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CS Beef packers plant gives more room, with a view (VIDEO)

Brand-new beef plants don't come along often. So when Hereford, Texas-based Caviness...

Albertsons names operations exec to oversee supply chain

Albertsons Cos. has promoted Susan Morris to executive vice president and chief...

JBS sells Five Rivers Cattle Feeding

JBS USA Food Co. reached an agreement to sell its Five Rivers Cattle Feeding assets...

Veal producers reach housing milestone

The American Veal Association said its veal farmers have reached their goal of raising...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Interview: Agri Beef model is more than a marketing tool

2014 Hillshire Brands fire in Iowa prompts new legal action

Protein is in, but consumers seek meat alternatives: Mintel

Lidl has ‘unprecedented’ impact on rivals’ pricing: study

Officials probe gas explosion at Seaboard Foods plant (UPDATED)

17 taken to hospital from Chicago meat company: fire dept.

Sanderson Farms warns of oversupply of antibiotic-free chicken

Martin Preferred Foods names new CEO

Cargill makes a move into plant-based protein

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Another lawsuit against chicken processors alleges price fixing

Former sausage, meat snack company chairman dead at 86

China not a factor in U.S. beef exports…yet: Peel

Mountaire Farms to address water issues at public meeting

Public hearing on Montana multi-species plant finally held

Chefs Warehouse inks agreement with investors

Bird flu outbreaks in U.K., Japan spark biosecurity concerns

Meat Institute names director of regulatory and scientific affairs

Monday, January 15, 2018

U.S. reopens door for Mexican pork

Family poultry firm transitions leadership to third generation

Chicken chain commits to serving NAE product only

USDA adjusts forecasts for red meat, poultry production

Modernized pork slaughter rule cleared by OMB

Trump willing to extend NAFTA talks past Mexico election: WSJ

Jack Link’s debuts five new protein products, names new executive

News Briefs: Sam’s Club, Slim Chickens, White Castle, Kroger, USPOULTRY, Meijer

Friday, January 12, 2018

No injuries as Tyson plant evacuated due to fire (Updated)

Delving into consumers’ disconnect with the food system

CDC expands use of whole genome sequencing in foodborne illness

Kosher processor rolls out Glatt turkey line

Tyson pork plant getting an upgrade (Updated)

Class action dismissed in Costco case

ConAgra to close plant in May: report

Hormel launches new pork filets

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Bone-in vs. boneless wings: The gap widens

Global AI outbreaks surge as human infections slow

Restaurant chain heating up soup broth sales

Giving Back: Triumph Foods, Smart Chicken, Miller Poultry, Perdue Farms, JBS, Foster Farms, Smithfield Foods

Canada files WTO complaint over U.S. trade measures

Windsor, Ontario, approves incentives for turkey plant

Miller Poultry plans to upgrade its broiler hatchery

BRF launches low-cost processed meats brand in Brazil

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

JBS USA names new Plumrose USA president

CEO steps down from largest pizza chain

New owner names industry veteran new CEO at Ruby Tuesday

TGI Fridays joins Meatless Mondays movement

Whole Foods asks suppliers to fund merchandising changes: report

Ikea sets sustainability goals for chicken; pork, beef are next

Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef names president

Dunkin’ Brands appoints COO, trims menu lineup

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Perdue unveils Rural Prosperity Task Force report; Trump addresses NAFTA

US wants UK to abandon EU poultry rules: Bloomberg

Pre Brands launches DTC channel

Forget cauliflower. Chicken-crust pizza is here

Klement’s Sausage names Smithfield exec new CEO

Leucadia reportedly exploring sale of National Beef stake: WSJ

Colorado bill would bring stronger version of COOL to state

U.S. pork exports set November value record, beef export value rises

Monday, January 08, 2018

Cattlemen bring claim of Cargill monopoly to Congress

JBS introducing restaurant-quality cuts to retail

Under-processing of ham leads to small recall

Taco Bell makes several executive appointments

Land O’Frost to add jobs in Kentucky plant expansion

Smithfield meets goal, releases video of group sow housing

Former Utah pork group leader sentenced to probation for fraud

Fast-casual chain launches take-home burrito kit

Friday, January 05, 2018

Pepperoni recalled after consumers report metal pieces

Too many chickens could weigh on 2018 pricing, analyst warns

Neb. chicken growers gearing up for Costco project: report

Idaho ‘ag-gag’ law gagged

Okla. Beef Council ex-employee sentenced

Wingstop promotes executive to COO

Pinnacle Foods names chief supply chain officer