This study study calculated the cost of water pollution, pesticide exposure, greenhouse gas emissions and soil erosion for several types of produce.
June 13, 2017
Organic fruit specialist Eosta, The Netherlands, accounting firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young), New York, and other partners revealed the first results of a groundbreaking pilot program that demonstrates how organic fruit production has a positive economic impact on agriculture, the environment and consumer health.
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.
ATLANTA – The need for practical building modeling applications along with the need to transform the design approach to a collaborative process from a sequential process will be explored in an upcoming specialty conference organized by ASHRAE.