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Sugar Refinery Explosion and Other Food Industry News

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Two people were killed and six received injuries in an explosion on August 19 at a sugar refinery near Kakinada City, India, local news organizations reported. 

An initial investigation points to a short circuit in a conveyor used in the facility’s packing area as the cause of the blast and a fire, coverage by India Todaysaid. First responders transported the injured persons to area hospitals for treatment.

One person died on scene and another passed away in a hospital, according to NDTV.

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

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