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Friday, December 14, 2018

Costco’s chicken plant project progresses

Food tech startup says it has made first cell-cultured steak

No punitive damages in fourth Smithfield nuisance case

News Briefs: Smithfield, NCC, USDA advisory panel, Dave & Buster’s, Arby’s

HSUS targets Pilgrim’s Pride label claims

Canadian companies face charges for chicken abuse

Beef quarters recalled for possible SRMs

A Kentucky Fried Yule log

Thursday, December 13, 2018

U.S. farm bill heads to President Trump’s desk

Missouri water commission rejects Valley Oaks expansion

Okla. ag officials ask state lawmakers to set poultry location rules

USDA lifts 2018 beef, poultry production forecasts

Number of people ill in JBS beef recall grows to 333: CDC

Smithfield loses fourth N.C. hog nuisance trial

Brazil boosting pork and poultry production; sees need in China

Research clarifies spread, control of poultry blackhead disease

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Texas city discusses incentives for possible Tyson plant

Food tech firm to eventually offer cell-cultured Wagyu beef

More consumers eating restaurant meals at home: NPD study

Chicken strips pick up steam as nuggets slip: NPD

Wendy’s to verify cattle care, sustainability in beef supply

McDonald’s teases Cheesy Bacon Fries expansion

WOTUS rule change cheered by livestock industry

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Pork and poultry products recalled

Meat reps explain urgent need for U.S.-Japan trade deal

Neighbors in Oregon oppose proposed meat processing plant

Study notes possible link between vegetarianism, depression

McDonald’s updates global policy on beef supply chain antibiotics use

Police launches new probe related to info revealed by JBS's stakeholders

Red meat producers, exporters laud farm bill movement

USDA sued over exemptions for medium-sized CAFOs

Monday, December 10, 2018

Kane Beef seeks buyers

Undeclared allergens prompt two recalls

Upscale steakhouse chains in expansion mode

Take Meatingplace's 10-second quiz

Lighthizer says March 1 is hard deadline on China trade talks

Third time, no charm: Court again rules against Sanderson

Vet groups issue statement on antimicrobial resistance

Former Agriculture Secretary dies at 90

Friday, December 07, 2018

Smithfield to invest $45 mln in bacon, ground pork operations

Stampede Meat marks opening of New Mexico facility

U.S. beef gains access to Morocco market

News Briefs: Applegate, Sprouts, beef snacks, Cooper Farms, Portillo’s

Marfrig acquires BRF's Argentine unit, Brazilian factory

Grass-fed beef brand continues capital raising campaign

Costco updates policy on antibiotics use

Buckeyes get a bacon break during finals week

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Construction on Harrison Poultry expansion under way

Okla. mulls emergency rules to address poultry farm growth

Brashears nomination advances in Senate

Canadian consumer dining habits changing

Smithfield fined for water quality violations (UPDATE)

DOJ recommends Supreme Court leave Calif. animal welfare laws alone

USDA sets final rule easing school meal requirements

Global food prices hit 2-year low, but meat plateaus

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

JBS names Gilberto Tomazoni as global CEO

Rabobank’s Close on China, ASF, pork and beef trade in 2019

Frozen foods processor expands with acquisition

Fatburger parent adds Mediterranean cuisine chain to portfolio

New JBS CEO lays out agenda, says IPO a top priority

U.S. lawmaker seeks plant test data in JBS recall expansion

Activist groups go after Kansas law protecting livestock owner rights

Giving back: Foster Farms, Tyson Foods, Hormel, Perdue Farms

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Iowa State assesses African Swine Fever in China

Natural nitrite-replacer combinations show promise: study

Meal kit market to grow, but slowly

Washington judge reinstates WOTUS rule

JBS Tolleson expands raw beef recall by 5 million pounds

U.S. to pull out of NAFTA to boost legislative support for USMCA

Kroger, Walgreens expand pilot on grocery, meal kits

Pork producers could struggle next year, but may see Q2, Q3 relief

Monday, December 03, 2018

U.S., China announce progress on trade including U.S. ag exports

Cargill expands global poultry footprint

Study challenges conventional wisdom on beef ‘raised without antibiotics’

Dietz & Watson expands ABF, organic meat snack offerings

Perdue addresses China, Mexico, farm bill

Trade groups applaud trade pact, renew calls for removal of duties

Ammonia leak at Koch Foods plant sends 22 to hospital

FSIS 2019 sampling program plans released