He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend swelter...

GS1 Hong Kong Launches Quality Food Scheme+ to Boost Traceability, Food Safety Control and Management for Local Food Industry

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 9 September 2020 - GS1 Hong Kong launches a brand new "Quality Food Scheme+" programme to encourage food & beverage enterprises to adopt more stringent measures...

With Kenyan schools closed, one turns to raising chickens

KIRINYAGA, Kenya (AP) — Chickens have replaced students in one Kenyan school as struggling educators make what money they can after the country’s studies were called off until January. ...

AP finds Brazil's plan to protect Amazon has opposite effect

NOVO PROGRESSO, Brazil (AP) — In May, facing urgent international demands for action after a string of massive wildfires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro put the army in charge of pro...

Symega Food Ingredients Blends With Infor to Accelerate Time to Market and Drive Growth

India's leading food ingredients company automates diversified and complex business operations with Infor PLM (Optiva) MUMBAI, INDIA - Media OutReach - 27 August 2020 - Infor, a global leader in busin...

Thousands of chicks arrive dead to farmers amid USPS turmoil

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — At least 4,800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived dead in recent weeks after rapid cuts hit the federal mail carrier's operations, U.S....

Thousands of chicks arrive dead to farmers amid USPS turmoil

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — At least 4,800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived dead in the recent weeks since rapid cuts hit the federal mail carrier's operations, ...

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend swelter...

Taiwan's poultry industry secures equitable labeling requirements for imports amid steep competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Poultry Association of Taiwan on Tuesday called for imported poultry meat to be clearly labeled with the slaughter date so that the domestic poultry industry can compe...

Central Taiwan farm culls 16,031 chickens over H5N5 avian flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A farm located in Changhua County’s Erlin Township was found to have chickens infected with the highly pathogenic H5N5 avian influenza. According to Tung Meng-chi...

4 poultry plant execs indicted after 2019 immigration raid

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the pas...

New lockdown ratchets up economic pain in Australian city

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A bright side for plant nurseries of Melbourne’s first pandemic stay-at-home order was that many householders took the time to garden. But the latest lockdown in Australia’...

The Latest: Australian hot spot state says don't panic-buy

MELBOURNE, Australia — The premier of Australia’s hot spot Victoria state has urged residents not to panic-buy as he announced reductions in meat productions. The state capital Melbo...

Analysis: Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse

BEIRUT (AP) — Power cuts that last up to 20 hours a day. Mountains of trash spilling into streets. Long lines at gas stations. It may seem like a standard summer in Lebanon, a count...

Debate begins for who's first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. ...