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December 2013

Check out the December 2013 issue of Independent Processor, with features on the Meat Sciences program in the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois, Kronos foods, and more!

Masters of the Mediterranean

With a focus on flavor, Kronos Foods produces a wide range of Greek favorites.
In a melting-pot city like Chicago, Greek restaurants abound, and the Greektown neighborhood puts on yearly festivals that attract thousands of visitors in a grand celebration of Old World culture and cuisine.
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Put out to pasture

Small processors are filling the niches left by large-scale, commercial poultry operations.
Almost every supermarket in the country has at least one freezer dedicated to frozen chicken, and a sizable portion of the fresh meat case devoted to chicken breasts, thighs, or whole birds.
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U of I educates with a team effort

The Meat Sciences program in the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois is a program broad in scope, but collaborative in nature.
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Misleading the consumers

There has never been a time when so much information is so readily available to us.
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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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