All news articles for September 25, 2015

Cargill's mince production is to be moved to Wisconsin and Texas

Cargill to move mince production from Nebraska

By Chloe Ryan

Cargill is to convert its beef mince plant in Columbus, Nebraska to a cooked meats facility and will relocate mince production to another site. The cost of the changes will be $111m and 80 jobs will be lost, said the company. 

The country-of-origin-labelling (COOL) debate rages on following a meeting between Montana Farmers' Union and US Congress

Montana farmers meet with Congress over COOL

By Chloe Ryan

The Montana Farmers’ Union (MFU) has met with members of the US Congress to urge support for country-of-origin labelling (COOL) for beef, pork and chicken. 

Upton's Naturals launches a line of marinated jackfruit for easy meatless main dishes.

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Jackfruit is ready to go mainstream with duel RTE launches

By Elizabeth Crawford

Jackfruit, a previously hard-to-find but popular meat substitute among vegans, is going mainstream in the US with two manufacturers launching ready-to-eat product lines featuring the fibrous plant as a main ingredient. 

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