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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Blue Harvest Fisheries, LLC (“Blue Harvest” or the “Company”) has today announced the acquisition of High Liner Foods’ scallop business and processing facility in New Bedford, MA
Law requires canned food be heated to 121 °C (250 °F) to destroy microorganisms and inactivate enzymes, then vacuumed sealed to prevent any bacteria from getting in. According to the USDA, this process allows high-acid canned foods (fruits, tomatoes) to be stored for up to 1 ¹⁄₂ years, and low-acid canned good (vegetables, meat, fish) up to 5 years
Coveris has invested in new converter machinery in a move to increase manufacturing capacity of reclose-style labeling in its UK flexibles division
Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. (“Jaguar” or the “Company”), an animal health company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class gastrointestinal products for companion and production animals, foals, and high value horses, announced recently that it has signed an exclusive supply and distribution agreement (the “Agreement”) for Croton lechleri botanical extract (the “botanical extract”) with Fresno
Zion Research has published a new report titled “Meat Processing Equipment Market by Meat Type (Duck Meat, Chicken Meat, Turkey Meat and Others), by Equipment (Killing & Defeathering, Cut-Up, Evisceration, Deboning & Skinning, Marinating & Tumbling, Freezing, and Other Equipment): Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 – 2021”
Scientists have built a new sensor that can detect the potentially deadly E.coli bacteria in 15-20 minutes, much faster than traditional lab tests. E.coli can be transmitted in contaminated food and water, posing particular risks to children and the elderly
CTB, Inc. announced recently that an agreement has been signed for the acquisition of a majority share in Cabinplant A/S, a world-leading provider of tailor-made processing solutions for the food industry
Consumers can now use a smartphone to easily access detailed product information at the point of sale for leading German meat and sausage manufacturer Wolf’s ranges of pre-packed products
Marel's I-Cut 122 Portion Cutter combines the highest levels of accuracy, throughput and reliability with new, innovative software. The dual-lane I-Cut 122 has been designed for cutting boneless, non-frozen poultry products to fixed weight or uniform dimensions
Cambridge Engineered Solutions, the world’s largest manufacturer of metal conveyor belts, has unveiled Cam-Grid®GP, a new metric-sized product for use on spiral cage systems and other low-tension food processing applications
Nine U.S. health systems, supported by a network of thousands of health care facilities across the United States, are calling on food producers and manufacturers to meet the growing demand for sustainable meat and poultry within health care
Merritt Construction Services, the construction arm of Merritt Properties, has been selected by Holly Poultry to build a ground-up, USDA poultry processing facility in Baltimore, Maryland
With many food companies having limited personnel and technology resources to determine exactly why they are having product spoilage issues, Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. has teamed with MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) to help provide answers.