Meat Industry Insights Newsletter by Stevens Publishing Company

JUNE 1998

980684 Thorn Apple Valley to Exit Fresh Pork Business
980683 Lionshare Acquires Florida Meat Packing Inc.
980682 Terrace Holdings Acquires Banner Beef & Seafood
980681 Costco Recalls E.coli Tainted Beef
980680 Agri-Foods International Announces Pork Fillet
980679 Texas Cattleman Fights American Chianina Association
980678 Tyson Lobbyists Guilty
980677 Ranchers Send Strikers "Solidarity' Beef
980676 Grass-Fed Cattle Are OK for Market
980675 Food Irradiation Comes to the World Wide Web
980674 SPAM Packaging Joins National Historical Collection
980673 State Aid for Dislocated Workers At Thorn Apple Valley
980672 Pilgrim's Pride Names Chief Executive
980671 Fresh Foods Q1 Profit Exceeds Forecast
980670 Wendy's Wants "America's Greatest Burger Lover"
980669 FDA Must Carry Out Food Related Activities
980668 Australia's Red Meat Industry Enters a New Era
980667 Beef is Tops This Fourth of July
980666 Tips to Keep Summer Food Safe
980665 IBP and Excel Lower Pork Plant Hours
980664 End in Sight for Mad Cow Crisis
980663 KFC Get Some Serious Challenges
980662 Congressional Members going to Egypt, Italy, Spain
980661 Mexican Chicken Output Rises
980660 Deer Responsible for TB Outbreak in Cattle
980659 Restaurant Brands Added to Vending Machines
980658 Quizno's Offers Health Subs with Chicken & Bacon
980657 Tyson Ends Liquid Waste Dumping in Maryland
980656 Clinton to Discuss Trade Agenda in China
980655 Don Tyson Will Not Testify at Lobbyists' Trial
980654 Solution Selling is Revamping Supermarket Aisles
980653 Farmers, Ranchers Battle Drought
980652 GoodMark Foods Declares Cash Dividend
980651 Richfood Holdings Appoints John E. Stokely Chairman
980650 GoodMark Foods and ConAgra Agree to Merge
980649 WLR Names Director of Corporate Communication
980648 USDA May Require Beef Price Reporting
980647 "Label Meat Organic" Campaign Launched
980646 Vote to Lift British Beef Ban Postponed
980645 Yen Fall Hurts Japan Meat Imports
980644 Australia PM Warns Against Protectionism
980643 Use of Anti-Salmonella Spray Begins
980642 E. Coli Investigation in New England
980641 Ads Tout Vegetables as Erotic Alternative to Meat
980640 Smithfield Foods Reports Record Earnings
980639 Zealots Vandalize McDonald's in Israel
980638 Pork Export Up Due to Canada, Mexico, Russia
980637 USDA May Decrease Imported Pork Assessment
980636 Richfood Holdings Announces Record Year
980635 CKE Restaurants Announces Record First Quarter
980634 Espy Probe Will Not be Extended
980633 USDA Reduces Number of Egg Illnesses
980632 Fast Food Clogs Arteries Faster
980631 Farm Spats No Hindrance to Progress Says WTO Chief
980630 Financing Complete For Fresh Foods Acquisition
980629 Woodroast Systems Completes Debt Financing
980628 Nathan's Famous Reports Year End Results
980627 Daily Grill to Open in Three Hotel Groups
980626 AFL-CIO Organizing Director Replaced
980625 EU Commission Proposes End to British Beef Ban
980624 State Health Dept Warns of Salmonella Outbreak
980623 New Survey Finds July 4th is #1 Day to Eat Hot Dogs
980622 Heart Association Focus on Extra Lean Meats
980621 Smithfield Sees Earnings Momentum
980620 International Ostrich Announces Alliances
980619 "Grower and Environment-Friendly" Corn
980618 June is Turkey Lover's Month
980617 Heartland Pork Senior Unsecured Notes Rated "B-"
980616 Worthington  Increase in Sales of Meat Substitutes
980615 India Asks WTO to Reject U.S. Beef on Import Curbs
980614 Koo Koo Roo and Family Restaurants Merge
980613 Burger King Hungry for Bigger Bite of its Business
980612 Fresh Foods Buys Tyson Unit for $122 Million
980611 Rymer Foods Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results
980610 Patriot American Teams With Shula's Steak Houses
980609 US Senate Panel Votes $550 Million for EEP in FY99
980608 Hormel Says Q3 EPS Consensus "Reasonable"
980607 Boca Burger Tips Marketing Hat to Gardenburger
980606 Prices Increase on AFBF's Marketbasket Survey
980605 Trial Set for Former Agriculture Secretary
980604 Dominick's Opens 12 Fresh Stores
980603 Eggs Make Nearly 900,000 Americans Sick a Year
980602 Supermarkets Expose Bizarre Behaviors of Shoppers
980601 ABC, Food Lion back in Court Over Damage Award

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