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  1. Crystal Diagnostics Awarded AOAC-PTM Accreditation For The Rapid Detection Of 'Big 6' E.coli Food Pathogens
    1/22/2015

    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. Dynamic Conveyor Corporation Issued Patent For The DynaClean Conveyor
    1/14/2015

    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

  3. Grant Program Sparks Interest And Improvements In Residential Foam Recycling
    1/13/2015

    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

  4. Gainco Introduces New Mayekawa Automated Chicken Deboning System
    1/13/2015

    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

  5. Poultry Processors Turn To Cryogenic Mixer-Chilling To Lift Efficiencies
    1/13/2015

    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

  6. Bona Fide Detection Systems From Anritsu
    1/9/2015

    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

  7. J.R. Simplot Company & Caviness Beef Packers To Build New Idaho Beef Processing Plant
    1/7/2015

    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.

  8. Ishida Solution Meets Fixed-Weight Fish Challenge
    1/6/2015

    Ishida Europe has devised a bespoke weighing solution that has enabled Deutsche See Fischmanufaktur, Germany’s market leader in seafood to weigh just two large fresh fish fillets for a fixed-weight pack while keeping the overall weight close to target

  9. North Central Equity Sells Egg Breaking Business In Fort Recovery, Ohio
    1/5/2015

    North Central Equity LLC, a Minneapolis based holding company, announced that it has concluded the sale of its egg breaking business in Fort Recovery, Ohio. North Central, formerly the controlling shareholder of Perham Egg Ohio LLC, sold its Ohio egg processing business to local owners with food processing and egg production experience

  10. Mosca Provides Versatile, Cost Effective Strapping Solutions For Animal Protein Processors
    12/31/2014

    From Kosher meat packers in New York City to major beef, pork and poultry processors in the heartland; to wild caught and farmed fish packers from Alaska to Chile, EAM-Mosca provides high performing, application appropriate strapping systems to meet virtually every need of this demanding industry

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