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Dominican Republic culls pigs as ASF spreads to 11 provinces

The Dominican Republic said African swine fever (ASF) has now been detected in backyard...

FSIS posts advisory reports on water use, RTE testing

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has published on its website two...

Local food label coming to Canadian province

Canadians may soon find it easier to purchase food “Made in Alberta, by Albertans...

Giving back: Perdue, Gwaltney, JBS Beefitarian campaign, Piedmontese

Perdue awards $1.25M for financial literacy center Perdue Farms' charitable foundation...

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Labor shortage spurs pay increases, signing bonuses at plants

ASF in the Western Hemisphere has pork sector on alert

NAMI launches Emerging Leaders Program

Appeals court rejects R-CALF's Beef Checkoff challenge

Tyson mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for all U.S. employees

FSIS says employees must mask up in regulated establishments

Tyson agrees to $21M settlement in grower antitrust case

EPA, Army to hold public meetings on WOTUS definition

Monday, August 02, 2021

China slaughter surge implies pork import slowdown: Rabobank

U.S. House reps ask USDA to focus investment on small processing operations

Tyson Hanceville, Ala. rendering plant blaze extinguished

News briefs: The New Primal, Bojangle's, Bar-S, USDA

Drought data tracks worsening conditions in U.S. West

Hog dealer says former workers cheated pork producers

Labor dispute at Olymel hog plant moves into fourth month

Quiznos owner to acquire Church’s Chicken

Friday, July 30, 2021

Greater Omaha Packing recalls 295,000 pounds of beef

Illinois meat packer prepares to reopen after 2018 fire

HelloFresh launches online store, ready-to-heat meals

News briefs: AMSA, Stryve, Old Trapper, USPOULTRY, Slim Jim, Holy Cow

Pilgrim’s Pride on firm financial footing: analysts

Former Tyson maintenance manager sentenced to prison

S.D. county residents reject beef plant in referendum

Australian livestock org granted $1.5M to diversify export channels

Koch Foods, four Pilgrim’s execs indicted for price fixing

Thursday, July 29, 2021

ASF cases confirmed in Dominican Republic: USDA

Appeals court denies NPPC's Prop 12 challenge

Pilgrim's Q2 sales jump 29% on foodservice comeback

AMSA names winner of industry service award

Beef between producers, packers takes center stage on Capitol Hill

Pilgrim’s CEO: Poultry production dinged by labor and chick issues

George's frozen, cooked burgers debut at Walmart

Dickey's adds BBQ locations, builds virtual wing and burger brands

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Perdue Farms settles part of long-running broiler antitrust case

Tyson-backed study finds restaurants want simpler menus

FSIS updates E. coli prevention guidelines for beef

KSU receives USDA grant for local processing research

Tyson testifies in Senate hearing on market manipulation (Updated)

Ideal Meat & Provisions gets new owner

McDonald’s, Wingstop see Q2 sales climb in stores and online

Poultry roundtable seeks comments on sustainability framework

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Online grocery sales slow, but demand for pickup firm

C&S Wholesale buys Albertsons frozen contract

In Oklahoma, a changing meat industry landscape

News briefs: The Fresh Market, Creekstone Farms, Perdue Farms, JBS' Planterra, Veroni

Fire destroys Nova Scotia slaughterhouse; cause undetermined

Chicken craze still has legs: Technomic

Bad biofilms could be used for good in plant sanitation: USDA

USDA makes $16.6M available to socially disadvantaged, veteran ranchers and farmers

Monday, July 26, 2021

Canada invests $5M to expand Quebec hog plant

Robert Kiolbassa, Texas sausage maker, dies at 84

FSIS sets new HACCP model for beef slaughter

Misbranding prompts small beef jerky recall

Schools brace for food supply shortages from pandemic fallout: WSJ

USDA data show reduced cattle numbers now and later: Peel

AAMP elects new president

Plant-based bacon sales jump

Friday, July 23, 2021

Red meat in freezers at depressed levels, still declining

Silver Fern to launch carbon-zero beef line in U.S.

JBS says its free college tuition program is proving popular

News briefs: USDA, duBreton, Belcampo, Land O'Frost, Maple Leaf

OSHA says 6 deaths preventable in FFG nitrogen leak, finds 59 violations (Updated)

JBS settles pork price-fixing case for $20 million

Italian deli meat firms team up for U.S. expansion

Grocery shoppers heading back into physical stores: survey

Thursday, July 22, 2021

USDA looks for meat exports to rise this year, then level off

Supermarket chain launches private-label fresh chicken line

UK meat group warns shutdowns possible as Covid-19 spikes

4505 Meats unveils chef-created sausage snacks

Pilgrim’s workers in Waco, Texas, join UFCW, union says

Tyson Foods joins McDonald’s in diversity drive

Beef Checkoff finds most consumers view beef as nutritious

Creator of alt-meat made from fungi reels in $350M