American Veal Association Adopts Ethical Principles & Code Of Conduct

Delegates to the 2010 American Veal Association (AVA) annual meeting adopted
a statement of ethical principles and code of conduct as a way to articulate
veal industry principles and confirm an industry commitment to veal raised

Pilgrim’s Pride Increases Chicken Production

February 4, 2010 Bob Burgdorfer, Reuters

U.S. chicken producer Pilgrim’s Pride Corp (PPC.N) said it has made
modest increases in chicken production to serve new customers and is considering
reopening one of the plants it idled last year.

Bacon Or Sex? 43% Of Canadians Would Choose Bacon

February 4, 2010 Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Maple Leaf celebrates launch of new reclosable packaging with a For the Love of Bacon survey

Steve Willardsen New U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Chairman

Steve Willardsen, Cargill Value Added Meats, Wichita, KS, was elected chairman of the board of directors of U.S. Poultry & Egg Association at their meeting during the 2010 International Poultry Expo.

West Missouri Beef Recalls Products, Possible E. coli Contamination

February 3, 2010 USDA FSIS

West Missouri Beef, LLC, a Rockville, Mo., establishment, is recalling approximately 14,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.