JBS to Close U.S. Plant-Based Foods Business, Planterra Foods

October 5, 2022 Tom Polansek, Reuters

Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA is closing its U.S. plant-based foods business, Planterra Foods, after about two years, the company said on Monday.

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-to-Eat Chili Cheese Wieners Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

October 5, 2022 USDA FSIS

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because Family Fare, a Chippewa Falls, Wisc. establishment, produced ready-to-eat chili cheese wieners that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer in commerce.

Food Safety Seminar Featuring Speakers from FSIS, USDA, North America Meat Institute

October 4, 2022 The Bellinger Foundation

The Bellinger Foundation announced its Food Safety Seminar on Saturday, October 15, to be held in conjunction with the Weekend Celebration of a Living Legend: Dr. Gary Smith, a preeminent professor, mentor, researcher, meat judge/coach, and innovator in the meat industry. 

New Mexico Ranch Earns Certified Angus Beef Sustainability Award

Producing beef in the desert Southwest takes a certain resolve, faith that the rain will come and grit to do the hard things and smile through the work when it doesn’t. This is the grit engrained in Manny and Corina Encinias and their seven children operating Buffalo Creek Ranch.

PlantX Forms Ecommerce Fulfillment Partnership with The Very Good Food Company Inc.

October 3, 2022 PlantX Life Inc.

PlantX Life Inc., the digital face of the plant-based community, operating a one‑stop shop for plant-based products, today announced it has entered into a new ecommerce partnership with The Very Good Food Company Inc.