Timed to coincide with the third round of talks over renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, two Canadian think tanks are suggesting NAFTA 2.0 should include a bilateral food protection system.

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the Canada Institute of the Wilson Center have teamed up to promote “new thinking” about…

It’s the future of meat and poultry — or at least part of the future.

That’s what some investors, among them global agricultural heavyweight Cargill Inc., are saying about meat grown in labs from cells taken from animals without slaughtering them.

On Aug. 22, Memphis Meats Inc. in the Bay Area of California, which so…

Former Gov. Sonny Perdue is president-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of agriculture.
Former Gov. Sonny Perdue is President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of agriculture.

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is likely less than a week away from being confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the nation’s 31st Secretary of Agriculture. His confirmation could come as early as April 24.

One thing for…

Back from my trip to south Georgia, there was a pile of Greeley Tribunes to catch up with. Usually that doesn’t take long, but to my surprise, JBS USA, which is headquartered on the west edge of our city and which owns the historic Greeley beef plant, is doing some straight talking with our local…

McDonald’s Japan and Cargill Inc., one of the fast-food company’s chicken suppliers in Asia, are apologizing and trying to reassure the public after a customer at a McDonald’s outlet in Misawa, Japan, reportedly found a 1.5-inch strip of vinyl in an order of chicken nuggets this past weekend. “I am confident that my family can…