food Canada has died of injuries he received in a hot-water accident...

TGI Fridays prepares to sell most company-owned restaurants

Add TGI Fridays Inc. to the list of restaurant companies opting to stop running...

Monday, September 29, 2014

Seaboard, Triumph split ownership of pork processor

High prices — big jumps in hog herd

Cambridge researchers find new way to track Salmonella in the body

'Certified Humane' expands beyond North America

Sold – Einstein Noah Restaurant Group has a new owner

Production mix-up adds to woes at U.K. retailer Tesco

FAO director talks infectious disease/animal link at White House

Brazil's BRF names new global CEO

Friday, September 26, 2014

Poultry production to ramp up in fourth quarter: analyst

Another bump in the road to Europe for U.S. beef

Burger King deal to buy Tim Hortons expected to survive

Europe re-thinks testing, rules after horsemeat scandal

Recall No. 1: Chicken, recalled for possible listeria contamination

Recall No. 2: Beef trim, recalled on E. coli concerns

Fort Worth processor files bankruptcy

Trade negotiations with Japan hit a wall

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Bob Evans investor group reveals talks with private equity firm

White House creates Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture

Researchers develop tools to detecting salmonella

Q&A: Quaker Maid Meats looks for new customer balance

Iowa Premium Beef names new CEO

OSHA finalizes injury-reporting rule

Chicken implicated in outbreak at food safety meeting

Supermarket chain combines food brands for ready-to-go meals

Almanza named deputy undersecretary for food safety

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

N.C. site still in play for Sanderson Farms

Poultry reports indicate no significant rebuilding: analyst

WH Group prepares to export pork to Russia

Income gap takes toll on dining out

Cargill, McDonald’s join UN pledge on forests

FDA issues ‘food safety challenge’

Ind. processor recalls beef corn dogs

Hormel promotes three veteran executives

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Butterball gets humane treatment certification on all products

USDA reports on stocks of poultry, red meat in freezers

Raw meat quality may not predict cooked meat quality: study

U. of Missouri predicts three years of low corn, soybean prices

SuKarne to invest $600 million in new beef plant in Mexico

Northern Beef Packers sues to get money back

JBS fined for odor violations from Kentucky hog plant

Briefs: NARMS funding, Krystal interim CEO, Beef Checkoff, Buddig sponsorship

Monday, September 22, 2014

Hillshire to pay for discriminating against men

USDA, market mostly agree on cattle numbers

Australian beef near free trade deal w/China, Brazil concerned

Former linebacker’s company to serve “sustainable” hot dogs, burgers at NFL stadium

OSI cuts China unit staff as fallout continues over food safety scandal

Chicken cycle still strong, but demand set to slow

Agencies monitoring new bird flu strain in Southeast Asia

Friday, September 19, 2014

Obama launches fight against antibiotic resistance

The beef market’s mixed bag of optimism and caution

Sanderson Farms issues special dividend

Chicken sausage maker launches two frozen products

U.S. wants Taiwan to clarify ractopamine policy

Rendering plant stench debated

Study: Mushroom "blendability" enhances flavor, nutrition

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Video at N.M. dairy being investigated for animal abuse

County wrestles with decision on incentives for Sanderson

Panama in talks to export beef to the U.S.

Settlement approved in sausage company case

Slim Jim shines as ConAgra posts solid results

Odors, property values cited in opposition to proposed slaughter plants

Uruguay seeks to introduce new beef product into the U.S.

Meat processing industry loses a longtime member

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

AgFeed to pay $18 million for accounting fraud

Divided government to remain: Russell

Russian meat giant to spend $104 million on production boost

Johnsonville rolls out split links for foodservice

Walmart invests $3 million in Costa Rican poultry plant

Fire guts family-owned meat processing facility

Russia meat exec warns of ‘industry default’

Major Brazilian beef processor takes anti-slavery stand