Meat Industry Insights Newsletter by Stevens Publishing Company

APRIL 1999

990483 Group Pushes for Meat Irradiation
990482 IBP Announces First Quarter Results
990481 U.S. to Tighten Controls on Hormone-Free Beef
990480 AAFG Launches Online Gourmet Store
990479 U.S. Blasts EU Threat to Ban More U.S. Beef
990478 Russia to Issue Bids for U.S. Beef Soon
990477 Pork Stockpile Swells to Largest in 47 Years
990515 IBP Beef Pricing Suit Goes Ahead
990514 Momentum Builds for Meatpackers to Reveal Prices
990513 Tyson Foods Reports 2nd Quarter Results
990512 EU Says Beef Hormone Can Cause Cancer
990511 Senators Urge Retaliation In EU Beef Spat
990510 US Pork Group Drafting Price Reporting Bill
990509 Origin of Food on Labels Pushed
990508 Where's the Freshest Food? In Your Mailbox?
990507 Farmers Want to Produce Spring Lamb
990506 A&W Introduces New Big Beef Hamburger
990505 Canada Sets Winnipeg Costco Beef Warning
990504 Detailed Food Safety Programs Not Enough!
990503 Sara Lee Hires Food Safety Expert
990502 FDA Approves Fat-Blocking Diet Drug
990501 Russia Suspends Thorn Apple Valley Imports
990476 Beef Linked to Improved Cognitive Function
990475 U.S. Beef Industry Urges Rotating Sanctions on EU
990474 U.S. "Sure to Mandate Livestock Price Reports"
990473 Organic Food Going Mainstream
990472 Conagra "100% Committed to Meat Business"
990471 WLR Foods Reports Third Quarter Results
990470 Hereford Beef Reports Supermarket Success
990469 Monfort Targets 20% of Japan's USA Beef Imports
990468 Swift Aims to Double Japan Pork Import Share
990467 U.S. Lamb Group Suppots Import Curb Plan
990466 Sara Lee Profits Rise, Stock Falls
990465 Sandy Creek Ostrich Meat Receives "Halal" OK
990464 Oscar Mayer Helps Philip Morris Profits Rise
990463 Meat Alternative Producer Reports Record Sales
990462 Thorn Apple Says Its Products Are Safe
990461 Companies to Test-Market Irradiated Beef
990460 AAFG Adds Exotic Meats and Desserts to Web Page
990459 Smithfield Acquires Polish Meat Processor
990458 H&M Food Systems Sale to IBP Complete
990457 Koreans Not Worried By News of Tainted U.S. Meat
990456 Thorn Apple Tainted Meat News Bad For U.S. Exports
990455 U.S. Meat Aid to Russia to Take 3-4 Months
990454 USDA Wrestles With Meat Trade Equivalency Standard
990453 Schneider and Mitchell's Gourmet Announce Alliance
990452 USDA Sets Rules For Organic Meat, Poultry
990451 USDA Declares Thorn Apple Valley Meat "Unfit"
990450 U.S. Farm Group Seeks to End Hog Payments
990449 Meat Institute Responds to Story on Listeria
990448 U.S. Immigration Reviewing Meat Packing Workers
990447 Restaurant Teams Announces Fatburger Transaction
990446 Thorn Apple Valley Says USDA Damaged Reputation
990445 Problems at Bil Mar Before Recall
990444 Burger King to Overhaul Restaurants
990443 Hog Farmers Hope To Force Vote
990442 Cargill CEO Micek to Retire, Staley to Succeed
990441 China, U.S. to Resume WTO Talks By End of April
990440 U.S. Accuses Excel Of Underpaying Hog Farmers
990439 Cargill to Fight USDA Charge of Hog Underpayment
990438 USDA Authorizes Russian Meat Purchase
990437 China Offers Huge Potential for U.S. Pork Producers
990436 U.S. Senator Launches Safety Probe of School Food
990435 Producer Prices Rise 0.2%
990434 China May Cut Meat Duties For WTO Deal
990433 IBP Acquires Russer Foods
990432 Company Suggests "Roasts" Can Be "Fast Food"
990431 USDA Plan to Boost Poultry Aid to Russia Scrapped
990430 USDA Says Pork Board Did Not Misuse Funds
990429 Clinton to Ask For Mandatory Livestock Reporting
990428 No Evidence For Animal Antibiotic Curb
990427 U.S. Ag Group Applauds WTO Retaliation Ruling
990426 E. Coli Blamed in Minnesota Beef Recall
990425 Antibiotic May Worsen E. Coli Infection
990424 Deaths Linked to British Beef Increase
990423 Hereford Beef Wins "Best Tasting Restaurant Beef"
990422 Cattle Raisers Set Up Hotline
990421 USDA to Fund Research Into Foodborne Diseases
990420 Despite Stink, Hog Farm Proceeds on Tribal Land
990419 Beef Industry Pushes Prepared Meals
990418 US Has No Plans to Halt Russian Food Aid
990417 Schneider Corp. Declares Dividend
990416 U.S. Commodity Prices Down 5%
990415 US Meat Groups Ask For WTO Panel On S. Korea
990414 Hamburger Hamlet Launches "Night Dinner Menu"
990413 British Vegitarians Win Some Vs. McDonald's
990412 Rally's Intros 99-Cent "Double Cheese Double"
990411 Denny's Revs Up Spring Racing Promotion
990410 PETA Pushes for "Meat Tax"
990409 Humane Society Sues Over Animal Antibiotics
990408 Canada Consults NAFTA on N Dakota Trade Barrier
990407 Nathan's Completes Acquisition of Kenny Rogers
990406 New Database for Futures Info
990405 TV Dinner Inventor Honored In Hollywood
990404 Shofar Kosher Judged "Best Hot Dog in America"
990403 Washington Post Ranks Heavenly Ham #1
990402 Kansas Meat Plant Closing After 35 Years
990401 Cattle Group Steps Up Push For Price Reporting

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