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Olymel expanding St-Damase poultry plant

Project will make way for additional cutting, deboning and tray packing lines
Olymel is investing more than CA$31.5 million (US$23.5 million) to expand its poultry slaughtering and cutting plant in St-Damase, Montérégie, Quebec, to help the company diversity its operations at the facility.
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Foster Farms completes round of COVID-19 testing

Company releases details about tests conducted at its facilities in California’s Stanislaus and Fresno counties
Foster Farms has completed extensive COVID-19 testing of workers at its turkey processing facilities in Stanislaus County, California, and its chicken processing facilities in Fresno County, California, the company stated.
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How clean is your poultry processing plant?

Study establishes Salmonella persistence on processing equipment even after sanitation
Even with strict adherence to cleaning and sanitation protocols, Salmonella enterica may be surviving in poultry processing plants presenting a risk of cross contamination.
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