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Allen Harim ordered to address environmental issues

Company agrees to pay $150,340 penalty

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) signed a conciliation order with Allen Harim Foods that requires the poultry company to take actions protective of human health and the environment at its Millsboro and Harbeson facilities.

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Ingham’s honored for efforts in water stewardship

Company’s Murarrie facility receives highest honor through the International Water Stewardship Standard
The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) has awarded Platinum certification to Ingham’s primary processing plant in Murarrie, Queensland, Australia, achieving the highest level in the International Water Stewardship Standard.
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Mountaire offers $65 million in environmental lawsuit

The proposed settlement is subject to a fairness hearing planned for April
Mountaire Farms has agreed to a $65 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit in which more than 800 people claimed damages allegedly caused by Mountaire’s environmental practices.
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Mountaire gets 2 permits to upgrade wastewater facility

Upgrade will allow the poultry producer to address the regulatory compliance issues and wastewater violations that led to 2017 wastewater treatment plant failure
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) issued two permits this week to Mountaire Farms to construct and operate an upgraded wastewater treatment facility at its Millsboro plant.
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Key tips to good litter management between flocks

Taking steps to ensure litter is properly managed can contribute to the overall success of the incoming flock
When poultry growers are between flocks, practicing good litter management is important to setting up the success of the next flock, Amy Syester, ChemTrade Logistics, said.
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The UN vegan bomb that recently exploded

It is urgent that the livestock industry strengthen communications with the public to show what it is being done and to avoid being the villains.
On a quiet Saturday, July 25th, which might have been just like any other Saturday, the United Nations (U.N.) dropped a bomb, tweeting this: “The meat industry is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the world’s largest oil companies. Meat production contributes to the depletion of water resources & leads to deforestation.”
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