Industry News - AM

Interview: Turning the ship around in the turkey market

Wholesale turkey prices have remained below historical averages since January, sliding...

Food Demand Survey: Parsing ‘sustainability,’ counting cows

The key to food “sustainability,” consumers believe, has much more to...

Miami meat processor sold uninspected, adulterated meat

The owner of a Miami meat processing company has been convicted for the sale of...

Artisanal processor opens ‘store-within-a-store’

Volpi Foods Inc. has partnered with Schnuck Markets Inc. to open a prototype “store-within-a-store"...

Industry News - PM

Analysts see further turkey challenges for Hormel

Hormel Foods Corp. should be able to reach its fiscal 2018 earnings target of between...

Antitrust suit vs. major chicken companies to continue

A class-action lawsuit accusing the nation’s top poultry producers of price-fixing...

USTR ‘concerned’ as latest round of NAFTA talks ends

U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer is expressing concern about the...

Mississippi Poultry inducts Vizzier-Thaxton into Hall of Fame

Yvonne Vizzier-Thaxton is the Mississippi Poultry Association’s 2017 inductee...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Fitch downgrades JBS on risks from corruption probes

Livestock haulers get 90-day waiver on electronic logging

Public health alert for poultry imported without inspection

Whole Foods adds operations leadership

Mixed results for Hormel in Q4 as sales decline

Hormel names new supply chain chief, Jennie-O president

Hormel folds Specialty Foods into Grocery Products division

FSIS takes next step in consumer food safety research

Monday, November 20, 2017

Possible glass, plastic fragments prompt Trader Joe's salads recall

Cattleman gives $80M+ gift to West Texas A&M, ag school renamed

Cattle on feed up 6 percent

Houston processor steps up to aid employees after hurricane

Tyson ends chicken site search by selecting western Tennessee

Idaho grants packer $1 million for hiring, training 700 workers

Case Farms responds to report on bird handling violations

Organic grocery delivery service shuts its doors

Friday, November 17, 2017

Public hearing on multi-species Montana plant canceled

USDA audit finds faults in Brazil’s food safety system

Lack of inspection prompts large pork, chicken recall

Wraps recalled on misbranding, undeclared peanut, soy allergens

Giving Back: Sanderson, Smithfield, Clint & Sons, Foster Farms, Cargill, Tyson Foods, USAPEEC

26 nuisance lawsuits against Smithfield Foods hog unit to go to trial

Olymel invests C$14M in poultry plant

US. Chamber looks at impact of NAFTA withdrawal by state

News Briefs: Beyond Meat, Keystone, McKenzie, Feed a Bee, HPAI, USPOULTRY, Pacific

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Pilgrim’s Pride pollution settlement plan filed

Keystone IPO expected in 2018

U.S. Beef Roundtable unveils sustainability tools

Franchiser snaps up wing chain as buying spree continues

USDA eliminates GIPSA as own agency, moves CODEX

Fresh meat leads Walmart grocery sales to six-year high

Cargill to expand Nashville protein plant, adding 100 jobs

Olymel invests $30 million in poultry business

Frozen beef tongues recalled in Texas

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Analysts see positives ahead for Tyson’s prepared foods unit (updated)

Chicken products recalled on listeria concerns

New Meat MythCrusher video addresses meat and cancer

Industry groups seek delay of EPA rule on emissions

UK plans to make cameras in slaughter facilities mandatory

JBS predicts higher margins for USA Beef unit in 2018

Vermont processor to pay environmental violation fine

Sodexo doubles footprint with food service company purchase

Supervalu announces executive leadership changes

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

JBS profit falls 64% in Q3, impacted by tax debt renegotiation

Lack of inspection prompts beef, pork, chicken recall

WTO rules against Indonesia on animal product import restrictions

Fire kills thousands of turkeys

Private equity firm buys majority stake in breakfast chain

National Beef to expand Georgia plant, add jobs

Daily’s Premium Meats names Butterball exec as new president

Blackstone buys majority stake in Cloverleaf

Famous Dave’s names new CEO and COO, reports earnings

Monday, November 13, 2017

S.C. town gives House of Raeford time to address odors

One pork rinds maker buys another, plans expansion

Wingstop expands delivery test to Chicago

USPOULTRY offers help on worker safety

Tyson buys steak sandwich maker

Poultry processor adds RTE line

Beef, pork propel Tyson to solid Q4, FY 2017 results

TPP moves forward, increasing need for U.S. meat trade bilaterals

Friday, November 10, 2017

Empire Kosher recalls chicken that may contain metal

Delaware cites Mountaire Farms for waste treatment violations

Oklahoma state beef checkoff referendum fails

NAMI, USMEF eye Indonesia market potential after WTO ruling

In Canada, animal welfare effort runs afoul of privacy laws

USDA delays organic livestock rules for the third time

Key vote on chicken manure plant delayed in Md.

Veal products recalled

Consumers don’t realize costs of “clean” food: study

Thursday, November 09, 2017

USDA chief scientist shoots down WHO antibiotics guidelines (updated)

Tyson names new CFO, Leatherby to retire

Pork, beef recalled on misbranding, allergens

Meat processors share harrowing Harvey stories

USDA preparing in case Trump pulls out of NAFTA: Politico

Panera acquires smaller bakery-cafe chain

Analysts see all upside for Pilgrim’s Pride

USDA lowers meat production outlook, raises soybean meal price