Carnivores, Delight: It’s Meat Week

February 5, 2010 Gina Pace, CBS News

Barbecue lovers from 16 cities across the country settle in for 8 straight nights of smoked meat.

Farmland’s PREMIUM FARMS Great for Health-Conscious Consumers

February 5, 2010 Farmland

Farmland’s PREMIUM FARMS line of All Natural Fresh Pork has expanded to include seven exciting new items: Boneless Top Round Roast, Boneless Loin, Half, Strap-off, Frenched Rack of Pork, Boneless Sliced Loin, Tenderloin, Picnic Short Shank and Picnic Short Shank in Half.

Tyson Swings To Record Profit On Stronger Chicken Results

Tyson Foods Inc. swung to a record fiscal first-quarter profit as margins surged
and the meat packer saw strength in its long-troubled chicken operation.

Pilgrim’s Pride Reports Profit

February 5, 2010 Pilgrim's Pride

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation today reported net income of $33.6 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, on net sales of $1.6 billion for the quarter ended December 27, 2009.

USDA Refuses AMI Petition On Irradiation

February 4, 2010 Rod Smith,

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has refused to approve carcass
irradiation, a processing technology that could make meat, especially ground
beef, safer, according to the North American Meat Purveyors Assn.