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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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Finnish poultry business lifts HKScan in second quarter

Nordic meat and poultry company sees financial improvement in past three months
HKScan saw its losses narrow and its net sales increase on a year-over-year basis for the second quarter of the 2019 fiscal year, citing its Finnish poultry business as the biggest contributor to that turnaround.
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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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