Meat and Poultry Industry News

Boudin recalled due to possible temperature abuse

The sausages were produced with pre-cooked rice that may have experienced temperature abuse and may contain an emetic toxin produced by Bacillus cereus.
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National Chicken Council elects 2014-2015 Officers

Jerry Lane of Claxton Poultry installed as Chairman.
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U.S. pig and sow skin market access restored to China

Products may ship effective immediately.
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Alabama’s Wayne Farms poultry plant cited for exposing workers to safety and health hazards

OSHA proposes more than $102K in fines for serious, repeat violations.
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Maple Leaf Foods Q3 results reports progress in changes to supply chain

Adjusted Operating Earnings for the third quarter was a loss of $19.8 million, compared to a loss of $20.3 million last year.
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COOL Reform Coalition sends letter to Congress asking for immediate action

Letter is signed by and signed by 109 organizations and companies.
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Local schools can earn funds with Gold’n Plump purchases

Company is first poultry provider to join Labels 2 Learn.
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Allen Harim names Sylvia Nicholson as Director of Human Resources and Corporate Communication

Nicholson joins Allen Harim with an impressive track record in leading human resources initiatives within a wide range of industries.
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AMSA announces Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest winners

The Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest, hosted by Cargill, was held in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania on October 18.
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Illinois firm recalls chicken products linked to Salmonella-related illnesses

The 28,980 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with a particular strain of Salmonella Enteritidis.
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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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October 2014

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