Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken as a precaution due to possible exposure to Listeria monocytogenes, a harmful bacteria. The affected products were produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26 of 2020 and April 13 of 2021 and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and Puerto Rico.
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) today commended the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for releasing the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) that outline science-based recommendations designed to foster healthy dietary patterns for Americans of all ages, which can be achieved with frozen foods.
The FWRA represents three major sectors of the supply chain—food manufacturing, retail and restaurant and foodservice.
October 31, 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Washington, D.C., announced a new partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA), Arlington, Va., to formalize industry education and outreach efforts.
Through On-Farm Trials, partners will collaborate to encourage the adoption of innovative practices and systems on agricultural lands.
May 16, 2019
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., is investing up to $25 million per year over the next five years to help support the adoption and evaluation of innovative conservation approaches on agricultural lands.
A significant driver of QSR growth was the emergence of the fast-casual restaurant.
November 19, 2018
Changes in the U.S. foodservice industry found the number of QSRs grew even more during the Great Recession, which lasted from December 2007 to June 2009, according to an examination produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (ERS), Washington, D.C.
The need to create a smaller scale food logistics hub may be the answer in solving the lack of cold storage, reefer carrier availability.
August 7, 2018
Tippmann Innovation, Fort Wayne, Ind., partnered with The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., to assess current and long-term needs for growers and processors throughout Northeast Maine.
This electronic grading system will provide detailed meat information about its lambs.
February 7, 2018
Superior Farms, Sacramento, Calif., received USDA approval to begin grading carcasses with the VSS2000 System camera (electronic grading), what is said to be the first digital camera to be approved for use in the U.S. lamb industry.