FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-To-Eat Meat Snack Products Containing FDA-Regulated Wafers that Have Been Recalled Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

February 2, 2023 USDA FSIS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) meat snack products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated chocolate wafers that have been recalled due to an undeclared allergen, specifically peanut residue. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that this product should not be consumed.

Tyson Foods Donated More Than 18 million Pounds of Protein to Fight Hunger in 2022

February 1, 2023 Tyson Foods

Delivering on its commitment to address food insecurity, Tyson Foods announced it donated more than 18 million pounds of protein – the equivalent of approximately 72 million servings of protein – to food banks, pantries and hunger relief organizations in Tyson plant communities, and across the nation in fiscal 2022.

USDA Announces Appointments to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board

February 1, 2023 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the appointment of 40 members to serve on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board. Thirty-nine members will serve three-year terms and one member will serve a one-year term. The term of board members appointed to three-year terms start February 2023 and end February 2026.

Québec-Based Agri-Food Leader Préval Ag Expands its Service Offering Into Western Canada

January 31, 2023 Préval AG

Préval AG, an international agri-food company headquartered in St-Hyacinthe, Québec, today announced that it has acquired two business units of the North American Lamb Company (NALCO). Alberta-based NALCO is an integrated lamb supply-chain business serving Western Canada that also owns the two trademarks, Sungold and Lamb Tonight.

Smithfield Donates Over 240,000 Servings of Protein to Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and Feeding Southwest Virginia to Help Combat Food Insecurity During the Commonwealth Clash

January 31, 2023 Smithfield Foods

As presenting sponsor of the annual rivalry games known as the Commonwealth Clash, Smithfield® united with the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech to recognize two local Virginia food banks for their commitment to providing communities with accessible nourishment through food pantries and meals.