Profits In Meat Industry Depend On Demand

Tough times across the livestock sector can get better this year, but it will take demand, demand, demand, said Scott Brown, economist with the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI).

Adding Rosemary To Beef Decreases Cancer-Causing Agents

The addition of rosemary extract to ground beef actually reduces cancer-causing agents that can form upon cooking, according to a recent study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists.

FSIS Extends Comment Period On Nutrition Labeling

February 18, 2010 American Meat Institute

In response to multiple requests, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
is extending the comment period on its supplemental proposed rule Nutrition
Labeling of Single-Ingredient Products and Ground or Chopped Meat and Poultry
Products for 30 days, until March 18, 2010.

New NTF Chairman Optimistic On Future Profitability Of Turkey Industry

February 18, 2010 National Turkey Federation

The National Turkey Federations (NTF) Board of Directors today elected Yubert Envia to serve as the federations 2010 chairman.

Whole Foods Feasts On Profits With Help From Meat Evolution

February 17, 2010 Sarah Gilbert, Daily Finance

Whole Foods’ concept of spending a little more for quality is changing consumers’ attitudes toward food, especially at the meat counter.