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Poultry Processing & Slaughter

Judge rules in favor of Pilgrim’s in discrimination suit

Man alleged he was discriminated against because of his race and disability while working at plant in Live Oak, Florida
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Pilgrim's Pride employee who alleged the company violated his Family Medical Leave Act rights and discriminated against him because of his race and disability.
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The healthiest fast food chicken

Like the Peruvians, the Portuguese love the grilled chicken that is prepared in “churrascarias.” It is their healthy fast food.
Benjamín Ruiz: "In this European country, there is no concern about chicken imports from large exporters such as Brazil, with which they are culturally linked. Portugueses do not like frozen meat."
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By value, poultry meat tops UK most wasted foods table

The value of poultry meat wasted at production level in the UK each year is higher than for any other food and by volume the industry ranks within the top 10.
Poultry meat tops the ranking of most wasted foods in the UK at production level, according to a new report by sustainability body WRAP.
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Bunting Magnetics to celebrate 60th anniversary

On August 3, Bunting Magnetics Co. will be celebrating its 60th anniversary as a company. Bunting Magnetics Co. is an industry leader in the design, manufacture, and sales of cutting-edge magnetic equipment used in applications such as magnetic separation, metal detection, conveyor systems, and magnetic printing cylinders. The main industries the company serves include the food and pharmaceutical industries, plastics, recycling, mining, printing, manufacturing, automotive, chemical, ceramics, textiles, and more.
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BRF to reuse 100% of water used by Abu Dhabi plant

Reclaimed water to be used in plant’s refrigeration system and to irrigate its gardens
BRF’s plant in the United Arab Emirates, the first in Abu Dhabi to produce animal protein food products on a large scale, will reuse 100% of the treated water from its production operations.
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