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Mountaire withdraws application related to expansion

Company says it plans to apply again once it is confident it can meet pollution standards
Mountaire Farms has withdrawn its Coastal Zone Act application for a planned expansion to its poultry processing plant in Millsboro, Delaware. However, the company stated that it intends to re-apply.
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Jury rules against Koch Foods in injured worker case

Poultry company ordered to pay about $1.9 million to man who lost four fingers on the job
Koch Foods has been ordered by a court jury to pay about $1.9 million to a former worker who was injured at a poultry plant in Montgomery County, Alabama.
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Northern Ireland launches avian flu text alert service

New service designed to inform poultry keepers of disease outbreaks
Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has launched a new text alert service to inform poultry producers of any disease outbreaks.
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Cargill's Robert Aspell receives 2017 Magnolia Gold Award in Shanghai

Highly coveted award recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of Shanghai
Cargill’s President in China and Managing Director for the company’s agriculture business for North Asia, Robert Aspell, has received the highly coveted Shanghai Magnolia Gold Award for 2017 in recognition of the outstanding professional and personal contributions he has made to the development of the city of Shanghai.
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Haarslev reinforces global management team

Haarslev has continuously worked on the development and execution of its strategy to become the global marketplace no. 1, customer focused, technology provider. The Haarslev management is therefore delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Johnson as Sales Director Asia Pacific (APAC) and General Manager of the APAC offices and Henning Haugaard as Sales Director North Europe and General Manager of the Danish offices in Herlev and Søndersø. The company also appointed Maxim Kazlauskas as General Manager of Haarslev’s Russian offices.
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Smithfield Foods announces Smithfield Renewables

Smithfield's new platform will unify, lead and accelerate the company’s carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced the launch of Smithfield Renewables, a new platform within the organization that will unify, lead and accelerate the company’s industry-leading carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts.
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