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Scandi Standard initiates food waste reduction measures

Sweden-based company develops program to minimize floor waste while also creating an ingredients division

In an effort to minimize food waste and find uses for all edible parts of the chicken, Scandi Standard has initiated a floor waste reduction program and started an ingredients business.

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Tyson Foods dedicates new poultry plant in Tennessee

Company plans to start production at $425 million Humboldt complex later this month

Tyson Foods, along with local, state and federal officials, met on April 8 to officially open the company’s new poultry complex in Humboldt, Tennessee. 

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5 key elements of a mature food safety culture

The differences between a culture that is mature and one that is not can be stark, says Alchemy’s Laura Dunn Nelson

In order for your poultry plant’s food safety culture to be effective, or what Alchemy Vice President of Food Safety Laura Dunn Nelson refers to as mature, focus needs to be placed on five key elements.

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USDA offers ways to help small poultry plants

Forms of financial assistance for such facilities are part of Consolidation Appropriations Act and American Rescue Plan

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking steps to make sure that small meat and poultry slaughter and processing plants have the chance to succeed, a top agency official said.

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Cargill enjoying rise of Castle Wood Reserve line

As more consumers ate at home during the past year, Cargill’s Castle Wood Reserve became the fastest growing packaged lunchmeat brand

If anything good came of the COVID-19 pandemic for Cargill Protein, it may have been the growth in popularity of its Castle Wood Reserve line of packaged deli meats.

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