Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen


  • The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced pork processor Moon Ridge Foods cut the ribbon on its flagship processing facility in Pleasant Hope, Mo. The project will create 160 new jobs and represents an investment of $54 million over the next two years.
  • The National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) announces Cassandra Garcia, Renton Wash., as the 2016-2017 Angus Ambassador, serving a one-year term as a spokesperson for the organization’s nearly 6,000 junior members at cattle industry events across the United States and Canada.
  • The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has cited the Pilgrim’s Pride plant in Live Oak, Fla., for 14 serious and eight other safety and health violations. OSHA proposes to fine the company $78,175.
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