Pork Company Niman Ranch Criticizes EATS Act Inclusion in House Farm Bill Framework

May 24, 2024 Niman Ranch

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., released the outline of a new farm bill Wednesday that includes language based off the highly controversial Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act, with the goal of rolling back California’s Proposition 12 (Prop 12) and other farm animal protection laws like it across the country. Prop 12 bans the use of gestation crates for pork production on farms in California as well as the in-state sale of certain fresh pork products that do not meet these gestation crate-free standards.

Kunzler & Company Bought Out by Country’s 5th Largest Pork Processor

May 24, 2024 WJAC

Kunzler & Company, Inc., the Lancaster-based pork processing company, has reportedly been bought out by the 5th largest pork processor in the United States.

Verde Farms Expands Organic Steak Offerings to Target Stores Across New Regions in the U.S.

May 23, 2024 Verde Farms

Verde Farms, the pioneer and leading brand of organic, 100% grass-fed, 100% pasture-raised beef for almost two decades, is thrilled to announce that following its successful introduction last year, major retailer Target is expanding its Verde Farms offerings into 64 additional stores across new regions, bringing the total store count to 175.

Reynolds Signs Law Requiring Clear Labeling of Meat and Egg Alternatives Sold in Iowa

Starting July 1, lab-grown and plant-based imitation meat and egg products sold in Iowa stores will have to be labeled with words like “fake,” “lab-grown,” “meatless,” “imitation,” or “vegan.”

Grass Fed Foods Appoints Kevin Pallaoro as President to Propel Growth and Commitment to Nutritious, Grass-Fed Products

May 22, 2024 Grass Fed Foods

Grass Fed Foods, the highly innovative and fast growing grass-fed beef platform, proudly announces the appointment of Kevin Pallaoro as the new president. Pallaoro, who previously served as Chief Financial Officer, will now oversee the renowned Teton Waters Ranch and Sunfed Ranch brands. With his extensive knowledge of the business, Pallaoro is set to drive significant growth and innovation at Grass Fed Foods.