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Food industry mergers & acquisitions remain steady in 2013

April 9, 2014
The hesitation of the food industry to engage in new merger activity was still evident in 2013 with only 311 deals, roughly the same as in 2012, according to The Food Institute’s Food Business Mergers & Acquisitions 2013.
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Global poultry industry set for slowdown, US market an exception

April 8, 2014
The global poultry market has been hit by a series of factors that are predicted to affect performance in the first quarter and margins in the second quarter of the year.
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US foodborne illness outbreaks plummet 40%

April 15, 2013
Food safety has always been a top priority for the U.S. food manufacturing and processing industry and over the past decade many measures to improve standards and to implement best practices have been taken.
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Poultry processor invests $49 million in West Georgia plant

March 29, 2013
Koch Foods is investing $49 million to expand its poultry processing plant in Hamilton, Ga., Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday.
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Nutrition expert calls for 'pragmatic approach' to processed foods

March 29, 2013
The obesity epidemic can only be tackled if policy makers and the food industry work together to develop a pragmatic and effective solution, a leading expert has stated.
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Seattle soy processor's license revoked over sanitary issues

March 20, 2013
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has closed a Seattle soy products manufacturer over persistent sanitation issues, the regulator has announced.
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Bumble Bee expands tuna recall

March 13, 2013
Bumble Bee Foods is expanding a voluntary recall on some Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna products due to a problem with seal tightness, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Safety key for meat processing plants

March 1, 2013
Although safety is a top priority for all food manufacturers, meat and poultry processors face stricter control and tougher regulation. However, these are not the only challenges they have to deal with.
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Versatile, High Performance Fluid Handling & Flow Control for Food Processors

February 28, 2013
Food processors face numerous challenges to achieving efficient fluid handling and flow control. Transferring and dispensing highly viscous products, or products with high concentrations of solids, can each bring a certain set of problems, while handling shear sensitive products can bring a whole other set.
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Oregon fines food firm for illegal wastewater discharge

February 14, 2013
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has slapped a $9,600 fine on Norpac Foods, Inc. for breaching wastewater discharging requirements at its food processing facility in Stayton.
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