Industry News - AM

Menu design can encourage meat consumption: study

Restaurant customers are more likely to choose a meat dish if vegetarian options...

Kiolbassa Smoked Meats appoints sales executive

Kiolbassa Smoked Meats has named Elmer Vazquez as the company’s vice president...

South Korea adopts new policy on U.S. poultry imports

South Korea has adopted a new policy that will prevent a countrywide ban on U.S...

Two studies see link between processed foods and cancer

Two studies are reporting that reducing consumption of processed foods — including...

Industry News - PM

Oregon packer abruptly shuts down

Bartels Packing, a processor of grass-fed and organic beef in Eugene, Ore., has...

Private equity firm buys sous vide maker

Private equity firm Kainos Capital has acquired Green Bay, Wis.-based sous vide...

McDonald’s sets greenhouse gas reduction program goals

Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald’s Corp. has established a goal to reduce greenhouse...

U.S. warehouse club operator expands Central American presence

San Diego-based PriceSmart Inc. has acquired one of the largest cross-border package...

Monday, March 19, 2018

Half a million pounds of beef recalled

RCL Foods not yet cleared in deadly S. Africa listeriosis case

FSIS plans webinar on swine slaughter modernization rule

Animal antibiotic misuse battler U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter dies at 88

Canada recalls suspected E. coli tainted lean ground beef products

Processor shuts more plants in wake of deadly South African listeriosis outbreak

USDA rejects animal activists petition on poultry

News briefs: Meyer Natural Foods, Chefs Plate, Ireland, JBS

Friday, March 16, 2018

Johnsonville recalls nearly 110,000 pounds of sausage

Raw beef recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

Cargill says certified sustainable beef model works

Supervalu sheds more stores as its focus shifts to wholesale

'Hunter' Hunt's safari photos

Canadian firm snaps up four protein companies

Brazilian government suspends BRF's poultry exports to EU

USDA says HPAI pact with Korea will minimize trade impacts

Allen Harim takes a step forward on Millsboro plant project

Thursday, March 15, 2018

House follows Senate with bill to avert manure emissions mandate

Turkey production slows and exports rise, but prices still low

Study: Automated vision grading may help detect woody breast

Restaurants woo customers via digital experiences: NPD

Jennie-O goes big with 17 new turkey products

Calls for transparency on SBA poultry grower loans get louder

Canadian processor faces pushback over proposed facility

‘Hunter’ Hunt: 25 years in meat packaging

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Livestock haulers get 90-day reprieve on electronic logging

Canada leans on industry to reduce salmonella in raw, frozen chicken

Meatingplace interview: Perdue CEO Randy Day

Wake-up call for meat industry: technology is disrupting the status quo

Cargill Protein selects Dallas for warehouse hub; 2 other sites closing

Chipotle's head of marketing, strategy resigns

Walmart expands online grocery delivery program

There are a few reasons pork production is inching up

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Poultry growers, integrators score victory in Kansas

AI-boosted computer vision system predicts pork loin color, marbling quality

Video teaches knife safety, cutting for poultry deboning

News Briefs: Case, kid meal kits, UCLA seafood, Impossible Burger Sub

Court gives Pilgrim’s Pride some relief in grower lawsuit

Controversy, tragedy surround cattle operation’s expansion

China suspends select poultry imports over avian influenza

Kroger expands Instacart grocery delivery partnership

Monday, March 12, 2018

JBS's Joesley Batista released from prison

Grass-fed beef purveyor names new chief marketing officer

Gourmet jerky maker rolls out new products

Study: Biocontrol method for Listeria improves sausage safety

Protein processor to expand, add jobs

USDA decides to ditch additional rules for organic livestock producers (updated)

SBA confirms poultry farmers’ loans

Regional restaurant chain names interim CEO

Court finds Foster Farms liable for $2 million of $6.5 million salmonella verdict

Friday, March 09, 2018

CDC: Salmonella cases tied to chicken salad climb to 170

Italian restaurant chain sold for $100 million

USDA trims red meat production outlook on lower beef

Jones Dairy Farm rolls out ABF line with Paleo focus

Butterball expands in Arkansas

Another small processing plant proposed in upstate N.Y.

Beef exports start year off strong, expected to keep rolling

Study: Model for pathogen inactivation in poultry scalding

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Tyson Foods to lay off 150 in Arkansas

Kraft Heinz launches incubator for disruptive brands

Supermarket chain names former Starbucks exec as new president

South African listeria outbreak is officially world’s largest

USMEF launches ‘pound steak’ to boost beef sales in Japan

SBA report finds poultry growers aren't 'small businesses' (Updated)

Kosher brand introduces turkey brisket

NAMI launches meat product database covering nutrition data

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Restaurant chain signs on to animal welfare program

Food-safety group unveils updated benchmarking standards

Amazon expands Whole Foods deliveries again

NC pork board braces for trade retaliation in wake of U.S. tariffs

DOJ resolves discrimination claim against West Liberty plant

Seaboard Foods president to retire

Deli Star names culinary innovation executive

U.S. trade chief calls for speedier NAFTA progress