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 Will Amazon Revolutionize Shipping?
by Adam Minter, Bloomberg
Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017 at 3:27PM EST

For consumers, Amazon's made shipping easy: Just choose the desired delivery date for your goodies and click. For the manufacturers who have to get those products to you, however, shipping remains a troublesome, inefficient, stubbornly analog business. Your "one-click" often translates into multiple phone calls, emails, faxes and reams of paperwork -- all coordinated by a knowledgeable and well-connected professional.


 Abeles & Heymann Debuts Refrigerated Uncured Beef Frankfurters With No Added Artificial Nitrates & Nitrites
by Abeles & Heymann
Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3:28PM EST

With Passover almost upon us and everyday sports events and parties in full swing, now is the perfect time for your friends and family to enjoy the complete line of Abeles & Heymann hot dogs as well as deli meats. Choosing the right line of hot dogs just got easier.


 Government Of Canada To Permit The Irradiation Of Ground Beef
by Health Canada
Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3:28PM EST

The Government of Canada recognizes that a safe food supply is a major contributing factor to the health of Canadians. As part of the Government of Canada's commitment to promoting healthy and safe food for Canadians, Health Canada published final regulations today in the Canada Gazette, Part II, which permit the sale of fresh and frozen raw ground beef treated with irradiation.


 Global Animal Partnership Products Sold, Produced Across Six Countries
by The Global Animal Partnership
Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3:28PM EST

On restaurant menus and in local meat cases, consumers in six countries around the globe can purchase meat products certified to Global Animal Partnership (GAP), creator of North America’s most comprehensive farm animal welfare standards. Retail stores and restaurants in Canada, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, St. Maartens, St. Kitts and Nevis, and the US offer meat and poultry from animals that have been raised under the same strict farm animal welfare standards.


 Maple Leaf Foods To Acquire Lightlife Foods
by Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 3:51PM EST

Maple Leaf Foods announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Brynwood Partners VI L.P. to acquire Lightlife Foods, Inc., a leading manufacturer and brand of refrigerated plant-based protein foods in the United States, for US$140 million, and related costs. The transaction will be financed from cash on hand. Based on current operating results, the acquisition is expected to be accretive to Maple Leaf's earnings in 2017. The deal will close in March, subject to customary U.S. regulatory review.



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