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UK Lawmakers Criticize Kraft''s Cadbury Deal

May 23, 2011
The Associated Press reports, British lawmakers said Monday they still have "significant concerns" about the takeover of chocolate maker Cadbury by Kraft Foods Inc. The Business, Innovation and Skills Select
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Maple Leaf Chairman Wallace McCain Dies

May 17, 2011
Wallace McCain, chairman of the Canadian food empire Maple Leaf Foods Inc., and co-founder of McCain Foods Ltd., died Friday night after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer, reports The
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Dow Invests in Packaging Center of Excellence in Switzerland

May 17, 2011
In a press release statement, the Dow Chemical Company said it is continuing to invest in a “Packaging Center of Excellence” in Horgen, Switzerland to better serve the needs of
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Sanitary Bulk Food Containers Eliminate Safety Concerns of Wooden Containers

May 3, 2011
The Sanitary Ship Shape bulk forklift containers are rotationally molded in a single piece from 100-percent USDA/FDA-approved linear low density polyethylene to permit contact with food and beverage ingredients and
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FDA Expands Sanofi Meningitis Vaccine Approval

April 25, 2011
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi-Aventis, said the Food and Drug Administration approved the company''s bacterial meningitis vaccine Menactra for children between the ages of 9 months and
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Wal-Mart Tests Service for Buying Food Online

April 25, 2011
The New York Times reports, Wal-Mart has begun testing an online grocery delivery service, called Wal-Mart to Go, in the San Jose, Calif., area. The company has been expanding its
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Camel Meat Could Become Newest Australian Export

April 18, 2011
If an Egyptian businessman is successful with his bid to open a slaughterhouse and meat processing plant in a South Australian town, camel meat could become the newest Australian export,
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P&G Jobs Impacted by Pringles Sale

April 11, 2011
Bizjournals reports, Procter & Gamble’s sale of Pringles to Diamond Foods Inc. will affect about 150 jobs in Cincinnati, mostly in brand management and research and development. P&G spokesman Paul
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Barry Callebaut Unfazed By Ivory Coast Cocoa Fears

April 4, 2011
Barry Callebaut, maker of chocolate for Nestle and Hershey, expects to outpace the market in the second half of its fiscal year despite unrest in the top cocoa growing Ivory
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Solvay Agrees to Buy Rhodia for $4.8 Billion

April 4, 2011
Solvay, the Belgian soda ash maker, has agreed to buy Rhodia SA of France for 3.4 billion-euro ($4.8 billion) in cash to add specialty chemicals spanning ingredients for moisturizers and
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