Industry News - AM

Canada’s battle vs. HPAI continues in two provinces

Two new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) were confirmed this...

Small processing plant nears final O.K. in Va. town

A small processing plant in South Boston, Va. is inching closer to final approval...

Illegal pork sausage seizure spotlights ASF threat

The confiscation this month of illegal products including pork sausage in Los Angeles...

Ohio-based conglomerate buys Frontmatec of Denmark

Bettcher Industries will pay an undisclosed price to acquire Frontmatec, a manufacturer...

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Tyson to open 12 plants by 2024

Pork producer launches solar power project to lower energy costs

Retail subscriptions go mainstream: research

Blue light special? UGA study seeks answer

Two Midwest states invest millions in meat production

Planting rates surge, but still down from 2021 levels: USDA

Authorities probe cause of Cargill plant fire in Canada

FAO/WHO seek experts, data on pathogen research

Monday, May 23, 2022

Smithfield recalls 92 tons of RTE bacon toppings on metal contamination concerns

Neb. Supreme Court sides with JBS worker fired for misconduct

Americans support new regulations on food sustainability claims, survey finds

Going mobile: an interview with Bruce Dunlop

HPAI infections confirmed in 35 states: USDA

NAMI voices opposition to proposed beef industry probe

Arby's tests special burger for the first time

World Bank commits $30B to support food security

Friday, May 20, 2022

Mar-Jac settles Washington broiler price-fixing suit

Workers' case against Cargill for unpaid wages moves to federal court

ADM partners with cultivated meat startup

Dethroned: A taste test of White Castle's chicken sliders

U.S. senators call for FTC probe of beef prices

Seaboard, OSHA settle on repetitive motion citations

Mexico, Brazil cut import duties on meat, other goods to fight inflation

News briefs: Standard Meat, Jack Link's, Land O'Frost, Hofmann Sausage, North Country Smokehouse

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Tons of sausage, loaf items recalled for possible metal contamination

Lawsuit claims burger giants serve smaller patties than advertised

Possible undercooking prompts FSIS alert for RTE ham

News briefs: Smithfield, Denny's, Chipotle, Silver Fern Farms, Charcuterie Artisans

Walmart says customers shifting to private label meat

Maple Leaf offers reward for arrest after racist graffiti, noose found at site (Updated)

War takes toll on Ukraine wheat, corn crops: USDA FAS

McDonald’s names buyer of its restaurants in Russia

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

'Butcher Block Act' clears House Ag Committee

Record number of McDonald's franchises sold in COVID era

Brave new world: the Power of Meat 2022

News Briefs: Nueske’s, Volpi Foods, Canadian Turkey, Animal Health Summit

Wingstop considers entering chicken production to control costs

NCBA blasts House special investigator bill

Meat groups back USDA trade undersecretary nominee

USPOULTRY approves $293,000 in research grants

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

McDonald’s to sell Russia operations after 32-year presence

Brinker CEO Roberts to retire, successor named

Probation, fine for Nebraska Beef employee in relabeling scheme

Partnership forges new paleo diet certifications

Wingstop ups chicken sandwich ante by testing 11 flavors

Ex-Rantoul Foods worker receives probation for theft

Custom Made Meals appoints new CEO

News briefs: TSU, Brooklyn Cured, B.C. grant, Old Trapper

Monday, May 16, 2022

Livestock groups reiterate support for A-PLUS Act

Vermont college awarded funds for meat processing lab

NAMI petitions FSIS for change on jerky labeling regulation

FSIS issues public health alert for Weis chicken product

Scattered new HPAI infections confirmed as fallout continues

Non-profit meat processing plant to open in Montana

APHIS plan on poultry improvement now set for debut

FSIS updates public health reporting site

Friday, May 13, 2022

Kansas gov. signs law requiring meat-free disclaimer on analogs

Grassley urges Iowans to buy local meat

Senators push for more funding to fight avian influenza

Giving back: Wayne Farms, Goodstock by Nolan Ryan, Case Farms, Smithfield, Perdue

Seaboard Q1 incomes rise as BRF/Beyond tumble

Canadian government invests in growth of red meat exports

USDA looks to fill dozens of spots on Cattlemen's Beef Board

USPOULTRY study to compare salmonella regulation approaches

Thursday, May 12, 2022

JBS profit rises 151% to $1 billion in Q1

FSIS issues alert for ground beef shipped to Whole Foods

Michigan sees first HPAI case in commercial turkey flock

Biden pushes U.S. crop expansion with new actions

Meat industry hits back after critical congressional report

USDA cuts 2022-23 U.S. corn crop outlook, raises soybeans

Wisconsin expands bird restrictions amid HPAI outbreaks

JBS: China's demand for imported beef remains strong