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Hormel, Pilgrim’s Pride, BPI provide reports to USDA’s brass

Hormel, Pilgrim’s Pride and Beef Products Inc. were three companies providing the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service with a personal update during February. A delegation from each company met with acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety Carmen Rottenberg and acting FSIS Administrator Paul Kiecker. The FSIS reported the meetings its… Continue Reading

Exotix says JBS weathered the crisis; public offering possible

The Chinese symbol for crisis is made up of symbols for both danger and opportunity. And the Brazilian meat packing giant JBS S.A. has certainly been in a crisis during most of 2017, but an investment banker with expertise in emerging markets says there is an opportunity now in JBS, especially in acquiring its bonds…. Continue Reading

Pilgrim’s Pride recalls 4.5 million pounds of chicken products

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. is recalling more than 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products after consumer complaints and federal confirmation that they contain extraneous material including metal and plastic. The nationwide recall includes more than 20 products and three brands: Gold Kist Farms, Pierce Chicken and Sweet Georgia Brand. As of Tuesday it was… Continue Reading

Pilgrim’s Pride Expands Chicken Nugget Recall

Another 7,072 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nuggets have been recalled by Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday. The company, based in Mount Pleasant, TX, recalled 11,240 pounds of chicken nuggets and other ready-to-eat chicken products a week… Continue Reading

Listeria Test Prompts Pilgrim’s Pride Recall

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. is recalling approximately 11,240 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nuggets and other products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported Wednesday. The problem was discovered as a result of on-site internal testing at two of its Texas establishments — in Mount… Continue Reading