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Poultry Processing & Slaughter

Mountaire Farms celebrates 25-year safety milestone

The company marked 25 years without a lost-time incident for its Grow Out team.
Mountaire Farms, the nation’s seventh largest chicken processor, just celebrated a key safety milestone – 25 years without a lost time accident for its Grow Out Team on Delmarva, company officials announced Nov. 28.
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Tyson Foods completes Keystone Foods acquisition

Purchase supports Tyson Foods’ valued-added and international growth strategies
Tyson Foods has successfully completed the acquisition of Keystone Foods from Marfrig Global Foods, Tyson Foods announced on November 30.
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Cargill acquires Colombian poultry company Campollo

Acquisition will grow Cargill’s Colombian poultry operations to better serve its Latin American customers, welcoming more than 2,500 new employees
Cargill has acquired Colombian-based Campollo, one of the country’s leading producers of chicken and protein products.
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How turkey plants fared in meeting Salmonella standards

There were some turkey plants that didn’t meet Salmonella control standards during recent evaluations, but many more far exceeded them
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released a report that identifies which turkey processing plants met, exceeded or failed to meet the FSIS performance standards for Salmonella control.
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How broiler plants fared in meeting Salmonella standards

While a lot of plants operated by Top Poultry Companies failed to meet FSIS Salmonella control standards during recent evaluations, many more far exceeded standards
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released a report that identifies which poultry plants met, exceeded or failed to meet the FSIS performance standards for Salmonella control.
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Cargill invests in Thai poultry, aqua feed operations

US$70 million investment includes expansion of cooked poultry facility in Nakornratchasima and upgrade of aqua feed plant in Petchaburi
Cargill is investing more than US$70 million in facilities in Thailand over the next two years to address the increase in global demand of seafood and poultry consumption.
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Thought leaders discuss changing industry at Diversified Agriculture event

Four industry leaders recently spoke about the past, present and future of poultry production, addressing how the industry has had to change to succeed and what changes might be around the corner during the 2018 Diversified Agriculture distributor appreciation conference on October 10-12 in St. Pete Beach, Florida.
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