Industry News - AM

Caviness Beef Packers sets plant expansion, additional shift

Amarillo, Texas-based Caviness Beef Packers announced plans to expand its beef facility...

Fieldale Farms wins approval for 20-year plant expansion

Fieldale Farms Corp. plans to move forward with a plan to expand its Murrayville...

Canadian specialty food manufacturer announces investments

A leading producer, marketer and distributor of specialty foods said it purchased...

News briefs: Qdoba, sustainable summit, Tyson, Amazon, webinar

Qdoba likes its chicken hot Qdoba Mexican Eats is rolling out Chicken Diablo Nachos...

Industry News - PM

Keystone Meats expands Ohio facility

Lima, Ohio-based Keystone Meats, which makes canned protein and meal solutions,...

McDonald's puts $6 billion into restaurant revamp

McDonald's announced today the company, along with its franchisees, will invest...

Aramark expands ‘plant forward’ college menus

Aramark said it is increasing its plant-based college menu options for the upcoming...

Restaurant parent firm’s Q4 profit slips despite sales gains

The owner of the Chili’s and Maggiano’s restaurant chains reported a...

Monday, August 13, 2018

USDA lifts 2018 meat production outlook, sees more broilers

Activists allege long-term mistreatment of poultry

R-CALF expands campaign against checkoffs (updated)

Adventurous Americans find Korean BBQ ‘enspicing’: NPD Group

Poultry company names director of further processing

Major retailer sets timeline for gestation stall-free pork

Meat Institute creates clever videos to promote beef in lunchbox

‘Local’ is trendy, but is it safe?

Friday, August 10, 2018

FDA’s Gottlieb looking at organic label claims

Judge dismisses insurer’s case vs. Mountaire tied to recall

Companies partner on Wagyu products for retail

Beef sandwich chain snags P.F. Chang’s CEO

New judge to hear Smithfield nuisance cases

Employee injured at SC beef packer, flown to hospital

Canadian firm recalls chicken strips on listeria concerns

Chipotle mulls rolling out bacon options after successful test

Donnie Smith takes his passion for chicken to Rwanda: NPR

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Seaboard Q2 pork profit down; turkey posts a loss

Kroger touts private label success, promotes executive

Beef group issues antimicrobial stewardship statement

Food prices tumble in July

Minn. hog producer, other Midwest ag businesses targeted in sweeping ICE raid

Aldi bets on fresh offerings, including meat

USDA outlines plan for Chesapeake water conservation

U.S. poultry now welcomed in Morocco

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Feedlot among possible sources of lettuce contamination: FDA

New BRF product line lets consumers trace chicken origins

Making sense of millennials’ food habits

Research: Cooking oil prevents biofilms on equipment

Debate around ag ‘nuisance’ lawsuits heats up

Tyson’s Leatherby dead at 58

Walmart in meal kit deal for online sales: Fortune

Brazil's Minerva plans IPO of international units in Chile

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

FSIS removes some trichinella treatment requirements for pork

AMS aligns poultry standards with FSIS’s definition of ‘roaster’ chickens

Misbranding leads to small bologna recall

Take Meatingplace’s 10-second quiz

John Soules outlines latest expansion plan

Analysts rethinking Tyson in wake of Q3 results

Red meat exports soar in first half

Golden West launches line of ready-to-eat deli roasts

Monday, August 06, 2018

Smithfield faces down third, and largest yet, 'nuisance' award

Pork egg rolls recalled for foreign material contamination

Undeclared allergens force recall of raw pork sausage products

Agri Stats loses time-saving motion in price-fixing case

Tyson reports Q3 sales, income gains, CEO ‘not satisfied’

Mexican restaurant group sells chain, files Chapter 11

Walmart pilots robot to fill online grocery orders

FSIS reissues woody breast trimming notice

Friday, August 03, 2018

Koch Foods settles long-standing discrimination suits

JBS invests $1 million in Marshalltown recovery effort

Allen Harim unveils new HQ, readies deboning operation

Smithfield unit fights gag order

Eliminating some antibiotic care could cost cattle industry $1.8 billion: study

Good news, bad news outlook for Pilgrim’s: analysts

Nebraska poultry barns on hold

News briefs: Poultry seminar, Vietti Foods, Superior Farms, Perdue food truck

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Pilgrim’s Pride sees profit halved on weak commodity chicken

Food companies partner to push animal welfare standards

OCM presses ahead on challenge to GIPSA rule withdrawal

Perdue Farms subsidiary gets infrastructure help for HQ move

Lovette: Competing proteins nudging out chicken at retail

Ex-Marine files suit over E. coli in ground beef

Convenience foods maker names CEO of U.S. unit

‘High-road’ food employers prefer like-minded suppliers: survey

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Plant-based food sales up 20%: Nielsen

Older Americans not embracing online shopping: study

Doubling down on biofilms: study

Giving back: IDDBA, Tyson Foods, Bar-S, Smithfield, Triumph

Maple Leaf invests in controlled atmosphere stunning

Tyson, Walmart invest to attract, retain workforce in NW Arkansas

Kroger launches direct-to-consumer e-commerce program

Two big restaurant operators post Q2 sales gains