BDCI announces new initiative ‘Lean on Us’ at Festival Dinner

  This year’s UK's BDCI Festival Dinner was the usual unmissable event where key industry figures got together at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel for a great evening of fun and entertainment. The legendary...

Conagra, Hormel make list of 50 best internships

Conagra and Hormel’s internship programs made it on the list of Vault’s 50 Best Internships for 2018. Conagra is #22 and Hormel is #23, reports Food Industry Executive. As the food industry struggles to...

NCC praises USDA’s withdrawal of competitive injury rule

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is withdrawing the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration's (GIPSA) interim final rule on competitive injury, and its proposed rule on unfair practices...

New chicken snack making waves: Interview with Pam Salzman of ProSticks

A new chicken high-protein, low-fat meat snack has been launched by Expresco of Montreal, Canada. Bucking the latest trends of jerky and protein bars, ProSticks are a fresh meat product which...

Regional Saudi and Russian poultry trends

Two trade shows were taking place simultaneously in the beginning of October 2017. In Riyadh, during the Saudi Agriculture exhibition, Marel Poultry teamed up with AACE to guide visitors through Marel’s...

USDA’s Anne Dawson to receive USMEF Distinguished Service Award

Anne Dawson, senior trade advisor for the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has been named the recipient of the U.S. Meat Export Federation's (USMEF) 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The award, which...

Say it’s not so – you can eat too much bacon

On his 30th birthday, Luke Abrams received 30 pounds of Red Robin-brand bacon—”Applewood smoked!”—from a friend who was a cook at the chain. “Red Robin is famous for their bacon. It’s...

Texas Association of Meat Processors 31st Annual Convention

The Texas Association of Meat Processors (TAMP) held their 31st annual convention in College Station, August 10-12, 2017. TAMP members are primarily the small and very small meat plants around Texas...

GSF/McDonald’s Specialized Beef 101 at Texas A&A

At the request of Golden State Foods, Texas A&M Department of Animal Science and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension hosted a specialized Beef 101 program for members of the McDonald's Corporation and...

Chicken processors want it faster

U.S. chicken companies slaughter and process about 170 million chickens each week. They want to do it faster, reports the Wall Street Journal. Meatpackers are seeking U.S. Department of Agriculture approval to raise...