Dairy product manufacturing

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2012 file photo, Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya speaks during the grand opening of the company's new plant in Twin Falls, Idaho. Greek yogurt giant Chobani announced Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 a $20 million expansion of its world's largest yogurt plant in south-central Idaho to serve as the company's global research and development center. Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya says he's thrilled to begin building a 70,000-square-foot innovation facility in a region he's dubbed the "Silicon Valley of food."(Ashley Smith/Times-News via AP, File)
November 09, 2017 - 1:12 pm
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The founder and CEO of Chobani has no regrets about moving his Greek yogurt company to south-central Idaho, a region he has dubbed the "Silicon Valley of food" but has been embroiled in the national debate over refugee resettlement that spread to boycotts and outcry against...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 16, 2017, went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 17, 2017 - 11:09 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — A McDonald's promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant's mobile app. McDonald's offered a free vanilla cone to its app users Sunday. But after several users complained to McDonald's on Twitter that...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 16, 2017, went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 17, 2017 - 10:13 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — A McDonald's promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant's mobile app. McDonald's offered a free vanilla cone to its app users Sunday. But after several users complained to McDonald's on Twitter that...
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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 - 11:42 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 - 8:28 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 - 10:49 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists are marching to the Ben & Jerry's factory in the Vermont town of Waterbury to protest what they say are slow negotiations to reach a deal on the so-called "Milk with Dignity" program. The march began Saturday morning at the...
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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 - 7:22 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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Softwood lumber is unloaded at Murray Brothers Lumber Company woodlot in Madawaska, Ontario on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The upper Midwest timber industry is welcoming the Trump administration's announcement that it's imposing tariffs averaging 20 percent on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 25, 2017 - 10:15 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Tuesday that Canada and the U.S. could suffer a "thickening" border as the Trump administration imposes new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalate. Trudeau commented a day after the announcement of new U.S...
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April 25, 2017 - 6:27 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he's not backing down in response to a defamation lawsuit filed by Greek yogurt giant Chobani. Jones, in a video posted on his Youtube channel Tuesday, said with no proof that billionaire George Soros was behind the...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017 file photo, Agriculture Secretary-designate, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue arrives to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington to testify at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee. After months of delays, the Senate is expected to confirm Agriculture Secretary nominee Sonny Perdue on Monday, April 24, 2017, with bipartisan support. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
April 24, 2017 - 9:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the market. Perdue won confirmation on a strong bipartisan vote of 87-11,...
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