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Amended complaint adds allegations to Tyson wrongful death case

An amended complaint filed in a COVID-19 wrongful death suit adds new allegations...

Deadly shooting involved House of Raeford employees

The victim and a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred in the parking lot of...

China greenlights BRF SA unit to resume trade

China has authorized another BRF SA unit to resume pork exports to the country following...

CDC vaccine panel puts healthcare workers, long-term patients first

The Centers for Disease Control's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)...

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Farmer John/Clougherty in LA sued over pollution claims

Researchers team up to study antimicrobial use in food animals

USDA names four Food Safety Fellows

Chipotle tests smoked brisket

Salm Partners gets private equity investment

CDC meets this afternoon on vaccine prioritization

China moves forward on Phase One trade steps: reports

News briefs: Creekstone Farms, Belgium, Canada's virtual reality tours

Monday, November 30, 2020

Projections for feed prices up sharply: USDA

Canadian food agency issues warning for bottled beef/chicken

USPOULTRY Foundation allocates $275,663 for student recruitment

Giving back: Smithfield Foods, JBS USA, Triumph Foods

European nations step up avian flu outbreak responses

Canadian government promises additional support for producers

Prepared meat products recalled for salmonella

When pig guts fly: Battle in Taiwan over U.S. pork imports

Friday, November 27, 2020

Alt-meat maker loses round in Oklahoma food labeling case

RTE chicken breast products recalled due to undercooking

Beef to lead U.S. meat production growth in '21: RaboResearch

Giving back: Smithfield, NPPC, Illinois Pork Producers

AI-powered 'electronic nose' to sniff out meat freshness

Canadians' faith in food system increases during pandemic

New Zealand grass-fed brand launches U.S. DTC site

Albertsons adds 12 entrées to its eating-at-home lineup

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Smithfield accelerates CEO transition

Analysts trim Hormel '21 profit views, citing pandemic uncertainty

British Columbia beef producers to launch local brand

USPOULTRY approves $350,000 in research grants

Indiana divvies up $4M in CARES funds among 41 processors

Opposition emerges to processing plant proposal in Illinois

Meat eaters have fewer bone fractures, research finds

Giving back: Mountaire Farms, USDA, red meat processors, Iowa Select Farms

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Cargill next target of turkey marketing legal action

Midwest gourmet supplier expands with processor acquisition

Yes, and …

News briefs: Foster Farms, 7-Eleven, Applegate

Front of the line: Meat plant workers and vaccines

Packer who falsified E. coli test results fined $15,000

Holidays, exports draw down red meat inventories

Giving back: Perdue, Hormel, Cargill

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Additional culls in Japan, Netherlands as avian flu spreads

Two lawsuits allege misrepresentations on Diestel turkey labels, ads

The long-term outlook for alt-meats

IRI’s report: Home for the holidays

[UPDATE] Study suggests meatpacking plants "COVID-19 transmission vectors"

Hormel sees Q4 sales, earnings slip; optimistic for '21

West Liberty Foods' Lessard to retire

Hormel hosts Friendsgiving on YouTube

Monday, November 23, 2020

Tofurky looks to block Missouri law on alt-meat labels

FSIS issues public health alert for meat-containing samosas

USDOT issues interim final rule on ag hauling hours exemption

Hormel stays resilient; feed costs to challenge Sanderson: analyst

Three chicken processors pay fines over wage violations

Barber Foods nicked by OSHA fine for COVID violations

Listeria concerns prompt pastrami recall

News briefs: USDA, Jack Link’s, Volpi Foods, Coleman Natural

Friday, November 20, 2020

Tyson suspends managers accused of betting on worker infections

Thanksgiving dinner $2 cheaper this year

Pandemic inspires digital moves at McDonald’s, Chipotle

New products for the holidays: Belcampo, Stryve, Kayem, Panorama, Jimmy Dean

Smithfield settles with neighbors after court upholds nuisance verdict

JBS USA to cover 100% of COVID-19 healthcare costs for workforce

Japan to cull 850,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak

Antimicrobial use data systems created for animal production

Thursday, November 19, 2020

COVID-related wrongful death suit levels incendiary allegations at Tyson

Chicago-based further processor lines up growth capital

Seaboard appoints new CEO of its pork division

Allen Harim hires poultry industry veteran as CEO

Falling prices, COVID-19 fears curb China’s appetite for imported pork

Goldman Sachs helps chicken chain grow

Beyond Meat creates plant-based pork product for China market

USDA talks turkey safety ahead of Thanksgiving holiday