Meat Industry Insights Newsletter by Stevens Publishing Company

JULY 1997

970754 Former USDA Sec'y Espy Target of Criminal Grand Jury
970755 UK Will Ban European Union Beef if BSE Rules are Ignored
970756 Sizzler Reports Return to Profitability
970748 New Technology at McDonald's Will Speed Up Customer Orders
970749 IBP Profits Tumble Due to Higher Pork Prices
970750 IBP Says its New Line of Fresh Meats is "Well Received"
970751 IBP "Commtted" to Being Directly Involved in Hog Production
970752 McDonald's Profits Up, Though 1997 Income is Below Expectations
970753 Food Safety Proposal Sent to EU Farm Ministers
970701 McDonald's, Pledging Improved Taste, Names "Menu Manager"
970702 Santer Plan Only a First Step to Freer European Ag Trade
970703 Hardee's Sale Completed by CKE
970704 Australia Make "Very Strong Case" for New Inspection System
970705 U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.1% in June
970706 Tyson Foods suspends poultry slaughter at one plant
970707 McDonald's Second Quarter Seen Up 7%
970708 Fletcher's announcement/acquisition
970709 Government Closes Two Britist Beef Plants for Export Ban Violations
970710 Striking Cargill Alberta Workers Reject Offer
970711 Tyson Foods Announces Agreement to Acquire Mallard's Food
970712 ConAgra CEO Fletcher to Resign as CEO -- Rohde Will Succeed Him
970713 McDonald's to Open in Ex-Soviet Georgia
970714 Hudson Foods Sees Third Quarter Loss from Charge
970715 U.S. Senators Seek Action on Philippines Pork Imports
970716 Boston Chicken Shareholder Sells Off 5.6 Million Shares
970717 Famous Dave's Purchases Site for Bar-B-Que Unit in Minnesota
970718 FSIS Announces SSOP Implementation Follow-up Project
970719 World Trade Organization Says EU MUST Lift Hormone Ban
970720 IBP Announces Closure of Recently Acquired Vernon Calhoun Plant
970721 FSIS Says it Will Being Checking Up on Industry SSOPs
970722 FDA Halts Manufacture of Animal Feed with Dioxin
970723 FSIS Responds to National Meat Assn Concerns Re: MSP Labels
970724 E. Coli Infections Investigated in South Dakota
970725 House Subcommittee Increases Ag Funds -- Denies User Fees
970726 FSIS Holds HACCP Cencepts Meeting
970727 Food Industry Trade Coalition Opposes Country-of-Origin Labels
970728 "New Trends In Food Preparation and Eating"
970729 Generic HACCP Models from USDA/FSIS
970730 Poll Shows that Hot Dogs Are Tops with Kids
970740 USDA Meeting to Examine Meat Inspectors' Duties
970741 Supreme Court Throws Out Bad Steak "Goofy" Lawsuit
970742 Activists Found Guilty of Libel vs McDonald's
970743 USDA Wants More Power to Fight Meat Industry "Concrntration"
970744 Analysts Question Wisdom of McDonald's U.S. Marketing Plans
970745 Meat Firm IBP Inc. Acquires Bruss Company
970746 FDA Tightens Feed Rules to Prevent Mad Cow Disease
970747 Consumer Group Wants Healthier U.S. Meat Labels

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