Poultry Fed names James Smith Industry Leader of the Year

The Poultry Federation (TPF) presented James Smith of Simmons Foods with the 2017 Industry Leader of the Year Award at the 58th Annual Poultry Festival held June 16-17 in Rogers, Arkansas. “The...

Give traveling consumers two-finger snacks

Tyson Convenience has released insights from a national survey to help retailers attract customers traveling during the busy summer season Study findings show opportunities for more breakfast occasions and two-finger snacks to...

US chicken supports Chinese imports – in principal

The USA's leading poultry organization has accepted the idea that Chinese poultry will be imported into the States. “NCC and our members support free and fair trade.  In order to be effective,...

‘Campy’ drops in UK

The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the latest results from its survey of campylobacter on fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens. The figures show that on average, across the market, 6.5%...

Breading with milk results in 4m pound recall

Around 10 companies – with the number growing – are having to conduct a massive recall in North America due to an undeclared allergen in the breading they all used. As...

Stores pull ‘slave-made’ corned beef

UK's up-market Waitrose is taking its own-brand corned beef from Brazil off supermarket shelves after an investigation by the Guardian and Brazilian journalists found the products could contain meat linked to...

That’s ‘Srpski kvalitet’ to you

Serbian meat producers can now apply for the “Serbian Quality – Srpski Kvalitet” label, the country’s first national quality label, to set their products apart in the market. At a press...

‘Beyond Meat’ going mainstream

Vegan burgers which look and taste like the real thing are leaving the domain of Whole Foods in the USA and going mainstream thanks to deal cut between Beyond Meat and...

US turkey production up through 2018

The May release of the USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) contains the first forecasts for 2018 turkey supply and use. Turkey production is expected to continue expanding into...

Season of seven billion hot dogs begins

The Memorial Day weekend in the USA kicks off the summer grilling season and Americans will once again celebrate with a favorite food: hot dogs. The National Hot Dog and Sausage...