Whether environmental or strategic, these initiatives drive protein businesses today.


West Liberty Foods participates in Cool Choices Program

April 16, 2014
A company-wide contest to expand on sustainable choices.
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From our family to yours

Stemmler’s Meats provides Ontario families with healthy, locally sourced food.
April 4, 2014
Located about an hour west of Toronto, Heidelberg, Ontario, is a small town that is ideal for people looking to get away from the big city or visit a local farmer’s market.
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GRSB invites public comment on draft definition of sustainable beef production

March 25, 2014
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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Certified Angus Beef brand joins sustainable beef initiative

March 19, 2014
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

March 11, 2014
Special contributor Greg Bloom highlights sustainability in the beef industry.
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Beef industry needs ALL types of sustainability

March 10, 2014
This year’s 2014 International Livestock Congress annual meeting in Denver centered on the theme, “The Cattle Industry at a Crossroads? How do we adapt to change?”
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How to become a landfill-free company

West Liberty Foods shares tips and steps toward earning landfill-free certification
January 24, 2014
West Liberty Foods shares tips and steps toward earning landfill-free certification.
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Connecting sustainability reporting and social media

January 19, 2014
As Tyson Foods prepares to release its fifth sustainability report, I have been thinking about the connection between sustainability reporting and social media.
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Smithfield subsidiary to help develop biogas facility in Missouri

January 9, 2014
Murphy-Brown of Missouri LLC and Roeslein Alternative Energy LLC will develop renewable biogas project for northern Missouri.
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The business case for sourcing responsibly

Leigh Ann Johnston discusses why meat processors should source responsibly.
November 7, 2013
Companies have historically focused on costs, quality, product characteristics and on-time delivery as key performance indicators of their supply-chain management and engagement efforts.
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Food Plant of the Future: The Future of Wastewater Management

Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand Effective management of wastewater is becoming increasingly critical to food and beverage processors as the cost for incoming water increases...

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