Meat Industry Insights Newsletter by Stevens Publishing Company

MAY 1998

980564 Active Holiday Sales Reported For U.S. Pork and Beef
980563 USDA Buys $2.2 Million Beef Roasts, $2.3 Million Ham
980562 Maryland Shoppers Can Now Choose the "All-White Meat" (Rabbit)
980561 Ohio Livestock Coalition Opposes Moratorium
980560 Demand for Precooked Pepper Bacon Continues to Grow
980559 Asia Crisis, Huge Supplies to Cut U.S. Ag Exports
980558 U.S. Post-Holiday Hog Slaughter Plans Trimmed
980557 Taiwan to Start U.S. Meat Imports in Late June
980556 U.S. Officials Hail WTO Beef Hormone Decision
980555 Sanova Food Quality System Approved For Processing Trials
980554 USDA to Cut Ag Export Forecast of $56 Billion
980553 EU Will Meet Obligations in Hormone Case
980552 Japanese Salmonella Cases Soar
980551 Numbers Say it All: Arby's is Not Just Roast Beef Anymore
980550 Perkin-Elmer and USDA Sign CRADA for Monitoring Meat Products
980549 Bob Evans Farms Announces 4th Quarter & Fiscal 1998 Results
980548 Fletcher's Fine Foods Announces Harvest Meats Labor Contract
980547 Morton's of Chicago Steakhouse Ready to Take on Asia
980546 Meat Trade Institute Sets Dates for Required HACCP Course
980545 USDA Says Salmonella Down Sharply At U.S. Chicken Plants
980544 Active Holiday Sales Reported For U.S. Pork, Beef
980543 New Technology to Track Foodborne Illness
980542 Strike Ends At Lykes Meat Plant
980541 EU Sees Meat Trade Deal With Canada Next Month
980540 Nestle has No Comment on Thorn Apple Purchase Rumor
980539 Moody's Revises Rally's Hamburgers Rating Outlook
980538 Inspectors Urge Congress to Retain Continuous Meat Inspections
980537 Memorial Day Launches Projected Seven Billion Hot Dog Season
980536 Nationwide Foodborne Disease Tracking System Makes Its
980535 Rally's Features BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Through June 21
980534 Sanderson Farms Sees Soft Export Market
980533 AFI to Launch Meatless Products
980532 Hormel Says Pork Contract Prices Hurt EPS
980531 USDA Continues Beef, Pork Buys to Boost Prices
980530 Hormel Foods Announces Second Quarter Earnings
980529 U.S. Consumer Prices Rise In April; Food Up Slightly
980528 U.S. Cattlemen Want Revised South Korea Beef Pact
980527 CFP Holdings Reports Preliminary Results for the Quarter
980526 Hormel Foods Releases Regular Quarterly Dividend
980525 Labor Dispute Strands Shipment of Australian Meat at U.S. Port
980524 Bob Evans Farms Announces Newly Appointed Board of Directors
980523 Gardenburger Brand Veggie Patties are U.S. Sales Leader
980522 Memorial Day Grilling At an All-Time High
980521 Maple Leaf Foods Announces First Quarter Results
980520 CFP Holdings Inc. Names William Del Chiaro President and CEO
980519 Kill E. coli on Meats Using Tru-Pure Ozone Technology
980518 Franchise Management Completes Purchase of Juicy Lucy's
980517 U.S. Revamps Program to Boost Agriculture Sales
980516 Harris Ranch Inn and Restaurant Opens ""
980515 America's Finest Steakhouses Go Global; Morton's in Singapore
980514 Tyson Pays $6 Million to Settle Farm Run-Off Case
980513 Tyson Foods Issues $240 Million in Notes
980512 Foodmaker Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings of $34.3 Million
980511 Bacteria-Tainted Ground Beef is Recalled by IBP Inc.
980510 Cattle Prices Fall After Hearing About IBP Recall
980509 Exporters Exhaust Added South Korea Meat Credits
980508 WTO Names Arbitrators in US-EU Beef Hormone Row
980507 U.S. Needs Single Food Safety Policy, NOT Single Agency
980506 Domus Wins ConAgra's Country Pride Account
980505 White Castle Celebrates National Hamburger Month
980504 Maple Leaf Foods Announces First Quarter Earnings Charge
980503 Checkers' Posts Successful Profits and Same Store Sales
980502 McDonald's Shakes Up Top Management, Stock Jumps
980501 A & W Restaurants Introduce Crispy Chicken Strips

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