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Costco Eyes September 2019 Start-Up for Poultry Processing

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September 2019 is now the expected start-up date for Costco Wholesale Inc.’s poultry processing operation in Fremont, Neb., according to Craig Wilson, vice president and general merchandising manager.

Heineken Co. and Lagunitas Brewing Co. Announce Joint Venture

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Another leading U.S. craft brewer is beginning the journey toward ownership by a giant in the beer business.

Poor Sales and Profits in 2016 for Big Food Companies

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An analysis of fiscal 2016 financial filings shows sales continued to decline for eight of the 10 largest food and beverage companies.

Acquisition Fuels Growth Expectations at Monogram Foods

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Private-label specialist Monogram Foods anticipates 40 percent sales growth this year as a result of the acquisition of Progressive Gourmet, a Wilmington, Mass., processor of frozen appetizers.

Diversity Arrives in Poultry Processing with Female CEO at Foster Farms

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The appointment of Laura Flanagan by the company’s board of directors concludes a 22-month search to replace Ron Foster, who led the firm since 2003.

FDA Brings the Heat Where There Is None

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processors using high pressure processing for low-acid coconut water ordered to cease and desist by FDA inspectors

States Woo Food Companies with Generous Financial Incentives

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Fewer new-plant projects but richer subsidies are offered as states compete for greenfield projects.

Two Legal Resolutions Add Up to $7.4 Million for Tyson

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The first week of October was an expensive one for Tyson Foods Inc., which settled one discrimination lawsuit and saw a federal judge in Iowa reject its request for a new trial.

Listeria Event Triggers Nine Cheese Recalls

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Listeria monocytogenes contamination triggered 18 of the 43 FDA recalls announced in February, including a dozen tied to cheese.

Mondelez Fixes Cost of Gluten-Free Bakery Acquisition at $81 million

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In its 2016 10K filing with the SEC, Mondelez put the purchase price of Enjoy Life Foods at $81 million.

‘Pink Slime’ Suit Settled for $177 million

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Walt Disney Co. has agreed to pay Beef Products Inc. $177 million to settle a defamation lawsuit arising from 2012 news reports that described the company’s product as “pink slime.”

StarKist Executive Named in Price-Fixing Case

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Starkist former senior vice president, Stephen L. Hodge, has been added to a U.S. Department of Justice criminal complaint in connection with price-fixing charges involving canned and pouched tuna fish.

Wild Planet Foods Reaches $1.7 Million Settlement in Underfilled Tuna Suit

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Wild Planet Foods Inc. has reached a $1.7 million settlement in a class action lawsuit that accused the firm of chronic underfilling of canned tuna products.

Trump Commutes Jail Sentence of Kosher Meat Executive

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President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, former CEO of defunct Agriprocessors, days before the Christmas holiday.

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