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2015 beef production smaller than expected so far

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Monday, March 02, 2015

Trials reset in Midamar case

India appeals WTO ruling against U.S. poultry ban

Food and Water Watch goes after FSIS again

Processing deviation prompts small jerky recall

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JBS cancels IPO in Brazil for JBS Foods

China curbs Canadian beef over BSE; NAMI issues video

Man injured in meat plant accident

S.C. authorities hunt for suspected chicken farm vandals

International poultry group is looking to fill a key spot

Friday, February 27, 2015

Land O’Frost to close Nebraska facility

Pilgrim’s Pride wins appeal of $29.7 million tax bill

Research: Feedlot operators want economic incentives to adopt E. coli vaccines

Allen Bros. owner sees higher profit as sales surge

Maple Leaf Foods trims more infrastructure amid overhaul

Seaboard gets earnings boost from sale of meat unit stake

Former politician, Ag Secretary joins OSI Group board

USDA secretaries band together to call for TPA

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Officials lift HPAI quarantine across Washington State

JBS, others halt operations in Brazil due to trucker strike

Texas Roadhouse quietly testing a sandwich-based theme

Poultry complex a good fit for Virginia county, study says

Iowa State researchers deliver pain medicine to pigs through sow’s milk

Tyson, Hillshire hit with false advertising suit (UPDATE)

Mechanically tenderized beef label rule to go forward sooner

Sens. urge USDA on pathogen standards for beef, pork

JBS asks for dismissal of EEOC suit

Sausage recalled on misbranding, undeclared allergen

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NAMI asks for time to comment on dietary guidelines

New legislative affairs director for NAMI

Johnny Rockets promotes exec in wake of revamp progress

6+ lbs. of bacon in 5 minutes

Two Canadian pork processors plan ‘business partnership’

Analysts see a soft landing in store for the chicken cycle

JBS strikes deal in Brazil over lawsuit involving staff breaks

Schweid names new director of foodservice

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Power of Meat survey sheds light on meat buyer preferences

USDA lowers beef, pork, poultry export forecasts

Poultry carbon footprint tool now available

More executive shifts at Cudahy

Higher prices, demand gives Sanderson Farms to ‘solid’ Q1 start

Gov’t report outlines new approach to attributing foodborne illnesses

JBS plant fined again for odor issues

Maryland Gov. proposes rules for litter use on fields

Monday, February 23, 2015

Five-year labor deal ends West Coast port impasse

Lack of import inspection prompts pork belly recall

Record meat and dairy production expected in 2015

Canada approves Zilmax label changes

Hormel names new Farmer John president

Major full-service restaurant chain names CEO

Tyson Fresh Meats launches new branded beef and pork items

Fewer U.S. cattle placed on feed, marketed than expected

Taiwan becomes fifth country to ban Canadian beef imports

Friday, February 20, 2015

Kenosha Beef recalls patties on listeria concerns

Trial postponed for Midamar founder accused of falsified halal beef sales

Judge awards lawyer fees, costs to Black Earth Meats

Nebraska bills spark outcry over packer ownership of livestock

Cargill seeks new trial in E. coli suit with United Food Group (UPDATE)

FTC sues to block Sysco-US Foods merger

Grower files whistleblower lawsuit against Perdue (UPDATED)

Columbus Foods to close facility

New CEO announced at Johnsonville Sausage

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Ex-Rancho Feeding exec pleads guilty to charges from 2014 recall

McDonald’s reportedly to resurrect Chicken Selects

Vegan diet helps kids reduce heart risks in small study

Processor honors “Year of the Sheep” with a year of lamb

Maple Leaf launches two sausages for Chinese New Year

Dietary Guidelines committee submits recommendations, industry responds

Turkey, refrigerated foods lift Hormel profit

House of Raeford sells NC turkey plant to Butterball

Perdue put its chicken houses on the web

Two West Coast ports reopen; labor talks continue

Agri Beef says it is first to export into new market

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

FSIS releases initial results of beef, veal carcass baseline survey

Bennigan’s CEO, wife buy the whole company

Kraft rehires Kehoe as CFO

Extra-lean beef gets Heart Association certification

Undeclared allergens behind two recalls

One worker killed, one injured at JBS plant

Worker dies while cleaning equipment at Tyson plant

USPOULTRY sets Ensuring the Future Campaign funding