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.
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.