Industry News - AM

JBS breaks ground on pork plant expansion

JBS USA broke ground this week on an expansion to its pork plant in Worthington...

Salmonella linked to recalled onions in RTE meat products

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert...

Minerva to double capacity in Colombia with acquisition

Brazilian beef processor Minerva Foods has announced the acquisition of a slaughtering...

A pig in a poke? No, pork in a truck

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, says officers encountered a “different...

Industry News - PM

ICE/DOJ announce indictments of 4 Mississippi poultry plant administrators

The Department of Justice and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today...

COVID-19: CDC analyzes S.D. outbreak; Maple Leaf update

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday published a detailed...

Chicken sandwiches ruled delivery, too

Spicy chicken sandwiches logged 299% growth in delivery orders placed in the first...

News Briefs: Whataburger, Holy Grail Steak, Nathan's Famous, Cracker Barrel, Del Taco

Whataburger promotes president to CEO postSan Antonio, Texas-based Whataburger has...

Thursday, August 06, 2020

Tyson files motion to dismiss COVID-19 wrongful death lawsuit

CDC: Nearly 1,000 salmonella infections from backyard poultry

USDA, FDA offer glimpse into regulation of cell-cultured meat

News briefs: Wendy's, Ruth's Chris, US Foods, Smashburger, CDC COVID-19 toolkit

Maple Leaf Foods says four Brandon workers recovering from COVID-19

Credit Suisse forecasts weak year ahead for Tyson Foods

Montana meat processors get a $7.5M boost

KFC launching plant-based sandwich across Canada

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Michigan requires testing of ag, food processing workers

Stepping up: JBS USA's Hometown Strong initiative

Alberta allows ranch-to-consumer meat sales

Panera launches value-priced chicken, bacon items

Lawmakers ask DOJ to probe JBS purchase of lamb plant

Tyson to add 230 jobs in Tennessee plant expansion

Strong retail sales propel Beyond Meat past Q2 expectations

Red Table Meat offers consumers the whole hog

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Brashears addresses AMSA meeting, talks next steps

Retail meat department, week 20: Lookin' good

Beef demand and macroeconomics: Peel

AMSA announces 2020 award honorees, August 6 virtual ceremony

General Mills to expand Ohio Totinos facility

Tyson outlook trends toward positive: analysts

USDA updates red meat LGM insurance program

Hot dogs still hot, even without baseball games

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Monday, August 03, 2020

Agri Beef announces Idaho plant plans

Foreign material inclusion prompts FSIS public health warning

Calif. processor gives regenerative agriculture another capital boost

Giving back: Triumph Foods, Tyson Foods, Perdue Farms

Tyson names Banks as new CEO, effective in October

Tyson posts ‘strong’ Q3 results

Smithfield, OSHA settle suit over employees' health info

Smithfield takes another swing

Friday, July 31, 2020

JBS Canada recalls more than 19 tons of beef

Higher hog volumes lift Maple Leaf sales, profit

Sanderson Farms backs Mississippi small business lender

HPAI concerns prompt poultry culling in the Philippines

Minn. senator seeks COVID-19 relief for independent turkey farmers

COVID-19 update: Pilgrim's mitigation costs; Kraft Q2 demand; worker lawsuits

Beef jerky company hires new COO

AMSA announces food safety, sustainability session lineup

Thursday, July 30, 2020

JBS to reacquire Mountain States Rosen plant in Greeley

Pilgrim's Pride posts Q2 loss, says markets are adapting

Weaker volumes, prices dent Seaboard Q2 pork sales

Beef task force releases new five-year plan for industry

Tyson launches COVID-19 monitoring program

Nebraska lawmakers block bill seeking COVID-19 protections for meatpacking workers

Smithfield CEO gets kudos from WSJ

Impossible Burger makes Walmart debut

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Central Valley sued over COVID-19 work policies

Deli carries double-digit growth forward

Repackaged without inspection — and now recalled

NAMI takes rest of 2020 meetings online

Labor unions sue USDA to slow poultry plant line speeds

Maple Leaf Foods closes sale of plant to Giannone Poultry

Frozen meat sales are still cool

AMSA meeting to feature meat processing, quality sessions

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

U.S. a bright spot in pork production — but those prices ...

Hot dogs having a hot summer

Popeyes preps for chicken sandwich fever in Canada

AMSA unveils August productivity symposium, speakers

Senate gets its own line speed-limiting bill

GOP relief proposal includes $20bn for ag

Iowa congressman wants answers

Even McDonald's earnings were bloodied in 2Q

Monday, July 27, 2020

Smithfield's Sullivan blasts senators' report on meat companies' response to COVID-19

UN agencies warn of COVID-19-driven, 'food insecurity hotspots'

Meatballs, pepperoni, ravioli recalled for lack of inspection

Tyson Fresh Meats promotes Worpel

Second wave: Beef sales up 30.4%

Conagra slates expansion of meat snack plant

New Tönnies outbreak; reported cases in Germany climb

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