Red meat weighs on production forecasts

Meatingplace, By Lisa M. Keefe on 12/12/2017
Lower beef and pork production at the close of 2017, and into 2018, dragged down the USDA’s projections in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, even as expectations for …

Export pressure mounts in beef industry

Food Magazine, December 12, 2017
The global beef industry is expected to expand again in the coming year, with competition becoming more intense, according to Rabobank’s latest Global Beef Quarterly report. Beef production…

Coalition to protest increased poultry line speeds

Meat & Poultry, Dec. 12, 2017 - by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
WASHINGTON – A coalition of labor advocates are urging the US Dept. of Agriculture to reject higher line speeds at poultry processing plants. On Dec. 12, a delegation representing Interfaith Worker …