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Poultry Processing & Slaughter

Cherkizovo-Gulfood

Cherkizovo to reopen fire-damaged plant in October

Altaisky Broiler plant, which was heavily damaged by a fire in July, will reopen with increased capacity
Cherkizovo Group plans to reopen its Altaisky Broiler facility in October, after a fire heavily damaged it in July.
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Solar energy gets a foothold in Latin American poultry

Cargill announced solar energy investments in Colombia and Honduras, joining and growing the Latin American poultry industry's .
Cargill has just announced solar energy investments in Colombia and Honduras, joining and growing the team of sustainability in the Latin American poultry industry.
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Jennie-O Turkey

Farbest Foods to expand, upgrade turkey plant

Facility in Huntingburg, Indiana, will undergo a $3.5 million transformation that includes adding more automation
Farbest Foods plans to expand and update its turkey plant in Huntingburg, Indiana, with construction on the project expected to begin in September.
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Tyson-layoffs

Tyson: Boneless dark meat demand up amid wing shortage

Tyson Foods continues to automate and allocate staff ‘to get the dark meat taken off the bone’
As the supply for chicken wings is not keeping up with the demand, Tyson Foods is seeing a jump in demand for boneless chicken products. As a result, the company is putting an emphasis on dark meat deboning operations.


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OSHA-Keystone-Foods

OSHA cites 4 companies in fatal liquid nitrogen leak

Foundation Food Group, Messer, Packers Sanitation Services and FS Group collectively face nearly $1 million in fines
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited four companies for alleged violations related to a liquid nitrogen leak at the Foundation Food Group poultry processing plant in Gainesville, Georgia, that killed six people.
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Chicken-mask-coronavirus

Poultry biosecurity: The book for 2021

This new comprehensive book of poultry biosecurity in Spanish encompasses all the pertinent knowledge of how to handle a farm to avoid disease spreading and promote safety and profitability.
A new poultry biosecurity book written in Spanish encompasses all the pertinent knowledge of how a farm can avoid disease spreading and promote safety and profitability.
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