Smithfield Foods’ Facilities Receive Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards

November 27, 2020 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is excited to share that its Crete, Neb.; Kinston, N.C.; and Sioux Falls, S.D. facilities have been recognized by The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) for their efforts in driving improved performance through sustainability and going beyond environmental compliance.

Hooray Foods Hits Whole Foods Store Shelves Launching a Food Culture Phenomenon

November 27, 2020 Hooray Foods

Hooray Foods debuts their innovative meat-free bacon with a 300-store rollout in Whole Foods, landing on shelves now throughout November. The brand is breaking through barriers to entry with a novel product that looks like bacon, sizzles like bacon, smells like bacon and tastes like bacon, but instead puts our health, environment and animal welfare first.

Tyson Foods Announces Global Forest Protection Standard

November 27, 2020 Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc. announced a Forest Protection Standard focused on reducing deforestation risk in its global supply chain of four commodities – cattle and beef; soy; palm oil; and pulp, paper and packaging.

Shenandoah Valley Organic to Create 110 New Jobs in Harrisonburg, VA

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Shenandoah Valley Organic (SVO), a family-owned organic chicken company, will establish a second 75,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in the City of Harrisonburg. The new facility will increase production capacity and retail packaging, allowing for more product availability in leading grocery stores across the United States.

6 Nonprofits File FTC Complaint Against Cargill for Misleading ‘Family Farmer’ Claims on Turkey Labels

November 25, 2020 Organic Consumers Association

Six nonprofits today filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission asking the FTC to investigate Cargill, Inc., and enjoin the company from making false and misleading claims about its turkey products sold under the Shady Brook Farms and Honeysuckle White brands.