Vertical Cold Storage calls purchase of Liberty Cold Storage ‘the perfect acquisition’
October 29, 2021
Vertical Cold Storage, a developer and operator of temperature controlled distribution centers sponsored by real estate asset manager Platform Ventures, is acquiring Liberty Cold Storage from West Liberty Foods. The terms of the transaction are not public.
Israel has reported its first outbreak of H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry since May of 2015. A similar virus has been detected at a farm in Russia’s Ural federal district for the first time this winter.
Products carrying Farm to Family and Kroger labels may be contaminated with extraneous materials
October 14, 2021
Butterball is recalling approximately 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), urging the agency to investigate the company’s claims that its turkeys are humanely raised.
Plainville Farms fully supports the prosecution of any individuals shown in a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) video depicting turkeys being mistreated, the company said in a statement on their website.