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 anaerobic 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.
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MEAT & POULTRY NEWS
Zeakal Announces Collaboration With Perdue Agribusiness5/10/2022
Illustrating a shared commitment to improve the value and sustainability of food production, Perdue AgriBusiness and ZeaKal announced a multi-year development agreement to raise more sustainable poultry through improved soy genetics and feed quality.
C-P Flexible Packaging And Volpi Foods Launch First Fully Compostable Package For Packaged Deli Meats5/10/2022
C-P Flexible Packaging (C-P), a leader in the flexible packaging industry, has teamed up with Volpi Foods, a leading manufacturer of cured meats, to launch the first fully compostable package for packaged deli meats.
EverAg Accelerates Growth, Broadens Livestock Risk Management Offerings With Acquisition Of Partners For Production Agriculture5/10/2022
EverAg, a leading agtech provider dedicated to empowering agriculture, food, and beverage supply chains to feed a growing world, has acquired Partners for Production Agriculture (PFPAg), a premier provider of agricultural risk management solutions for the swine and cattle sectors.
Pal Packaging Selects INEOS Styrolution’s Mechanically Recycled Polystyrene For Sustainable Food Packaging5/5/2022
INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, and Pal Packaging, a leading vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of food packaging and foodservice products, announced today to partner on styrenics based sustainable food contact applications.
Joyce Farms Earns Esteemed BRC Food Safety Certification At Winston-Salem Plant5/4/2022
Joyce Farms, a premier provider of all-natural and heritage breed meat and poultry products, has achieved British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Food Safety Certification at their plant in Winston-Salem, NC.
Vacuum Transport In A Poultry Processing Plant5/3/2022
Are you still manually handling containers around the plant to discharge your by-products? There’s no more need for loose containers which must be washed each time they are emptied. Automatic vacuum transport systems do away with that.
Consumer Acceptance Of Cultivated Meat Put To The Test, FoodTech Co. Supermeat Hosts Largest Real-Time Consumer Tasting5/3/2022
SuperMeat, a foodtech company working to supply the world with high-quality cultivated meat, recently executed the largest cultivated meat consumer acceptance test in the industry, live from a food truck.
Bion Engages Meat Industry Veteran To Lead Sustainable Beef And Livestock Opportunity5/2/2022
Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB: BNET) announced that Bill O'Neill joined Bion's management team as its Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2022. Dominic Bassani, Bion's outgoing CEO, will assume the duties of Chief Operating Officer and will continue with his present responsibilities, as well as work with Mr. O'Neill on developing Bion's sustainable beef opportunity.
MeaTech Has Developed A Unique Multi-Nozzle 3D Bioprinting System For Highly Precise Industrial Scale Production Of Cultured Meat Products4/28/2022
MeaTech 3D Ltd. (Nasdaq: MITC), an international deep-tech food company and the leader in the field of 3D bioprinting cultured meat, today announced a unique multiple-nozzle modular printing head developed in house.
Superior Farms Celebrates Grand Opening Of The Sheep Discovery Center4/19/2022
Superior Farms, the leading purveyor of sustainably-raised, ranch-to-table American lamb is ushering in a new future for sustainable sheep production in the U.S. with the grand opening of The Sheep Discovery Center in Nephi, Utah.
Rutgers Researchers Partner With Cultivated Meat Company To Create Sustainable, Environmentally Friendly, Low-Cost Meat4/19/2022
A pair of Rutgers researchers are teaming up to combat climate change and worldwide hunger at the same time. Yong Mao, associate research professor and lead biologist in the Laboratory for Biomaterials Science at Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, and Joseph Freeman, professor, director of the Musculoskeletal Regeneration Laboratory, and graduate program director of biomedical engineering in Rutgers School of Engineering, will collaborate with Atelier Meats, a biotechnology company, to develop and produce lab-grown, structured meats.
Symbrosia Scales Algae Production For Methane Reduction With Help Of New COO, Avery Kramer4/12/2022
Symbrosia, a Hawai’i-based cleantech startup that uses seaweed to tackle livestock methane emissions, announced today the appointment of Avery Kramer as Chief Operating Officer.
A New Network To Improve Biosecurity In Livestock4/11/2022
Nowadays, health and welfare, safety and sustainability are crucial elements for ensuring the future of livestock production. Biosecurity aims to prevent the introduction and spread of pathogens within and between farms and, consequently, results in better welfare, increased food safety and better sustainability.