Industry News - AM

Roundtable, executive order aimed at helping rural U.S.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, in his first full day in the job, joined...

Record reductions in frozen beef, pork inventories show robust demand

Demand for red meat appears strong as USDA's Cold Storage report showed record reductions...

Processor recalls RTE ham products due to listeria concerns

Memphis, Tenn.-based Fineberg Packing Co. Inc. is recalling 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat...

ConAgra announces new VP of innovation

Conagra Brands Inc. has hired Barry Calpino  as vice president of innovation...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tyson looks to sell non-protein businesses

USFoods buys processor FirstClass Foods

Ready-to-eat sausage products recalled

Undercooked RTE chicken breasts recalled

Meat groups rejoice as Senate finally confirms Perdue as new Ag secretary

Tyson buys AdvancePierre in $4.2 billion deal (updated)

USDA to launch study on antimicrobial use in pork operations

Delivery service, eateries install social media ordering platform

News briefs: Sofi winners, Hormel, poultry awards, NAMI, Johnsonville, Smithfield

Tyson buys AdvancePierre in $4.2 billion deal

Monday, April 24, 2017

Public hears plan for poultry house limits in Md.

Chicken soup recalled over misbranding, undeclared allergens

CFIA updates E. coli recall

Cattle on feed up slightly

Buffalo Wild Wings to eliminate executive position

Buffalo Wild Wings seeks support amid proxy battle

Rupari bankruptcy, sale turns into a street fight

Cloverleaf Cold Storage appoints new plant manager

USPOULTRY names new head of safety programs, HR

Friday, April 21, 2017

USDA issues public health alert for chicken nuggets meals but it's not the chicken

Burrito product recalled over misbranding, undeclared allergen

Keystone says three hurt in equipment malfunction

Research identifies potential cause of woody breast in broilers

U.S. blocks India’s request for WTO compliance panel in poultry dispute

Gold Meat introduces new pork products

Record pork, total red meat production in March

Campylobacter is top reported foodborne germ: CDC

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Major club store goes big on private label grocery items

U of I scientists tackle pork quality variability

Collagen provider unveils organic powdered bone broth

Burger chain trying out bean burger

Walmart calls on suppliers to join in greenhouse gas goals

Tyson Foods names first chief sustainability officer

JBS, Marfrig and Minerva resume operations in Brazilian plants

Albertsons promotes Denningham to president & COO

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wingstop tests delivery service in Las Vegas

Meat ingredients maker launches clean-label line

China key to red meat trade: analysts

Giving back: Ohio Pork Council, Smithfield Foods

Allen Brothers, Niman Ranch set new venture

New Tyson CEO sharpens focus on sustainability

Midamar loses appeal; criminal convictions stand

Johnsonville prepares for national launch of chicken line

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Analyst takes a closer look at China and global beef markets

Smith & Wollensky, Double R form partnership

Pork chops hit new low in willingness-to-pay

Easter dining more affordable in 2017: shopper study

Pew, Cargill join forces on meat and poultry safety

Sugar Creek to add jobs at Missouri facility

Sioux City officials approve tax break for Seaboard Triumph

Mexico makes a difference in Outlook report

Monday, April 17, 2017

USDA seeks to advance modernized pork slaughter

Land use changes' impact on livestock operations

U.S. market is a gold mine for Brazilian processor

Chick-fil-A ‘experience’ tops list in fast food customer poll

Sanderson Farms extends production deal with House of Raeford

Brazil indicts 63 people in meat probe

Tyson cooperating in probe of worker’s accidental death

KFC adding spicy sandwich to U.S. menus

Friday, April 14, 2017

Not everybody thinks ‘value-added’ adds value

Beyond Burger launched in Hong Kong

Teenager seeking chicken nuggets reaps various offers

News briefs: Door-to-door settlement; USPOULTRY; Durham Ranch; Perdue Farms

Grocer to invest $1.3 billion; open 30 stores, renovate others

Chicken back on L.A. school lunch menu after hiatus

Carl’s Jr. adds its ‘most epic’ burger to lineup

Super Bowl in Atlanta to shift 2019 IPPE dates

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Court requires CAFOs to report air emissions

Maryland officials seek new poultry house rules

Brazilian beef exports increase in March despite temporary embargoes

Costco taps U.S. chilled beef in Korea

Activist group sues Calif. schools for serving processed meats (updated)

Producer groups ask for a hold on traceability programs

Tenn. gives the all clear after avian flu outbreak

USDA raises total red meat and poultry production forecasts