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  1. Nation's Largest School Districts Switch To Antibiotic-Free ChickenRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Agri Marketing

    NATION'S LARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICTS SWITCH TO ANTIBIOTIC-FREE CHICKEN Dec. 10, 2014 Reuters reports: Six of the largest U.S. school districts are switching to antibiotic-free chicken, officials said on Tuesday, pressuring the world's top meat companies to adjust production practices in the latest push against drugs used on farms. The move by districts in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Miami-Dade County and Orlando County is intended to protect children's health amid concerns about the rise of so-called "superbugs," bacteria that gain resistance to conventional medicines, school officials said.

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  2. Big U.S. School Districts Plan Switch To Antibiotic-Free ChickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Switched

    Six of the largest U.S. school districts are switching to antibiotic-free chicken, officials said on Tuesday, pressuring the world's top meat companies to adjust production practices in the latest push against drugs used on farms. The move by districts in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Miami-Dade County and Orlando County is intended to protect children's health amid concerns about the rise of so-called "superbugs," bacteria that gain resistance to conventional medicines, school officials said.

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  3. Big U.S. school districts plan switch to antibiotic-free chickenRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Vallejo News

    Six of the largest U.S. school districts are switching to antibiotic-free chicken, officials said on Tuesday, pressuring the world's top meat companies to adjust production practices in the latest push against drugs used on farms. The move by districts in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Miami-Dade County and Orlando County is intended to protect children's health amid concerns about the rise of so-called "superbugs," bacteria that gain resistance to conventional medicines, school officials said.

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  4. Blue Earth Announces Initial CHP Energy Plant in Sumter, South...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Sys-Con Media

    Blue Earth, Inc. a renewable/alternative energy and energy efficiency services company, announced today that it expects to complete its initial combined heat and power energy plant in the first quarter of 2015. The energy plant will be located at the Pilgrim's Pride Corporation poultry protein processing facility located in Sumter, South Carolina.

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  5. Shorting chickens becomes hot trade in stock marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Denver Post

    With no futures market to speculate on chicken-price movements, they're turning to the equity market, borrowing record amounts of shares of two U.S. poultry producers that they in turn sell in anticipation of declines. The percentage of outstanding shares of Greeley-based Pilgrim's Pride Corp., the second-biggest U.S. chicken producer, that were sold short by investors has soared more than sixfold since Sept.

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  6. ChroMedX Acquires Automated Ultrafiltration Immunoassay TechnologyRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | BayStreet.ca

    Toronto, ON / ACCESSWIRE / November 28, 2014 / ChroMedX Corp. , a developer of in vitro diagnostics and point-of-care technologies is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Automated Ultrafiltration Technology "AUF" and associated intellectual property. "After thorough investigation of the technology, potential market, and development requirements we are very enthused to add the AUF technology to our portfolio.

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  7. Shorting Chickens Becomes Hot Trade in Stock Market: CommoditiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Washington Post

    With no futures market to speculate on chicken-price movements, they're turning to the equity market, borrowing record amounts of shares of two U.S. poultry producers that they in turn sell in anticipation of declines. The percentage of outstanding shares of Pilgrim's Pride Corp., the second-biggest U.S. chicken producer, that were sold short by investors has soared more than six-fold since Sept.

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  8. Shorting chickens becomes hot trade after prices surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | InvestmentNews

    With no futures market to speculate on chicken-price movements, short sellers have turned to the equity market, borrowing record amounts of shares of two U.S. poultry producers With no futures market to speculate on chicken-price movements, they're turning to the equity market, borrowing record amounts of shares of two U.S. poultry producers that they in turn sell in anticipation of declines. The percentage of outstanding shares of Pilgrim's Pride Corp. , the second-biggest U.S. chicken producer, that were sold short by investors has soared more than six-fold since Sept.

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  9. Processed Poultry Meat Market Expected to Reach $250,949.5 Million - Report by MarketsandMarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | PRWeb

    This research report provides separate in-depth market insight into both global processed poultry meat and global poultry meat processing equipment markets that are currently witnessing a steady growth owing to the increasing demand for protein rich convenient food. The leading players of processed poultry meat market profiled in the report are JBS SA , Pilgrims Pride Corp. Tyson Foods Inc. , Sanderson farms.

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  10. ChroMedX Announces Biosensor Development and HemoPalm UpdateRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | BayStreet.ca

    Toronto, Ontario / ACCESSWIRE / November 24, 2014 / ChroMedX Corp. , a developer of in vitro diagnostics and point-of-care technologies is pleased to provide an update on the Company's HemoPalm handheld analyser/Cartridge technology and the commencement of biosensor development. Lead contractor, Aline Inc. has taken delivery of the first batch of biosensors in Rancho Dominguez, CA.

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  11. Hennessy Funds adds JC Penney, JetBlue as bet on U.S. consumersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Reuters

    Hennessy Funds has been buying shares of J.C. Penney Company Inc and JetBlue Airways Corp as part of a bet on middle-income American consumers, portfolio manager Brian Peery said in an interview on Tuesday. Peery, who co-manages the $341 million Hennessy Cornerstone Mid-Cap 30 fund, said that falling gas prices, a stronger dollar and an improving job market should allow middle-class consumers to spend more freely in the coming year.

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  12. Tyson Sales Rise on Higher PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Tyson Foods Inc. said its sales grew 14% in the September quarter on higher prices in its beef and pork segments, along with increased volumes in its prepared-foods category thanks to its Hillshire Brands Co. acquisition.

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  13. Chromedx Announces Collaborative Project with McMaster UniversityRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | BayStreet.ca

    Toronto, Ontario / ACCESSWIRE / November 17, 2014 / ChroMedX Corp. , a developer of in vitro diagnostics and point-of-care technologies is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with McMaster University on a collaborative project. The collaborative Project led by ChroMedX Technical Advisory Board member Dr. Cynthia Balion will provide the necessary laboratory space for ChroMedX to handle and treat blood samples in the development of key algorithms for the HemoPalm spectroscopic analyser.

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  14. Council gives plant 60 days to render a planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Courier

    The Russellville City Council during a special meeting Monday approved requiring officials with Pilgrim's Pride Corporation to present a plan to squelch the stench coming from its Russellville rendering plant, Premium Protein Products. "My recommendation would be that we provide a very short period of time for Premium Protein Products to present to us an affirmative plan that will address this problem with some finality," Alderman Martin Irwin said.

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  15. Council gives plant 60 days to render a planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Courier

    The Russellville City Council during a special meeting Monday approved requiring officials with Pilgrim's Pride Corporation to present a plan to squelch the stench coming from its Russellville rendering plant, Premium Protein Products. "My recommendation would be that we provide a very short period of time for Premium Protein Products to present to us an affirmative plan that will address this problem with some finality," Alderman Martin Irwin said.

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  16. ChroMedX Engages Dr. Hai Shiene Chen as Asia Business Development AdvisorRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | BayStreet.ca

    Toronto, Ontario / ACCESSWIRE / November 11, 2014 / ChroMedX Corp. , is pleased to announce the engagement of Dr. Hai Shiene Chen of ACGT Corporation of Toronto, Ontario to assist the Company in the international commercialization of its innovative point of care and in-vitro diagnostics technologies in the Asian market. Dr. Chen will assist the Company by pursuing development/commercialization opportunities for the Company's blood analysis technologies in the Asian market by forging strategic relationships with global healthcare industry leaders and distributors.

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  17. Pilgrim's Pride reports net sales of $2.1 billion for the third quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | National Provisioner

    Pilgrim's Pride Corporation reported third quarter 2014 earnings with Net Sales of $2.3 billion, Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization of $435.0 million, and Net Income of $256.0 million, resulting in diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.99 for the quarter. These results compare to Net Sales of $2.1 billion, Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization of $222.5 million, and Net Income of $160.9 million, resulting in diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.62 for the third quarter of 2013.

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  18. Pilgrim's Pride: Leading the Meat and Poultry IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | GuruFocus.com

    The meat and poultry industry is the largest segment of U.S. agriculture. As per the National Chicken Council, in a little over 50 years, the U.S. broiler industry has evolved from fragmented, locally oriented businesses into a highly efficient, vertically integrated, progressive success story increasingly supplying customers nationwide and around the globe.

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  19. Pilgrim's Pride reports improved third-quarter resultsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. Wednesday reported nets sales of $2.3 billion for its third quarter, up from $2.1 billion recorded during the same quarter a year ago. Greeley-based Pilgrim's Pride recorded net income of $256 million, or 99 cents per share, compared with $160 million and 62 cents per share for the same period a year ago.

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  20. ChroMedX Announces Operations Update and Advisory Board AppointmentRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | BayStreet.ca

    Toronto, ON / ACCESSWIRE / October 28, 2014 / ChroMedX Corp. , a developer of in vitro diagnostics and point-of-care technologies is pleased to provide a HemoPalm development update and announce Dr. Cynthia Balion as the first appointment to the Company's Technical Advisory Board. Dr. Wayne Maddever, P.Eng., Chief Executive Officer of ChroMedX Corp. is pleased to provide the following update on the Company's HemoPalm development programme and addition to ChroMedX's Technical Advisory Board.

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