Tyson Fresh Meats Inc.’s Amarillo, Texas, beef processing plant announced on Nov. 16, the recall of 93,687 lbs of raw ground beef suspected of being contaminated with foreign material, which was reported to be “reflective, mirror-like material,” said the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Goffle Road Poultry Farm, based in Wyckoff, NJ, received $4.2 million from the US Department of Agriculture as part of the more than $223 million grants and loans distributed nationwide to smaller, independent processors.
Acting on a directive from the Biden-Harris administration, the US Department of Agriculture is offering more than $223 million in grants and loans toward growing competition and expanding meat and poultry processing capacity in the United States.
As part of the US Department of Agriculture’s $223 million investment in meat and poultry processing capacity, Saline River Farms LLC and USDA officials announced on Nov. 2 the company’s intent to build an 83,000-square-foot plant in Southern Illinois.
JBS S.A. announced a new role within the company, global chief sustainability officer, which Jason Weller will fill. In this new position, Weller will oversee ESG (environment, social and governance) and sustainability strategies for JBS Global, including its net zero 2040 commitment.
In Cheyenne, Mayor Patrick Collins’ most recent weekly column for a local news station published Sept. 16, he mentioned the possibility of a $1.1 billion meat processing plant being built it the capital city of Wyoming.
Designed to deliver as many innovations and jam as much information and research into four days as possible, PACK EXPO International 2022 is set for Oct. 23-26 in Chicago, where new features and pavilions will be among the perks for attendees.