Top Headlines: Pilgrim’s Pride Manager Defends Rendering Plant in Gadsden, Huey Magoo’s Headed to Alabama

Huey Magoo’s is bringing its chicken menu to Alabama.

Pilgrim’s Pride manager defends proposed rendering plant in Gadsden
A manager for Pilgrim’s Pride said the company’s proposed rendering plant in Gadsden has been misrepresented and that it will promote sustainability. His comments came at a public meeting in which residents continued their opposition to the proposed plant. – The Gadsden Times

HPM to manage Buffalo Rock expansion
Birmingham’s HPM will be the program manager for Buffalo Rock’s $75 million expansion in Birmingham. HPM will oversee the project that includes renovation of an 895,000-square-foot warehouse and 120,000-square-foot office building. –

Nonprofit teams with Huntsville genetics company to cure blinding diseases
The nonprofit Advancing Sight Network and Huntsville’s Kailos Genetics have created the OcularGeneScreen, a new genetic screening panel to be used with eye tissue from eye donors. It will help determine what genes are associated with diseases including macular degeneration and glaucoma. – Cision

Huey Magoo’s headed to Alabama
Florida-based Huey Magoo’s Chicken Tenders will open its first four locations in Alabama in the Montgomery area. The chain – which offers a variety of fried and grilled chicken tenders – will open four location in Montgomery County in 2021.  – Restaurant News

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