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Chicken products recalled on listeria concerns

Corona, Calif.-based APPA Fine Foods is recalling approximately 92,657 pounds of...

USDA details new poultry rules

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has published its final Modernization...

JBS worker hospitalized after hot-water accident

A JBS Food Canada worker was hospitalized Monday after a hot-water accident at the...

Nestle tightens animal welfare standards for supply chain

Nestle said it will require the hundreds of thousands of farms that supply its dairy...

Thursday, August 21, 2014

U.S. Trustee moves to force Fla. sausage co.’s liquidation

Marfrig temporarily suspending beef slaughter at Brazil plant

USDA reports rising egg sets/chicks placed

Tech briefs: Waste reuse, decreasing energy use, plant pressurization, yield improvement

Tyson loses don-doff court appeal

Cargill fined for wastewater sample issues at Canadian beef plant

Robust meat-processing margins drive Hormel results

N.M. processor ends bid for slaughterhouse amid horse controversy

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Bill Niman forced to discard 60,000 pounds of meat after Rancho debacle

Perdue gets out of the breeding business

Hormel expected to report softer volume, higher input costs: analyst

Russia seeking pork imports from China

Tyson extends Hillshire tender again on antitrust information request

Pork margins holding up better than expected: analyst

Survey shows college students still favor proteins

Poultry industry cites 96 plants for high safety performance

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Criminal indictments handed down in Rancho Feeding investigation

USDA to audit Honduran poultry processing facilities

Taco Bell expands Dollar Cravings menu nationwide

Oscar Mayer rolls out Italian-style deli meats

CFIA recommends improvements to U.S. food safety inspection

Sanderson Farm hears it again from N.C. residents

Optimism dominates New Angus CEO’s outlook for plant

Russian demand to boost Brazil poultry, pork prices, limited beef impact

Monday, August 18, 2014

Poultry, processed foods to lead future JBS growth, Batista says

Two Asian nations ready to boost post-bird-flu poultry exports

Researchers discover substance that may help in fight against listeria

USMEF shows Mexican livestock leaders U.S. meat production system

Quantum Foods argues against dismissal of complaint

Study highlights PEDV's spread via contaminated environments

China to overtake U.S. in processed meat segment

Researchers find antimicrobial use for cinnamon

Friday, August 15, 2014

Tyson subject to EPA criminal investigation

Despite sales gains worldwide, JBS net income down in Q2

NLRB to hear complaint against Mountaire Farms: union

Drought-stricken California approves water plan

USDA says beef grading system may be outdated

After less than year at the helm, president of Brazil's BRF plans exit

Chicken still profitable, but some prices seen peaking

Restaurant count flat; only chains see solid growth

Thursday, August 14, 2014

USDA to investigate suspect ground beef faster

Sanderson sues NLRB, says agency overreached

Pilgrim's Pride, processed foods to fuel JBS USA growth

Cargill beef plant barred by Korea

Lawyers mull lawsuit against JBS over Ky. pork plant

New studies stir sodium debate

Calif. antibiotic resistance bill goes to governor

NPPC seeks elimination of Japan’s ‘gate price’ on U.S. pork

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

McDonald’s among fast food chains to identify China suppliers

Total meat production forecast is raised from July levels

Farm expenditures top $367 billion in 2013

Toddlers need more meat: study

Justice Dept. digs deeper on Tyson-Hillshire deal

China puts clamps on six U.S. pork plants, storage facilities

FSIS recalls frozen chicken nuggets over reports of plastic

New poultry operation to add 100 jobs in Arkansas

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

BPI to hire workers, source beef trim at Kansas plant

JBS faces fines for gas leak, contaminated cafeteria food

McDonald’s Japan brings chicken items back to menus

Drought pushes Calif. toward new water policies

USDA predicts record crops; cheaper feed

Helgeson to retire from GNP; Jurek steps up

Iowa senator continues push for more Tyson-Hillshire deal scrutiny

Few shoppers handle raw poultry properly, study shows

Monday, August 11, 2014

Delayed processing plant aims for 2015 opening date

Oberto's chicken strips subject of Class III recall

Analyst upgrades Tyson, says concerns overblown

How dry weather, dry land are shaking up the beef industry

Higher sales, margins propel Smithfield to record earnings

Cargill finding jobs for Milwaukee beef plant workers

CDC: Live poultry-related salmonella outbreak sickens 300

ConAgra Foods CEO announces intent to retire