How might the beef industry diversify in the U.S.?

Mar 22, 2022
One rancher in the Pacific Northwest built her own supply chain to control how her cows get to market.
Cory Carman loads a saddle into a trailer at Carman Ranch in Wallowa, Oregon.
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Tyson Foods recorded double-digit increases in profits and sales last quarter. Aren't meatpackers feeling inflation, too?
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Local butchers seen as key to bolstering the food supply chain

Dec 15, 2021
The pandemic exposed weakness in the United States’ meat processing infrastructure. Now, there’s interest in boosting capacity at the local level.
Brian Schatz is production manager at Schmidt's Meat Market. Customers have been traveling greater distances to access Schmidt's butchering services has grown in recent years, he said.
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As inflation mounts, a prime culprit is the price of meat

Oct 20, 2021
Consumers are seeing rising prices for food, particularly beef, pork and poultry. That's forcing some to shift their eating habits.
Disruptions in the food supply chain, including labor and transportation, feed into the higher cost of meat.
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Beyond Meat to seek $175 million in IPO

Apr 22, 2019
There’s a growing battle in the market for burger patties that look meat — and are supposed to taste like it — but are made from plants. The Beyond Burger, made by a company called Beyond Meat, is one of the competitors. And today, the company said it’s hoping to raise something north of $175 million through […]
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U.S. beef exporters worry about losing competitiveness in Japan

Feb 1, 2019
The U.S. is beginning trade talks with Japan, but it's lagging behind European and Asian Pacific countries that already have new trade deals in place.
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Another media company under the microscope with 'pink slime' defamation trial

Jun 5, 2017
Beef Products Inc. has filed a nearly $6 billion lawsuit against ABC.
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Grilling beef today? Read this.

May 30, 2016
New labeling requirements from the USDA are a reminder to cook meat thoroughly.
Tenderizing meat can introduce bacteria into its center.
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The sizzling bison market in North Dakota

Jan 5, 2016
A look at bison auctions and the high demand for this lean meat.