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Residents evacuated after chemical accident at Kraft Foods plant

October 18, 2012
BAD FALLINGBOSTEL, Germany — About 1,400 people were forced to evacuate their homes and schools were closed last Monday following a chemical accident at a Kraft Foods plant in
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Concentration Measurement in Beverage Manufacturing

September 28, 2012
SensoTech’s LiquiSonic measuring and analytical system measures the concentration in any type of liquid. Typical applications are the precise concentration determination of material mixtures, phase detection, neutralization or reaction
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Coca-Cola to invest $3 billion in India

September 10, 2012
ATLANTA — Coca-Cola will invest $3 billion in India through 2020 to capture growth opportunities in the country’s nonalcoholic ready-to-drink (NARTD) beverage market. With the new $3 billion investment,
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Meat processing plant evacuated after ammonia leak

August 27, 2012
MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas — More than a dozen people were hospitalized Friday following an ammonia leak at a Pilgrim’s Pride meat processing plant in northeast Texas, kxxv.com reported. A
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Multi-use Steam Tunnel

August 20, 2012
PDC International Corp. has introduced a multi-use steam tunnel engineered specifically for packagers of food, beverages and personal care products who want 300 cpm capacity without the cost and
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Synthetic Food-grade Compressor Oils

August 13, 2012
Ultrachem has developed a new line of Omnilube food-grade rotary screw and reciprocating air compressor lubricants with greatly improved wear, oxidation and lubricity vs. currently available H-1 food grade synthetic
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Tosca Ltd. acquires Georgia-Pacific’s reusable plastic container division

August 6, 2012
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Tosca Ltd., a U.S.-based provider of reusable container pooling and logistics services to the food supply chain, announced today that the company has acquired the
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Cargill recalls Salmonella-tainted ground beef

July 23, 2012
WICHITA, Kan. — Cargill Beef, a business unit of Wichita-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corp., yesterday announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of approximately 29,339 pounds of ground beef
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Kerala, India, kicks off initiative to boost food-processing sector

July 16, 2012
KERALA, India — The local government in Kerala, India, has kicked off a new initiative to help grow the state’s food-processing sector, FnBnews.com reported. The “Emerging Kerala 2012” initiative
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New Jersey company recalls 325,000 pounds of meat products due to Listeria

July 9, 2012
WASHINGTON — Bridgeton, N.J.-based meat processor Buona Vita, Inc., is recalling approximately 325,000 pounds of various frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible Listeria contamination, the U.S. Department
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