Politicians often rally their supporters with partisan red meat, but these days Republicans are using actual red meat. They’re accusing Democrats of a plot to ban beef, trying to rebrand the Green New Deal for climate action as a nanny-state assault on the American diet. At Thursday’s rally in Michigan, President Donald Trump portrayed a green dystopia with “no more cows.” In a recent Washington speech, former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka warned conservatives that leftists are coming for their hamburgers: “This is what Stalin dreamt about, but never achieved!” Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) actually ate a burger during a press conference on Capitol Hill, an activity he claimed would be illegal under a Green New Deal. In reality, nobody’s banning beef. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), the driving force behind the Green New Deal, really did suggest that “maybe we shouldn’t be eating a hamburger for breakfast, lunch and dinner,” … [Read more...] about Inside the Race to Build the Burger of the Future
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By Jacob Bunge WSJ Brett Deering for The Wall Street Journal WSJ Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 ROGERS, Ark.—By the time you finish reading this sentence, more than 8 pounds of honey-barbecue chicken strips will have tumbled off a production line at Tyson Foods Inc.’s plant here. For 16 hours at a stretch, the stream of deep-brown strips and other products continues across Tyson’s 50 U.S. plants that together disassemble 37 million chickens each week, turning them into nuggets, wings and breasts. By now, another 10.5 pounds have filled crinkly, Tyson-branded plastic bags at the line’s end. The Rogers chicken plant is part of Tyson’s strategy to transform the 84-year-old meatpacking giant into a modern food company selling branded consumer goods on par with Kraft Heinz Co. or Coca-Cola Co. John Tyson, the company’s chairman and a controlling shareholder, says Tyson wants to be big in more-profitable prepared and packaged foods to … [Read more...] about Tyson Made Its Fortune Packing Meat. Now It Wants to Sell You Frittatas.
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Russia will export Industry 4.0 solutions to Vietnam Russia’s biggest digital solutions vendor ZYFRA has reached $30 million in revenue in its first year of operation, facilitating industrial manufacturers in-house and abroad with AI and IoT-based solutions, as well as autonomous vehicles. The company has announced plans to enter Vietnam as early as 2019. In the next three years, it is estimated that Vietnam will overtake China in terms of GDP growth. It is planned that this number will be 6.8 per cent in 2019. According to the government’s development programme, by 2035 most of the fabrication will be turned into digital manufacturing. Particularly significant growth is expected in the areas of industry, construction, and services. The company, founded in November 2017, currently operates in Finland, China, Russia, Bulgaria, and India, and its platform connects over 7,000 CNC machines across the countries. By the end of 2018 more than 200 production facilities will be … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 25/12