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Friday, February 23, 2018

Tyson to tap faster-replenishing water source in Va.

Meat products bolster U.S. trade picture

FDA updates spice risk profile

New composting method may reduce antibiotic resistance spread

Growers sue ‘cartel’ of integrators on antitrust allegations

Perdue Farms moves to controlled atmosphere stunning in Milford

Cold storage stocks on the rise

Burger chain names new COO

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Chicken salad linked to Iowa Salmonella outbreak; product recalled

Sanderson earnings boosted by dark meat prices, tax changes

Meatingplace Interview: Smithfield charting a future in bioscience

Dumplings recalled due to undeclared allergen

Tyson pork plant back online

Hormel sees record Q1, tax reform windfall

Sanderson Farms shifts product mix to improve margins

Wendy’s says new restaurant growth at 13-year high

Scientists pinpoint disease-resistant DNA receptor in chickens

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Operations halted at Tyson pork plant

Former JBS CEO Wesley Batista released from prison by Brazilian Court

Tyson announces new brand, partnership and meal kit expansion

Small beef recall due to misbranding

CKE Restaurants to separate Hardee’s, Carl’s Jr. brands

Tops Markets to reorganize under Chapter 11

Civil rights group reportedly looking into Pilgrim’s Pride labor dispute

Maple Leaf Foods posts Q4 sales gain, but profits fall

Consumers willing to pay more for some meat items, not for others

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Plant-based protein eaters swear it’s about taste: Mintel

The 10-year outlook for U.S. meat/livestock industry is good

USDA projects slightly lower turkey production in 2018

Meijer offers new items that are not quite a meal kit

Kiolbassa Smoked Meats adds supply chain exec

Steakhouse chain sells for $560 million

Smithfield, University of Virginia partner on research

Applebee’s, IHOP parent to open and close units; reports strong results

Canadian firm buys U.S.-based ‘fresh’ fast casual chain

Monday, February 19, 2018

More than 100,000 pounds of chicken patties recalled

Senators to OSHA: Listen to GAO on poultry workers

Burger chain ramps up expansion plans

Town chamber’s cash helps chicken plants recruit

U.S. per capita meat, poultry use to rebound to pre-recession levels

Bulk of 2017 U.S. meat exports went to Asia, NAFTA countries

Restaurants turn to value meals, menu shifts to draw customers: NPD Group

Humane Slaughter Association issues new online guide

Friday, February 16, 2018

Tyson teams with two startup business incubators

McDonald’s aims to make Happy Meals healthier

Analyst boosts Sanderson outlook, sees solid volume pace

WTO points to sustained global trade growth in Q1

Ohio beef checkoff targeted (updated)

Bill would help grow chicken industry in Kansas: report

Processed meats pushed for Prop 65 listing

Another grocery giant gets into delivery service

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Nearly 20,000 pounds of empanadas recalled

Public health alert: Salmonella may be linked to chicken salad

Pilgrim’s Pride posts strong Q4 results

Surprisingly positive demand for beef so far this year: DLR

Pilgrim’s scaling up Just Bare brand to supply Amazon

Group weighs in on humane handling Supreme Court cases

Record number of students explore poultry careers

News Briefs: Tyson, Sam’s Club, Yum Brands, Roy’s, Pork 101

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Livestock groups praise bipartisan bill on manure emissions reporting

Chipotle nabs Taco Bell CEO

Group asks Iowa lawmakers to halt new, expanded livestock farms

FSIS extends comment period for swine inspection proposal

McDonald’s mulling new chicken cooking method: Bloomberg

Hormel names executive to new post managing deli meats

U.S. restaurant count shrinks as independents slip: NPD report

A heart-shaped ribeye for Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Study assesses poultry workers’ exposure to peracetic acid

Plasma-treated water holds promise as sodium nitrite alternative: study

Flavored bacon an engine in Dunkin’ growth plan

Six Tennessee ag businesses awarded grants from state

White House budget proposes user fees, boxes of food

Tyson brand earns quality designation

Philippine food giant buys majority Smashburger stake

Grocery trade group CEO to retire later this year

Monday, February 12, 2018

USCA petitions USDA to label alternative ‘beef’ products

Food distributor shopping for meat processing business

Red meat exports set new records in 2017

Schools team to prep workers for Neb. poultry growth

Lawsuit against Sanderson Farms chicken claim to move forward

New home meat subscription service launched

Meat trade group backs ‘sushi’ made from beef in new push

Surge in online shopping on the way, grocers not ready: report