Current Headlines

  1. Sharpak Announces New Meat Tray Design

    The new packaging solution is designed specifically in response to the pressure which the UK food industry has felt this year and the subsequent need to use innovative practices to provide packaging which is evolving, creative and cost-effective

  2. AMI Foundation Offers Workshop On Listeria Monocytogenes Control In October

    The AMI Foundation is offering an educational workshop this October that will address one of the most relevant issues in the meat and poultry industry today: Listeria monocytogenes control.

  3. Whole Foods Market Launches Meat Apprenticeship Program

    To teach the art of butchery and continue to honor an age-old profession, Whole Foods Market is launching an in-store Meat Apprenticeship Program for its team members

  4. Meat Industry Groups To Consider Merger

    The American Meat Institute and North American Meat Association Thursday announced the two organizations are in discussions regarding a possible merger

  5. FrymaKoruma At PROCESS EXPO 2013

    Consumer needs are constantly changing. Food manufacturers must therefore remain absolutely flexible to enable their formulations to be continuously optimised. The process solutions on show at the FrymaKoruma stand at PROCESS EXPO 2013 in Chicago (USA) are designed to help producers meet these challenges

  6. USDA Program Allowing Pork Plants To Inspect Themselves Fails To Prevent Contaminated Meat

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) spent 15 years sponsoring a pilot program that involved pork-processing plants speeding up operations while taking on a greater role in inspecting meat to ensure safety. USDA officials concluded that the new system failed to stop the production of contaminated meat—and yet, the agency wants to now expand this flawed process to all pork producers in the United States

  7. New Cryogenic Technology Significantly Reduces Campylobacter In Poultry

    Linde Gases, a division of The Linde Group, recently announced that positive results from trials of a new cryogenic technology could enable the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the UK to meet its 2015 Campylobacter reduction targets

  8. New Roto-Batcher Speeds Up And Enhances Tray Presentation

    Ishida Europe has introduced a second model into its weigh batcher range. The new Roto-Batcher combines the accurate weighing of fresh meat and poultry with manual manipulation to optimise their arrangement and presentation in trays, while its circular rotary batching table, positioned directly below the weigher, also maximises the return on floor space.

  9. Ossid Showcases At Pack Expo 2013 Its Up To 120 Trays-Per-Minute Stretch Overwrapper – The 500Si

    Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, is showcasing at Pack Expo 2013, September 23-25 in Las Vegas its 500Si stretch overwrapper

  10. Ukraine Establishes New Standards For Poultry Meat

    As of 2016, Ukraine will establish new standards for the maximum amount of moisture content in poultry carcasses, this will depend on the method of cooling used reported Ukraine media Unian