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Hanor Companies is moving its headquarters to Enid, OK, from Wisconsin and several activists groups would like to see the pork producer pull out of North Carolina soon, too. They may get their wish as a federal court in North Carolina has decided to let a potentially game-changing lawsuit against an 8,000-pig farm go forward.…

At least 130 people were sent to the emergency room after an ammonia leak at an Alabama chicken refrigeration plant that Food Safety News reported on last week.  The plant is located on the Theodore Industrial Canal in Theodore, a port community near Mobile.  The leak prompted road closures and the evacuation of workers and …

On Monday an ammonia leak at a refrigeration plant in Alabama caused 84 people to seek medical attention, reported Meatingplace.

Millard Refrigeration Services in Theodore, Ala., freezes poultry

for export. According to Millard’s website, the 240,000 square foot

plant has a private port and can handle 2.5 million pounds daily. The

plant appears on …

Beef Products Inc. (BPI), the pioneer of ammonia-treated beef, announced on Friday it intends to begin posting all E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella test results online.

“We intend to put in place a system that will allow everyone to have access to BPI test data for E.coli O157:H7 and Salmonella at virtually the same time …

Elanco, the same company that jumped feet-first into the controversy surrounding artificial recombinant bovine growth hormones with its 2008 purchase of the Posilac brand from Monsanto, has now moved into the food safety business with Elanco Food Solutions.

meat-testing.jpgThe company is going to be competing in that seemingly growing field of processing agents to make …

Is “Made in the U.S.A.” safe?  Or, is this a trade war?

When I was a kid in the early 1960s, I recall that “Made in Japan” meant cheap, but also sub-par in quality.  Interesting how that has changed (compare Japanese made cars to those made in the U.S. for quality and sales).

More recently, …