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2011-02-23 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) have petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to amend the U.S. animal export regulations to include "fitness to travel" requirements for all farmed animals exported to any foreign country except those traveling overland to Canada or Mexico. AWI and WSPA are recommending that the USDA adopt the fitness requirements included in the...

2011-02-08 07:14:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GaiaRecycle(TM), LLC, an industry-leading global provider of onsite food/organic waste recycling systems, today announced the addition of the G-300CD recycling system for safely handling carcass disposal and minimizing animal mortality management challenges. The GaiaRecycle G-300CD organic waste recycling system is engineered as an environmentally safe, year-round solution to address the major disadvantages associated with the disposal of...

2011-01-26 14:57:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when people have a bottomless interest in all aspects of their food from farm to table, The Gourmet Butcher has just released a comprehensive set of DVDs that show how to butcher beef, pork and lamb. The butcher is Cole Ward of northern Vermont who has been a teaching butcher for more than 30 years and who was featured as one of America's top 50 butchers in the recent book Primal Cuts: Cooking with America's Best Butchers by Marissa...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Agency announces new measures that will better ensure humane treatment of cattle presented for processing Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 22, 2010 The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced several measures that will better ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of all cattle presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities. "Under this Administration, we have significantly strengthened our ability to enforce the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, but...

2010-12-17 13:31:00

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR), a leading provider of rendering, recycling and recovery solutions to the nation's food industry, today announced that it has completed its merger with Griffin Industries, one of the largest independent, privately owned rendering, bakery by-product and used cooking oil recycling companies in North America headquartered in Cold Spring, Kentucky. As previously announced, the transaction is valued at...

2010-11-17 08:00:00

CHELSEA, Mass., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- al fresco All Natural - America's #1 chicken sausage - was recently selected by Men's Health magazine to be one of "The 125 Best Foods for Men." al fresco's Sundried Tomato Chicken Sausage was named "Best Sausage" for not only being high in protein, but also a healthy version of a typically high-calorie food. "We are thrilled to be recognized by Men's Health," said Sarah Crowley, al fresco's Senior Brand Manager. "Our all natural Sundried...

2010-11-10 11:26:00

CHELSEA, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To kickoff a new decade of Patriots football, a hometown favorite and the #1 brand in New England is now the new top dog at Gillette Stadium. The New England Patriots (www.patriots.com) and Kayem Foods, Inc. (www.kayem.com) announced today a new multi-year sponsorship and licensing agreement to manufacture and distribute the Kayem Franks & Sausage at Patriots games, and make Kayem the Official Brand of Franks and Sausage of the New England...

2010-11-01 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After decades of sitting, begging and playing dead; extensive lobbying efforts within the canine community have finally been rewarded - the quality meat people eat is finally available in a pet food. With the introduction of the Original Pet Food Company's complete line of dog and cat meals made from organic, grass-fed beef, the days of pets relying upon table scraps is over. "With the sustainable, organic, grass-fed beef revolution well...

2010-09-01 08:30:00

CHELSEA, Mass., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida State University students, faculty and fans will soon taste a change in the hot dogs and sausages available to them at Doak Campbell Stadium, Dick Howser Stadium and the Seminole Soccer Complex. Just in time for football season and the 2010-2011 school year, Florida State University (http://www.fsu.edu/) and Kayem Foods, Inc. (http://www.kayem.com) announced today a new multi-year sponsorship and licensing agreement to manufacture and...

2010-07-20 12:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shire Gate Farm of Owensville, Missouri, owned by Tennessee Titan middle linebacker Will Witherspoon, has earned the Animal Welfare Approved seal. Animal Welfare Approved certification is an assurance to consumers that the cattle at Shire Gate Farm have been treated according to the highest welfare standards. Witherspoon raises 100% grassfed White Park cattle on his 500-acre farm. Witherspoon, who played college ball at the University of...


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