Editorial

Farrow-to-finish margins stay above $100 per head

Farrow-to-finish margins stayed above $100 and increased to $103.81 per head the week ending July 4 compared to $101.44 the previous week, according to the Sterling Pork Profit Tracker. FULL STORY »

Economic impacts on consumer food insecurity

The ability for a household to adequately put food on the table is impacted by many factors, specifically economic resources, says U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service “Prevalence of U.S. Food Insecurity Is Related to Changes in Unemployment, Inflation, and the Price of Food” study. FULL STORY »

Trader Joe's caught in COOL crosshairs

The head of a California-based organization has filed a lawsuit against Trader Joe’s Co. over the retailer’s alleged noncompliance with country-of-origin labeling (COOL) laws, particularly of meat products. FULL STORY »

Brilliance cannot be found in a soy burger

“Is it all naturally derived?” asks New York Mets catcher Anthony Recker during a taste-test of a new plant-based burger. Apparently the jock has a reputation for avoiding anything with preservatives and is cutting back on his red meat consumption. FULL STORY »

Corn crop the best in 11 years

Seventy-five percent of the nation’s corn crop is in good or better condition, marking the best corn conditions reported in the USDA’s Crop Progress report since 2003. FULL STORY »

Consumer’s decisions to purchase organic products driven by GMOs

Genetically modified organisms – the main reason parents are pushing their shopping carts into the organic section says the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) U.S. Families’ Organic Attitudes and Beliefs 2014 Tracking Study. FULL STORY »

Drought turns Calif. farmland into Dust Bowl

More rain over the last week helped to ease drought on the Plains while in California conditions are turning into the Dust Bowl. FULL STORY »

Commentary: To recall or not to recall

That is the question, and when a food-safety outbreak occurs, it’s one that’s been debated for years. Now, two House Members want to cement mandatory recall authority into the statutes. FULL STORY »

Insects: They’re what’s (not) for dinner

Americans love meat, but as pork, beef and poultry prices soar to record highs, will insects ever be a viable protein option for our squeamish consumers? FULL STORY »

New coalition puts the heat on Congress to fix COOL

The battle over the United States’ mandatory country-of-origin-labeling (COOL) law is heating up again as a new coalition of U.S. industry groups are pressuring Congress to take action ahead of an anticipated World Trade Organization decision whether or not the COOL law is compliant with trade obligations. FULL STORY »

Farrow-to-finish margins top $91 per head

In the hog markets, farrow-to-finish margins topped $91 per head last week, finishing the week ending June 20 at $91.24 per head compared to $82.75 the previous week. FULL STORY »

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