Current Headlines

  1. Mississauga Innovator Developing New Line Of Anti-Microbials For Poultry Farms

    Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, today announced an investment of $3.4 million to help AbCelex Technologies develop a new line of anti-microbial feed additives to help control disease outbreaks in poultry flocks

  2. Things Are Cooking At Labatt As New, $28M Facility Opens; Custom-Cooked Barbacoa, Brisket And Tamales Lead The Way

    Labatt Food Service has just opened its new, 65,000-square-foot, $28M meat cooking facility and the barbacoa, brisket and tamales are already heading to customers by the truckload

  3. Graphic Packaging Develops Stand Out Vacuum Skin Carton For Protein Retail Market

    Meat, fish and poultry retailers can now access a laminated carton board pack that provides a unique combination of longer shelf life and dramatic presentation, thanks to SlimFresh, developed by carton specialist Graphic Packaging International (GPI) and tray sealing machinery experts G. Mondini

  4. Research Evaluates Methods To Reduce Salmonella And Campylobacter Levels Of Poultry Parts And Ground Poultry Products

    USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., in which the researchers evaluated methods to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter levels of poultry parts and ground poultry parts

  5. TruStrip Rapid Test For Screening Adulteration In Ground Meat Products

    Alpha Diagnostic International, Inc. (ADI) is excited to announce the launch of TruStrip Rapid Meat Identification Test Kit for the screening of adulteration in ground meat products

  6. Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc. Announces USPTO Allowance For Poultry Chiller pH Adjustment Patent

    Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc. today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent Application 13/199,029 entitled "Methods of Using Peracetic Acid to Treat Poultry in a Chill Tank to Increase Weight."

  7. New 3M Petrifilm Plate Launched To Help Food Companies Reduce Spoilage And Minimize Waste

    In food processing, lactic acid bacteria can be friend or foe. Kept in check, these organisms help produce fermented foods ranging from smooth yogurts to crunchy pickles – and can even be leveraged for probiotic purposes

  8. Blue Harvest Fisheries Acquires Hygrade Ocean Products

    Blue Harvest Fisheries, LLC (“Blue Harvest” or the “Company”) has recently announced the acquisition of Hygrade Ocean Products Inc. (“Hygrade”). Hygrade is a New Bedford, Massachusetts, based processor and distributor of scallops, cod, and other premium fish products

  9. Bizerba And CMS Technology Announce Alliance

    Bizerba and CMS Technology have announced a partnership to provide antimicrobial solutions to the protein industry

  10. New AOAC-RI PTM Certification For STEC Detection Workflow Provides Beef Producers With A Rapid But Simple Solution Tto Screen For STEC

    Beef producers can simultaneously and accurately screen forEscherichia coli O157:H7 and the Big Six Shiga toxigenic E. coli (STEC) in 375g raw beef samples, enabling rapid product release