Industry News - AM

Analyst lifts Tyson earnings estimate for FY18, resets Q4 expectations

Strong pork and beef sales along with anticipated operational improvements prompted...

Beef snack maker adds ecological verification to brand

Epic Provisions, which markets its beef snack brand as humanely raised animal-based...

Giving back: Tyson, Louis Foods, Cargill

Tyson donates to protein project for children Tyson Foods Inc. announced a series...

USDA dog sniffs out pig head

When Hardy, a USDA-trained detector dog, sniffed out a roasted pig head in traveler...

Industry News - PM

USDA/FDA open public meeting on cell-cultured meats

WASHINGTON —USDA Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner ...

Separate fires spark losses at meat plant, duck farm

Two fires over the weekend destroyed a small meat plant in Kansas and caused an...

More meat, poultry in cold storage, but build-up is slowing

Total meat and poultry supplies in cold storage continued above year ago levels...

Publix names new president, other promotions effective in 2019

Publix Super Markets Inc. announced several executive promotions, including the...

Monday, October 22, 2018

Contaminated veggies spoil it for 12 meat processors

U.S. asks for WTO dispute panel over retaliatory tariffs

Cattle on feed up 5 percent

Scotland confirms one case of BSE

Creekstone unveils plans for distribution center

Cargill’s robotic cattle driver could be prototype for other livestock, poultry

EU, U.S. trade talks on beef to move forward

China finds ASF in new area as crisis continues: Reuters

Friday, October 19, 2018

Walmart food safety VP Yiannas to join FDA

Early-morning fire shuts Pilgrim’s Pride plant

Online grocery sales expected to quadruple in five years

Aramark creates hometown hot dogs for arena menus

USDA to finalize new swine inspection system

USDA halts Polish pork imports on ASF fears

Beyond Meat eyeing IPO: report

Wieners recalled due to undeclared milk

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Possible corn contamination prompts three meat salad recalls

Pork carnitas recalled due to concerns about tomatillos

Pizza chain names new president, eyes growth

Herbs can reduce mycotoxins in meat by up to 60 percent: study

Antibiotic-resistant salmonella outbreak in raw poultry sickens 92 people: CDC

Riley leaving NAMI for Maple Leaf Foods

HelloFresh makes a meal of Canadian company

Giving back: Tyson, Prairie Fresh, Smithfield, Perdue Farms

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Brazil's BRF suspends employees cited in food safety investigation

Judge approves plan to sell defunct beef processor’s assets

Salmonella, listeria concerns prompt small recall

Farm Rich delivers new pork-based product lineup

Trump sets in motion trade talk plans for Japan, EU, UK

Activist coalition calls on burger chains to boost antibiotics monitoring

Organic acids can increase listeria growth in HPP-treated ham: study

Arby's to offer seared duck sandwich for limited time

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Keystone sale passes Brazilian hurdle

New supply chain chief for Church’s Chicken

Papa John's reorganizes executive wing

Lack of inspection prompts 15-ton recall

Court takes control of debt-laden Kane Beef

More wastewater issues for Mountaire Farms after recent discharge

Deli meat processor hires sales boss

USDA to grant license for African Swine Fever vaccine

Monday, October 15, 2018

Growing burger chain hires culinary innovation chief

Chitosan reduces E. coli, salmonella by 90 percent on beef: study

USMEF announces its top awards

Chicken in ‘no-man’s land,’ beef and pork strong: analyst

Poultry industry calculates losses from Hurricane Michael

Snack processor adds meat with acquisition

Construction begins on R.I. processing plant

Livestock groups keep up pressure on trucking regs

Friday, October 12, 2018

Heat-treated meat, poultry meals recalled for possible spoilage

USDA, industry continue to prep for African Swine Fever

Chick-fil-A tests catering and delivery hubs

Tiny jerky recall is due to processing deviation

Kane Beef’s money problems continue: report

N.C. extends hog farm buyout program

WASDE meat production outlook reduced on slaughter rates

How to pin down 600 pounds of beef

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Pork head cheese recalled due to positive Listeria test

Researchers develop method to improve poultry E. coli vaccines

West Liberty cold storage business names general manager

NAFTA replacement seen giving modest bump to U.S. protein exports

Sanderson, Tyson close plants due to hurricane (Updated)

EU ready to approve talks on U.S. beef: Reuters

Animal scientists given Humane Hero awards

Poultry processor BRF to replace CEO by mid-2019

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Novel nanotech research achieved 5-log reductions of E. coli

Carl’s Jr. tops burgers with more meat

Beef shines in August export report

Gardein launches plant-based protein to mimic breakfast sausage

Smithfield worker dies of injury in N.C. plant accident (Updated)

Chipotle closes in on selecting a new food safety czar

DOJ settles discrimination case against Mar-Jac Poultry

Bovine TB identified in Michigan beef herd