Industry News - AM

Beef forecast rebounds: DLR

Flat is the new up, when it comes to the latest forecast of U.S. beef production...

Sous vide study shows market growth for 2023, beyond

The sous vide market saw significant growth last year and has potential to continue...

LaBelle Patrimoine earns regenerative label

LaBelle Patrimoine can now label its heritage chicken products as ‘regenerative’...

South African alt-meat seizure halted

The Johannesburg High Court on Wednesday issued a decision, permanently blocking...

Industry News - PM

Minnesota reports first HPAI commercial outbreak of 2024

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) reported the...

Optimism, caution still surround Farm Bill prospects

Various factions are expressing contrasting outlooks for the passage of the federal...

Consumer sentiment takes a dip

After closing in on a three-year high in March, U.S. consumer sentiment dipped in...

Carcass weights, quality grade, yield grade: Peel

This article was first published in the Cow/Calf Corner Newsletter and is republished...

Friday, April 12, 2024

Foodservice inflation reaffirms processor opportunities

Study: Consumer distrust of cultivated meat remains strong

Stress fractures widen between Australian chicken producers/processors

FDA green-lights drug for cattle, swine respiratory disease

Harvin Choice Meats shuts down

Long Prairie Packing inspections suspended

Meat Science Lab receives $3M for upgrades

French court sides with analogue makers

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Long delays in delivery of USDA meat processing grants explained (Update)

Livestock inventory decline hurting cold storage numbers

Beef exports fall as imports rise: Peel

News brief: AABP, Applebee’s, Verde Farms, Pre Brands

Avian flu continues bovine spread in North Carolina

As U.S. beef exports fall, imports skyrocket from Brazil, Australia: report

Federal judge trims vaccination lawsuit against Tyson Foods

A swine swindle reported in Philadelphia

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Packer loses appeal of NLRB order

NCBA seeks USDA reversal on decision to cancel cattle reports

FTC study shows grocery stores gouged consumers during pandemic

Canadian gov’t avails millions to support meat industry tech

USDA study examines weather disasters’ impact on pork processing

Consumers reluctant to trade meat quality for price

HPAI is not through with the Big Apple, scientists caution

Krispy Krunchy Chicken unveils ambitious 2024 expansion

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

NPPC comments on feds' oversight of emerging biotech practices

World food prices tick up in March, after seven months' decline

American Farmers Network to set criteria for re-gen, grass-fed beef

News briefs: Amylu, White Castle, The Cultivated B, U of Illinois

Hormel settles pork-fixing allegations with 3 purchaser classes

Walmart lawsuit tab set at $45M as price-fixing claims are denied

Custom Made Meals acquires Hearthside assets

USDA turns to India after South Korea export gains

Monday, April 08, 2024

Veterinarians join Animal Partisan petition debate (update)

CKE Restaurants completes leadership triumvirate

Land O’Frost adds layers

Baseballs, by Cargill

Judge allows beef processor second chance to seek dismissal

CDC gets specific on guidelines to prevent HPAI spread in humans

USPOULTRY announces another $363K in research grants

Pork exports still high in Feb.; beef export value strong

Friday, April 05, 2024

BurgerFi in breach of credit agreement, delays SEC filing

Grassley whets constituents' appetite for EATS Act

USPOULTRY unveils $414K in research grants

For Wisconsin processor, its 'meat' madness time

Poultry producer, insurance firm sue rail company

Meat brands lift Conagra’s dull quarterly results

USDA sets deadline for 2025 export development funds

The quest for better meat quality

Thursday, April 04, 2024

Beef packer margins better than '23, but still seeing red

Ohio meat processing grant program invites applications

Indiana adds avian division to animal health board

News briefs: Applegate Farms, SPAM, Wendy’s, Lunchables

State tally of HPAI-infected cows climbs to 6

Cargill increases renewable energy capacity by 42%

‘Quail-inspired’ cultivated meat OK’d in Singapore

‘Innovation’ and ‘growth’ at Perdue: interview with Bruce Stewart-Brown

Wednesday, April 03, 2024

Pilgrim’s Pride reinforces positive outlook after 2023 volatility

U.S. hog inventory inches up on productivity gains

Peel: Ground beef supplies 'declining'

News briefs: SPAM, Chester’s Chicken, Applegate, LaFrieda, Veroni

Two processors reach settlements in wage-fixing lawsuit

HPAI definitely not over among U.S. poultry operations

Canadian meat group warns of fallout from rule changes

Consumer sentiment nears three-year high: report

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

Workers at Iowa Hormel plant approve new contract

NPPC supports using Farm Bill to ‘fix’ pork ballot initiatives

The 3 trends driving R&D in processing facilities

PSSI to lay off workers at shuttering Tyson facility

Feds stop Calif. poultry processors accused of using child labor

Okla. Senate passes bill protecting compliant chicken processors from lawsuits

USDA seeks comments on revised water rules for meat, poultry

Mexico rejects ‘Product of USA’ label