Rabobank’s latest beef report for the third quarter, noted that the global beef market remains strong, with most beef retail prices trending upward in the previous quarter. Angus Gidley-Baird, senior analyst for Animal Protein at Rabobank, questioned how long the trend will continue.
Maple Leaf Foods’ seven-year-old plant in Hamilton, Ontario, was named Site of the Year for the Americas by Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards (BRCGS), thanks to the operation’s commitment to food safety practices.
On Aug. 8, a bipartisan coalition of 10 attorneys general led by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison publicly commented in support of the proposed rule: Transparency in Poultry Grower Contracting Tournaments.
The National Pork Board and the US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have sponsored the Secure Pork Supply Plans, a voluntary program to prepare for a transboundary or foreign animal disease outbreak in the United States.
Wayne-Sanderson Farms Dobson recently upgraded its hatchery with a $1.3 million project that improved the work environment for employees and created a new gender-sorting capability to the 25,000 square-foot facility.