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Soy processor Green Hope to halt operations over food safety breaches

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U.S. organic soy processing firm Green Hope LLC has agreed to a consent decree of permanent injunction after several inspections by regulators found food safety violations at its plant.
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China imposes duties on US, EU imports of glycol, diethylene glycol

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China's Commerce Ministry is sticking to its trade restriction policy and this was recently proved again with the introduction of another protectionist tariff for imports of two types of chemicals.
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EU dairy producers to increase exports to emerging markets

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According to a report by the European Commission (EC), demand for dairy products in emerging markets will be the main driving force for growth in the sector over the next decade.
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European power stations turn to coal

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While the United States is taking advantage of its shale gas production boom, countries across the Atlantic have responded with a sharp increase in burning of coal to fuel local utilities, despite EU regulations intended to reduce fossil fuels.
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Irish horsemeat-in-hamburger scandal continues to unfold

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The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, said yesterday in a statement that his department has received a test result confirming 75% equine DNA in a raw material ingredient at Irish food company Rangeland Foods.
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BAE Systems lands contract for chemical processing facility at Holston Ammunition Plant

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The U.S. Army has granted BAE Systems a $27 million contract to complete construction of a state-of-the-art and energy-saving chemical processing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Tennessee.
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Chemical operators in high demand

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Chemical plants in Washington County, Ohio, are looking to hire between 100 and 200 operators this year, but the demand is not limited only to this region.
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Pharma companies set high hopes for 2013

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Following the approval of 39 new drugs in 2012, and with a number of new pharmaceutical products already in their final stages of development, global pharma companies are optimistic about the next 12 months.
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Tyson Foods invests $40 million in US processing plants

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Tyson Foods says it has invested more than $40 million in four of its plants in Florida, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
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FDA to tighten control on painkillers

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering measures to make prescription drugs more difficult to access in a move to prevent overdoses associated with painkillers like OxyContin and Opana, which killed 16,000 people in 2010 alone.
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