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.
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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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.
Spring has arrived, and while that means warmer days are ahead, it also means the return of the risk of pests to food manufacturing facilities. Rodents, birds, and insects are risks to food and can be sources of contamination by transmitting pathogenic bacteria, such as E. coli and Salmonella, to your products.
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Today, Charm Sciences announces the introduction of a new AOAC – OMA-approved Peel Plate® EB Microbial Test for use in the poultry processing industry. The new test allows processing facilities to perform indicator tests onsite and provides quick, clear, and easy-to-interpret results
Foster Farms, the largest poultry processor on the West Coast, announced today that they will be streamlining their internal processing operations with the help of Rehrig Pacific, a leading supply chain solutions provider
Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, recently announced the launch of IDAL 3G Twin, the first needle-free and intradermal device with two injector heads and the latest innovation in the IDAL portfolio for swine vaccination, at the Merck Animal Health High Quality Pork meeting in Baveno, Italy
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in which researchers revealed a method to improve E. coli vaccines
Cell-based meat startup Meatable is on a mission to produce better meats that benefit the world, with a single-cell. Lab-grown meat is no longer science fiction, but the culmination of breakthrough stem cell technologies and a game changing patent created by scientists from Cambridge and Stanford universities
New technologies aimed at preserving nutrients and an increasing number of new products are two factors helping to boost the global meat and poultry processing equipment market, according to a report by BCC Research
Canadian Bio-Systems Inc (CBS) has launched the main phase rollout of its new Feed Science Platforms (FSPs), offering a comprehensive portfolio of advanced bio-based feed technology solutions to benefit swine, poultry, aquaculture and ruminant production.
In keeping with its commitment to bring innovative solutions to their customers, Corrigan Corporation of America has announced the launch of a stainless steel, whisper-quiet humidification system for service case displays
With the goal of enhancing consumer convenience and reducing food waste, Norway’s Orkla Group challenged Mondi to develop a new, reclosable package for Orkla’s iconic Vossafår sliced cured meat. Its package at the time offered an easy-open, peelable solution, but was not resealable
At Pack Expo this October, Fortress Technology will unveil how its brand-new pipeline metal detector can assist meat food processors handling high-viscosity meats to reduce the risk of metal fragments entering the production chain, in addition to optimizing hygiene standards and tackling cross contamination
As Costco is set to be the first U.S. retailer to integrate its meat supply to the farm level, a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division predicts that other food retailers and foodservice companies may be prompted to reevaluate their own supply chain integration opportunities
FDA & USDA announced they have approved Phageguard-E as a "GRAS" (Generally Recognized as Safe) food processing aid against E.coli O157. The new product consists of natural phages against E.coli and is produced by Micreos ofThe Netherlands. The company confirms that industrial scale projects with US meat processing companies are set to start shortly
To enhance credibility and preference amongst today’s evolving consumer, PERDUE is introducing a new, modern package design for its line of fresh chicken