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AgFeed to pay $18 million for accounting fraud

A Tennessee-based animal feed company has agreed to pay back $18 million in illicit...

Divided government to remain: Russell

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The upcoming mid-term elections are all over the map and...

Russian meat giant to spend $104 million on production boost

Cherkizovo Group said it will spend some $104 million to boost poultry and pork...

Johnsonville rolls out split links for foodservice

Johnsonville has unveiled a new sausage options for foodservice: Split Sausage Links...

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Last 50 years of diet advice on meat, saturated fat could be wrong

Guy Loneragan updates beef lymph node research on salmonella

JBS adds two new executives

Yum tests Vietnamese sandwich concept

Proposed standards for salmonella in development: FSIS

PEDV cases waning

Johnny Rockets reboots with multiple nostalgic formats

High-protein diets linked to lower blood pressure: study

Monday, September 15, 2014

N.M. firm recalls jerky over inspection, allergen issues

Fat is in, changing meat economics: Steiner

Driven by Russia, Brazil pork, beef exports to jump 10-20 percent in 2015: USDA

Nevada county won’t budge on proposed plant

NCC responds to Reuters article about antibiotic use in chicken industry

Consumers willing to pay more for beef, chicken products in September

Jimmy John’s, investors mum on report of possible sale

Mexico sets strategy to become free of avian flu by 2015

Friday, September 12, 2014

Group sues to halt new poultry rules

Unique yield detection system to be commercially developed

Global halal food market to be worth $1.6tr in 2018: study

Midwest town celebrates with 200-foot-long brat

Group releases Foster Farms’ USDA inspection reports

Exclusive: Jim Marsden on what is next in the fight against salmonella

Feds bust Puerto Rican man for selling 52,000 pounds of spoiled meat

Wash. firm recalls pork sausage due to undeclared allergen

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Chicken margins slip from lofty levels

July meat exports down, but values still on record pace

Vet says free-range chickens not healthier than caged

News Briefs: Tyson, Nueske’s, USPOULTRY, U. of Arkansas

U.S. meat production forecasts reduced: USDA

Unhappy meal: Consumers losing taste for fast food

Smart labels to detect pathogens prior to retail

Global meat prices rise as other commodity prices fall

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Q&A: Perdue Foods execs on antibiotics programs, goals

House votes to prevent expanding Clean Water Act

EPA chief signals higher ethanol mandates

Kids eat ‘way too much’ sodium: CDC

15 people dead in Denmark in outbreak linked to deli meat

Taco Bell to expand national breakfast menu

Citizens voice concerns (again) over two processing plants

Dave & Buster's hopes next play scores with investors

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Tyson pushing Jimmy Dean brand beyond breakfast

USPOULTRY releases video on antibiotic use

European authority points to meat in 38 salmonella cases

Fast casual chain launches gluten-free nuggets

Beef check-off reform on USDA’s radar

Pork groups again call for elimination of tariffs on hog products

New tests planned for H7N3 bird flu in New Jersey

One restaurant chain snags CEO from another

Monday, September 08, 2014

Tyson says it can navigate protein supply challenges

Perdue issues recall due to possible processing issue

Residents air concerns over proposed N.H. poultry plant

Taiwan joins other Asian markets in banning N.J. poultry

Canadian hog plant sale approved

Pork company makes sow housing demand of all suppliers

Chick-fil-A founder dies

SuKarne has closed 20 cattle feedlots in northern Mexico

Friday, September 05, 2014

JBS pursuing IPO for newest unit, but complications exist in Brazil

JBS eyes Paraguay for beef expansion, exports

Things are looking up for animal agriculture

CPSC recalls meat thermometers

Hormel embraces the new and the familiar

Raging Bull’s defense against fraud claims filed

Canadian pork recalled on E. coli fears

NCC and ASPCA celebrate National Chicken Month differently

Thursday, September 04, 2014

FSIS notice on sampling raw ground beef for nutrient content

Sanderson Farms makes changes in its live poultry division

CPSC recalls meat thermometers

Researchers tackle a host of poultry production challenges

Yum says it’s suing OSI over China supply scandal

OSI forms European joint venture

N.C. utilities to meet poultry waste goal; swine delayed

Food-insecure households in America not budging