Smithfield worker suspended for urinating at work station

Production stopped and 50,000 lbs. of product was disposed of as a result of the “isolated incident.”

Oct. 17, 2018 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff


Lawsuits emerge after large JBS beef recall

The company has recalled 6.9 million lbs. of beef due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Oct. 9, 2018 by Ryan McCarthy


Poultry industry assesses Hurricane Michael damage

Producers from Alabama, Georgia and North Carolina were hit hard in the last two months.

Oct. 16, 2018 by Ryan McCarthy


Worker fatality at Smithfield’s Tar Heel plant

Michael Jessup worked for the pork processor for more than 10 years.

Oct. 11, 2018 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff


JBS beef recall linked to Salmonella Newport outbreak

Ground beef distributed to retail customers is linked to 57 illnesses in 16 states.

Oct. 4, 2018 by Joel Crews


African Swine Fever could transform global protein, grain flows

Analysts gave their views on the potential impacts of ASF spread in Europe and China.

Oct. 2, 2018 by Erica Shaffer


Cargill introduces robotic solution to animal welfare, worker safety

The CattleBot minimizes risks to employees and enhances animal handling practices.

Oct. 19, 2018 by Joel Crews


Frank Yiannas headed to FDA

The Walmart food safety expert is a leading advocate for blockchain technology.

Oct. 19, 2018 by Ryan McCarthy


CDC warns of poultry plant worker illnesses

The agency reported at least 13 confirmed cases in Georgia and Virginia.

Oct. 26, 2018 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff


JBS announces $12M domestic expansion plan

The company is meeting the growing demand for beef in China.

Oct. 9, 2018 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff