Industry News - AM

Tyson gets Iowa’s help for plant expansion

Tyson Fresh Meats will receive nearly $675,000 in Iowa state tax credits to help...

Analysis: Lunch meat has fresh retail opportunities

Data analytics company Nielsen Research has released a statistical brief suggesting...

Independent restaurants hanging in there as visits decline: study

Independent restaurants are expected to increase their spending this year, despite...

In blockchain we trust(?)

As several test pilots by Cargill, Walmart and others are proving, blockchain technology...

Industry News - PM

U.S. Reps weigh in on trade dispute with Thailand

Nearly 50 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are asking the government...

NAMI adds Media MythCrusher paper on cultured, plant-based alternatives

Advances in the development of cultured meat products and plant based “meat...

Applegate touts “cleaner” hot dogs

Applegate, the natural and organic meat brand of Hormel, is marketing its “cleaner...

Research briefs: Peptides, sodium hydroxide

Anti-biofilm peptide can target, kill ListeriaA multi-institute team of researchers...

Monday, May 21, 2018

U.S./China step back from the brink on trade war

Pepperoni sticks recalled

Beef, turkey production headed for above-trend growth: USDA

Millennials drive rise in fresh-meat buying: study

Pinnacle Foods exploring strategic options: report

Maintenance issues temporarily close Tyson plant in Va.

Canadian deli meat firms get financial boost

Sales of organic meat, poultry reach record in 2017

Friday, May 18, 2018

Knives are out over checkoff amendment to farm bill

Another antitrust suit filed against U.S. chicken processors

Missouri legislature passes bill defining meat

San Francisco says most meat, poultry from animals treated with antibiotics (UPDATE)

NAMI no fan of USCA petition

House fails to pass farm bill

South African listeriosis outbreak abates

How the ‘Georgia Dock’ died

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Sausages recalled due to undeclared allergen in spice mix

Misbranding, allergen prompt chicken soup recall

H-E-B to open major warehouse; adds digital chief

Cargill survey says people believe their food is safe

Tyson to get $20 million in state funds for Tenn. chicken complex (UPDATE)

USTR to look into pork producers’ complaint against Thailand

New AMS administrator named

Meat stick maker adds grass-fed varieties

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Report calls out abuses at USDA labs, including MARC

Smithfield parent CEO salary, stock holding immense

Positives on the horizon for Pilgrim’s Pride: analysts

USDA names food safety inspection committee members

Ag Sec. Perdue names NACMCF appointees

Farm bill heads through House with animal husbandry amendment

Prosecutors bring corruption charges against Joesley Batista

S&P upgrades JBS ratings after debt refinancing

Organic food fans unlikely to be swayed by negative news: NPD

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

JBS increases profit; closes refinancing deal with creditors

Fast food chain names new CEO, CFO

NAFTA talks to continue as deadline nears

USDA terminates consideration of organic checkoff program

Tyson buys poultry rendering firm for $850 million

Sanderson Farms takes another crack at dispelling poultry misconceptions

Smithfield outlines food safety efforts

JBS' Seara focused on recovering margins amid high production costs

Monday, May 14, 2018

Seattle retailer partners with organic processor

FSIS boosts outreach to small, very small plants

Chinese scientists launch meat freshness sniffer

Crowd Cow expands into independently raised pork

Burger processor breathes new life into closed plant

Bipartisan bill seeks to expand meat movement across state lines

Ag budget bill would give USDA jurisdiction over lab-grown 'meat'

Tyson launches product education program for retailers

Friday, May 11, 2018

Pilgrim’s Q1 net income jumps 27 percent

Tyson delves deeper into vending channel with new partner

Sandwich chain taps chef to lead new product push

This glove could prevent carpal tunnel

Pilgrim’s focusing on prepared foods, customized products

Rottenberg, Kiecker named FSIS administrators

Smithfield probes sow farm accused of pig abuse

BRF navigates turbulent times

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Maple Leaf revamps entire product line

Wildfire damage to Okla. cattle operations put at $26 million

Brazil’s Aurora idles second poultry plant due to weak demand

US Food posts solid Q1 earnings gain as per-case profit rises

USDA gives initial look at 2019 meat production picture

USDA projects lower feed-grain production, ending stocks

Consumer challenges Tyson ‘all-natural’ claim

Minerva names its first global chief operating officer

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Tyson, Cargill reportedly eyeing Keystone: Bloomberg

Calorie counts on menus: More than just a number

Fast casual holds spotlight despite single-digit growth: Technomic

Chef’d and Smithfield expand meal kit retail distribution

Allen Harim wins regulatory nod on Millsboro plant expansion

Amazon using artificial intelligence to monitor food safety issues

Wendy’s sees earnings slide as weather dents sales

Beyond Meat announces plans to go global