This agreement follows a recent announcement about Tyson Foods’ commitment to a healthier workplace and the decision to move to no antibiotics ever in its Tyson branded retail line of chicken.
May 22, 2017
Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, Ark., announced a collaboration with the World Resources Institute (WRI), Washington, D.C., to develop science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) and outcome-based water conservation targets for its operations and the company’s supply chain.
Classified as a natural refrigerant, ammonia is lauded for excellent thermodynamic properties, relatively low cost and minimal environmental. But, its toxicity also makes it a potentially deadly refrigerant.
As the needs and demands of the frozen food processing industry change, manufacturers need to reassess several key factors in choosing a system, including energy efficiency, the risk of ammonia in food processing areas and the desire to reduce ammonia charge.
Both companies are expanding operations to include new products and product lines.
March 30, 2017
Continental Dairy Facilities, LLC and Fairlife LLC, Chicago, announced a collaborative project to add additional on-site wastewater treatment capacity at their 100-acre dairy processing plant in Coopersville, Mich.
The LCA reviewed the environmental impact of reusable plastic containers and display-ready corrugated fiber containers and non-display-ready corrugated fiber containers for packaging produce.
March 20, 2017
IFCO Systems US, Tampa, Fla., released the results of its updated report, showing IFCO’s reusable plastic containers (RPCs) deliver greater environmental savings for delivering fresh produce in North America than the use of single-use corrugated fiber containers.