Cargill Aiming for Birth to Burger Beef Audit

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Cargill plans to launch new technology in tracking cattle to develop a verified sustainability standard for consumers. Called the Cargill Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration pilot, the effort should move the company’s customers a step closer to providing consumers with beef from operations that have been audited from ‘birth to burger’ using an industry developed sustainability standard, according to meat industry …


Cargill Investing in Clean Meat Startup

Dan Industry News Release

Cargill is investing in Memphis Meats Inc., a company that makes meat from self-reproducing animal cells. The investment is the first by a traditional meat company into the so-called “clean meat” sector, according to the Wall Street Journal. Neither company has disclosed the size of the investment, but Memphis Meats said Wednesday Cargill’s investment was part of $17 million in …

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Cargill Purchases Southern States Cooperative Animal Feed Business

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire the animal feed business of Southern States Cooperative. Withholding terms of the deal, Cargill released a statement last week saying it expects the transaction to close within 90 days. Cargill says the transaction will better serve its customers in the United States and is part of the company’s Feed and Nutrition’s growth strategy. …