Tyson Foods has said it has been preparing for another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) “since the spring”.
Rotisserie chicken salad with E.coli traces has caused the illness of 19 people across seven US states, health officials in Washington have claimed.
American poultry firms are now better equipped to deal with an outbreak of avian influenza (AI), thanks to improved biosecurity measures, risk management firm Moody says.
A group of former US agriculture secretaries have issued an open letter urging Congress to pass the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Tyson Foods, the US food company, is to close two of its prepared food plants, affecting the jobs of 880 people.
Meat trade associations in the US have moved to reassure consumers about the use of antibiotics.
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is focusing on promoting the quality of beef to South Korea
The number of meat-eaters who choose vegetarian options – known as flexitarians – has seen a sharp rise, claims a report from Innova Market Insights.
A large quantity of chicken wings has been recalled by the US protein producer Tyson Foods Inc after fears it had an “off odour”.
The world’s largest meat processor, Brazilian firm JBS, has reported strong sales growth in its third financial quarter (Q3), driven largely by its food division, despite struggles in its US...
The former CEO of McDonald’s Don Thompson has joined Beyond Meat, the US-based company which aims to replace animal protein with plant protein.
Beef has been compared with other meats and alternative sources of protein, in order to analyse the most efficient ways of feeding a growing population that wants more, and better,...
Two global technology firms that serve the poultry and fish processing industries have announced a co-operation agreement that will allow them to share and combine their products and expertise.
US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced four appointments to the 2016 Lamb Promotion, Research, and Information Board.
Details of cuts to tariffs attached to meat and livestock traded between signatory countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have now been released, helping traders identify new market...
Meat organisations in the US have urged Congress to pass the recently concluded Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement as quickly as possible.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the Public Lands Council praised the bipartisan show of support in the Senate opposing the ‘Waters of the United States’ (WOTUS) rule.
US president Barack Obama has suspended agricultural benefits to South Africa under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) after its repeated refusal to resume imports of US chicken....
Antibiotic use in pork production is to be investigated by an independent panel of seven appointed by the US National Pork Board (NPB).
JBS USA has announced it has concluded its acquisition of Cargill Meat’s pork business, Cargill Pork.
The National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council have placed a full page advert in The Wall Street Journal in the form of an open letter to Subway...
Hormel Foods’ board of directors has elected James Snee as its new president and chief operating officer, effective from 16 October 2015.
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) revealed that nearly 200,000 pounds of ground beef products has been recalled, following concerns that it may have...
Denmark pig meat exports to the USA have dropped by a significant 18.2% this year so far, according to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics.
Poultry workers in the USA suffer extremely high rates of injury, earn poverty level wages, and work in a climate of fear, Oxfam America has claimed in a damning new...