beverage and tobacco products manufacturing

FILE - This Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 file photo shows a general view of the Lactalis headquarters in Laval, western France. Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. Company spokesman Michel Nalet told The Associated Press on Monday Dec. 11, 2017, that the "precautionary" recall both in France and abroad affects "several million" products made since mid-February. (AP Photo/David Vincent, File)
December 11, 2017 - 6:20 am
PARIS (AP) — Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26...
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December 08, 2017 - 8:53 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government has ordered the country's farmers to keep all poultry indoors after bird flu was discovered at a duck farm. Authorities issued the order Friday after a suspected highly pathogenic variant of the H5 bird flu was discovered at the farm in...
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December 05, 2017 - 8:48 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament would legalize gay marriage this week despite some lawmakers' concerns about whether Australian cake makers should have to cater for same-sex weddings, a leading opponent of marriage equality said on Wednesday. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments...
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In this Nov. 14, 2017 photo, Nathan Bazan moves a pallet of supplies past whiskey aging in oak barrels at the Westland Distillery in Seattle. Westland is taking an unusual step for America's booming spirits industry: making a whiskey using smoke from peat grown locally in Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
December 05, 2017 - 1:20 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle distillery is taking an unusual step for the booming American craft spirits industry: using local peat to make whiskey. Peat is a muddy precursor to coal. It consists of slowly decayed plants such as mosses and sedges, and it's been used to make whiskey in Scotland for...
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December 05, 2017 - 5:58 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The unregulated compound found in more than 80 wells near a chemical company's manufacturing facility in North Carolina has been found in a food product for the first time. The StarNews of Wilmington reports that honey collected by a Robeson County farmer has tested for...
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December 04, 2017 - 5:53 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than a dozen states banded together Monday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages. In a lawsuit filed directly to the high court, the states allege that...
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December 03, 2017 - 8:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lowell Hawthorne, the founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, has died in New York City. He was 57. The city's medical examiner's said Hawthorne shot himself in the head at his Bronx factory on Saturday. Hawthorne started the successful Caribbean fast food chain...
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President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform at the St. Charles Convention Center, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in St. Charles, Mo. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
December 01, 2017 - 11:56 am
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: President Trump Just Saved Christmas For 13 Million...
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A man slices cuts of meat from a rotisserie Doner spit inside a Doner restaurant cafe in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The European Union’s legislature seems to be moving toward a ban on the doner kebab as millions know and love it, for health reasons. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
December 01, 2017 - 4:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — The doner kebab, that grilled fast-food sandwich which is the gastronomic equivalent of an American hamburger in many European cities, is under fire. The European Union's legislature is moving to ban the phosphates used in the processed meat that is the heart of the popular street...
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November 30, 2017 - 9:25 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — An arbitration tribunal has ordered New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra to pay Danone of France $125 million for recall costs stemming from a 2013 food scare. The recall was made out of concerns, which proved later to be untrue, that some Fonterra products supplied to...
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