Equipment durability is an important consideration in food production, and within the harsh environments of many food processing operations, having sharp and durable blades results in better productivity and profitability.
In response to growing concerns over bacterial contamination, mechanically tenderized meat products must now be labeled as such and must include proper cooking instructions.
The number one poultry producer in the U.S. intends to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in chicken flocks by September of next year.
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Advances in gene editing are disrupting agribusiness, but what are these advances? How are they regulated? And what’s to come for? In a regulatory landscape that is often overlapping and frequently subject to change, this article is designed to help navigate the complicated terrain.
Facing unprecedented pressures to keep up with e-commerce growth and demand, the retail grocery industry is focusing on accelerating the flexibility of supply chains. This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.
We're all familiar with China's past food safety issue with infant formula. But, past food safety events have taught many lessons for China, as well as the rest of the world. This article will detail some recent legislation that has led to advancements in food safety alerts, including liability insurance, and how artificial intelligence is helping shape the future of food safety.
Food fraud is a big topic at the moment and there are multiple challenges within any supply chain, especially these days where supply chains are global, have multiple players and where profits can be huge. In this column, I will detail some of the major obstacles in the organic food supply chain and show some practical applications which can reduce fraud within it.
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Eguana Technologies (TSX.V: EGT) (OTCQB: EGTYF) and Ag Solar Solutions (www.agsolarsolutions.com), a subsidiary of Coastal Solar (www.CoastalSolar.com), have formed a partnership to bring Intelligent Home and Business Energy Storage Systems to Farms across the USA.
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) recently said the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services’ (FSIS) final swine inspection rule allows for further food safety innovation while continuing to ensure consumers have access to safe, wholesome pork.
DuPont Animal Nutrition, a business unit of DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont), today announced the launch of Axtra® PHY in Japan. DuPont™ Axtra® PHY is the fast-acting phytase enzyme designed to improve animal performance and reduce phosphorus waste.
Redefine Meat™ has announced today the completion of a $6 million seed round led by CPT Capital, joined by Israel-based Hanaco Ventures, Germany's largest poultry company The PHW Group, and leading Israeli angel investors. Redefine Meat will use the investment to finalize the development of its revolutionary alternative-meat 3D printer, that will be released during 2020.
Just as meat and poultry products have changed in response to shifting consumer tastes and demands, so, too, have inspection technologies used to ensure the safety, consistency and quality of those items. While x-ray machines are regularly used to inspect traditional raw and bulk product in processing facilities, advanced inspection systems are installed to find and remove physical contaminants, conduct quality and integrity checks and enable better traceability in an array of packaged products, including trays, chubs, and boxes, among other forms and provide opportunities for process optimization.
Marel and TOMRA Food have formed a strategic partnership with the ambition of bringing new sensor-based sorting and processing technologies to optimize value, reduce waste and increase food safety in the global poultry, meat and fish industry.
With the help of the egg industry, USDA’s Agricultural Research Service and Agricultural Marketing Service, and academia, USPOULTRY is introducing a new shell egg washing training module.
As part of its global growth strategy, Tyson Foods, Inc. has reached an agreement to invest in the foods division of Grupo Vibra (“Vibra Foods”), a Brazilian producer and exporter of poultry products. Once completed, the deal will give Tyson Foods more flexibility in serving customers in key global markets. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and the transaction is still subject to approval by Brazilian regulators.
Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG), one of North America's leading branded food companies, today announced it will take steps to implement higher standards for the treatment of broiler chickens in its supply chain sourcing practices.
Bianco & Sons, quality meat manufacturer since 1960, has revealed a new label design for their line of marinated meats. The new labels were created in collaboration with Single Source Marketing, Bianco’s marketing agency of record.
With more and more consumers looking for plant-based meal options, Aramark chefs are using products, like Beyond Meat’s delicious burgers, sausage, crumbles and more, to expand menu selections and provide the choices that meet individual lifestyle and dietary preferences on college campuses, in hospitals and businesses, at schools and in ballparks nationwide
A gift to Auburn University’s College of Agriculture from the world’s leading provider of innovative poultry processing systems will significantly advance teaching, research and outreach capabilities at the new Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center, located on Auburn Lakes Road north of the main campus.
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) has created a new, state-of-the-art facility designed to help the company develop more automation and robotics for its food production plants.