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You can go home again

After a fire destroyed his Illinois facility, Dan Weber returned to the family business where he got his start.
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Flavorful and functional

Turke’s Omega-3 Gourmet Foods offer turkey breast that are enriched with Omega-3 DHA/EPA good fatty acids.
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Seeing Pink

Recent history has shown that whenever the meat industry gets into the headlines, little good can come from it. The most recent example has been the “pink slime” nonsense that has turned a perfectly usable and good product into a taboo item.
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Gentlemen, start your test kits

Earlier this year, I had an opportunity to sit it on meetings with the USDA in Washington. During the meeting they made it known that they were going to proceed to legislate 6 additional strains of E. coli as adulterants in ground beef. Translation, more testing.
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GFSI: What is it? How may it affect me?

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is a non-profit foundation created under Belgian Law in May 2000. The Consumer Goods Forum is responsible for daily management of GFSI. The GFSI vision is “safe food for consumers everywhere.”
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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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