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  • General Mills Cutting Up to 600 Jobs in Restructure Effort

    A new effort to restructure the global organization of General Mills will result in the loss of 400 to 600 jobs across the food company’s global footprint in a bid to drive growth, the Minneapolis, MN-based company announced Monday by press release. General Mills said it will “augment...

  • Schutte-Buffalo, MÜNCH-Edelstahl GmbH Partner to Serve Animal Feed Industry

    Schutte-Buffalo, a NY-based manufacturer of size reduction equipment, announces a partnership with MÜNCH-Edelstahl GmbH of Düsseldorf, Germany to co-market their complementary product lines and integrated solutions to the North American animal feed industry. Both leaders in their...

  • Tyson Foods Launches $150M VC Fund for Food Startups

    A new, $150 million venture capital fund dubbed Tyson New Ventures LLC was launched by Tyson Foods to support startups in the food industry, the food company announced Monday.   The fund will support startups that are commercializing alterative proteins, provide solutions to combat food...

  • USDA Eying Nutrition Facts Label Changes for Meat, Poultry

    The U.S Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is proposing to change the nutrition facts panel on meat and poultry products to mirror the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final nutrition regulations published this May, the agency announced...

  • Cargill Opens Food Innovation Center in Shanghai, China

    Cargill opened its first innovation center in Asia, Cargill ONE, on Thursday in Shanghai, China to develop new nutritious and safe products for the Chinese market, the American corporation announced by press release. “Product innovation is one of the cornerstones of our evolution from a...

  • Freeman Technology Appoints New Distributor for India

    Freeman Technology, a global leader in the development and application of powder characterization techniques, has appointed Apex Chromatography Pvt. Ltd as its new distributor for India. “The addition of Apex further strengthens our expanding global team allowing us to provide...

  • 22 Trapped Coal Miners Rescued in China after Explosion

    22 coal miners trapped in a northeastern China mine after a fire broke out Tuesday were successfully rescued, multiple news organizations reported. Chinese state media outlet Xinhua said that an accident explosion occurred at the private, unlicensed coal mine in Qitaihe City at about 9 p.m.,...

  • Elcan Adds Sieve Mill to Toll Processing Facility

    Elcan Industries, Tuckahoe, NY, has added a sieve mill to its advanced toll processing facility. Within the sieve mill, the grinding is achieved by the material impacting the grinding tools mounted to the grinding disc. The grinding disc rotates around the grinding track, which includes the...

  • General Mills Partners with USDA in $4 Million Initiative

    General Mills, the Xerces Society, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announce a major milestone in their partnership to restore and protect pollinator habitat across hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland in North America. The five-year, $4 million financial commitment between General...

  • Scientists Develop Fast Chemical Compound Synthesis Method

    Researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) announced Thursday that a new method of synthesizing chemical compounds that could speed up the development of pharmaceutical drugs. As 75% of compounds created for medicinal uses contain nitrogen,...