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.
USDA Finalizes Ruling For Labeling Of Mechanically Tenderized Beef
In response to growing concerns over bacterial contamination, mechanically tenderized meat products must now be labeled as such and must include proper cooking instructions.
Tyson Foods Will Eliminate Human Antibiotic Use In Chickens
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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Schreiber Foods Cuts Chemical Costs With BlueInGreen's CDOX Solution
At Schreiber Foods' wastewater treatment plant in Utah, mineral acids had been used for pH control in the past but were discontinued due to safety and handling issues. With an average daily flow of 250,000 gallons, the cheese and yogurt facility struggled to meet discharge permit requirements. Facility owners desired a safer, more cost-effective solution that would provide automatic control over process pH levels. Read the full case study to learn more.
Del Monte Foods Saves Millions With BlueInGreen's SDOX Solution
Plant managers at Del Monte Foods in Siloam Springs, Ark. utilized a 14 million gallon facultative lagoon to provide treatment before applying the effluent on 500 acres of land nearby. However, the facultative lagoon was unable to meet the municipal pretreatment permit requirements, resulting in surcharges of $450,000 per month. Read the full case study to learn more.
SDOX® Technology Mitigates Sulfide Production By Promoting Aerobic Environment
The Plant’s wastewater treatment facility uses four, covered anerobic lagoons to manage BOD, pretreating wastewater prior to sending the effluent to a pumping station which directs the wastewater into the municipal collection system for final treatment at the City’s wastewater treatment plant. Read more to learn how the company used hydrogen peroxide and a catalyst to maintain an aerobic environment but was unable to adequately mitigate the odor from the facility’s wastewater.
Side-Stream SDOX® Systems Enhance Biological Function And Treatment Capacity
Wastewater from the meat processing facility is treated using a sequence batch reactor and an aerobic lagoon that discharges to surface waters following treatment. The facility replaced surface aeration equipment with two, 350-HP the “no-splash,” side-stream SDOX® systems retrofitted to the treatment basin. Read the full case study to learn the results.
Jefferson Parish Prevents Odor And Corrosion Issues With BlueInGreen's SDOX-CS® Solution
Officials at the Jefferson Parish Sewerage Department approached the team at Digital Engineering to find a long-term solution for the odor and corrosion issues throughout the East Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant. The consultants at Digital Engineering, headquartered in Kenner, La., began researching methods to reduce odor and corrosive compounds flowing into the plant while also protecting the parish’s infrastructure from the harmful effects of hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Because expensive chemicals fail to prevent the occurrence of H2S, plant consultants opted to use oxygen to minimize corrosion while reducing chemical costs.
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MEAT & POULTRY NEWS
Oil-Dri Announces Patent In Korea For Novel Mineral-Based Feed Additive Formulation For Modern Animal Protein Production
Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC), a leading manufacturer of sorbent minerals, doing business as Amlan International, today announced that the Korean Intellectual Property Office has issued Patent 28958.07.0042 entitled “Clay Product and Uses Thereof.”
New Parthenium Infestations On Tamworth And Kiama Chicken Farms
Poultry owners and producers who fed birds with purchased organic grain or mash are urged to check yards and paddocks for parthenium weed following the discovery of the weed on chicken farms near Tamworth and Kiama, the first time the weed has been found in south-eastern NSW.
Lidl Switzerland Applies Animal Welfare Rating To Meat Packaging
Lidl Switzerland is the first retailer in Switzerland to label its meat products with an animal welfare rating from the Swiss animal welfare organization STS.
Syngenta Seeds And University Of Arkansas Unveil New Research Identifying Potential Sustainability Benefits For Beef Production Industry
Syngenta Seeds, in partnership with the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center (UARC), unveiled newly published research1 highlighting the potential for beef producers to reduce their environmental footprint by using Enogen corn for feed from Syngenta Seeds.
Tyson Foods And Malayan Flour Mills Berhad Announce Partnership
Tyson Foods, Inc. and Malayan Flour Mills Berhad today announced a partnership in which Tyson Foods will invest in the Malaysia-based company’s vertically integrated poultry business, which will add more supply flexibility for both companies.
Kemin Industries Expands Chromium Portfolio With Launch Of KemTRACE® Chromium-OR For Use In Organic Livestock, Broiler And Horse Diets
Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services, has recently launched KemTRACE® Chromium-OR – an organic-compliant chromium propionate feed ingredient for use in swine, cattle, broiler and horse diets.
Exclusion Lamb Feeding Delivers Unforeseen Benefits
Research has shown that introducing lambs to supplementary feed earlier aids in rumen development, which leads to faster weight gain and potentially earlier joining of the ewe lambs.
Livestock Owners Encouraged To Be Aware Of Potentially Toxic Plants
Spring is getting closer and summer is not far behind. As the seasons change, it’s important to be aware of the different plants growing in your surroundings and their potential toxic effects on cattle and horses.
New DNA Pilot Project For Beef Supply Chain Launched
A new pilot project has been launched to look at the potential for DNA traceability system through the UK’s complex beef supply chain – with the first samples taken this week.
Adisseo Expanding Technical And Commercial Teams For Aquaculture In Asia Pacific And China
Multinational feed additives manufacturer Adisseo, leader in species specific aquaculture solutions for health and nutrition, continues to increase its footprint in aquaculture as it announced a number of appointments in its Business Unit Aquaculture.
PerkinElmer Launches Industry-Leading Solus One E. coli O157 Pathogen Detection Assay For Beef & Beef Trim Testing
PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, today launched the Solus One E. coli O157 Pathogen Detection Assay for raw ground beef and raw beef trim.
Global Institute For Food Security At USask Awarded Over $330K To Provide Missing Genetic Information For Key Forage Crop
The Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has received a $331,870 grant from Saskatchewan’s Agricultural Development Fund (ADF) for a project to help unlock key genetic information for bromegrass, an essential forage crop for cattle.
Heifer International And Cargill Expand Hatching Hope Into Kenya, Improving Nutrition And Livelihoods Through Sustainable Poultry Production
Today, Heifer International and Cargill in partnership with the National and County Governments announce the expansion of Hatching Hope into Kenya. Hatching Hope Kenya will reach 10 million people in its first phase (2019-2022), through a combination of direct support to farmers and consumer-awareness campaigns, contributing to a global goal of improving the nutrition and incomes of 100 million people by 2030.