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  • Congress this week gave Obama "fast-track" power to speed the agreement through Congress. Microsoft Corp, International Business Machines Corp, AT&T Inc and Intel Corp see exports of digital services, such as software and technology consulting, rising in Asian markets. The deal would eliminate a 25 percent tariff on pickup trucks made in Japan and southeast...

  • The group's investigators took jobs at three Foster Farms production facilities and a slaughter house and covertly gathered the footage in March and April, said Matt Rice, director of investigations at Mercy for Animals. Privately held Foster Farms said in a statement that it was cooperating with authorities as it conducted its own investigation.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers vote to scrap meat labeling laws Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 10:18 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 10- The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to repeal meat labeling laws, which were widely backed by U.S. consumer groups, after Canada and Mexico threatened $3 billion in trade sanctions. Some of the biggest U.S. food and beverage companies, including Pepsico Inc, Tyson Foods Inc, the U.S. arm of Nestlé, Coca-Cola Co, Anheuser-Busch and...

  • Goldman: Market going nowhere, so do this... Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 12:42 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms warned clients to not expect much more out of the overall stock market for the rest of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, June 8- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up Tyson Foods Inc's challenge to an almost $5.8 million judgment awarded against the company over worker pay at an Iowa meat processing facility. Tyson Foods workers at a pork facility in Iowa sued in 2007, claiming they were entitled to overtime pay and damages because they were not paid for the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 8- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up Tyson Foods Inc's challenge to an almost $5.8 million judgment awarded against the company over worker pay at an Iowa meat processing facility.

  • June 1- Foster Farms, one of the top U.S. chicken producers, plans to largely eliminate antibiotics used to treat humans from its poultry production, it said on Monday. The move brings California- based Foster Farms in line with other top chicken producers, including market leader Tyson Foods Inc, that are backing away from using the drugs over concerns about...

  • Hostess died 3 years ago... now it's worth $2B Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 11:54 AM ET

    Hostess was all but dead after filing for bankruptcy, but now could be worth $2 billion according to the New York Post.

  • The company did not comment on the potential impact from the avian flu outbreak that led to some countries, including Mexico and China, banning U.S. poultry imports. Exports to countries such as Russia, China and Mexico, the biggest buyer of U.S. chicken, accounted for about 10 percent of Sanderson's net sales in the year ended October. Sanderson's net income rose to...

  • CHICAGO, May 22- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is pressing meat, seafood, dairy and egg suppliers to reduce the use of antibiotics, becoming the first large retailer to take such a public stand against the excessive use of drugs in raising farm animals. Wal-Mart, the country's biggest food retailer, is also telling suppliers not to raise animals in gestation crates or in...

  • Walmart: New animal welfare, antibiotics positions Friday, 22 May 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Wal-Mart

    Walmart U.S. is asking suppliers to "report and take disciplinary and corrective action in cases of animal abuse."

  • Wal-Mart urges meat suppliers to curb antibiotic use Friday, 22 May 2015 | 1:42 PM ET

    CHICAGO, May 22- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is pressing meat, seafood, dairy and egg suppliers to reduce the use of antibiotics, becoming the first large retailer to take a stand against the excessive use of drugs in raising farm animals. Wal-Mart, the country's biggest food retailer, is also telling suppliers not to raise animals in gestation crates or in other...

  • May 22- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said its U.S. units were asking meat suppliers to reduce the use of antibiotics in animals, joining the list of U.S. companies that have responded to consumer and government concerns over the excess use of drugs in livestock. Wal-Mart's U.S. units will ask suppliers to limit the use of antibiotics for the treatment of sick animals and not...

  • NEW YORK, May 20- Sanderson Farms Inc, the third largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to continue using antibiotics on its birds partly because there are no alternatives on the horizon for treating a deadly but common gut disease, Chief Executive Officer Joe Sanderson said on Wednesday. Two of the biggest makers of animal drugs have told Sanderson Farms that...

  • CHICAGO, May 20- Hormel Foods' chief executive cast doubt on federal forecasts for as much as 4 percent increase in turkey meat production on Wednesday, due to a devastating outbreak of avian flu that has "significantly challenged" its Jennie-O Turkey Store business. To date, the outbreak has led to the deaths or scheduled euthanizations of more than 38 million...

  • A series of scandals in the last few years from melamine-tainted milk powder in China, horse meat supplied as beef in Europe and growth drugs causing lameness in U.S. cattle has triggered a consumer backlash over food standards and safety. "For meat producers, reputation risks are becoming stronger driving companies to focus on safe ingredients specially in...

  • Will bird flu actually boost poultry stock prices? Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    The worst bird flu outbreak in U.S. history is taking a toll on the turkey industry.

    Why are all the poultry-related stocks higher in the last five days as concern over avian flu intensifies?

  • Bill Gates backs high-tech foods for the masses Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    food laboratory

    Food-tech companies are creating meat and dairy substitutes to meet global food demand. Will consumers have an appetite for these products?

  • Bird flu epidemic is bad—and getting worse Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 2:31 PM ET
    The worst bird flu outbreak in U.S. history is taking a toll on the turkey industry.

    Layoffs have begun in the poultry industry as thousands more birds are being slaughtered.

  • Ingredient ban right way to do biz: Panera CEO Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 6:12 PM ET
    A Panera Bread location in Chicago.

    A boost in Panera's business thanks to its additive ban would be a bonus, but it wasn't the real reason behind the move, its CEO said.