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Tyson: US will lead global food sustainability movement

Chief sustainability officer of Tyson Foods says businesses have invested heavily in recent years to address challenges to the worldwide food system
John R. Tyson, chief sustainability officer of Tyson Foods, predicts that United States businesses will be leading the way in developing a more sustainable global food system.
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Former Allen Harim complex sold in parcels

Former complex in Seaford, Delaware, has been repurposed for homes, early education center, church and motorcycle parts distribution
The former Allen Harim Foods complex and corporate headquarters in Seaford, Delaware, has been sold in its entirety.
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Senator’s comments cause problems for Perdue Farms

Poultry company takes to Twitter to assure consumers Sen. David Perdue is not affiliated, despite the same name
Perdue Farms was put in a position to where it had to defend itself after a U.S. senator, also named Perdue, made comments that were disrespectful to fellow senator and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris.
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New dietary guidelines, COVID-19 driving egg marketing

AEB’s new president and CEO explains how new dietary guidelines and their introduction are leveraged in marketing campaigns to boost egg consumption.
Egg marketing is always important and perhaps even more important as new recommendations related to eggs have surfaced and the pandemic continues to create havoc for some.
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NestFresh emphasizes sustainability with non-GMO eggs

Colorado-based company works to provide consumers with eggs that are certified cage free, free range, humanely treated and non-GMO.
NestFresh works with more than 60 family farms in about 12 states to produce eggs in a flexible, sustainable system that also helps the livelihood of small farmers and those farmers' abilities to support their local economy and community.
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Cage-free egg bill under consideration in New York

If legislation is approved, eggs produced and sold in the state must be from cage-free production systems within 24 months of bill being signed into law
Legislation has been proposed in the state of New York that would require all eggs produced and sold in the state to be raised in cage-free laying systems.
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Groups appeal dismissal of suit against Sanderson Farms

Center for Food Safety and Friends of the Earth maintain that Sanderson Farms’ claims of raising “100% natural” chicken were misleading and caused harm to organizations
Two non-governmental organizations that filed a lawsuit in 2017 that alleged Sanderson Farms’ claims of producing chicken products that are “100% natural” were misleading appeared in court on October 13, seeking to have the lawsuit revived.
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VIDEO: Tips for managing a layer operation during COVID-19

Communication is critical in helping employees work through a pandemic
The former President of Opal Foods and a current consultant in the agriculture industry, speaks about what it was like managing approximately 400 employees and almost 10 million layers, spread among three different states during a pandemic.
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JBS parent company pleads guilty in bribery cases

Agreements reached with U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission yield fines in excess of $283 million
J&F Investimentos, parent company of JBS, agreed to pay a criminal monetary penalty of $256,497,026 to resolve the investigation into bribery charges. At the same time, J&F and JBS reached an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to pay nearly $27 million to resolve similar charges.
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Pilgrim’s Pride enters plea deal in antitrust case

Company agrees to pay a fine in excess of $110.5 million for restraint of competition
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation entered into a plea agreement with the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division in respect to the federal agency’s investigation into allegations that Pilgrim’s and other top poultry companies conspired to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products.
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