Current Headlines

  1. Bug-Busting Packaging To Help Poultry Industry

    As three of the UK’s leading supermarkets launch investigations into their chicken supplies after a national newspaper uncovered a catalogue of alleged hygiene failings within the poultry industry, LINPAC Packaging is urging manufacturers and processors to consider its bug busting antimicrobial solution to help protect consumers

  2. Flexible Packaging Innovation - Schur Star Squeeze 'n' Mix

    The Schur Star Squeeze ‘n’ Mix packaging has two compartments with a frangible seal in the middle. Simply mix marinades and meat inside the packaging. The easy opening guarantees convenient access afterwards

  3. Ghana Govt Baits Investors Into Poultry Processing Business

    Potential investors in the poultry processing and packaging business are to benefit from an incentive package aimed at doubling investments in that segment of agriculture

  4. Vacuum Pumps Use One-Third Less Energy At Meat Processing Facility

    Atlas Copco worked with the team at a large poultry processing company to develop a customized vacuum supply solution that extracts high volumes of giblets efficiently and cost effectively. The three new Atlas Copco GV 1200 vacuum pumps have not only improved the quality of the final product, but also use approximately one-third less energy than conventional systems

  5. METTLER TOLEDO Provides Retailers Support To Comply With Upheld COOL Ruling

    On July 29, 2014, the US Court of Appeals upheld the mandatory country- of- origin labeling (COOL) ruling for meat and meat products currently in place

  6. Smart Fog Inc Unveiled The First Silent Series Commercial Humidifiers

    Smart Fog Inc has announce the completion of the first silent commercial humidifier technology series currently in field testing, the first units are scheduled to ship 2015

  7. USDA Announces Additional Food Safety Requirements, New Inspection System For Poultry Products

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced a critical step forward in making chicken and turkey products safer for Americans to eat.

  8. Ishida Versatility On Display

    The wide-ranging versatility of Ishida’s weighing and quality control solutions will be amply demonstrated at this year’s PPMA Show where the company’s stand will feature a variety of models from its multihead weigher and X-ray ranges

  9. North Central Equity Expand Egg Breaking Business In Fort Recovery Ohio

    North Central Equity LLC, a Minneapolis-based holding company, announced that its subsidiary, Perham Egg Ohio LLC, has opened a new state-of-the-art egg breaking facility in Fort Recovery, Ohio

  10. Cambridge Engineered Solutions More Than Doubles Maximum Width For DuraFlex® Edge Open Metal Belt; Y Conveyor Capability Makes It Ideal For Meat And Poultry Industry

    Based on initial customer demand in the first half of 2014, Cambridge Engineered Solutions, a division of Cambridge International, has expanded the maximum width of its new DURAFLEX EDGE open metal conveyor belt from 60 to 156 inches allowing it to meet higher production rates and giving OEMs wider options for meat industry customers

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