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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Next Generation Conveyor Belt From Ammeraal Beltech Lightens Your Load And Carries It Too

    The innovation team at Ammeraal Beltech are ready with a new belting product, the uni ULB Belt (Ultra Light Belt), which combines exceptional light weight with strength and cost savings

  5. Dynamic Conveyor Corporation Issued Patent For The DynaClean Conveyor

    Dynamic Conveyor Corporation announced today the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of a patent that gives the ability for quick conveyor belt access which is necessary for the accelerated cleaning process desired by the food processing and packaging industry

  6. Grant Program Sparks Interest And Improvements In Residential Foam Recycling

    The Foam Recycling Coalition launched a new grant program to help fund infrastructure for the collection, processing and marketing of products made from polystyrene foam

  7. Gainco Introduces New Mayekawa Automated Chicken Deboning System

    Gainco, Inc., a leading manufacturer of yield management systems and supplier of X-ray and metal detection equipment for meat and poultry processors, will introduce Mayekawa’s new YIELDAS 3000 front half deboning system for chicken at the International Processing & Production Expo (IPPE) on January 27-29, 2015 in Atlanta, Ga

  8. Poultry Processors Turn To Cryogenic Mixer-Chilling To Lift Efficiencies

    With the U.S. consuming more chicken than ever – estimated to rise more than 2 percent to 86.6 lbs. per person a year in 2015(1) – poultry processors are eager to improve efficiencies. Ready-to-cook poultry production topped more than 4.15 billion pounds in October, up 2 percent from 2013(2), and much is processed into formed product

  9. Bona Fide Detection Systems From Anritsu

    Anritsu Industrial Solutions Ltd, an award-winning supplier of food safety solutions, boasts a range of cutting-edge X-ray inspection systems to help meat and poultry processors detect foreign bodies and contaminants in their products, including the very latest technology for improved bone detection, the KD Series with DUAL X technology

  10. J.R. Simplot Company & Caviness Beef Packers To Build New Idaho Beef Processing Plant

    Texas-based Caviness Beef Packers has formed a joint-venture with the J.R. Simplot Company to build a new Idaho beef processing plant near Kuna, Idaho.

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