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Foodmakers cut offerings

February 16, 2009
If you want to see how the nation''s foodmakers are weathering the recession, the proof is in the pudding. Kraft Foods Inc., the nation''s largest food maker, will no
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Peanut Company owner refuses to testify to Congress

February 11, 2009
The Associated Press reports that the owner of a peanut company refused to testify to Congress amid the disclosure that he urged his workers to ship bacteria-tainted products, pleading with
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Tyson adapts to economy, sees progress in poultry

February 9, 2009
Now that people really are cooking at home, the world''s largest meat producer is downplaying the just-like-home aspect of prepared food and shifting to items designed to seem a little
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Coca-Cola Company awarded for global sustainable development

January 29, 2009
The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Twenty-Fifth Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development has been awarded to The Coca-Cola Company for implementing strategic business initiatives in the
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Kellogg Company announces new test that could redefine the cereal aisle

January 26, 2009
Kellogg Company is beginning a six-month test of a more consumer-friendly, space-saving box for its cereal brands starting in Detroit that could potentially redefine the cereal aisle. Kellogg Company is
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Pasta makers'' business cooking as economy drops

January 21, 2009
As struggling consumers turn to casseroles, soup, pasta salad and good old macaroni and cheese to stretch their food dollars, the nation''s pasta makers are returning to a rolling boil
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Kellogg confirms salmonella found in crackers

January 20, 2009
Kellogg’s has confirmed that federal investigators have found salmonella bacteria in a package of peanut butter crackers made at a food-making facility in Cary, Georgia, according to www.bizjournals.com. The
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Lawsuit alleges man harmed at Minnesota slaughterhouse

January 12, 2009
According to the Associated Press, an Austin, Minn., man is suing Hormel Foods Corp. and Quality Pork Processors Inc., saying he was harmed because of a machine used to extract
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Tyson agrees to fine over worker death

January 7, 2009
Tyson Foods Inc. entered a guilty plea and agreed to pay a $500,000 fine for violations that resulted in the death of a worker at a plant in Texarkana, as
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Mexico lifts meat import suspension from 25 plants

January 5, 2009
The Associated Press reports that Mexico has lifted the suspension on meat imports from 25 of the 30 processing plants it banned imports from last week, according to a list
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