Dairy product manufacturing

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, an Hispanic worker watches the milking operation at a farm in Fairfield, Vt. The head of ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's and leaders of a group that promotes the rights of immigrant farm workers plan to provide an update Tuesday in Burlington, Vt., about the the Milk with Dignity campaign, which has been working to improve pay and living conditions on farms that provide the ice cream maker's milk. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
October 03, 2017 - 7:40 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's promised Tuesday to improve the pay and working conditions of laborers hired by the farms that provide milk for the Vermont-based company's quirky flavors while promising to pay the farmers who employ the workers more. The "Milk with Dignity...
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September 14, 2017 - 10:29 am
TIPTON, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an accidental milk spill at a food processing business ended up turning a central Indiana creek white. The Kokomo Tribune reports the change in the hue of Cicero Creek in Tipton was noticed on Tuesday and investigators determined that no more than 300 gallons (1,...
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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, file photo shows the ingredients label for soy milk at a grocery store in New York. The dairy industry says terms like “soy milk” violate the federal standard for milk, but even government agencies have internally clashed over the proper term. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
July 03, 2017 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dairy farmers want U.S. regulators to banish the term "soy milk," but documents show even government agencies haven't always agreed on what to call such drinks. The U.S. Department of Agriculture "fervently" wanted to use the term "soy milk" in educational materials for the public,...
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July 03, 2017 - 7:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dairy farmers want regulators to banish the term "soy milk," but documents show even government agencies haven't always agreed on what to call such drinks. The USDA "fervently" wanted to use the term "soy milk" in educational materials, according to emails released in response to a...
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Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marching in Montpelier, Vt., on Saturday June, 17, 2017. They were marching to the main Ben & Jerry's factory in the Vermont town of Waterbury to protest what they feel are slow negotiations to reach a deal on their "Milk with Dignity" program that would ensure fair wages and living conditions. Ben & Jerry's spokesman Sean Greenwood says the company is committed to reaching a deal with workers. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)
June 17, 2017 - 4:57 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday to a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism. Protesters said Ben & Jerry's agreed two...
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Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marching in Montpelier, Vt., on Saturday June, 17, 2017. They were marching to the main Ben & Jerry's factory in the Vermont town of Waterbury to protest what they feel are slow negotiations to reach a deal on their "Milk with Dignity" program that would ensure fair wages and living conditions. Ben & Jerry's spokesman Sean Greenwood says the company is committed to reaching a deal with workers. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)
June 17, 2017 - 12:57 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday on a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism. Protesters said Ben & Jerry's agreed two...
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May 15, 2017 - 1:44 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A former Cabot cheese employee suspected of stealing machine parts from the company and using them in his side business selling maple syrup production equipment is being investigated by federal authorities. Randall Swartz is accused of buying parts for Cabot Creamery with...
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FILE- In this March 11, 2009 file photo, a line of Holstein dairy cows feed through a fence at a dairy farm outside Jerome, Idaho. Idaho is asking a federal appeals court to reinstate a statewide ban on spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses after a lower court judge sided with animal rights activists who said the ban violated free speech rights. (AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield, File)
May 12, 2017 - 1:41 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Idaho asked a federal appeals court Friday to reinstate its ban on spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses after a lower court judge sided with animal rights activists who said the ban violated free speech rights. Idaho lawmakers in 2014 made it a criminal offense to enter...
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FILE- In this March 11, 2009 file photo, a line of Holstein dairy cows feed through a fence at a dairy farm outside Jerome, Idaho. Idaho is asking a federal appeals court to reinstate a statewide ban on spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses after a lower court judge sided with animal rights activists who said the ban violated free speech rights. (AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield, File)
May 12, 2017 - 1:36 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Idaho asked a federal appeals court Friday to reinstate its ban on spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses after a lower court judge sided with animal rights activists who said the ban violated free speech rights. Idaho lawmakers in 2014 made it a criminal offense to enter...
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FILE- In this March 7, 2017, file photo, a freshly cut wheel of swiss cheese sits at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wis. The Wisconsin Legislature agreed Tuesday, May 2, to designate cheese as the official dairy product of Wisconsin, which produces more 3 billion pounds of cheese per year, more than any other state. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)
May 02, 2017 - 6:22 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The plan was too "gouda" to fail. The Wisconsin Legislature agreed Tuesday to make cheese the official dairy product of the dairy-obsessed state, which produces more 3 billion pounds of cheese per year. That's more than any other U.S. state. The state's official animal is the...
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