AMI Statement On Hot Dogs And Choking

February 23, 2010 American Meat Institute

Janet M. Riley, president, National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, Senior Vice President, of Public Affairs at the American Meat Institute states that for more than a decade, they have echoed the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations that hot
dogs should be cut into small pieces before serving to young children.

Intense, Bold Flavors Take Honors In Pilgrim’s Pride Recipe Contest

February 23, 2010 Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Pilgrim’s Prides’s 21st Annual Winning Taste Recipe Contest winners featured intense, bold flavors inspired by Asian, Latin and American
cuisines. The grand prize winning recipe, Sweet Chili Chicken with Asian
Vegetable Rice, was entered by Kristine Snyder from Kihei, Hawaii.

Lilydale Sold To Sofina, New Meat Company 2nd Only To Maple Leaf

Lilydale Inc. is being acquired by Sofina Foods for about $130
million in a deal that ends its 70 years as a producer-owned poultry processor.

Return Of Agri Star Beef Line Adds Optimism To Industry

The recent announcement by Agri Star Meat and Poultry of Postville to restart
its beef line soon is one of the biggest reasons farmers and industry officials
are optimistic these days. In fact, experts believe an extra cattle buyer will
make other processors bid more for animals to insure supply.

‘Breakfast In A Bag’ New Beef Jerky Contains Caffeine

February 22, 2010 Staff Reporter, Fox News

Brian Levin of Denver and his friend invented Perky Jerky after accidentally
spilling Red Bull on some beef jerky. It was tasty, so they decided to take it
one step further.