Equipment durability is an important consideration in food production, and within the harsh environments of many food processing operations, having sharp and durable blades results in better productivity and profitability.
In response to growing concerns over bacterial contamination, mechanically tenderized meat products must now be labeled as such and must include proper cooking instructions.
The number one poultry producer in the U.S. intends to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in chicken flocks by September of next year.
Since 1946, WW Johnson Meat Company has produced premium, quality ground beef distributed to retail and food service operations across the Midwest and beyond. As the company’s workforce continued to diversify, it needed a way to break the language barrier between employees and trainers and verify that employees understood training concepts. This case study shows how WW Johnson Meat implemented consistent, multilingual content and automated recordkeeping to overcome barriers of learning.
Buckhead Beef wanted to implement consistent safety practices across its operation. The company held weekly meetings with employees to discuss safety, but the meetings were not effective in building a culture of safety. This case study examines how interactive training, food industry educational courses, and automated recordkeeping and reporting helped Buckhead Beef improve its safety record and boost efficiency.
Bye-bye manual testing: Replaced by new on-line gas analyzer. This case study examines how a meat processing company made the switch from manually and randomly testing of its packages five times each day to an on-line headspace analyzer for its Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) products.
Shelf life studies are used to determine how long a product can reasonably be expected to maintain its quality, safety, and character. These studies take into account not only products’ functional qualities such as safety and effectiveness, but also cosmetic qualities such as color and texture that make them appealing to customers.
As a maker of cooking sauces, pickles, dips, and soft drinks, Greencore Foods has become a significant player in the food processing industry. However, the company’s effluent from food manufacturing contains an array of inorganic salts and organic components which enter the waste stream in part from the intense wash-down of processing tanks and lines during clean-inplace (CIP) procedures for product changeover. This article explains how the company overcame the challenges of managing its waste water treatment at its Selby, U.K. plant.
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Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, a well-recognized brand supplying premium USDA-certified beef and pork products, announces a joint venture with Pasture One, which will result in a significant expansion of Creekstone Farm’s product line while increasing Pasture One’s distribution capabilities
Danish Crown plans to invest around DKK 300 million in a processing and retail product plant. It is to be situated in Shanghai and the production will be based on Danish raw material
The better burger concept, Back Yard Burgers, is giving back to those who serve our country in a big way
Cambrooke Therapeutics Inc., an innovation leader in therapeutic nutrition for inborn errors of metabolism and ketogenic diet therapy, announced the introduction of two new low-meat alternatives protein foods: Burger Patty and Chicken Patty Dry Mixes
Anritsu Infivis Ltd has unveiled its latest cutting-edge food safety solution for detecting metal contaminants that will help manufacturers ensure the integrity of a wide range of fresh and processed products
For nearly a decade, the RFOT has facilitated HACCP plan success and regulatory compliance for hundreds of meat processors around the world
CTB, Inc. has finalized the purchase of a majority share in Cabinplant A/S (www.cabinplant.com). The acquisition agreement was announced on September 5, 2016
An innovative poultry split pack created by LINPAC in collaboration with Tesco Plc. and Cargill has been awarded ‘highly commended’ in two categories at the prestigious UK Packaging Awards, which were held at Grosvenor House, London yesterday (27 October)
ConAgra Foods, Inc., has shared its latest progress surrounding citizenship and sustainability efforts in its 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report. Available online, the report tracks the company’s progress against key environmental, social and governance initiatives
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, the sister chains known for pioneering in the quick service restaurant (QSR) industry by regularly releasing creatively-charged, industry-first premium burger offerings, have done it again with the launch of the Budweiser Beer Cheese Bacon Burger, now available at participating restaurants nationwide
Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that its Scotland-based Neogen Europe subsidiary has been selected by Scottish Government to perform genomics testing as part of the government's program to improve the country's beef herd
For the more than 20 Million hunters across America, the arrival of fall means Meats Season is finally here
The new shackle stabilization system responds to the need for the stable positioning of birds during veterinary inspections, particularly at higher line speeds