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Tyson to reward frontline staff with $50 million in year-end bonuses

1 day 16 hours ago

Tyson Foods is saying thank you to its frontline and hourly team members by giving them approximately $50 million in year-end bonuses for their efforts over the past year. For team members in the U.S., these one-time bonuses will be based on tenure, range from $300 to $700, and be distributed starting this month.

Are you ready for USDA’s “Bioengineered Food” labeling rule?

2 days 1 hour ago

With a mandatory compliance date of January 1, 2022, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) rule, “National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NFBDS),” requires “food manufacturers, importers and other entities that label foods for retail sale to disclose information about bioengineered (BE) food and BE food ingredients.

Horizontal ribbon mixer

2 days 1 hour ago

The newly engineered Kemutec Gardner L Series 50L Horizontal Ribbon Mixer is perfect for pilot research, process development and small-scale production. 

Preventing dust explosions in sugar production, handling

4 days 9 hours ago

In facilities that handle or produce sugar, fines can accumulate in a number of areas such as production floors; along conveyor belts and on machinery; in hot rotary dryers used to dry sugar; in steel storage and conditioning silos; in dust collectors; and on beams, rafters, light fixtures and other horizonal surfaces.

UK lamb could be shipped to the US in 2022

4 days 11 hours ago

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) announced that lamb exporters in the UK will have access to the American market—worth an estimated $48.9 million in the first five years of trade—as we head into the new year.

Kellogg UK trials paper liner for Corn Flakes fully recyclable packaging

5 days 1 hour ago

Kellogg’s is trialing fully recyclable packaging for its boxes of Corn Flakes, replacing the plastic liner for paper. The food giant has said it would prefer plastic liners to be accepted in curbside recycling, but the trial of the paper alternative in a small number of Tesco stores from January “ensures we have an alternative."

Cannabis: The new stocking stuffer?

5 days 1 hour ago

A new poll reveals that among U.S. cannabis consumers in states with legal sales, 91% plan to consume cannabis as part of holiday celebrations in 2021 and 76% plan to give cannabis or related products as gifts.

Danfoss creates multi-year partnership with FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

5 days 8 hours ago

Danfoss and Florida State University have announced a multi-year collaboration in which Danfoss will fund scholarships and provide research opportunities for faculty and students at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, the joint engineering institution for Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU). The 5-year agreement establishes the Danfoss FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Fund with a $750,000 commitment from Danfoss.

Peter Fox promoted to CEO of SOMIC Packaging

5 days 9 hours ago

Peter Fox has been promoted to CEO of SOMIC Packaging. Fox is a 30-year packaging industry veteran, and has served as the Senior VP of Sales at SOMIC since joining the Minnesota-headquartered company in 2014, which manufactures of end-of-line, retail-ready case packaging machinery.

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