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A Meat and Egg Salesroom worker places eggs into a car during curbside pickup
University of Illinois Meat Sales Room Thrives Through Pandemic

The University of Illinois meat science research group was wrapping up a big project and the meats judging team was preparing to host a regional contest. Then, in the blink of an eye, COVID-19 sent everyone home. 

1 week ago
Meat Industry Reaches All-Time Low Injury Rate Despite Activist Claims

A new study shows U.S. meat and poultry packers and processors have reached a new, all-time low for injuries in the workplace.

1 week ago
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Beyond Meat Share Price Tumbles

Beyond Meat's stock prices dropped rapidly this week when it became apparent the company would not meet investors' or the company's expectations for profitability anytime soon.

2 weeks ago
Pork Exports Remain on Record Pace, Beef Exports Trend Lower

Pork exports continue to maintain a record pace in 2020, increasing 10% year-over-year in September. Beef exports were fairly steady with last year in major Asian markets, but trended lower overall.

2 weeks ago
Industry Groups Call for Mandatory Labeling of Cell-Based and Cultured Meat Products

The North American Meat Institute and the Alliance for Meat, Poultry and Seafood Innovation call on the USDA for mandatory labeling and input on what the labeling should look like.

1 month ago
JBS Parent Company Pleads Guilty to U.S. FCPA Violations, to Pay $256 Million Fine

Brazil's J&F Investimentos, parent company of the world's largest meatpacker JBS pleaded guilty to violations of the U.S. Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA) and agreed to pay $256 million in criminal fines.

1 month ago
Beef packer margins increased significantly last week.
Profit Tracker: Packer Margins Went Up How Much?!

As expected, beef packer margins jumped wildly higher the week ending Aug. 17, while cattle feeding margins slipped into the red.

1 year ago
“You’re Vegetarian Now”

WeWork’s enforced vegetarianism is a warning to livestock producers.

2 years ago