The California Cattle Council has launched Resilience 2020, a combined effort to reassure consumers that California ranchers are well-positioned to produce an ample supply of the safest, most sustainable beef anywhere.
Tyson Foods Inc. delivered a mixed bag of quarterly results while retaining an upbeat global meat outlook based on China’s efforts to fill a protein gap because of African swine fever and easing trade tensions.
After a fire Friday night that closed its Holcomb, Kan., beef packing facility, Tyson Foods says it will continue to pay employees and utilize other sites in its network to keep the beef supply chain moving.
In the coming months feed cost and availability will be a challenge. One opportunity livestock producers can use to get ahead is to store wet or modified distiller’s grains now to be fed at a later date.
Foodborne illnesses is a big problem, but a Purdue University study shows few people use thermometers in cooking meat. Celebrity chefs have a role in educating consumers to use proper cooking temperatures.