Miller Poultry & Spartan Stores Partner To Donate Chicken To Food Banks

December 15, 2009 Spartan Stores

Spartan Stores and Miller Poultry are partnering again this year to distribute 20,000 pounds of chicken through Spartan Stores’ D&W Fresh Market, VGs, Plumbs, Toms and Olesons locations, destined for Michigan area food banks.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Confirms Pilgrim’s Pride Plan Of Reorganization

December 14, 2009 Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the
Northern District of Texas has approved the amended joint plan of reorganization
of the Company and six of its subsidiaries, paving the way for the Debtors to exit bankruptcy later this month.

Kowalski’s Markets Will Sell Rare Type Of Beef

Kowalskis Markets will soon be the exclusive Twin Cities vendor of Akaushi
beef, a choice variety of meat rarely found outside of Japan. The anticipation of which is prompting Kowalski’s to take reservations and has upped spending on print and radio advertising.

American Supermarket Spending Growing Fastest In Perishable Department

American supermarket spending on meat purchases grew by 4% from last year according to Nielsen. A key factor in the rise is promotion of these products, with 51% of meat being purchased on sale.

UC Davis: Don’t Blame Meat Consumption for Climate Change

December 9, 2009 UC Davis News & Information

Despite popular perception in the media, it is simply not true that consuming less meat and dairy products will help stop climate change, says a University of California authority on farming and greenhouse gases.