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Seven Arrested in China, Officials Want Death Penalty for Food Safety Violators

September 20, 2010
The Associated Press reports, a Chinese dairy company executive and six other people were arrested after authorities discovered 26 tons of milk powder tainted with a toxic chemical, a report
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Kraft Foods Plant Worker Kills Two Co-Workers, Injures Another

September 13, 2010
A Philadelphia-based Kraft Foods plant worker who had been suspended for fighting with colleagues, then escorted from the building, returned minutes later with a handgun, hunted down her coworkers
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Frbiz Forecasts Trends of China''s Food Packaging Equipment

August 30, 2010
Frbiz.com, one of China''s leading B2B search platforms, forecasts the development trends for five kinds of food packaging equipment, reports PRNewswire. Along with the development of the food industry
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Global Demand Outpaces Grain Crops

August 23, 2010
The world’s need for meat, flour and ethanol is expanding faster than the supply of the crops needed to produce them, depleting inventories and increasing the chance of higher food
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Six Held in New Tainted Milk Cases in China

August 23, 2010
The Associated Foreign Press reports, authorities in China have arrested six people and detained 41 others for allegedly distributing milk powder tainted with the same chemical, which killed infants in
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Pepsi Will Invest $250 Million in Vietnam

August 17, 2010
TheSteet.com reports, PepsiCo has announced plans to invest $250 million in Vietnam over the next three years. The new investment will go towards a variety of projects, including increasing
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Northern Foods Sells Dalepak Arm

August 9, 2010
Northern Foods has sold its Dalepak grills and burgers division in order to concentrate on other brands, according to Reuters. Irish Food Processors is paying £6.4m for Dalepak, which is
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UK Food Agency Probes Cloned Cow Milk Claim

August 2, 2010
The Associated Foreign Press reports, food safety officials in Britain are investigating a claim that milk from the offspring of a cloned cow was on sale for public consumption. The
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Pilgrim''s Pride Starts Packing Chicken for Russia

July 26, 2010
The Associated Press reports, Pilgrim''s Pride Corp. has started to pack chicken for export to Russia, the chicken producer said in a news release. The company said it has received
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Judge Dismisses Sterility Verdict Against Dole

July 19, 2010
According to the Associated Press, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Victoria Chaney dismissed a $2.3 million judgment against Dole Food Co. in a lawsuit by purported Nicaraguan banana workers, saying
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