Monday, January 15, 2024
Smithfield Foods' North Carolina, US facility recognised for exceeding environmental compliance
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality recognised Smithfield Foods' Tar Heel, North Carolina, US pork-processing facility as a Rising Environmental Steward for its continuing commitment to exceeding compliance with environme ...
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Smithfield Foods to close pork-processing plant in North Carolina, US
Smithfield Foods will close its Charlotte, North Carolina, US pork-processing plant and transfer production to its Tar Heel, North Carolina facility to increase efficiency and better utilise existing capacity.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Tyson Foods to announces layoffs at North Carolina facility
Major US meatpacker Tyson Foods is set to reduce its workforce at a cooked poultry facility located in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, US, Just Food reported.
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Zoetis opens new diagnostics, biodevices R&D facility in Durham, North Carolina, US
Zoetis celebrated on August 24 the official opening of its new 78,000-square-foot building in Durham, North Carolina, the United States.
Monday, January 9, 2023
Ammonia leak occurs at Smithfield pork plant in North Carolina, US
Fire department personnel and rescue workers were called to Smithfield Foods' pork processing plant in North Carolina, the United States, on January 6, responding to reports of an ammonia leak.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
US university group held Swine Innovation Forum in North Carolina
The North Carolina State University's (NCSU) Swine Extension group recently hosted the annual NCSU Swine Innovation Form at The Maxwell Center in Goldsboro, North Carolina, the United States, last month.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Perdue Farms operation in North Carolina, US, certified for fully diverting waste
Perdue Farms announced in late September that its foods-producing plant in Lewiston, North Carolina, the United States, has earned a GreenCircle Zero-Waste-To Landfill certification for the second straight year.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Smithfield's North Carolina, US pork plant not eligible to export to Mexico
A Smithfield Foods pork plant in North Carolina, the United States, has been ineligible to export to Mexico since June 16, according to a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
DSM experts join North Carolina State University
Four DSM swine and poultry nutrition and health experts have accepted positions at North Carolina State University (US) across various animal health and science departments.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Tyson Foods vaccinates workers in Arkansas, Kansas and North Carolina, US
Tyson Foods, Inc. has offered free, onsite COVID-19 vaccinations last week to thousands of frontline team members in Arkansas, the United States, where 20% of the company's US workforce is based, as well as Kansas and North Carolina.
Monday, March 1, 2021
Truckload of Smithfield products heads to North Carolina, US, following tornado, winter storm
Smithfield Foods, Inc. is dispatching a truck carrying nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, the United States, to aid disaster-relief efforts in the wake of a devastating EF-3 tornado that ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
DSM, North Carolina State University commence research projects
DSM Animal Nutrition and Health and North Carolina State University (NC State) have commenced projects as part of a decade-long animal science research partnership announced this summer. The collaboration kicked off with DSM funding updates ...
Saturday, August 8, 2020
North Carolina pig farms suffer little to no impacts from Hurricane Isaias
Initial reports after Hurricane Isaias made landfall in North Carolina on Monday night, Aug. 3, said that no pig farms experienced any significant issues, according to the North Carolina Pork Council (NCPC).
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Tyson Foods' North Carolina plant reports 570 COVID-19 cases
Meat producer Tyson Foods has reported 570 cases of COVID-19 at its poultry processing complex in North Carolina, reported The Virginian Pilot.
Monday, October 21, 2019
Major US chicken producer opens US$60 million feed mill in North Carolina
October 21, 2019 Major US chicken producer opens US$60 million feed mill in North Carolina Mountaire Farms, the seventh-largest producer of chicken in the United States, has opened a new US$60 million feed mill in Scotland County, North Car ...

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