Industry News - AM

Walmart to create Angus beef supply chain

Walmart on Wednesday announced its entry into the beef industry, developing an end-to-end...

Danish Crown, other European food makers get poisoning threats

Meat processor Danish Crown and other leading food companies in Europe have received...

China ASF woes spark inflation worries, Hormel downgrades

The fallout from China’s African swine fever (ASF) crisis is rippling across...

Study: Meal kits are greener than you think

A new study from University of Michigan researchers found that meal kits have a...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

R-CALF sues big four meat packers

Cargill, USPOULTRY promote meat on Earth Day; NYC does not

NCBA CEO to retire

Beyond Meat marches north

Olymel to conduct ultimate shift change with Quebec plant opening

Tyson sells its stake in Beyond Meat

CDC: Illness cases climb in E. coli outbreak linked to beef

Smithfield expands methane-to-natural gas initiative with joint venture

Large ground beef recall announced for E. coli O103

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Study suggests red meat may be safe to eat after seven weeks

FSIS publishes salmonella results by poultry plant

Fast casual chains still growing two ways: NPD

Novel packaging solution preserves pork quality

Woman killed in meat grinder accident at Pa. plant (UPDATE)

Iowa sued over its second law aimed at protecting livestock farmers

Coalition urges U.S. trade push on new deal with Japan

Hormel's Natural Choice kicks off campaign

Tyson worker plays hunch, wins big lottery bucks on first try

Monday, April 22, 2019

Why chicken producers will gain from ASF

February red meat exports lag

Cattle on feed reaches record numbers

Nick’s Sticks adds free-range chicken snacks

Thai ag firm acquires Canadian pork giant

Beyond Meat sets big dollar target for IPO

Kraft Heinz names new CEO in wake of writedowns, stock woes

Woman arrested for chicken facility arson

Friday, April 19, 2019

Mountaire Farms opens $170 million chicken plant

USMCA would give slight boost to U.S. GDP, key report says

Dietz & Watson marks anniversary with pop-up ‘delishop’

Australia’s prime minister stands up for meat

Man dies, another injured in accident at Costco chicken plant

Kona Grill facing possible bankruptcy

Study shows potential for Earth-friendly plastic replacement

From The Analogue Dish: A conversation with Greenleaf's Dan Curtin

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Kiolbassa Smoked Meats opens new production line

Poultry processor is first to make Forbes’ Best Employers list

McDonald’s retires Signature line, refreshes Quarter Pounder

Carl’s Jr. creates buzz with test of CBD-topped burger

CDC reports one death in broad Listeria investigation

Texas county approves incentives for Tyson

Activist group sues USDA over fecal matter on chicken (Updated)

Tiger Brands to defend class action lawsuit over Listeria outbreak

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

This just in: Govt agency actually listens to constituent's suggestion

Cattlemen's Beef Board names new CEO

Mitloehner honored with Borlaug CAST Communication Award

Your message isn’t sinking in

China may be closer on U.S. pork, poultry trade resolution: report

Tyson workers ratify contract; could impact others: union

Brashears: USDA waiting for data from cell-based food producers

Biltong maker snags new investment to fund growth

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Senator’s bill would codify USDA-FDA regulation of cell-based products

Golden State Foods changes operations, exec line-up

Cold plasma can kill 99.9 percent of airborne viruses: study

News Briefs: Fogo de Chão, Catch Steak, OSI, Veroni, CKE Restaurants

Americold snaps up Cloverleaf for $1.24B

China to discuss Brazilian meat imports next month: report

Panera introduces three first-time breakfast wraps

Cranberry pomace extracts inhibit bad bugs in pork products

Monday, April 15, 2019

Ground beef identified as E. coli O103 outbreak source

Rebuilt House of Raeford plant ramps up

Lack of inspection prompts raw pork and beef recall

Sausage maker begins construction on new plant

USDA seeks comment on revisions to poultry disease control program

Perdue Farms eliminates 118 jobs nationwide

Hormel Foods signs wind power deal

JBS USA opens food innovation center at CSU

Friday, April 12, 2019

ASF could wipe out one-third of China’s hogs: Rabobank

Pork producers: Restoring Mexican market access is top priority

Applegate serves up hot dogs, burgers for Minor League Baseball

News Briefs: DemKota, McDonald’s, Stop & Shop, Papa Murphy’s, J. Alexander’s

Tyson Ventures invests in food safety tech company

NAMI adopts new vision, mission, values

Smart sensor IDs meat spoilage fast, say scientists

Giving Back: This Old Farm, Tyson, Triumph, Smithfield, Great American Turkey Co.