NEW ORLEANS, June 23, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westway Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWAY) has been recognized with the Safety Leadership Award by the National Safety Council at a number of facilities. The Safety Leadership Award honors companies that have achieved five consecutive years without an occupational injury or illness resulting in days away from work or death. Westway Group Inc. has been a member of the National Safety Council since July 26, 2001. The National Safety Council helps in preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads, through its leadership, research, education and advocacy.    

About Westway Group, Inc.  Westway Group, Inc. ("Westway") is a leading provider of bulk liquid storage and related value-added services and a leading manufacturer and distributor of liquid animal feed supplements. Westway operates an extensive global network of 25 operating facilities providing approximately 354 million gallons of total bulk liquid storage shell capacity and 37 facilities producing approximately 1.6 million tons of liquid feed supplements annually. Our bulk liquid storage business is a global business with infrastructure that includes a network of terminals offering storage to manufacturers and consumers of agricultural and industrial liquids, located at key port and terminal locations throughout North America and in Western Europe and Asia. Our liquid feed supplements business produces liquid animal feed supplements that are sold directly to end users and feed manufacturers, primarily supplying the beef and dairy livestock industries.

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