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Friday, September 25, 2020

Iowa OSHA fines beef plant $957 for record-keeping violations: report

U.S. inventory of hogs and pigs up 1% from year ago

German meat plants probed for alleged use of illegal workers

News briefs: Hormel, Wholesome Meats, Edwards Virginia Smokehouse, Smithfield Culinary, Conagra

Sanderson Farms’ request for rehearing on OSHA fine denied

FSIS revises directive on humane handling for inspectors

African swine fever outbreaks in Philippines, more in Germany

Alt-meat in the news: Smithfield, Target, Mosa Meat

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Meat sellers face 20 years in jail for mislabeling scheme

Foster Farms releases data on COVID-19 cases

Frozen pork supplies down 23% from year ago as exports surge

Taco John's names quick-service veteran as COO

NAMI joins effort to continue U.S. membership in WTO

Pork workers cleared to return to Quebec plant after COVID testing

Luby’s CEO mulls buying assets of the troubled company

Stepping up: Mountaire Farms, Smithfield, Tyson Foods, JBS, Country Archer, Niman Ranch, Hormel

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Neb. Senator floats bill meant to address cattle market pricing

Poultry producers face Q4 challenges: Rabobank

USPOULTRY calls for poultry research proposals

When pigs eat ribeye

Panorama Organic Grass-Fed taps Niman Ranch exec as new GM

Walmart, Cargill, McDonald's partner to improve ranch lands in Northern Plains

JBS to extend monitoring to indirect suppliers; launches Amazon fund

Hormel unveils Black Label fully cooked breakfast meals

Penn out at Pilgrim's Pride; Sandri named president, CEO

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Sizzler fast-casual chain files Chapter 11

Beef products recalled on metal, plastic pieces

USDA names food safety committee members

Steakhouse icon to close in Chicago

U.S. lags other countries in meat plant protections: report

No surprise: CDC cites plant design in Smithfield COVID-19 cases

USDA seeks grantees in rural economic development

Rabobank's Weststrate is dead at 66

Monday, September 21, 2020

FSIS releases 'roadmap' to Salmonella reduction

B.C. proposes new slaughter rules to expand local meat sales

States’ COVID-19 laws could benefit processors

News briefs: Clean Water Awards, Thomas Foods, Hickory Nut Gap, Smithfield

OK Foods addresses China ban, cites health department errors

Canadian officials launch COVID-19 tests at pork plant

NIFA awards COVID-19 grants, has more to give

Help wanted: Culver's in the hunt for a CEO

Friday, September 18, 2020

Plant-based group challenges Okla. meat consumer protection law

NPPC calls for pandemic relief for struggling hog farmers

Papa John’s inks major development agreement

Let’s go to Kohl’s — for steak?

Johnsonville buys Vermont Smoke & Cure

California passes three new COVID-19 worker-protection bills

USDA adds $14 billion to COVID-19 agricultural assistance program

U.K. beef on its way to U.S. for first time in 20 years

Thursday, September 17, 2020

McDonald's runs short of ingredients in burger meal: report

Undeclared allergen prompts chicken salad recall

Three QSR chains up their spicy chicken game

Frozen rides the holiday wave, as well

Industry groups say FTC lacks jurisdiction over meat labels

Cattlemen’s Beef Board investing $39M in new programs

R-CALF files new lawsuit over beef checkoff program

Hormel to host virtual pizza party Friday as charity benefit

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Pandemic effect on restaurants as bad as it seems: NRA survey

Strong holiday week closes out the summer for deli

USDA prepares for new rules on generic labels for meat, poultry

Land O'Frost's Matt Henderson aims to design and conquer

China suspends poultry imports from second U.S. processor over coronavirus (UPDATED)

Tyson Fresh Meats launches case ready natural line

WTO says U.S. tariffs on China violated international rules

More African swine fever cases found in Germany

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

U.S. pork industry prepares for life after China

Retail meat prices down for a second month in August

Gains for dried meat snacks as protein reigns

Focus Brands names new senior execs

NAMI responds to critics of its role in April's emergency order

Major chicken processors named in yet another price-fixing lawsuit (UPDATED)

Brazil's Minerva Foods to sell stake in unit

K-State lands $1.3M in grants to study COVID-19 in the plant

Monday, September 14, 2020

JBS hit with OSHA fines (UPDATED)

Frozen sales buck recent cooling trend

Sausage recalled on misbranding, potential allergen

USDA food box program gets solid reviews, but there’s a better way

Smithfield Foods commits $1M in upgrades to Mason City plant (UPDATED)

OSHA fines come under fire; NAMI swipes at Washington Post

Cal/OSHA fines processor, temp agency more than $200K each

Beef dazzles in Labor Day performance