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ConAgra Foods removes BPA from all its US and Canada cans but critics ask if the alternative will be ‘safe’

ConAgra Foods claims it has removed Bisphenol A (BPA) from all of its cans sold in the US and Canada but this does not include those that are imported from abroad.

‘Demand for standard 12oz can has been declining for several years’

Ball Corporation to close one of its oldest US plants as it admits: ‘We compete against plastic, glass and metal packaging in a highly competitive market’

Ball Corporation says it is closing one of its oldest North American beverage packaging plants because it ‘competes against plastic, glass and metal packaging in a highly competitive market’.

'A Day in the Life' of female biogas technician Kelly Hawkins, Oakey Beef

Friday Feature: ‘Being a biogas technician at a wastewater treatment plant of an abattoir isn’t exactly the most glamorous job 24-year-old women dream of...’

Kelly Hawkins, biogas technician at Oakey Beef Exports in Queensland, is driving the world's-first green energy plant hailed as a model for food waste processing worldwide.

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Peacock Engineering acquires L&L Foods

Peacock Engineering, based in Geneva, has acquired L&L Foods, an Anaheim, California-based business specializing in portion control packaging.

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European Commission clears Verallia glass acquisition by Apollo

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Verallia by Apollo Management of the US. Verallia is formed by a group of companies that manufactures and supplies glass bottles and jars for the food and beverage industries worldwide.

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