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2012-08-14 23:00:32

Isernio´s Sausage, the number one producer of fresh chicken sausage in the U.S., proudly teams up with the U.S. military to make their products available in commissaries at home and abroad. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Isernio´s Sausage, the nation´s number one producer of fresh chicken sausage, is proud to announce that their products are now available in U.S. military commissaries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington and soon relocating to a new and expanded...

2012-08-06 14:20:36

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR) will hold a conference call and webcast on Friday, August 10, 2012 to discuss the Company's second quarter 2012 financial results. The teleconference will begin at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Mr. Randall Stuewe, CEO and Chairman of the Board, and Mr. John Muse, Executive Vice President. The related press release will be issued after the market closes on August 9, 2012. To participate in the...

2012-08-05 23:03:39

Pro Auction is to auction off contents of the Scottish Borders Abattoir plant, being the major abattoir in the region it is no longer to be used for slaughtering cattle and sheep and the processing equipment will go under the hammer. Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Pro Auction is pleased to announce a live auction sale to be held at Scottish Borders Abattoir Limited. Winston Road, Galashiels, Selkirkshire TD1 2DA on the 12th September 2012 commencing at 10.30am. The EEC approved...

2012-07-25 18:20:33

Hearing on "Rotten Egg Bill" (S. 3239) Blasted for One-Sided Testimony SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a hearing today on Senator Dianne Feinstein's controversial Egg Bill (S. 3239). The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and other animal protection organizations are crying foul. To the dismay of many, the live testimony has been limited to Senator Feinstein and four egg industry representatives. "This panel was...

2012-06-20 02:23:56

Consumers Union Launches Marketplace Campaign; Asks Trader Joe's to sell Only Such Meat Consumer Reports Finds Misleading, Unapproved Labels that Can Confuse Consumers; Calls on USDA to Tighten Labeling Standards for Meat Raised Without Antibiotics YONKERS, N.Y., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A majority of Americans want meat raised without antibiotics to be sold in their local supermarket, according to a new national poll conducted by Consumer Reports. The poll is part of a...

2012-06-19 14:22:23

Farm Bill Amendment Would Have Killed California's Prop. 2 and Kept Hens in Cages SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and a coalition of animal protection organizations are applauding the Senate's rejection of Senator Dianne Feinstein's controversial "Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012" (S. 3239) to the Farm Bill. Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill, Feinstein's measure is modeled on a similar bill (H.R. 3798)...

2012-06-08 10:20:47

IRVING, Texas, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of RVO BioPur, LLC. Headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut, RVO BioPur provides used cooking oil collection and grease trap services to restaurants and food service establishments in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Northern New York City. Darling International Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randall Stuewe said,...

2012-05-31 10:25:35

IRVING, Texas, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR) announced today that management will present at the Stephens Spring Investment Conference, being held at The New York Palace Hotel in New York City, June 5-6, 2012. Randall C. Stuewe, Darling's Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on June 5th at 8:30 a.m. EDT, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day. The investor presentation will be webcast and accessible via the Investor Relations...

2012-05-29 12:49:48

A recent report conducted by the University of Illinois provides an economic snapshot of the current state of the livestock industry, giving the Illinois livestock industry data to back up their importance to the state. The data show the production sector of the industry contributing to more than 25,000 jobs and $3.5 billion to the state's economy. When combined with meat and dairy processing, the numbers are an even more impressive 99,000 jobs and $27 billion. "The meat and dairy complex,...

2012-05-24 14:22:28

"Rotten Egg Bill" Would Kill California's Proposition 2 and Keep Hens in Cages SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and a coalition of animal protection organizations today expressed outrage over Senator Feinstein's introduction of "The Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012" (S. 3239). Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill, Feinstein's measure is modeled on a similar bill (H.R. 3798) that was introduced by Rep. Kurt...