Though only a few of the biggest names, such as Foster Farms, take the majority of the heat for illnesses and deaths associated with foodborne pathogens, this is a fight for which every food processor must bear some responsibility.
FDA Sends Warning Letters To Canned Food, Egg, And Ice Cream Processors
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to three food-processing facilities including canned food, eggs, and ice cream plants regarding a variety of current good manufacturing practices and other manufacturing violations.
Growth In Processed-Seafood Market Is Creating Opportunities Worldwide
Driven by consumer trends and preferences, the market for processed seafood is expected to see high rates of growth through 2018. This is expected to open opportunities for seafood-processing equipment manufacturers and seafood processors seeking to extend global market penetration.
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Tips For Complying With New Food Safety Regulations
It should come as no surprise that the food industry faces an incredibly high bar when it comes to federal and state regulation. The reason is simple: Safe food is the fuel of life. Little wonder then that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the industry with such a tight leash. It‘s not an accident that "Food" is the first word in the agency‘s name.
Food Traceability: Solving The Imperative Of Compliance
Consumers’ confidence in the food they consume is eroding. The numbers quickly illustrate why: in the last few years FDA food recalls increased nearly 400%, largely due to salmonella and undeclared allergens1. Ghastly stories such as contaminated foods causing deaths across several states further diminish consumers’ confidence in food—and in the retailers where they purchased the recalled produce.
Protect Your Brand: Ensuring Food Safety And Compliance With A Quality Management System
Although food safety and compliance have long been of critical importance for companies across the Food & Beverage (F&B) supply chain, today’s legislative bodies as well as consumers are only increasing focus on it. Adulterated products making their way into the food supply are driving the need for more accountability and ownership of the quality of products and processes. Compounding these pressures, with the viral nature of today’s global environment, even a minuscule adverse event can have disproportionate backlash on branding, reputation, and profitability.
Pipeline X-Ray Inspection System Assures Meat Processor Safety And HACCP Guidelines
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MEAT & POULTRY NEWS
CRC’s EZ Cross App Update Offers Enhanced Search Capability!
CRC Industries is pleased to announce significant updates to our EZ Cross App. Introduced in 2014, this cross reference app has received rave reviews from Distributor Sellers and End Users looking to standardize their MRO product offering.
Acid-Rite® Helps Processors Meet New Regulations For Testing Chicken
SES Food Safety Specialists announces the addition of the new Acid-Rite water pH balancing system to its line of poultry pathogen intervention products
CSB-System Solution A 'Perfect Match' For Meat Processors
ERP software from CSB-System is providing control of the entire value-added chain at the Wolf group of companies, one of the leading players in the German meat industry
A Complete Sanitary Packaging Solution
WeighPack Systems delivers a complete packaging solution to weigh, fill and seal ready-to-eat meat into stand-up pouches that exceeds the highest level of sanitation.
Creekstone Farms Introduces Case-Ready Premium Black Angus Beef And All-Natural Duroc Pork
Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, an established leader in supplying premium USDA-certified beef and pork products, recently announced the launch of a new case-ready packaging program for both Premium Black Angus Beef and All-Natural Duroc Pork
Natural Gourmet Institute Partners With Dickson’s Farmstand Meats To Offer Sustainable Meat Certificate Program
Natural Gourmet Institute, the leader in health-supportive culinary education, is partnering with Dickson’s Farmstand Meats, New York City’s premier locally-sourced butcher, to offer a Sustainable Meat Certificate Program this spring
JBS USA Announces Significant Investment In Utah
JBS USA, a leading processor of fresh and value-added quality beef products in the U.S., today announced a $75 million expansion project at its Hyrum, Utah, beef processing complex
Cargill Nutrition System Helps Poultry Producers Tackle Performance Challenges
Cargill's recent launch of its proprietary nutrient formulating platform, the Cargill Nutrition System (CNS), has already delivered transformative solutions to global poultry customers.
Lumense Introduces First Affordable, Continuous Ammonia Monitor For Poultry
Lumense, an Atlanta-based developer of real-time sensors capable of continuously measuring the concentration of trace chemicals and biologicals in gases and liquids, announced recently, at the International Production & Processing Expo in booth C13016, the availability of the Lumense Ammonia Monitor
New Series Of AviLighting™ High-Intensity, LED Systems Improve Cost, Energy & Operational Efficiency Of Poultry Feeding Applications
AHPharma, Inc., a leading manufacturer and designer of services and products for the food animal industry, and i-lighting™, the leading manufacturer of the proprietary LED Lighting Simplified connection technology, have teamed up to introduce a new series of AviLighting™ high-intensity LED systems to improve the cost, energy and operational efficiencies of poultry feeding applications
Crystal Diagnostics Awarded AOAC-PTM Accreditation For The Rapid Detection Of 'Big 6' E.coli Food Pathogens
Crystal Diagnostics (CDx) Xpress System, a rapid and sensitive detection platform, announced today that it has received AOAC-PTM Certifications for the six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (serogroups O26, O45, O1O3, O111, O121, and O145; collectively referred to as STEC or the “Big-6”) as well as Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157, at 1 colony forming unit (cfu) per 325 g of raw ground beef and raw beef trim, or 200 g of raw spinach
Introducing YieldScan Rapid Yield Analyzer System For Poultry Cone Line Operations
Gainco, Inc., a leading manufacturer of yield management systems and supplier of X-ray and metal detection systems for meat and poultry processors, announces the introduction of the new YieldScan™ Rapid Yield Analyzer
USDA Proposes New Measures To Reduce Salmonella And Campylobacter In Poultry Products
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently proposed new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products as well as raw chicken breasts, legs and wings. Development of these new standards is a major step in FSIS' Salmonella Action Plan, launched in December 2013 to reduce Salmonella illnesses from meat and poultry products