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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...

2013-08-20 20:21:22

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-based national food safety lawyer Ron Simon has filed the first lawsuit in Texas stemming from a multi-state Cyclospora outbreak linked to leafy greens produced in and imported from Mexico by Taylor Farms. Health officials have already confirmed nearly 300 victims statewide. The lawsuit was filed in Harris County, Texas on behalf of Kennon and Lyndsay Smith against Bob's Taco Station, Taylor Farms, and Max Luna Produce. A copy of the...

2013-08-10 20:20:07

LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston-based food safety law firm of Simon & Luke, along with co-counsel Miller Grell Law Group, has filed the first lawsuit in Nebraska over a Cyclospora outbreak linked to salad mix produced by Taylor Farms and served at Olive Garden Restaurants. A copy of the file-stamped lawsuit is available upon request. The lawsuit was filed in Lancaster County, Nebraska, on behalf of Laurenda and Richard Sanguinetti, a mother and her...

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...

2013-03-05 08:39:00

Thirty-two year veteran with C level experience at related multi-national firms joins pet food company Wild Calling as its Vice President GREELEY, Colo., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Calling Pet Foods today announced that John Ray will join the company as corporate vice president of product development and national sales. Ray will lead Wild Calling's efforts to penetrate the market in offering "premium pet foods at a palatable price." He will also help the company distribute...

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...

2013-02-14 12:25:09

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Food recalls documented by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforcement reports during the fourth quarter of 2012 reached a two year quarterly high, according to the ExpertRECALL(TM) Index released today. This activity represents an average rate of approximately six food recalls being documented every day in the fourth quarter, affecting some 18.4 million products, more than double the units affected in the previous quarter.Forty...

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...

2012-10-11 11:26:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Express Incorporated is conducting a voluntary, precautionary recall of a limited quantity of Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine Salad with a Use-by Date of October 11 and Product Code of S270A24 due to a possible health risk from Salmonella. No illnesses or consumer complaints have been reported to Fresh Express at this time in association with this recall. No other Fresh Express products are subject to this recall. The recall...