Daily Archives: April 11, 2013

Tyson resolves plant refrigeration concerns with EPA

April 11, 2013
Tyson resolves plant refrigeration concerns with EPA

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods Inc. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to resolve concerns over the maintenance of refrigeration systems at food production plants in four states, the company reported. The agreement resolves the EPA concerns through the payment of a $3.95 million civil penalty and creation of a...

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Roger Deffner elected AEB chairman

April 11, 2013
Roger Deffner elected AEB chairman

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Roger Deffner, vice president of National Food Corp. in Everett, Wash., has been elected chairman of the American Egg Board. Others elected to the Executive Committee are Greg Herbruck. Herbruck Poultry Ranch, Saranac, Mich., vice chairman; Blair Van Zetten, Oskaloosa Food Products, Oskaloosa, Iowa, secretary; Paul Saunder, R.W. Sauder Inc.,...

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China to vaccinate 90,000 pigeons against bird flu

April 11, 2013

The Associated Press BEIJING — An association of pigeon enthusiasts plans to vaccinate up to 90,000 of the birds in eastern China to help ward off the spread of the latest avian flu. Pigeons became a source of concern after one in Shanghai was found infected with the new H7N9 strain of bird flu....

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