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Raeford Farms to phase out turkey operations, close eastern N.C. plants

Poultry processor House of Raeford Farms announced it is phasing out its turkey growing and slaughter operations in eastern North Carolina to focus on increasing chicken production volumes.
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Majority of Americans do not trust food industry, survey finds

Only 17% of consumers feel food companies and manufacturers are trustworthy sources of information about food production practices, according to a new white paper.
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Nutrition expert calls for 'pragmatic approach' to processed foods

The obesity epidemic can only be tackled if policy makers and the food industry work together to develop a pragmatic and effective solution, a leading expert has stated.
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Cryptosporidium outbreak linked to ready-to-eat salad mixes

An outbreak of Cryptosporidium that sickened 300 people in England and Scotland in May 2012 has been linked to pre-cut, bagged salad products, according to England's Health Protection Agency (HPA).
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Major Australian food processing company goes out of business

The Windsor Farms Food Group, a major food processing and packing business based in New South Wales, Australia, is closing its doors after 37 years in business, the website SmartCompany reported.
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Bumble Bee expands tuna recall

Bumble Bee Foods is expanding a voluntary recall on some Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna products due to a problem with seal tightness, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Multifunctional Processing System

The multifunctional Ystral PiloTec processing system is the newest generation of Ystral induction, mixing and dispersing equipment bringing established production processes to a laboratory or smaller scale.
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Horse meat processing facility to be approved in New Mexico

While the scandal in Europe over horse meat pushed to the market as beef is still developing, a horse slaughtering plant may open in New Mexico and become the first authorized facility in the United States since 2007 to produce horse meat suitable for human consumption.
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Scientists invent innovative method to reduce food waste

Food waste is a major problem for developed countries, as millions of tons of food products are disposed of because they are not eaten before their "best before" date has expired. An international team of researchers may have come up with a new solution that has the potential to dramatically reduce food waste.
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Nestlé launches project to deal with food contact chemicals in packaging

In a bid to deal with some of the challenges it faces with recycling, Nestlé is launching a project that aims to tackle food contact chemicals in recycled packaging.
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