Mekeni gets world-class food safety certification

Meat processing company Mekeni Food Corp. received a world-class certification for food safety management as the company plans expansion at home and abroad. The firm’s hotdog processing plant in Porac, Pampanga became the first in the country to be awarded food safety system certification or FSSC 22000. The certification, recognized by benchmarking organization Global Food [...]





Business slams port safety push

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It’s Official: Nantucket Bucket is Open For Business!

Rest easy, Harborites: The moment so many people have been waiting for has finally arrived.  As of Thursday night at five o’clock, Nantucket Bucket was officially open for business, ending a months-long process that involved permits, planning, construction and plenty of anticipation.  “We did a walk-through for friends and family Wednesday night, and it went well,” [...]





Business Advisor – A Few Things We Can Control

You can waste your time and energy worrying and wondering about what next month’s election will mean for health care and outpatient surgical facilities. Or you can accept this simple fact: Regardless of whether it’s Obama or Romney for the next 4 years, the morning after the election, you and your staff will get up [...]





Business Calendar, Sept. 25-Nov. 15 – Enterprise

Sept. 25 — The 14th annual Women in Business Conference will be sponsored by the Small Business Development Center at Butte College. Details: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Chico Masonic Family Center, 1110 East Ave., Chico. Cost: $99 by Sept. 14; $110 after Sept. 14; $120 at the door. Reservations: 895-9017. This …





UK Plans to Cut Red Tape, Limit Health and Safety Inspections

U.K. Business Secretary Vince Cable plans to cut regulations on companies and vowed to scrap thousands of health and safety inspections. More than 3,000 rules will be scrapped or changed to make life easier for small companies, the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills said. Small shops, offices and bars will be exempt from inspections [...]





Health and safety inspections cut in regulation curb

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New resource helps small businesses target best safety information

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has released a guide to help these employers “navigate the maze of occupational safety and health information,” according to the agency. The Small Business Safety and Health Resource Guide is aimed at the 70 percent of workplaces that employ fewer than 20 people. These companies typically see [...]





Prescott business sends free safety glasses to troops

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