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2014-05-13 16:25:17

Freezing is Nature's Pause Button that helps Fresh Food Stay Fresh MCLEAN, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's leading frozen food makers today launched a national effort to encourage consumers to take a fresh look at frozen foods through the "Frozen. How Fresh Stays Fresh." category education and promotion initiative. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87206 This first-of-its kind national dialogue is designed to inform and remind consumers that freezing simply pauses...

2014-04-15 12:30:38

RADNOR, Pennsylvania, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that JBS, the world's leading processor of animal protein, has completed implementation of the Quintiq optimization platform at 13 processing facilities in the United States. The disassembly of livestock is a complicated process that requires respect for the animal and a responsibility to maximize...

2014-02-05 04:20:55

Vast majority at least somewhat concerned about food health and/or safety recalls NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food recall announcements have become something of a news cycle staple in the past few years. From spinach and peanut butter to chicken and pet foods, there seems to be little left in the U.S. food supply that should not be viewed with at least a modicum of suspicion. As such, it's likely not surprising that strong majorities of U.S. adults say food recalls have them at...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cucumbers Sickens People In 18 States
2013-04-26 07:04:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Salmonella outbreaks seem commonplace as of late, with one of the most recent being an outbreak linked to minced meat. Lee Rannals of redOrbit reported in January that 16 people were sickened in five states due to contaminated ground beef. While nobody died from the outbreak, more than half were hospitalized. One of the worst outbreaks in recent memory was the deadly 2009 salmonella outbreak tied to peanut butter, which sickened...

Peanut Company Employees Indicted For 2009 Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-22 06:30:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four employees of a former peanut processor linked to the 2009 salmonella outbreak that poisoned hundreds of people and killed nine have been indicted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday (Feb 21). Stewart and Michael Parnell, two brothers that owned and operated the now-bankrupt Peanut Corporation of America, and former PCA employees Samuel Lightsey, plant operations manager, and Mary Wilkerson, plant quality...

FDA Enacts Authority And Shuts Down Peanut Maker Linked To Salmonella Outbreak
2012-11-27 10:04:13

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A peanut butter processing plant that has been at the center of a Salmonella outbreak is having its doors closed by federal regulators after countless contaminations have been found throughout the company´s facility. For the first time in agency history, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enacted its authority to shut down Sunland Inc. of Portales, New Mexico. The facility is directly connected to the Salmonella...


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