Dryer Fire at Kellogg’s Plant and Other Food Industry News

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Fire crews were called to a Kellogg’s plant in Memphis, TN after a fire ignited inside the facility Sunday afternoon, several local news organizations reported. 

Personnel were dispatched to the Frisco Avenue facility at about 4 p.m. and remained on scene for about four hours, Fox13Memphis.com said. One firefighter received assistance for heat exhaustion.

The fire department told a local ABC News affiliate that the blaze appears to have started in a rice dryer. Kellogg’s location in Memphis reportedly produces breakfast food products.

Click further to view some other developments in the food and beverage industry that captured headlines over the last week.

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