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It has been suggested beef production is bad for the environment, but researchers out of the Weizmann Institute of Science have put an actual cost on the industry and say beef takes the highest toll when compared with other animal-derived foods.
Executives at the Illinois-based meat processing holding company OSI Group have taken responsibility and apologized for the unraveling food safety scandal at Husi Food Co., Ltd., one of its affiliates in Shanghai.
The hot dog, while beloved by many Americans as a summer and grill staple, is often rebuffed for high fat content. But there may be hope for low-fat alternatives which have been criticized for textural differences, as new research on hot dogs made with olive oil rather than pork fat is showing progress.
The Hormel Foods Corporation is breaking into the beverage market, announcing Tuesday its intentions to acquire Muscle Milk product manufacturer CytoSport Holdings, Inc. for $450 million.
Government delegations from 32 countries attended 20th annual World Meat Congress in Beijing this past weekend where food safety was a featured topic.
Poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride confirmed Tuesday it countered the offer by Tyson Foods Inc. in the fight over the acquisition of Hillshire brands, increasing its original proposal by $1.3 billion.
Tyson Foods Inc. offers to purchase Hillshire Brands, increasing the offer proposed by Pilgrim's Pride announced earlier this week.
Poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride is offering to purchase Hillshire Brands in an all-cash transaction valued at $6.4 billion on the condition that the brand forfeits its plans to acquire Pinnacle Foods.
A simultaneous drop in beef production could exacerbate the dynamic.