Manufacturing News

Plant Openings & Expansions

May 13, 2004
As part of a seven-year, $110 million expansion, Patrick Cudahy Inc. will add 27,000 sq. ft. to its current distribution center in Cudahy, WI.
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Regulatory Watch

May 13, 2004
The United States is taking its dispute with Mexico over soft drink sweeteners to the WTO.
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People & Industry

May 13, 2004
Kraft Foods purchased Veryfine Products, a privately held beverage manufacturer.
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Two times a charm for Pepperidge Farm

May 13, 2004
Pepperidge Farm's new $72 million 265,000 sq. ft. bakery in Bloomfield, CT, received the 2004 Food Engineering Plant of the Year award last month in Sarasota, FL.
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REGULATORY WATCH: COOL plain English required

April 1, 2004
A coalition of food industry trade groups is strongly against USDA's proposed rule implementing the country of origin labeling (COOL) provision in the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002.
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Plant Openings & Expansions

April 1, 2004
The Tippman Group is constructing a 115,000-sq. ft. distribution center for Packerland Packing, a division of Smithfield Foods.
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FDA obesity fight focuses on food labels

April 1, 2004
To help tackle what FDA is calling the "nation's obesity epidemic," the agency released the final report of its Obesity Working Group.
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Software aids food safety initiatives

April 1, 2004
Comprehensive record keeping and traceability are critical requirements for food processors.
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Industry & People

April 1, 2004
J.M. Smucker will acquire International Multifoods Corp., a transaction valued at $840 million, which includes the assumption of $340 million in debt.
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Regulatory Watch <br> Obesity lawsuits losing weight

March 3, 2004
The House Judiciary Committee has approved the Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act (H.R.339) which says manufacturers or distributors of food and non-alcoholic beverages can't be sued for causing a consumer to become obese, unless it is shown that the product was not in compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
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