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Friday, May 27, 2016

Meat industry tells Senate to bar the GIPSA rule

Fla. firm recalls chicken salad due to misbranding, undeclared allergen

US Foods raises over $1 billion

Wendy’s names new CEO (UPDATED)

Preferred Meals acquired

Senator hints meat might be exempted from GMO labeling: Politico

New OSHA standard deadline approaching

Carl’s Jr. rolls out new burger

Thursday, May 26, 2016

OIE lays out strategy to fight antimicrobial resistance

HPAI impact on local economies reaches beyond poultry: report

Food CPI rises slightly between March and April

Giving back: Advance Pierre, Tyson, Perdue, Burgers’ Smokehouse, Smithfield

Hormel suspends supplier amid pig abuse investigation

Sanderson Farms reports lower sales, net income

China pork shortage creates opportunity for U.S. exports: USMEF

McDonald’s names new board chairman

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

NCC seeks mandatory labels for raw, stuffed chicken

FDA finalizes packaged food nutrition facts label

Fewer consumers reading nutrition labels: NPD report

Feds sue Pilgrim’s Pride alleging discrimination

Tyson Foods target of new animal activist video

Worker safety improves, but data collection needs work: GAO

JBS completes Utah plant expansion

Cargill sets joint poultry venture in the Philippines

Peapod, ConAgra, Campbell team up on new meal kits

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

McDonald’s confirms test localized value meal combos

Fresh meat packaging market to climb 2.2 percent: FMI report

Big Papi connects with jerky maker

ConAgra sells spice business to focus on core products

Cargill protein HQ to move, but not too far

Cold Storage report could pressure chicken, pork prices

Idaho must pay $250,000 in farm privacy defeat

AMSA honors 3 meat scientists

Monday, May 23, 2016

Worker injuries result in fines to Canadian processor

Company launches gyros product without need for dedicated foodservice equipment

Consumers see burgers as nutritious, want options beyond beef

Arizona co. recalls RTE chicken salad over possible listeria contamination

Number of cattle placed on feed in April surprises market

Costco takes another step toward building large poultry plant

Iraq bans poultry from Missouri, Italy after bird flu discovery

Food waste bills introduced in Congress

Friday, May 20, 2016

Hormel says foodservice innovations drive growth

Beef bounces back

FSIS rolls out veterinarian recruitment program

ConAgra recalls two beef products

Senate committee approves agriculture appropriations bill

E. coli fears prompt Canadian recall

Red meat production down in April

School lunch advocates oppose House block grant plan

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Misbranding sparks small recall of pork dumplings

Booming meal kit niche expected to become a “multi-billion market”

Independent restaurant spending up: NPD Group

Applebee’s goes for the grill, ‘hand-cut’ steaks

EPA proposes increase in ethanol production

TPP would give strong boost to beef exports, report says (UPDATED)

Lawmakers introduce bill to standardize food date labeling

Organic sector sets sales record

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

US Foods could raise $1 billion in IPO

More bad news for Famous Dave’s in quarterly report

Grocery chain president to retire

USDA sets $130 million available for research

Hormel posts strong Q2 profit, raises outlook

Mountaire Farms can’t be sued for injury: N.C. court

Sanderson says Oxfam conditions ‘do not exist’ in its plants

Chicken, beef margins rise, pork slips in latest protein report

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Pork production to increase in 2017

Amazon expected to launch private-label perishable line: report

Americans try to eat better, crave info on how to do it: survey

Food safety advocates honored

CDC: Chicken among top sources of foodborne disease outbreaks

Steakhouse chain gets a little breathing room from lenders

Amazon adds restaurant delivery option in NYC

U.S. beef exports to jump 5 percent in 2017

Monday, May 16, 2016

Pilgrim's Pride recall expanded a third time

USDA cites progress on steps to reduce livestock greenhouse gas

Alaska looks for buyer of USDA-inspected meat plant

Canadian hog industry sounds alarm over transport change

Maine-based poultry firm seeks help with expansion funding

FSIS seeks to educate consumers on tenderized beef rule

Taiwan opens market to U.S. lamb after 13 years

Piggly Wiggly wins auction of three Chicago-area grocery stores