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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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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The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) recently announced the participants in the second meat production line that will be on display on the PROCESS EXPO 2019 show floor
In less than six weeks, more than 900 meat scientists from across the country will be "Meating in the Rockies" at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO for the American Meat Science Association's (AMSA) 72nd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC), June 23-26,2019.
The U.S. chicken industry has experienced an unprecedented run of historic profitability since 2012 and responded by significantly increasing production and processing capacity. Six new poultry processing plants are expected to be operating by 2020, while production and supplies of competing animal proteins are also expanding.
The Board of Directors of United Premium Foods (“UPF”), a private investment group based in N.J., recently announced the company has purchased the Amboy Group, a provider of quality meat and food products, out of bankruptcy.
Consumers of all types are increasingly demanding convenient, heat-and-eat meat and non-meat protein-based meals and snacks. For many, especially those who are more health-conscious, a “clean” label showing no preservatives is a top consideration
With all the excitement in plant-based meat products such as Beyond Meat, Infinity Supercritical is developing applications for its cavitation based Spinning Disc Reactor (SDR) for plant-based processing.
Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer focused on improving the quality of life for more than half the world's population, will showcase its nutritional expertise at the 22nd European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition in Gdansk, Poland, today through Thursday, June 13, 2019.
Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC), a leader in poultry housing and associated technologies for more than a decade, and Tyson Foods, Inc. Recently announced the opening of the largest stand-alone solar powered poultry house to be operated completely off the grid
JBS USA, a leading U.S.-based, global food company, today announced a $95 million expansion project at its Grand Island, Neb., beef production facility. The project includes new, improved animal handling facilities, a state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled harvest floor and facility reconfiguration designed to improve team member experience, food safety and product quality
Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) (“Beyond Meat”), a leader in plant-based meat, announced today that it has expanded its partnership with Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat to produce the brand’s innovative plant-based meats at a new manufacturing facility being constructed by Zandbergen in Zoeterwoude, the Netherlands.
Panorama Meats, the nation’s largest producer of 100 percent grass-fed and grass-finished certified organic beef, recently announced they were joining Perdue Premium Meat Company, Inc., an industry leader in sustainable agriculture and humane animal care.
Biomeme, Inc. and INDICAL BIOSCIENCE announced on Wednesday that they have entered into an exclusive global licensing and research agreement in a joint effort to improve animal health globally. Biomeme has been primarily developing advanced mobile PCR detection technology for biothreat and environmental surveillance over the last six years.
The demand for protein is expected to grow 70% over the next 30 years as the global population increases significantly. With an eye to complementing its focus on animal protein, Cargill announced recently it will invest in Aleph Farms, a cultured meat company focused on growing complex meat varieties like steak.