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West Liberty Foods sells Liberty Cold Storage

Vertical Cold Storage calls purchase of Liberty Cold Storage ‘the perfect acquisition’

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.


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UK poultry producers helping to end greenwashing

Meaningless environmental claims should be harder to make on completion of new public/private project.

New U.K. environmental metrics should make environmental action easier to communicate for food producers and make meaningless claims less convincing for consumers.


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Butterball recalls ground turkey

Products carrying Farm to Family and Kroger labels may be contaminated with extraneous materials

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.


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PETA files complaint about Plainville Farms to FTC

Animal rights group makes case to Federal Trade Commission that Plainville Farms should stop using terms like ‘humanely raised’ and ‘stress-free environment’

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.


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