The latest reports of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) bring the current total number of affected birds in the United States well above the estimated record of 50 million birds from the wave in 2015.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced its intentions to change methods for testing domestic beef manufacturing trimmings and bench trim for Escherichia coli and Salmonella.
Christmas is a big holiday for turkey companies, as consumers buy turkeys for big family meals, and supermarkets do a great job of getting their stores ready for the rush. But in 2022, things are a little different for the category. Just like in the first two pandemic years, it looks like the category may take something of a hit.
Nearly 90% of consumers purchase at least some beef with production claims or premium attributes, and 63% of consumers like to know more about the who, what, where and how behind the food they buy, according to Midan Marketing and Power of Meat data.