Industry News - AM

New complaint allowed after new evidence found in misclassification case

A federal judge in South Carolina granted poultry growers permission to amend their...

HSUS aims at JBS, Pilgrim’s Pride with SEC grievance

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) this week filed a complaint with...

Beef Checkoff research shows consumer trends to help industry

Higher prices have not completely turned consumers toward proteins other than beef...

Lack of inspection funds limits Mo. processing growth: report

A lack of state funds from the Missouri state government is holding back local meat...

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Judge asked to toss lawsuit over ‘Ag-gag’ law after appeal

Study finds shopper habits adapting in response to food inflation

Pilgrim’s launches new nuggets, brand identity

Giving Back Briefs: Smithfield, Perdue, Claxton Poultry, Tyson Foods

DOL cites Ohio pork processor for 43 safety violations

Workers reach multimillion-dollar settlement in wage-fixing lawsuit

JBT, Marel prepare for voluntary takeover pending FSA approval

Cargill slates digital hub in Atlanta

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

NCC president retires; interim named

California county to vote on ordinance to curtail large-scale farming

Finland sets vaccine plan to protect humans from HPAI

How to build a sustainable, regenerative poultry business

Lawsuit alleges former STX Beef CEO, CFO stole millions

China takes aim at EU pork as another trade war heats up

Global poultry consumption, imports, NTMs on the rise: USDA

Canada, US states set new protocols to address HPAI in cows

Monday, June 17, 2024

JBS Canada building C$80M expansion of Alberta facility

Perdue names new president of AgriBusiness

Tyson launches two new chicken products for retail

Uzbekistan opens market to U.S. meat exports, USTR announces

Influenza sweeps through northwest Iowa dairy cattle

Upstate NY meat processing plant struck by “massive” fire

Litigation funder in antitrust case must uphold settlement, judge rules

Jack in the Box jumps into Georgia with 15 planned locations

Friday, June 14, 2024

Cargill to lay off employees at plant sold to Central Valley Meats

Signatures added to animal activists’ FSIS petition for cameras in CO2 gondolas

‘Unfinished Beef’: Chestnut, archrival Kobayashi set hot dog-eating ‘match race’

SCiFi Foods writes final chapter: Cultivated meat firm closes its doors

Perdue tries to move, dismiss duplicate lawsuit from grower

Chemical spill at JBS plant forces evacuation

Michigan officials emphasize worker exposures in H5N1 dairy response

Mexican poultry production up

Tyson CFO suspended after second alcohol-related arrest

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Cattlemen take aim at DoD investment in the cultivated space

Hotdog-eating champ banned from July 4 competition

Pork skin recalled due to undeclared allergens

USDA issues public health alert for pork, beef bacon products

Grocery inflation was flat in May, while wholesale food costs fell again

Ag groups side with EPA against environmentalist groups in court filing

Red meat, poultry product forecasts increase: WASDE

Classic Delight recalls 25 products due to potential Listeria contamination

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Pork Producers tell Congress to remove South Africa, Nigeria from African trade act

Ag groups continue petitions of USDA 'free range' labels

FSIS updates its pathogen detection systems to boost efficiencies

South Dakota producers can attend event on transitioning to organic

2024 a positive year for meat departments, thus far

NPPC supports US Senate committee proposals for next Farm Bill

USDA awards Colville Confederated Tribes $16.5M grant

Global beef production up in Q2; decline expected: Rabobank

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Pennsylvania bill regarding meat processing worker safety advances to Senate

Nebraska tribe moving quickly after USDA issues grants for indigenous meat processing

Judge says Pilgrim’s Pride can’t completely halt antitrust case

FSIS issues public health alert for chicken salad product

Cargill workers at Alberta case-ready plant vote on strike

Several pork processors ask judge to toss wide-ranging antitrust case

EU to purchase 40M+ doses of HPAI human vaccines for 15 member nations

Whole Foods expands meat standards

Monday, June 10, 2024

Netherlands study finds vaccinated hens fully protected from H5N1 after 8 weeks

US imports of Australian beef up 74% from a year ago

USDA issues public health alert for bao Thai-style curry chicken

ABEC get nasty in new filing

US monthly pork exports soar to highest levels since 2021

As Guelph strike persists, ranchers consider impacts

More versions of farm bill expected to be introduced as old law’s expiration looms

Philippines lifts ban on Ohio poultry products as HPAI wanes

Friday, June 07, 2024

Top meat companies, producer groups spent more than $10M on lobbying in 2023: report

Michigan asks programs to suspend trips to farms during HPAI outbreak

McDonald’s loses ‘Big Mac’ trademark case for chicken in Europe

UConn research team hatching advances in poultry health

Ruiz Foods to close California facility; more than 200 employees impacted

Cargill sells Polish poultry assets

Prolific Machines closed a $55 million Series B1 round

Costco changes rotisserie chicken packaging, turns off consumers