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China regulator says scandal-hit food supplier forged production dates- Xinhua

SHANGHAI, July 25 - Regulators in Shanghai have found that scandal-hit China-based food supplier forged production dates on some of its products and sold them after their expiry, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

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UPDATE 2-Tyson Foods to shut 3 factories, cut 950 jobs

July 25 - Tyson Foods Inc said it will discontinue operations at three of its factories which make processed meat products such as sausages and hot dogs, affecting about 950 people.

25 Jul 2014

Tyson Foods to shut three prepared foods factories

July 25 - Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, said it will discontinue operations at three of its prepared foods factories, affecting about 950 people.

25 Jul 2014

UPDATE 2-U.S. meat, seafood prices rising on drought and disease -USDA

(Adds table with USDA forecasts, details on processed foods) By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON, July 25 - Overall U.S. food inflation will remain near the historic norm in 2014, even as prices for meat and seafood are pushed higher by disease and widespread drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday. Prices for shelf-stable and processed items made by companies such as General Mills and Kraft Foods Group are relatively flat. "It appears that supermarkets are mai

25 Jul 2014

UPDATE 1-Russia takes aim at McDonald's burgers as U.S. ties worsen

MOSCOW, July 25 - McDonald's burgers and shakes may become the latest victims of worsening ties between Moscow and Washington after a Russian consumer watchdog agency accused the U.S. chain of sanitary violations.

25 Jul 2014
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