Meat Industry Insights Newsletter by Stevens Publishing Company

MARCH 1998

980366 U.S. Industry Group Opposes Irradiation Label On Meat
980365 More Cattle May Have TB In Michigan
980364 Russian Poultry Farmers Lag Behind "Bush's Legs"
980363 Maple Leaf Hamilton Meat Workers Okay Deal
980362 US & Philippines Report Their Pork-Poultry Row is Settled
980361 CFP Announces New Credit Facility; Progress on Acquisition
980360 USDA Says Beef Buy to Take Place "Soon"
980359 IBP Inc Completes Tender Offer for Foodbrands America
980358 Hot Dogs to Hit .379 with Major League Fans
980357 USDA to Hold Country-Of-Origin Meat Label Meeting
980356 Tyson Foods Updates Earnings Information
980355 Opposition Voiced to USDA Organic Plan, Including Irradiation
980354 Tyson Foods Inc. Will Not Meet Analysts' Earnings Expectations
980353 FDA Holds Meeting to Discuss the Safety of Irradiation
980352 USDA Promises Beef Irradiation Rules By Summer
980351 30 Meat Plants Closed For Safety Violations
980350 Single U.S. Food Safety Agency A Long Shot Says Sponsor
980349 Americans Vote Wendy's Hamburgers "Number One"
980348 ConAgra Reports Third Quarter, Nine Month Results
980347 Kansas Storm Slows Beef Plant Operations
980346 U.S. Cattlemen Urge $400 Million Meat Credit For S.Korea
980345 FDA Approves "PREEMPT" Salmonella Preventative for Chickens
980344 California Poultry Industry Welcomes New Product to Combat Salmonella
980343 U.S. Warns EU Not To Shirk Beef Market Opening
980342 The Not-So-Secret Way to Eat Healthy and Lose Weight
980341 Illinois "Mega-Hog" Farm Bill Passes Committee
980340 Foster Farms Adds Two New Varieties to Its Savory Servings Line
980339 Maple Leaf , Union In Tentative Labor Deal
980338 Maple Leaf Foods Responds to Injunction to Delay New Agreement
980337 Two, Major Farm Cooperatives Merging
980336 Arby's Light Menu Provides the Taste Without the Fat
980335 Stuart Anderson's Black Angus Is Voted America's #1 Steakhouse
980334 Grassroots Ranchers to Glickman: Act Now on Monopoly Reforms
980333 US Says EU Must Drop Hormone Treated Beef Ban
980332 IBP Inc. Makes Announcement Regarding Foodbranks Offer
980331 CFP Holdings Inc. Names President and CEO of Quality Foods
980330 Fletcher's Fine Foods Fourth Quarter Revenues Reach Record
980329 U.S. Says EU Beef Ban Could Damage WTO
980328 Pork Producers Act on Animal Health Issues
980327 Pork Producers Seek Voluntary Investment to Fund Public Policy Issues
980326 WSMP & Tyson Sign Letter of Intent for WSMP to Acquire Pierre Foods
980325 Storm Slows US Meat Operations, Closes Plant
980324 PurTest Detects Deadly Bacteria Affecting Poultry and Other Livestock
980323 Maple Leaf Foods Reports Fourth Quarter Results
980322 Hardee's and WSMP to Test Retail Sandwich Line
980321 NPPC Calls for National Animal Health Emergency Management Plan
980320 Miami Meat Worker Dies of Creutzfeldt-Jakob
980319 Rymer Foods Inc. Announces First Quarter Results
980318 Maple Leaf Foods Reports Fourth Quarter Results
980317 Tyson Signs Letter of Intent For WSMP to Acquire Pierre Foods
980316 No Changes Seen Soon at Conagra's "Poor-Performing" Meat Unit
980315 Storm Slows US Meat Operations, Closes Plant
980314 As Maple Leaf Foods Strike Ends Company Eyes Expansion
980313 Canadian Health Agency Recalls U.K. Meat Products
980312 EPA to Regulate Livestock Farms
980311 Iowa Court Overturns County Rules for Pig Farms
980310 Clinton Pushes for More Inspection of Food Imports
980309 FDA Approves Petition for Use of Sanova On Red Meat
980308 IBP, Monfort, Excel Plan Reduced Beef Hours
980307 US Calls for Quick End to Hormone Beef Row With EU
980306 Pork Producers Council Comments on Iowa Court Ruling
980305 Pork Delegates  Endorse Environmental Dialogue Guidelines
980304 EU Vets Fail To Agree On Easing UK Beef Export Ban
980303 Trial Against Former USDA Head Espy Postponed
980302 Richfood Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of West Point, Penn. Facility
980301 Mcdonald's Brazil To Invest 173 Mln Reais In '98

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