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Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:07:37 GMT
West Liberty Foods Saves $2 Million in Maintenance Costs with Leading2Lean Cloud-Based Lean Manufacturing ...  -  MFRTech (press release)
RENO, Nev.--The cloud-based lean manufacturing solution provider Leading2Lean helped save West Liberty Foods $2 million in maintenance costs over the past two years with its implementation of Leading2Lean at three of its plants. Because of that ...
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:24:37 GMT

West Liberty Foods' plants landfill free  -  The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
West Liberty Foods and Liberty Cold, the company's manufacturing and cold storage facilities in Bolingbrook, Ill., achieved landfill-free status in April as independently verified by NSF International Strategic Registrations. NSF certifies products and ...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:59:08 GMT

Chemical leak at Bolingbrook meat plant injures four  -  Chicago Tribune
Four people were treated for non-life-threatening injuries Thursday following a carbon dioxide leak at a Bolingbrook meat processing plant, authorities said. Eighteen workers were inside a meat grinding room at the West Liberty Foods facility when a ...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:41:35 GMT

West Liberty Foods achieves landfill-free at Illinois plant  -  Meat & Poultry (registration)
Since October 2015, the facilities across the US have eliminated over 9.2 million lbs. of waste from local landfills. West Liberty Foods' is one of the first in the nation to be verified landfill-free companywide, eliminating nearly 120 million lbs ...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:48:47 GMT

4 People Taken to Hospital After Carbon Dioxide Leak at West Liberty Foods  -  Patch.com
BOLINGBROOK, IL — Four people were taken to a local hospital after a carbon dioxide leak at West Liberty Foods in Bolingbrook. Bolingbrook Police Lt. Carter Larry said when fire and police crews arrived, the onsite security and medical team were ...
Tue, 16 Feb 2016 19:40:28 GMT

Meat Is Murdering American Rivers  -  TakePart
There is no question that industrial agriculture is polluting the nation's waterways, but huge factory farms are not the only culprits: Food processing plants also dump millions of pounds of toxic waste into rivers, lakes, and streams, according to an ...
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:09:49 GMT

Iowa Latinos emerging as small, but potentially significant political force  -  Fox News Latino
Most Latinos in town have some tie to the poultry plant, now called West Liberty Foods, which boasts almost 2,000 employees and has expanded to other locations. Mainly, the work includes slicing meat – one of the company's big clients is Subway. There ...
Tue, 27 Oct 2015 22:08:31 GMT
West Liberty Foods sues Kraft for 2.8 million pounds of meat  -  Quad City Times
Kraft Foods Group Inc. owes an Iowa-based turkey processing company 2.8 million pounds of meat, a federal lawsuit states. West Liberty Foods LLC is seeking more than $3 million in compensatory damages, claiming Kraft breached its contract with the ...
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:34:19 GMT
West Liberty Foods expands product line, begins beef operation at Bolingbrook, Ill. facility  -  Muscatine Journal
“It was clear through our market research there remains a great demand for quality, value-added beef products – we had nearly two months of orders before we even started production,” said West Liberty Foods vice president of beef operations Ed Ligas.
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:23:38 GMT
West Liberty Foods starts up beef production  -  Meat & Poultry (registration)
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa – Widely known for its expertise in co-packing for QSR, retail and foodservice customers, West Liberty Foods is diversifying its offerings to not only include sliced and individually quick-frozen poultry and meat, but now whole ...