Professional Research On Diamond Ranch Foods Ltd. & Bill The Butcher Inc., Higher Feed Costs Bring Mixed Results To Meat Products Industry

December 31, 2010 Wall Street Equity Research gives shareholders valuable insight on meat products stocks Diamond Ranch Foods Ltd. and Bill The Butcher Inc.

Weis Markets Announces Sixth Round Of Price Freeze Program

December 31, 2010 Weis Markets, Inc.

Weis Markets, Inc. today announced it has lowered the prices on 2,400 staple items, effective Sunday, January 2 and that it will freeze the prices of these products for 90 days through April 2, 2011. It is the Company’s sixth round of its 90-day Price Freeze program over the past two years.

Canadian Beef-Tracking Program Could Help Industry’s Smaller Moovers & Shakers

December 31, 2010 Sean Sullivan, Post Media News

A new industry program that tracks cattle from birth to the dining room table may help boost the bottom line for ranchers while catering to consumers who are willing to pay a few extra bucks for beef that’s locally born and bred.

Farmers Going Hog Wild For ‘Local’ Trend In Pork Industry

At first uniformity and availability were the watch words. Now safety, health and buying local are on the minds of consumers.

First Class Foods Recalls Organic Ground Beef: Possible E. coli O157:H7

December 31, 2010 USDA FSIS

First Class Foods, Inc., a Hawthorne, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 34,373 pounds of organic ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.