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Turkey industry reviews Salmonella controls amid outbreak

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) on Thursday said its members are cooperating...

Meat industry issues percolate in Congress

The U.S. House this week introduced a bipartisan bill seeking to make it easier...

Survey of small and very small plants may be extended

Kansas City, Mo. -- About 20 percent of the country’s small and very small...

Simmons Prepared Foods joins AMSA as sustaining partner

Simmons Prepared Foods has joined 45 other companies and institutions as a sustaining...

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Monogram puts plant up for sale after loss of key customer

Analyst tells the ugly truth about expected pork industry losses

Lean Cuisine adds meatless entrees

News briefs: Costco, Blue Apron, IPC, Just Bare, Brakebush, Chipotle

Judge holds the line on paper trail in chicken price-fixing suit

Fresh, frozen ground beef recalled due to possible E. coli

Scientists map key tactics to transform U.S. ag, food production

Research on free-range poultry often contradicts: CAST

Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey sickens 90 people: CDC

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Protein margins swing as various issues loom: analyst

Analyst trims Tyson outlook amid ample protein supply

Smithfield unit recalls calzones

FreshDirect’s strategy includes new high-tech facility

Funding woes force closing of Smithfield-backed meal-kit maker

Japan, EU sign economic pact, cite rising protectionism

Processed meat associated with ‘manic episodes’: study (Updated)

USDA invests in rural wastewater systems

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

How animal welfare claims fare in the grocery aisle

Lab-grown animal cell protein maker gets funding boost: WSJ (updated)

Brakebush rolls out chicken sausage topping

Investment firm adds fast-casual Mexican chain to portfolio

Mercy for Animals targets JBS pork supplier

Chicken salad recalled on mislabeling

BRF hires banks to sell some assets

White House nominates USDA under secretary

Monday, July 16, 2018

Ready-to-eat and raw pork and beef products recalled

Montana group hopes to save beef deal with China's Xinhua

Canadian government invests C$14M to boost beef sector

Perdue progresses on animal welfare protocols

Consumers want clear labels for lab-grown protein: survey

JBS fined for scales failure to ensure accurate weights

Allen Harim hires national accounts manager

WeWork founder bans meat for employees

Friday, July 13, 2018

Cargill to supply chain of meat shops in S. Korea (UPDATE)

Pork producers throw shade at FDA

USDA lifts meat production outlook; pork exports puzzle

After 15 years, Japan reopens borders to U.S. lamb

Stampede bets big in New Mexico

Miss. processor plans to triple employment

Workers treated, released after chemical spill at Mountaire plant

FDA stakes claim in lab-cultured tissue sector

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Smithfield gains approval to expand S.D. pork plant

Oprah’s investment to drive restaurant brand’s expansion

BRF gives some workers lengthy leave as demand slows further

Turkey specialist rolls out uncured, hardwood-smoked franks

Cargill credits beef as profits soar

McDonald's moves to sustainable beef in Canada

Packaged goods giants form sustainable food alliance

Healthy Choice enters breakfast bowl category

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Global food insecurity expected to drop significantly: ERS

NCC handling guidelines get third-party certification

Fresh Market retailer to shutter 15 stores

News Briefs: Cargill, Pilgrim’s, BurgerFi, Eggs Up, Leon

Trump threatens more tariffs on Chinese goods

Dunkin’ Brands names new CEO

Hundreds rally in support of N.C. hog farmers

Somma Foods rolls out sriracha options

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Beef exports top record; tariffs to test pork: USMEF

Raw chicken recalled for lack of inspection

Amazon roiling meal kit market a year into Whole Foods deal: report

Device senses meat spoilage, sends signal to smartphone

Meatingplace interview: A small regulatory update with FSIS's Carmen Rottenberg

Beef group estimates China trade tariff losses of $70 mln this year

Chicken breast defects not reduced by amino acid supplementation: research

GFSI publishes guide to a safe food culture

Monday, July 09, 2018

JBS unit, Chinese e-commerce firm partner on pork

UK’s FSA tests blockchain for slaughterhouse oversight

Label that omits MSG leads to small recall of beef jerky

Throw another jackfruit on the barbie

Turkey processor announces leadership changes

Cattlemen’s group helps create beef-based meal kits (UPDATED)

US Foods shifts four brands to clean label profiles

Trade tensions pressuring global commodity prices: FAO