Items Tagged with 'sustainability'


Processing Tech

Wastewater systems: Save water, save costs

Many processors are utilizing new technologies to clean and recycle their wastewater.
By Megan Pellegrini
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This spring, a Cargill pork plant in Ottumwa, Iowa, accidently released 20,000 gallons of untreated wastewater (because of a control panel malfunction) into the Des Moines River until a backup pump began operating.
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Beef Products Inc. (BPI): Supplementing supply

With increasing demand for lean beef and shrinking supply driving growth at Beef Products Inc. (BPI), the company has continued to invest in making its processes even more sustainable.
By Andy Hanacek
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Beef Products Inc. (BPI) finds itself providing a much-needed product to the beef supply chain.
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New Consumer Products

Organic, air-chilled chicken line now offered by D’Artagnan

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D’Artagnan, LLC has launched a new artisanal organic, air-chilled chicken that is free-range, and antibiotic- and hormone-free
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Guest Commentary

Sustainability is a journey, not a destination

Best practices for committing to sustainability.
By Bill Gill, Assistant vice president, Environmental Affairs, Smithfield Foods
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Greater consumer demand for sustainable products and corporate transparency are driving meat manufacturers to implement new processes to boost sustainability initiatives.
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Provisur equipment fosters a sustainable processing environment

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Sustainable design truly impacts your cost of ownership.
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Establishing sustainability's corporate, local relevancy

By Leigh Ann Johnston
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Engaging in sustainability initiatives that are relevant at both the corporate and local levels of a company can be a challenge
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GRSB invites public comment on draft definition of sustainable beef production

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The document identifies the key areas in the beef value chain that must be addressed to ensure beef production around the globe is environmentally sound.
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Belcampo Meat Company opens in downtown Los Angeles

Sustainable butcher shop makes Southern California debut at Grand Central Market
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Belcampo Meat Company debuts its first location in Southern California with the opening of its proprietary butcher shop at Los Angeles' landmark Grand Central Market.
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Certified Angus Beef brand joins sustainable beef initiative

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Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef is focused on defining and sharing resources for sustainable beef production worldwide.
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From the Editor's Desk -- March 2014

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Special contributor Greg Bloom highlights sustainability in the beef industry.
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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner

NP September 2014 cover

September 2014

Check out the September 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring the 2014 Plant of the Year winner, and much more!

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Independent Processor

IP August 2014 cover

August 2014

Check out the August 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on meat industry lobbying, the Independent Processor of the Year, and more!

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Provisioner Store

The National Provisioner Source Book

The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

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