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Poultry Processing & Slaughter

Sanderson Farms furthers company growth by investing in employees

It is no wonder Sanderson Farms was recently voted one of Forbes magazine’s 2019 America’s Best Employers. The company, known for cultivating internal growth through its substantial leadership programs, has consistently proven that employee training is an investment that pays for itself.
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Man in custody after Foster Farms shooting

A temporary worker fired a single shot in the ladies bathroom of the Foster Farms food processing plant in Corvallis, Oregon
A part-time temporary worker for the Foster Farms food processing plant in Corvallis, Oregon, fired a handgun in the ladies’ restroom after fleeing the scene of a car accident. No one was injured but the Foster Farms plant closed for the remainder of the day.
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Poultry industry takes labor concerns to Congress

Current guestworker programs do not address the year-round need for labor, NTF spokesman says
Leaders from the U.S. poultry industry told the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture the shortage of labor is a continuing problem and policy reforms regarding immigrant labor were part of the solution.
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French poultry business LDC acquires Kiplama

Kiplama, an import and distribution company in Belgium, was already handling 40% of LDC product before the acquisition
The France based poultry company, LDC Group, has purchased Kiplama, which is an import and distribution company in Belgium that specializes in handling poultry products.
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Midwest Poultry Federation honored by Trade Show Executive

The Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention was named to the Trade Show Executive Fastest 50, which annually recognizes the significant trade shows of the previous year that posted the exhibition industry’s highest growth rates in three key metric categories.
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