China defends food import controls to curb virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Wednesday defended anti-coronavirus controls that have disrupted imports of beef, poultry and fish from the United States, New Zealand and other trading partners. ...

This Week: Tyson Foods, Walmart, Target results

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: Tyson plucked Tyson Foods is expected to say its profit shrank last quarter wh...

China's Giant Food Group Selects Infor to Spur Innovation and Support Rapid Growth

Foods manufacturer leverages Infor CloudSuite Food & Beverage to support growth mantra of “a thousand stores in a thousand cities” BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 11 November 2020 - Infor, a glo...

Denmark defends coronavirus measures amid mink mutation

Danish authorities said Friday they were investigating several cases of people found to have been infected with a mutated coronavirus transmitted from minks. The announcement comes a day after Prime ...

Regent proudly presents the first and only Royal Turducken in Taiwan

Feasting on turkeys is a common practice during Thanksgiving; this year, Regent Taipei presents an uncommon twist on this classic tradition. This holiday season, try the first and only Royal Turducken...

Taiwan bans poultry imports from UK over bird flu fears

Taiwan has removed the United Kingdom from its list of countries free from the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus and banned live poultry imports from the country after an outbreak was confirmed ...

Taiwan to subsidize COVID-19 quarantine for migrant farmworkers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s agricultural authorities announced Thursday (Nov. 5) that the government will partially cover quarantine costs for migrant farm workers as it works to facil...

Ford, Pinterest rise; eBay, Marvell Technology fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: Ford Motor Co., up 20 cents to $7.90. The car maker reported a surprisingly strong third...

Chickens to be culled after bird flu found on Dutch farm

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — More than 35,000 chickens are to be culled at a Dutch farm after a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu was discovered there, the agriculture ministry announced Thursday....

Cheap EU chicken presents grave human health risk: report

A new report published by the non-governmental organization (NGO) Germanwatch on Tuesday outlines alarming levels of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens in chicken sold by Europe's three largest pou...

Bird flu fears: Dutch farms ordered to keep poultry indoors

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government said Thursday it is ordering poultry farms to keep their birds indoors after six wild swans were found recently dead and tests on two of the birds ca...

Allscripts, Concho rise; Wells Fargo, Bank of America fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, up $2.59 to $10.90 The electronic health records comp...

Pilgrim's Pride reaches plea deal on chicken price-fixing

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has reached a plea agreement with the U.S. government over charges of price-fixing in the chicken industry. Under the agreement, Pilgrim’s Pride would pay a fin...

Sri Lanka government decides to ban cattle slaughter

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government announced Tuesday that it will ban cattle slaughter, saying it would help the dairy industry and thereby save money used to purchase imported milk powd...

Pilgrim's Pride CEO, indicted on price fixing counts, is out

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Pilgrim’s Pride has replaced its CEO as he prepares to face price fixing charges. The company announced in June that its chief executive, Jayson Penn, was takin...