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Friday, April 24, 2015

Plastic pieces prompt West Liberty Foods to recall chicken patties

McDonald’s lays out plan to curb deforestation

March ready-to-cook poultry up 9 percent from last year

March red meat production up 7 percent from last year

Judge rules in favor of embattled JBS pork plant

GNP adds value-added chicken patty to product line

Minnesota declares state of emergency over bird flu

Truck driver guilty of trading lunch meat for crack

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Senior executive moves: Nueske's, Smithfield, Devault

Congress begins process of reauthorizing the Child Nutrition Act

Top 10 food trends for 2015

Less meat? Who says? Omaha Steaks rolls out giants

Bird flu spreading among Minnesota turkey flocks

Chipotle finds solution to its pork supply woes

More meat, poultry in cold storage could dampen prices

Senate committee moves TPA, S. Africa legislation forward

Bill Gates shares thoughts on return to 'carnivorous ways'

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pilgrim’s Pride takes step toward antibiotic-free birds

Steakhouse chain to go public

Mountaire Farms appoints three executives

Poultry industry leaders recognized

‘Modernized’ pork inspection rule on its way

USDA working on a bird flu vaccine

McDonald’s reports weak first quarter, hundreds of restaurant closures

Pilgrim’s Pride flips switch on green energy plant

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Missouri Atty. Gen. sues small processor for alleged pollution violations

Kayem recalls 59,000 lbs. of chicken sausage

Misbranded turkey, beef products recalled

Illinois approves hog confinement operation for The Maschhoffs venture

Worst-case HPAI scenario hits Iowa egg layers; Wisconsin calls for help

Hormel issues warning, poultry stocks under HPAI scrutiny

Accused processor says river discharge was accidental

Smashburger sets U.K. expansion in franchise pact

Monday, April 20, 2015

Interview: The real impact of avian flu on the U.S. turkey industry

Packer margins may widen come summer: USDA

Strong supply growth, strengthening dollar to slow recovery of U.S. pork

Hat trick: Weekend recalls of beef, pork AND chicken

Iowa officials approve financial support for Smithfield expansion

Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s pile on the bacon

Bill pressures S. Africa on U.S. poultry imports

U.S., Canadian officials update bird flu spread, quarantines

Friday, April 17, 2015

“Fast track” trade promotion authority moves forward

USDA updates list of safe additives for meat products

Judge upholds JBS right to expand in Butchertown

Group issues call for improving global nutrition

Salmonella spurring ‘scary’ regulation changes

CDC ties 2014 Creutzfeldt-Jakob death to British beef

Surge in import recalls to subside

South Africa, U.S. revisit poultry imports

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Uptick sparks job offers at Okla. restaurant supplier

Study expects ‘high protein’ backlash within five years

Pork products with high nitrite levels recalled

Iowa Angus beef producer inks Smith & Wollensky supply deal

MIT chemists develop sensor to detect spoiled meat

Settlement proposed in Northern Beef Packers’ class-action suit

Man sentenced for killing Foster Farms chickens

Kosher poultry processor agrees to $34,000 penalty

Environmental groups sue EPA over feed operation emissions

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Iowa gets its first HPAI case; more turkeys in Minnesota affected

Canadian Halal processor pleads guilty on tainted meat charges

JBS S.A. says: We're not part of alleged money-laundering scheme

Target names new exec to support grocery revamp effort

Experts see U.S. bird flu issues extending to even more flocks

Two baby food recalls: one in the U.S., one in Canada

Consumers willing to pay more for chicken wings but not pork

New primer available on food companies, class action suits

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

FDA sees positive trends in latest report on antibiotic use in food animals

Analyst boosts Pilgrim’s profit outlook

Immigration expands E-Verify service nationwide

Butterball facility hits milestone

Smithfield eyes acquisition targets, cost savings, a big boost to exports

National Beef finds buyer for Brawley, Calif. plant (updated)

Veal recalled for lack of inspection

Going to jail for salmonella; a cautionary tale for meat processors

PECO shift employees tested for TB

Monday, April 13, 2015

Cargill recalls ground beef on foreign matter contamination fears

Bankrupt Fla. sausage maker inks purchase agreement

Misbranding, undeclared allergen prompts beef, pork products recall

Toll processor opens new facility in Pa.

Poultry movement restrictions lifted in Missouri, Kansas

USDA starts pork pathogen sampling

FDA reports increased antimicrobial sales for food animal use

Another state confirms bird flu, more in other states, Canada

Cargill meat plant becomes company's first verified landfill-free facility