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Bengaluru eases Covid-19 curbs: What's allowed, what's not from todayAmong the relaxations included are extended ...

Deccan Herald 14 Jun 2021
Among the relaxations included are extended operational hours for essential shops (vegetables, groceries, milk, meat, etc). Industrial units can operate at 50% of the capacity but all other businesses will remain shut ... * All industries will be allowed to open with 50 per cent ...

Vegan Spider Silk: Will it be an effective alternative to single-use plastics

International Business Times 14 Jun 2021
The energy-efficient process, which employs sustainable components, yields a plastic-like free-standing film that can be manufactured on a higher industrial scale ... Meat for vegans. The lab-grown cultured meat could be the next big thing in alternative food industry.

My 6 Months on the Line in a Meatpacking Plant

The Atlantic 14 Jun 2021
charred crust, juicy and tender meat ... How the meat industry thinks about non-meat-eaters ] By that point, in early June, COVID-19 had forced at least 30 meatpacking plants across the United States to pause operations and, according to the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting , had killed at least 74 workers.

OSHA orders COVID protections for health workers; other high-risk professions left out

People's World 14 Jun 2021
It doesn’t apply to other essential workers toiling in high-risk industries, such as grocery workers, truckers, retail workers, and, most importantly, meat and poultry plant workers.

COMMENTARY: The centralized meat industry puts country in danger

The Post-Star 13 Jun 2021
But the meat industry shouldn’t be returning to business as usual — and for the security of our food supply, the Biden administration needs to make sure that it doesn’t ... meat industry — and the global protein supply — profoundly and unacceptably vulnerable.

As grocery prices rise, alternative meat takes a bigger bite of Big Beef's burger

Messenger-Inquirer 13 Jun 2021
Industry experts wondered if enthusiasm for this new food category would falter and sales flag — would plant-based meat turn out to be a fad rather than a movement? It fleetingly looked grim ... While the plant-based industry is growing, it still represents a minuscule part of the ...

EDITORIAL: New opportunities taking shape in Enid

Marietta Daily Journal 13 Jun 2021
Jun. 13—Thumbs up to plans by a new local meat company to build a facility on the industrial park in eastern Enid once the city completes construction of an access road and other infrastructure upgrades. Chisholm Trail Meats LLC's owner ... .

Letter | Say no to beef and yes to water supply

Santa Cruz Sentinel 13 Jun 2021
Related Articles. Cartoonist’s Take . The biggest threat. Democracy Now ... Letter ... Stephen Kessler . Horseracing, meat-eating and morality. Letter ... Lots of headlines about the drought, the coming water crisis, and conspicuous water usage, yet nary a peep about water consumption in the meat industry ... Keep California hydrated ... .

Strong momentum continues for U.S. beef and pork exports

The Grand Island Independent 13 Jun 2021
Meat Export Federation ...Looking back at April 2020, it was a difficult month for red meat exports as we began to see COVID-related supply chain interruptions and food service demand took a major hit in many key markets,” said USMEF President and CEO Dan Halstrom ... meat industry, adding uncertainty to the business climate in many export destinations.

Prices up for many goods as virus ebbs, need surges

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 13 Jun 2021
Gas ... Bacon, steaks and other types of meat products are getting pricier as the industry grapples with labor shortages, as well as rising grain and energy costs ... Adding to the challenge, industry experts say, is a slowdown in processing times. Meat processing plants have been particularly hard-hit by covid-19 outbreaks that have hindered operations ... .

What meat, clothing and five other everyday items tell us about inflation

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jun 2021
Bacon, steaks and other types of meat products are getting pricier as the industry grapples with labor shortages, as well as rising grain and energy costs ... Adding to the challenge, industry experts say, is a slowdown in processing times. Meat processing plants have been particularly hard-hit by covid outbreaks that have hindered operations.

G-7 agrees to fight forced labor, ransomware, corruption

The Hill 13 Jun 2021
"Leaders agreed on the importance of upholding human rights and of international labor standards, and committed to protect individuals from forced labor," the White House statement added ... U.S. businesses were targeted by major ransomware attacks in the weeks leading up to the G-7, affecting the domestic fuel industry and meat industry ... ....

New online trading platform can ‘put more money in farmers’ pockets’

Irish Independent 13 Jun 2021
From labouring on dairy, beef and tillage holdings in New Zealand and Australia to working in meat processing/manufacturing in Ireland and France, to technically analysing the beef industry’s performance as an agricultural journalist, Niall has developed a rounded view on how the sector operates and where change is needed ... Appealed ... .

Mixing Britons’ food with politics invariably leaves a bad taste

The Observer 13 Jun 2021
It still feels the pain of burnt fingers from the “hot pasty tax”; or Edwina Currie’s throwaway 1988 remark about the prevalence of salmonella in British egg production, which crashed consumer confidence overnight (it was reported that the industry had to slaughter four million hens).

D.C. Digest: 'Birthing person' parent description too much for Lankford

The Purcell Register 13 Jun 2021
Mom/person. U.S. Sen ... “Just when I think it can’t get weirder around this town, and that terms can’t get stranger, that’s a new one on me,” said Lankford. Not helpful ... That’s just true ... … Lucas joined several other House members in asking Attorney General Merrick Garland for an update on a year-old Justice Department investigation into the meat industry.