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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How To Prepare For A More Transparent Brand-Consumer Relationship
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?
Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain
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.
The Food Manufacturer - Retailer Collaboration Adding Supply Chain Flexibility
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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.
How Artificial Intelligence And Big Data Are Bolstering Food Safety
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.
What Can Be Done To Prevent Fraudulent Supply Chains?
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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Arrive Logistics Debuts Arrive Fresh
Arrive Logistics announced today a new division, Arrive Fresh, focused on filling the void in capacity and service for the most perishable shipments in the U.S. Piloted in 2019, Arrive Fresh provides sensitive freight shippers, such as farmers, fresh food suppliers and retailers, with a tailored approach to service.
Q-Wing – Wing Handling Becomes Smart
Wing products, whole wings and wings cut into their inner and middle joints – often known as drummettes, wingettes and wingsticks –, are becoming ever more popular with consumers and an increasingly important item for processors. They are the truly ideal raw material for the rapidly growing market for tasty snacks for today’s busy people on the move.
Tyson Fresh Meats And Jacob Stern & Sons Launch Joint Venture
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC., the beef and pork subsidiary of TYSON FOODS, INC. and Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc. have launched a joint venture, JST Global, LLC, to serve the worldwide fats and oils market. Specific terms of the venture are not being disclosed.
Kerafast Partners With The Good Food Institute To Facilitate Access To Cell Lines For Developing Sustainable Meat And Seafood
Kerafast Inc., developers of an industry-leading online platform to facilitate access to unique lab-made bioresearch materials, today announced an agreement with The Good Food Institute, a nonprofit organization committed to making cultivated and plant-based meat and seafood a reality.
Gypsum Supplier Releases pH Shield™ Ammonia Control For Organic Poultry Litter Treatment
USA Gypsum released an ammonia control poultry litter treatment suitable for organic poultry producers following several years of university tests and field trials to confirm performance and best management practices.
Harpak-ULMA Introduces FS-400 Flow Wrapper For Fresh Poultry, Meat Packaging
Harpak-ULMA today introduces the ULMA FS-400 Flow wrapper, conceived specifically for the fresh poultry and meat packaging market segment. The FS-400 produces cost-effective packaging for raw food products that often vary in both size and shape.
Evonik PERACLEAN 22CW Demonstrably Reduces Bacterial Exposure In Poultry Processing
Evonik Corporation’s PERACLEAN 22CW, a peracetic acid, has been proven to reduce exposure to harmful bacteria such as Salmonella and Campylobacter during initial processing steps while also exhibiting more long-term stability over competing products.
50% Savings On Cleaning Time, Water And Chemicals With Habasit's New Super HyCLEAN™ Plastic Modular Belt
With the introduction of Super HyCLEAN, the world's most hygienic plastic modular belt, Habasit continues to help poultry processors meet the challenges of rising hygiene standards while optimizing efficiency, reducing downtime, and protecting the environment.
Festo Showcases One Of Industry’s Broadest Portfolios Of Automation Solutions At IPPE
At the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), January 28-30 in Atlanta, Festo displays a wide selection of automation solutions for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and equipment specifiers in the meat, poultry, and fish processing and packaging markets. (Festo IPPE Booth # B8104)
Air Products To Highlight Its Latest Innovations In Cryogenic Food Processing At IPPE
Air Products (NYSE: APD) will highlight its latest innovations in cryogenic food processing at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia, from January 28-30. In addition to its latest cryogenic tunnel freezer design, the Freshline® MP-Plus freezer for rapid crust or full freezing, the company will feature its new Freshline® QuickChill™ Injector.
Best Sanitizers, Inc. Introduces New Versatile Line Of Alpet® Peracetic Acid Sanitizers To Help Food Processors Reduce The Risk Of Pathogens
Best Sanitizers, Inc. announces the release of their new line of peracetic acid products. PAA (peracetic acid) is widely known in the food manufacturing industry as an effective and versatile sanitizer.
North American Meat Institute Issues Statement On USDA’s Proposed Rule For Meat And Poultry Markets
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today made the following statement regarding the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service proposed rule on meat and poultry markets.
Amcor Partners With Moda To Offer Innovative Packaging Solutions
Amcor Flexibles North America is pleased to announce its partnership with Moda vacuum packaging systems. By combining Amcor’s shrink bag and rollstock film for meat and cheese with Moda’s system, producers can gain operational efficiencies and drive total cost savings.