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Proposed Soda Tax Falls Flat in Mississippi House

February 18, 2010
The Associated Press reports that a potential soda tax is losing its fizz at the Mississippi Capitol. Democratic Rep. John Mayo of Clarksdale proposed a tax of 2 cents per
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Former Senator Daschle to Head DuPont Panel Researching Agricultural Products

February 17, 2010
DuPont Co. recently announced that former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle will head a newly formed advisory committee that will look for ways to meet growing demands for agricultural
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FDA Finds Listeria in Kellogg Atlanta Eggo Plant

February 17, 2010
MarketWatch reports that Kellogg Co. was informed by the Food and Drug Administration that an Atlanta plant making Eggo waffles was contaminated by the bacteria Listeria. FDA sent the letter
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Tyson Foods Donates 8.6 Million Pounds of Protein in 2009

February 15, 2010
Globe Newswire reports that Tyson Foods continued its hunger relief efforts during 2009 by donating more than 8.6 million pounds of protein to food banks across the nation. In addition,
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PepsiCo Sets Deadline for Bottler Shareholders

February 11, 2010
The Associated Press reports that PepsiCo Inc. said Wednesday that shareholders of The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. and PepsiAmericas Inc. have until Feb. 18 to choose to receive cash for
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New Tapered Step Liquid Trap

February 10, 2010
New Tapered-Step design model in the plate-style series of the company’s Magnetic Liquid Trap product line is structured to hold ferrous debris against its solid tapered step to prevent wipe-off
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Kraft to Close One Cadbury Plant in the United Kingdom

February 10, 2010
The Associated Press reports that Kraft Foods Inc. will close Cadbury''s Somerdale plant in the United Kingdom as the British candy company originally planned, saying the plans were too far
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Soda Industry Relieved by Soda Tax Fizzle

February 9, 2010
The Wall Street Journal reports the soft drink industry has successfully worked to smother a proposal to tax sugared beverages; a plan advocates said would have reduced obesity and helped
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Top Cadbury Officials Stepping Down

February 4, 2010
The Associated Press reports three top officials at Cadbury PLC have announced their intention to step down, after the shareholders approved Kraft Foods Inc.''s roughly $19.5 billion offer to acquire
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Pilgrim''s Pride Pays More Than $1 Million in Back Wages

February 1, 2010
The Associated Press reports the U.S. Labor Department is recovering more than $1 million in overtime back wages from poultry processor Pilgrim''s Pride Corp. In a statement, the department said
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