1. Advancements in auditing

Mobile remote video auditing (RVA) cameras provide Tyson Foods and its contract catchers the necessary feedback to improve animal wellbeing.

July 17, 2018 by Bob Sims


2. True Food Innovations acquires Chef’d business

The meal kit company stopped operations and laid off employees unexpectedly July 16.

July 25, 2018 by Rebekah Schouten


3. Industry responds to recent verdict against Smithfield

Organizations said the verdict would have negative consequences for North Carolina hog industry.

July 2, 2018 by Erica Shaffer


4. JBS investigates animal cruelty accusations at pork supplier

Mercy for Animals released video footage showing mistreatment of pigs.

July 18, 2018 by Kimberlie Clyma


5. House of Raeford sells North Carolina plant

Brakebush Brothers plans to rebuild the facility that was shuttered after a 2017 fire.

July 9, 2018 by Ryan McCarthy


6. Smithfield receives permit for expansion at South Dakota plant

Local outlets reported the expansion will be $12.5 million.

July 12, 2018 by Ryan McCarthy


7. US, China impose ‘tit-for-tat’ tariffs on exports

Beef and pork products are caught in escalating trade tensions.

July 6, 2018 by Erica Shaffer


8. Fresh beef meal kits launching nationwide

The Beef Checkoff collaborated with American Foods Group to create the kits.

July 10, 2018 by Erica Shaffer


9. Report: Tyson closing in on Keystone Foods acquisition

Bloomberg reported that an acquisition deal could be valued at more than $3 billion.

July 30, 2018 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff


10. 90 cases of Salmonella Reading infections linked to raw turkey products

No supplier has been identified in connection with the multistate outbreak.

July 19, 2018  by Kimberlie Clyma