Lightlife Transforms Plant-Based Portfolio, Offers More Clean Plant-Based Protein Choices than Any Brand in the Category

May 5, 2021 Greenleaf Foods SPC

Lightlife®, owned by Greenleaf Foods, SPC, has transformed its portfolio of products to meet high consumer demand for plant-based food that’s made with simple, recognizable ingredients.

Kentucky’s Ross Meat Packing Could Close After a Century in Business

May 5, 2021 Randall Barnes, WPSD

A local business that has been around for the last 108 years could see its doors close in May.

U.S. Pork Processor Seeks to Delay Court Decision Limiting Slaughter Speeds

May 5, 2021 Tom Polansek, Reuters

U.S. pork processor Seaboard Foods wants to pursue a 10-1/2-month delay to a federal court decision that would force it to slow the speed of hog slaughtering at a massive Oklahoma pork plant, according to court documents.

ApprenticeshipNC Names Smithfield Foods Outstanding Registered Apprenticeship Employer

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that ApprenticeshipNC, a state apprenticeship agency of the NC Community College System, has named Smithfield its 2021 Outstanding Registered Apprenticeship Employer for the company’s innovative maintenance technician apprenticeship program with Wayne Community College (WCC) in Goldsboro, NC.

Pork Plants Face Slower Hog Slaughter After Court Ruling

The U.S. pork industry faces a new speed limit on hog slaughtering, the result of a court ruling that worker groups welcomed and industry officials warned could disrupt farmers and processing plants.