Food safety inspection data has traditionally been difficult to aggregate as each regulating agency has compiled its own data in individual databases. While it is fairly simple to find publicly available inspection data on the USDA and FDA websites, local and state agency information hasn’t been so easy to find… until now.
Complying With HARPC: A Must For The Frozen-Foods Sector
The Food Safety Modernization Act is requiring a major overhaul in most sectors of the food industry. As the focus shifts from reaction to prevention regarding food-safety events, one area that is facing significant changes is the frozen-food sector.
Study Takes Aim At Meat And Poultry Recall And Prevention Costs
Recent research from Kansas State University explores five factors that have major financial implications for companies enduring meat and poultry recalls.
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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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Harris Ranch Beef Production Sizzles With Infor SCM Products
Harris Ranch, founded in the 1930s in California’s San Joaquin Valley, has grown and expanded into the west’s most progressive, innovative, and quality conscious beef producer. They’ve built a uniquely integrated beef production system where cattle are exclusively sourced, fed, and humanely processed by the company in order to raise beef that’s as pure and great tasting as nature intended.
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One-Stop Belt Shop: Ammeraal Beltech At IPACK-IMA Stand A28, Hall 7
Ammeraal Beltech’s extensive and industry-leading portfolio of process and conveyor belts will be on display at the company’s ‘one-stop belt shop’ on stand A28, Hall 7, at IPACK-IMA next week in Milan
New Scallop Processing Line For Eastern Fisheries
Iceland’s Skaginn Inc has completed an IQF frozen scallop processing line for USA-based Eastern Fisheries, Inc.
ADM To Construct Feed Plants In China And Minnesota
Archer Daniels Midland Company recently announced that it is building a new feed-premix plant in the city of Zhangzhou, in southern China, bringing to four the number of plants in the company’s premix network in the country
Videojet Launches New Dark Red To Light Red Color-Change Inks For Retort Applications
Food manufacturers have utilized theretort or autoclave process for years, typically to help preserve vegetables, beans, fruit, soup, sauces, baby food, meat/fish, ready-to-eat meals and pet food
Oxea Expands Carboxylic Acid Offerings To Support Global Animal Feed Market Growth
With the introduction of Propionic Acid AF (animal feed grade) into its carboxylic acid product portfolio, Oxea launches a complementary addition to its n-Butyric Acid AF, which has been supplied into the market for more than five years
MadgeTech High Temperature Data Logger Series Expands For Growing Demands
For the growing list of high temperature monitoring demands, MadgeTech has created the HiTemp140 series of data loggers. This data logger series is based on a compact, stainless steel body, housing the electronic components for optimum performance throughout exposure to high temperatures and submersion without compromise
Zep Inc.’s Food Division Offers Programs, Products And Solutions To Prevent The Spread Of Avian Influenza
Zep Inc.’s Food Division, a leading provider of professional-strength sanitation, antimicrobial interventions and maintenance products, recently announced that solutions from Zep can help poultry producers prevent the further spread of the avian influenza disease that is causing concern across North American poultry farms
Chevler Launches A New, Lighter Meat Saver Paper
Chevler, the Welsh-based supplier of Meat Saver Paper, the original butcher's Peach Paper has launched a new lighter version specially designed for short-term, everyday use by high volume users in the meat industry.
Tyson Foods Strives To Eliminate Human Antibiotics From Broiler Chicken Flocks By 2017
Tyson Foods, Inc. said recently it is striving to eliminate the use of human antibiotics from its U.S. broiler chicken flocks by the end of September 2017.
Rydell Releases New Modular Solution From Ammeraal Beltech To Reduce Food Losses On Conveyors
Rydell Industrial (Belting) Co adds a new dimension of efficiency and cost savings for food processing lines by introducing a patent-pending innovation from global conveyor belt manufacturer Ammeraal Beltech.
US Life Science Firm Announces Plans To Launch FeedKind Protein – Sustainable Fishmeal Alternative
California-based sustainable life science firm Calysta, Inc. has announced plans to launch a proven new fish feed ingredient that can reduce the aquaculture industry’s reliance on unsustainable fish stocks sourced from the world’s oceans
Hormel Foods Discusses Impact Of Recent Avian Influenza Outbreaks
Hormel Foods Corporation recently provided additional information regarding the anticipated impact of recent avian influenza outbreaks on its Jennie-O Turkey Store segment. Highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (“HPAI”) has been detected at multiple turkey farms that supply Jennie-O Turkey Store, resulting in the loss of affected flocks and temporary quarantine of farms in the area until a full cleaning process is completed
USDA Expands Beef & Pork Trade With Mexico & Peru
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently reached agreements allowing U.S. beef and pork producers greater access to consumers in Mexico and Peru