California turkey producer Diestel Family Ranch recently defeated Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) in a court battle, after the animal rights group accused Diestel of falsely advertising its animal welfare initiatives.
When Maple Leaf Foods announced it was purchasing a processing plant to produce tempeh products for its plant-based protein subsidiary Greenleaf Foods, that put plans to construct a new facility in Shelbyville, Indiana, on hold.
Randolph County, Arkansas, and its county seat both saw double-digit growth in sales tax revenue in 2020, and the added jobs at the Peco Foods poultry complex in the county is being given at least some credit for that increased revenue.
The recent winter storms have had a significant negative impact on Sanderson Farms’ operations in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. As a result, the chairman and CEO of Sanderson Farms said the company will process about 1.6 million fewer chickens at its plants in those three states.
Iowa-based egg production company Rembrandt Enterprises is suing Tecno Poultry Equipment, alleging Tecno’s failure to properly install a caging system resulted in the death of a worker and a $21 million loss to the company.
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is already the world’s largest feed producer, sixth largest broiler producer and fourth largest egg producer. Now, the Thailand-based company is stepping up its involvement the insect protein sector.
Because of increased feed and grain prices, Hormel Foods is taking pricing action and reformulating its feed to offset those added expenses for its Jennie-O Turkey Store subsidiary, company executives said.