Due to the extended timeline required to ensure the highest quality and safety of Blue Bell’s products when the company resumes production, and because supply and distribution will be limited for some time to come, Blue Bell Creameries CEO and President Paul Kruse announced that the company will have to reduce the size of its work force and take other cost-cutting measures, including furloughs and salary reductions.
What Do These Mean to the Food Industry?
Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods have announced the formation of a joint venture, with equal ownership, to construct a new pork processing facility in Sioux City, Iowa, with site work expected to begin this summer and construction completed by July 2017.
The Strategy, released last week, and its accompanying science-based Pollinator Research Action Plan outline needs and priority actions to better understand pollinator losses and improve pollinator health. These actions will be supported by coordination of existing Federal research efforts and accompanied by a request to Congress for additional resources to respond to the pollinator losses that are being experienced.
The Eriez HandyTec Model HH-10 Hand-Held Metal Detector has the ability to pinpoint small pieces of ferrous contamination in shallow layers of nonferrous product.