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.
A map with info on origins of key ingredients and agricultural practices. Videos depicting the journey of an avocado from a farm to a restaurant. A clear declaration of known allergens. This information is what today’s shoppers consider critical in making purchases. Are you providing it?
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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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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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.
Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that construction of a low-pressure natural gas transmission line connecting a Smithfield hog farm located in Northern Missouri with the city of Milan’s natural gas pipeline has been completed. Renewable natural gas (RNG) produced at the hog farm will be directly injected into the natural gas transmission line flowing into Milan’s natural gas distribution system prior to delivery.
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) applauds the Trump Administration’s successful efforts to expand access for U.S. beef exports to the European Union (EU).
Alleghany Capital Corporation ("Alleghany Capital"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Alleghany Corporation, today announced that CEI Equipment Company LLC ("CEI"), a subsidiary of R.C. Tway Company, LLC (dba Kentucky Trailer) and a leading provider of animal feed transportation equipment, has acquired substantially all of the feed transportation assets of Warren Manufacturing, Inc. ("Warren Manufacturing"). Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Warren Manufacturing designs, produces, and services bulk feed delivery truck bodies and trailers for the poultry and other end markets.
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers found a practical method to reduce litter moisture.
JBS is to build another plant in Santa Catarina. The Company is investing R$ 180M through Seara Alimentos to build and operate a biodiesel factory in Mafra. The plant will be operated by JBS Biodiesel, a JBS Novos Negócios division.
Global demand for protein is rising rapidly, challenging farmers, ranchers and agribusiness to feed a growing population while protecting the planet. Across the food and agriculture industry, there is a pressing need to do more with less impact. To help address this need, Cargill is launching BeefUp Sustainability, an initiative committed to achieving a 30% greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity reduction across its North American beef supply chain by 2030.
Tosca (www.toscaltd.com), an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions, announced today the introduction of a breakthrough reusable plastic container (RPC) designed specifically for poultry. The Tosca poultry RPC was built to withstand weight and water, delivering greater product protection, reducing damage, as well as eliminating packaging waste
Beginning this summer, home cooks across the country can explore cooking seasonal recipes from Blue Apron that feature plant-based proteins from Beyond Meat, Inc., a leader in plant-based meat
The Middleby Corporation recently announced the acquisition of Packaging Progressions, Inc. (Pacproinc). Based in Souderton, Pa., the company has $30M in annual revenues