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Campylobacter levels decrease in shop-bought UK chicken

Major retailers publish July-September 2018 Campylobacter results for fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens
The top nine retailers across the United Kingdom published their latest testing results on Campylobacter contamination in U.K.-produced fresh whole chickens, which covered samples tested from July to September 2018.
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Turkey meat should take off in Latin American taste

The consumption of turkey in almost all of Latin America is concentrated around the holiday season. Is there space for a change?
Benjamín Ruiz: "Years pass by, each one with its Holiday season and turkey consumption continues with almost the same amount as before, I dare to say, throughout Latin America. Why?"
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Tyson’s Seguin complex takes extra steps to be neighborly

The Texas facility pretreats water to a higher standard than necessary and makes special considerations to enhance the wellbeing of the community.
The Texas facility treats wastewater to be cleaner than what’s required by the city of Seguin and makes special considerations to reduce odors and respect its neighborhood.
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Pilgrim’s Guntersville’s commitment to sustainability

The Alabama plant sits on the banks of Lake Guntersville, a tourism hotspot, and is executing aggressive plans to reduce resource use.
The Pilgrims’ Pride Corp. operation is making new investments to improve its wastewater pre-treatment operation and is carrying out plans to reduce water and energy use as well as greenhouse gas emissions.
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Mountaire Farms celebrates 25-year safety milestone

The company marked 25 years without a lost-time incident for its Grow Out team.
Mountaire Farms, the nation’s seventh largest chicken processor, just celebrated a key safety milestone – 25 years without a lost time accident for its Grow Out Team on Delmarva, company officials announced Nov. 28.
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Tyson Foods completes Keystone Foods acquisition

Purchase supports Tyson Foods’ valued-added and international growth strategies
Tyson Foods has successfully completed the acquisition of Keystone Foods from Marfrig Global Foods, Tyson Foods announced on November 30.
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