Starboard, which owns 5.7% of Smithfield, opposes proposed merger of Smithfield with Chinese company.
The Connecticut House and Senate have now passed a measure that would require labels for foods merchandised in the state that contain genetically modified organisms.
Four-judge panel's questions seemed to signal that it would uphold the injunction banning drinks larger than 16 oz.
JBS will acquire the Seara Brasil business of Marfrig, which includes chicken, pork and meat processing.
Animal welfare movement has turned into an animal rights crusade, according to Rick Berman who monitors HSUS.
Pork Board revises industry's PQA Plus program and a sow housing calculator.
Newsham Choice Genetics and Pen Ar Lan are combining under the Choice Genetics name.
The news coming out of a panel discussion on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus is mixed.
Pork Board funds research into porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.
Farmers are partnering with national organizations to make sure local food banks have sufficient supplies of healthful, nutritious food for people in need.