Meat & Poultry Briefs: Meat industry media reported thatDaniel Feinberghas assumed the posts of president and CEO atDakota Beef LLC, an organic beef processor in Howard, S.D. Feinberg replaces Chief Operating OfficerRichard Morris, who resigned for personal reasons. . . . Chicken processorPeco FoodsInc., Tuscaloosa, Ala., namedBenny Bishopas chief operating officer, according Peco also namedBobby Wilburndirector of commodity sales and marketing.Gary Brownwas named director of prepared food sales and marketing. . . .Hormel Foods Corp., Austin, Minn., announced the retirement ofLarry Pfeil, vice president of engineering, effective April 17, 2009. Hormel saidJamesSchroederwill succeed Pfeil in the same post.James Minoalso was promoted to director of engineering.