Meat and Poultry Producers Lean In to Provide Food for Families in Pandemic

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today said meat and poultry producers are leaning in to continue efforts to meet the global demand for meat under difficult circumstances.

FDA Focuses on Safety of Regulated Products While Scaling Back Domestic Inspections

March 20, 2020 FDA

“In keeping with the White House Coronavirus Task Force and cross-government guidance, this week we directed all eligible FDA employees to begin teleworking. While this does not apply to those carrying out non-portable activities, such as certain lab activities or the monitoring of imported products, we will continue to adjust our approach to a number of activities, including facility inspections for all FDA-regulated products such as food, animal feed, drugs, biological products, devices and tobacco.”

Global Processed Pork Market Forecast to 2026 – Trends, Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities

March 20, 2020 ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Processed Pork market is likely to witness a stable growth rate over the forecast period driven by growing demand from emerging markets. Increasing family disposable incomes coupled with strengthening buyer power will support the Processed Pork market growth between 2020 and 2026.

Smithfield Foods Expands Apprenticeship Program to Train Emerging Talent in Nebraska

March 19, 2020 Smithfield Foods, Inc.

As a rising number of Americans pursue vocational careers, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is excited to announce the expansion of its apprenticeship program to now include Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska.

Chicken Farmers of Canada Answers the Ottawa Food Bank’s Call for Help

March 19, 2020 Chicken Farmers of Canada

Chicken Farmers of Canada, whose office is in the nation’s capital, has announced today that it will be making a $ 20,000 cash donation to the Ottawa Food Bank to assist families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.