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Danone Invests to Reduce Dairy Farm Methane Emissions

Nov. 27, 2023
The multinational joins the Global Methane Hub to fund the Enteric Fermentation R&D Accelerator.
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Packaging Materials

Cookie, Brownie Maker Homefree Wins Google Single-Use Plastics Challenge

Nov. 22, 2023
Processor has focused on reuse of foodgrade materials for snack packaging and environmentally friendly cookie boxes.

Eight Senators Urge EPA to Share Small Meat Processor Input on Wastewater Regulation Revisions

Nov. 20, 2023
With the December 2023 target looming for proposed revisions to the Meat and Poultry Products (MPP) Effluent Guidelines and Standards, the small processor community is voicing...
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Legal Issues

Fresh Mark to Pay $3.725 Million to Settle Overtime Compensation Lawsuit

Nov. 3, 2023
Settlement will resolve lawsuit in which the Ohio meat processor was accused of not paying employees for pre- and post-shift donning and doffing time.
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Regulatory Compliance

Remembering the Chi-Chi’s Hepatitis A Outbreak of 2003

Nov. 2, 2023
One of the seminal events in food safety response and regulation, 650 people contracted the illness and four died.
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Regulatory Compliance

FDA: Brominated Vegetable Oil No Longer Considered Safe for Use in Foods

Nov. 2, 2023
Agency proposes to revoke authorization for use of brominated vegetable oil, following its own analysis of research and the ban of products using the embattled ingredient in California...
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Legal Issues

Poultry Companies File Motion to Dismiss Oklahoma Watershed Pollution Ruling

Oct. 30, 2023
Group claims evidence in ruling that they polluted the Illinois River in Oklahoma is more than 13 years old, and advancements have already been made to protect the watershed.
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Regulatory Compliance

Food Safety and Regulatory: FDA Standards of Identity Update Could Impact Your Products

Sept. 29, 2023
Keep an eye on the agency’s changes to standards of identity as they could require changes to your formulations.
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Animal Proteins

USDA-FSIS Will Begin Exploratory Sampling Program for Antibiotics Residue in Cattle

Sept. 26, 2023
Exploratory program could lead to rulemaking or a sampling/testing program, depending on the results of the initial study.
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Beverage Products

Coca-Cola, USDA Renew Partnership to Restore Forest, Grassland Watersheds in U.S.

Sept. 25, 2023
The Coca-Cola Co. and affiliated groups donated more than $2.6 million in the first 10 years of the partnership, which began in 2013.
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Animal Proteins

Sen. Hawley Presses Tyson Foods on Missouri Plant Closures, Child Labor Accusations

Sept. 21, 2023
The Missouri senator recently introduced legislation to break up the meatpacking “monopolies,” and continued his attacks on the industry this week.