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  1. US Life Science Firm Announces Plans To Launch FeedKind Protein – Sustainable Fishmeal Alternative
    4/21/2015

    California-based sustainable life science firm Calysta, Inc. has announced plans to launch a proven new fish feed ingredient that can reduce the aquaculture industry’s reliance on unsustainable fish stocks sourced from the world’s oceans

  2. Hormel Foods Discusses Impact Of Recent Avian Influenza Outbreaks
    4/20/2015

    Hormel Foods Corporation recently provided additional information regarding the anticipated impact of recent avian influenza outbreaks on its Jennie-O Turkey Store segment. Highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (“HPAI”) has been detected at multiple turkey farms that supply Jennie-O Turkey Store, resulting in the loss of affected flocks and temporary quarantine of farms in the area until a full cleaning process is completed

  3. USDA Expands Beef & Pork Trade With Mexico & Peru
    4/13/2015

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently reached agreements allowing U.S. beef and pork producers greater access to consumers in Mexico and Peru

  4. Cargill Hazleton Meat Plant Spurns Garbage Trucks; Becomes Company's First Verified Landfill-Free Facility
    4/13/2015

    Garbage trucks no longer stop at the Cargill meat processing facility in Hazleton, Pa., because the 225,000-square-foot plant that sits on a 40-acre site, employs 600 people and produces more than 10 million pounds of beef, pork and ground meat products monthly, sends nothing to landfills

  5. CNFA And GSI Partner To Provide Solutions To Improve Farm Productivity And Food Security In Africa
    4/8/2015

    CNFA and GSI Group have launched a strategic partnership aimed at promoting food storage and protein production systems as a critical way to improve farm productivity and food security

  6. Ishida Helps Scotto Increase Capacity, Yield And Range
    4/7/2015

    Established French shellfish supplier Scotto SARL has replaced a volumetric method of packing mussels into trays with an Ishida multihead weigher and weigher-to-pack distribution system, giving the company the opportunity to greatly increase its sales volume

  7. Hormel Foods Honors 68 Suppliers With Spirit Of Excellence Awards
    4/6/2015

    Hormel Foods Corporation recently awarded 68 suppliers with a 2014 Spirit of Excellence Award for their roles in the company’s continuous improvement process throughout the last year

  8. AHPharma Introduces AviLighting™ LED Water Lights For Poultry Applications
    4/6/2015

    AHPharma, Inc., a leading manufacturer and designer of services and products for the food animal industry, and i-lighting™, the leading manufacturer of the proprietary LED Lighting Simplified connection technology, have introduced a new series of high-intensity AviLighting™ LED Water Lights designed to enhance the consumption of water by modern-day poultry, especially during the first week of life

  9. Atlas Holdings Launches NOVIPAX With Acquisition Of Sealed Air’s Trays And Absorbent Pads Business
    4/2/2015

    Atlas Holdings LLC announced recently the launch of NOVIPAX, its newest operating company, with the acquisition of the North American Foam Trays and Absorbent Pads (TAP) businesses of Sealed Air Corporation

  10. JBS USA Launches New Corporate Website
    4/2/2015

    JBS USA announces the launch of a new corporate website, www.jbssa.com, which offers information on the diversified, multi-protein and packaged foods company, its team members, culture, values and history

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