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Quantum Foods creditors sue 72 vendors

The unsecured creditors’ committee in the bankruptcy case of Quantum Foods...

Food labels can influence environmental impact on livestock: study

Consumers are willing to pay more for meat products that are labeled and linked...

Poultry group offers food defense training program

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has developed a Food Defense Orientation...

HSUS creates animal cruelty whistleblower hotline

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has set up a hotline encouraging...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Simmons Foods to close plant: report

USDA to solicit comments on second beef checkoff

Allen Harim buys Delaware plant

News Briefs: Old Wisconsin, USPOULTRY, Tyson, Michigan State

JBS facing lawsuit after ammonia gas leak

Animal health group notes new avian influenza strains in China

Higher costs spark Buffalo Wild Wings price hike

U.S. pork production could pass beef in 2015: Farm Bureau

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Supreme Court asked to rule on fees in Tyson case

Dollar strength leaning on beef, pork, poultry exports

Russia finds another source to import pork

Nuts, shakes are common non-meat protein sources

JBS asks court to toss claims from religious bias suit

WH Group shares pressured just months after IPO, $1.5-billion loan

Millennials still an influential customer base for restaurants: study

Michigan turkey industry predicted to nearly double by 2016

Monday, October 27, 2014

Halal meat company owner indicted on meat misbranding allegations

Staph scare prompts chicken recall

Salmonella concerns prompt chicken recall

Cattle on feed decline again

Noted swine expert to lead The Maschhoffs

Minn. farm fire kills 13,000 pigs

Fire at Alabama chicken house kills 10,000 birds

Chef's Warehouse makes new acquisition

New York poultry plant fined

Friday, October 24, 2014

Canadian processor begins $10 million expansion

Sandwich maker may close after recall for possible listeria

Red meat production up 1 percent

Ready-to-cook weight rises 7 percent

Minn. salmonella cases linked to raw, frozen chicken entrees

Seaboard looks to build large hog operation in Kansas (updated)

As beef prices rocket, USDA predicts when prices will temper

Koch Foods Alabama plant expansion to add 80 jobs

Mexico updates animal origin regulations

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Cudahy proposes to rebuild, bet on bacon

JBS Foods revives IPO process in Brazil

NAMA urges West Coast port deal to speed shipments

Analyst lifts annual estimates for Pilgrim’s Pride

Minn. slaughterhouse employee charged in fake ID scheme

Former Cargill employee fined for tampering with wastewater samples

Beef, pork, chicken stocks decline in September

FSIS to survey meat industry on food safety technologies

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Meat groups submit comments on 2015 dietary guidelines

Pew, CSPI take a global view of meat inspection

Former Cargill manager can continue to work for JBS (UPDATE)

USDA first approved, then rejected label: Ahold

Hormel to shift co-packer operations, jobs to be cut

Magro Meat wins OK for supermarket-to-plant conversion

Billhartz adds title at Maschhoff Family Foods

Analyst predicts upside for Bob Evans restaurants

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Russia bans some Euro beef, imports from Mongolia, pressures McDonald’s

Rancho Feeding exec, yardman may be cutting plea deals

Steakhouse chain names new CEO

Good news/bad news for Buffalo Wild Wings: analyst

GAO calls on USDA to improve food safety procedures for poultry

McDonald’s reports rotten financial quarter

Antibiotics might actually worsen the incidence of salmonella infection: study

Pilgrim’s worker dies at Mt. Pleasant, Texas plant

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mystery surrounds Jennie-O plant workers falling ill

Imported lamb recalled

Former Cargill manager says no trade secrets taken

Tri-State Beef sets plant construction timetable

Denny’s promote three to the c-suite

Iowa Premium Beef gets set to open its doors

McDonald’s strategy on 2014 McRib return

Trading company sued Smithfield over $2.6 million debt (updated)

EEOC’s discrimination case against JBS continues

WTO rules on Canada/Mexico COOL challenge

Friday, October 17, 2014

Chicken product recalled

Top 10 HACCP mistakes in meat processing plants

Sanderson eager to get a North Carolina plant built

Chicken, turkey margins remain unseasonably strong

Chicken stocks tumble after Sanderson remarks on supply

Just 26 more questions; Legislators still unhappy with poultry inspection (updated)

Ammonia gas leak at JBS plant sends 60+ to hospital

Perdue brand goes antibiotic-free