Hy-Vee’s Million Tenderloin Sale To Benefit Juvenile Diabetes

January 8, 2010 Hy-Vee

During the month of January, Hy-Vee is supporting local pork producers by selling one million pork tenderloins.

Low Prices For Prime Beef Are A Boon For Home Cooks

The recession has hit special-occasion and expense-account restaurants particularly hard. As steakhouses buy less prime beef, more finds its way to retail shelves.

Interstate Meat Shipping Program Will Grow Local Demand, Competition

The National Cattlemens Beef Association submitted comments yesterday to the USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service regarding a proposal that would establish a new cooperative state programas directed under section 11015 of the 2008 Farm Billto permit the sale and shipment of certain meat and poultry items across state lines.

Consumers Aren’t Trading Down When It Comes To Beef

Consumers predilection for eating at home has obviously been beneficial for
retailers as they are spending more money on proteins such as beef.

Smithfield Foods Completes Sale of RMH Foods and Maverick Food Company

January 5, 2010 Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced that it has completed the sale of substantially all of the assets of RMH Foods, LLC to an investor group led by the Rocke family. At the same time, the company announced that it completed the sale of Maverick Food Company Limited, its Chinese joint venture, to COFCO Limited.