A number of U.S. meat and poultry industry groups have sent a letter to the USDA asking for the government agency to allow public comment if it proceeds with certain portions of a controversial livestock and poultry marketing rule originally proposed in 2010 and strongly opposed by meat, poultry, and livestock sectors.
More than 30,000 industry professionals are expected to attend next year’s expo, a collaboration of the three trade shows — the International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo and International Meat Expo.
With two months remaining before the 2015 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE), show organizers report the event has grown to more than 486,000 net square feet of exhibit space and has added more than 1,200 exhibitors.
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching its third annual Young Leaders “30 under 30”program to target young professionals in the industry who would otherwise not have the opportunity or financial resources to attend IPPE.
With the start of football season, grills around the country heat up for weekends of tailgating. Despite their different team allegiances, when it comes to what’s on the grill, Americans are in agreement, reports the results of the 25th annual Weber GrillWatch Survey.
To the frustration of some in the meat industry, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Colombia Circuit issued a decision Tuesday on the country-of-origin labeling law, or COOL law, saying it did not violate free speech.
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.