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Investment in new equipment will reduce the risk of staff injuries, Cargill said

Cargill hatches plan to improve turkey health

By Oscar Rousseau

Commodities trader Cargill is spending $7m to modernise its Harrisonburg, Virginia site, used to incubate and hatch more than 23 million turkey eggs per year. 

The Canadaian Meat Council wants migrants to fill vacant meat factory jobs

Canadian abattoirs struggle to fill jobs

By Oscar Rousseau

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) has said a shortage of 1,000 meat cutters is holding the industry back from operating at full capacity and increasing its exports. 

Pilgrim Pride Corp and OSHA $50,000 whistleblower settlement

Pilgrim Pride Corp and OSHA settle whistleblower case

By Joe Whitworth

Pilgrim Pride Corp. and the US Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have reached a $50,000 settlement in relation to the termination of an employee who raised environmental complaints.

Hostess warns of mass layoffs in union negotiations

Hostess warns of mass layoffs in union negotiations

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Hostess Brands has sent letters to its 18,500 employees warning of possible liquidation and job losses, after a federal judge ruled on Friday that the company could cancel all union contracts.

New: FoodNavigatorJobs USA service

New: FoodNavigatorJobs USA service

FoodNavigator-USA is pleased to announce the launch of its new jobs service for employers and job seekers in the US food and beverage industries: FoodNavigatorJobs USA.

Food science salaries continue to rise

Food science salaries continue to rise

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The median salary for those working in food science has increased by more than four percent over the past two years and recruitment is stable, according to the 2009 IFT Membership Employment & Salary Survey.

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