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Wal-Mart closes stores in China due to ‘green pork’ incident

SHANGHAI — Wal-Mart was ordered to close several stores in the Chinese city of Chongqing following an investigation into mislabeling of pork, The Associated Press reported.The company said it believed
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3M, Kraft Foods collaborate for new testing procedure

ST. PAUL, Minn. — 3M and Kraft Foods have collaborated on a new testing procedure to help food manufacturers enumerate lactic acid bacteria in food and environmental samples, according
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International research project to study advanced cryogenic freezing technologies

LINCOLNSHIRE, U.K. — A collaborative international research project will investigate best practice guidelines for new advanced technologies for food freezing and chilling, according to a press release.Led by Air
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FDA advisers recommend approval of anticlotting drug

TRENTON, N.J. — Outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted Thursday to recommend that the agency approve a new anticlotting drug for use in millions more
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Chinese authorities arrest nearly 1,000 in connection with tainted-pork scandal

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SABMiller buys Foster’s shares in hostile bid

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Tainted vinegar kills 11, sickens 120 in China

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China Arrests Thousands in Illegal Food Additive Crackdown

According to AFP, China has arrested around 2,000 people and closed nearly 5,000 businesses in a major crackdown on illegal food additives, the government said, after a wave of
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German Beer Production Increases

Warm weather and a strong export market in the first six months of the year have helped German brewers reverse a long decline in beer production, Reuters reported. The total
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Factory Worker Dies After Falling Into Sausage Grinder

On Tuesday, July 12, an employee of the Bar-S Foods manufacturing facility in Lawton, Okla. was involved in a tragic accident while cleaning a piece of equipment, the company reported
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