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Texas A&M economists peg livestock storm losses at $228M

Winter Storm Uri caused at least $600 million in agricultural losses across Texas...

Walmart U.S. supply chain chief to depart company

Greg Smith, executive vice president of U.S. supply chain for Walmart, is leaving...

Colorado ranchers have beef with MeatOut day

The official endorsement of a MeatOut day in Colorado, part of a national movement...

News briefs: FPSA, Niman Ranch, Sanderson Farms, Kroger, Galardi Group

FPSA cancels 2021 conference, moves sessions online The Food Processing Suppliers...

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Federal judge tosses ACLU meatpacking safety suit

Activists urge more plant worker protections at House panel hearing

Cattle market transparency bill reintroduced in Senate

Take Meatingplace’s 10-second quiz

Olymel pork plant restarts after COVID-19 outbreak

NPPC names new leadership, sets priorities

Nicholas Meat reopens beef plant after snow melt allows land application

Aleph, BRF to co-develop cultivated meat

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Pandemic prompts IDDBA and NRA to nix trade shows

The 411 on PRRS 1-4-4

U.S. food security drops significantly year-over-year

UK chain’s app measures livestock's happiness

Tyson chicken price-fixing settlement includes $99M for consumers

Vaccination efforts for plant workers gain more momentum

24 meat plants in Canada get emergency funds for safety upgrades

Ruby Tuesday restaurant chain emerges from bankruptcy

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Retail beef demand expected to decline post-pandemic: Rabobank

There goes St. Patty's Day: 149 tons of corned beef recalled

Delmarva chicken’s year in numbers

NPPC addresses Mass. confinement initiative

COVID rates in meat plants plummeted in Feb.

Customs seizes nearly 500 lbs. of illegal bologna last month

Beyond Meat’s bumpy ride likely to continue

S.D. college, processor team to offer instructional program

Monday, March 01, 2021

Listeria concerns prompt small recall

NAMI takes Prop 12 fight to Supreme Court

States rush to shield firms from some COVID liability suits

Retail beef demand expected to decline post-pandemic: report

New briefs: Culver’s, Little Caesars, Climate Alliance, Cargill, Mosa Meat

Processors ramp up vaccine rollouts

COVID-19 killed three Olymel Red Deer workers: health officials

Global ASF outbreaks continue as U.S. prevention efforts expand

Iowa bacon-products producer hikes base pay

Friday, February 26, 2021

Sanderson Farms signals worst of pandemic over

Beyond Meat forges global strategic pacts with McDonald's, Yum

Cargill launches Black Farmer Equity Initiative

Undeclared cheese in Whole Foods meatballs prompts FSIS alert

Judge finds Bell & Evans unit liable for wastewater violations

Tax abatement gives $200M meat plant momentum

Chicken price increases point to sector profit recovery: DLR

USDA extends CFAP deadline for farmers, ranchers

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Tyson moves to keep COVID-19 suits in federal court

U.S. bill to support small meatpackers reintroduced

NAMI recognizes environmental achievement honorees

Chicken Marketing Summit is on for July

Sanderson: Higher poultry pricing offsetting grain costs for now

Pa. beef packer halts production amid environmental dispute

Iowa helps 2 small processors expand

Maple Leaf posts strong Q4, fueled by meat protein

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Olymel probe into COVID-19 outbreak may ID super spreader event

Vilsack OK'd for second stint as ag secretary

How poultry gut bacteria "go bad": study

USDA predicts bountiful 2021 grain yields in initial ag report

Pilgrim’s pleads guilty in price-fixing plea deal with DOJ

JBS Greeley workers in line for COVID-19 vaccine (Updated)

Hormel dinners target shoppers seeking touch-free meals

Deli Star, Saint Louis U. partner to offer hands-on learning

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Tyson Foods elevates King, reorganizes top management

Ga. poultry plant explosion spawns lawsuits

Hormel announces new executive appointments

USDA adds more workers to vaccination efforts

Russia reports first H5N8 jump to humans, WHO to investigate

Cargill's Sikes levels up

Investors pressure Tyson on lobbying activity, worker safety (UPDATE)

Tons of beef tallow recalled

Monday, February 22, 2021

States propose compact to boost interstate meat commerce

Pork products recalled for lack of import re-inspection

Canada looks to expand processing capacity in Ontario

News briefs: Jimmy Dean, OSU tool kit, Nathan's Famous, Wendy's

NAMI counters consumer group’s claims on NSIS safety

John Oliver swipes at meat plants, COVID, line speeds

Olymel addresses backlog from COVID-19-related plant closure

Taco Bell makes its bid in the chicken sandwich wars