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.
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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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced recently that it is proposing to amend labeling regulations to remove duplicative net weight and net content requirements for packages that contain certain amounts of meat or poultry products. The proposed regulation would apply to products that are at least one pound or one pint, but less than four pounds or one gallon.
Tyson Ventures has already made splashes buying stakes in alternative protein companies. Now, the venture capital arm of giant Tyson Foods Inc. is betting the meat industry will beef up its food-safety platforms.
Humans’ love for meat could be hurting the planet. Many of the steps involved in the meat supply chain result in greenhouse gas emissions
Perdue Farms completed a $25M expansion at its harvest operation in Dillon County, South Carolina. The project is expected to create 100 additional jobs.
Harris Farms, Inc. (“Harris Farms”) Owner John Harris and Central Valley Meat Company, Inc. President and CEO Brian Coelho announced recently that Central Valley Meat Holding Company will acquire Harris Ranch Beef Holding Company (“Harris Ranch Beef”), including its wholly owned subsidiaries, Harris Feeding Company and Harris Ranch Beef Company.
Leading global supplier of customized equipment, solutions and software for the red meat industry, Frontmatec, participate at IFFA 2019 with a range of new innovative solutions.
Bettcher Industries, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Cantrell, a U.S.-based manufacturer of equipment and systems for the poultry processing industry
CES Freezing Equipment, maker of cryogenic and mechanical refrigeration equipment for the food, pharmaceutical and metal treatment industries, recently celebrated the latest delivery of a nitrogen tumbler freezer for a meat crumble application with demanding sanitary requirements
Sealed Air Corporation is investing in capacity at its Simpsonville, S.C. facility to produce plant-based food packaging. This facility will be the first in North America to produce materials made from Plantic plant-based resin and post-consumer plastic
Hangana Seafood is one company netting the benefits of crust freezing with a recent investment of a Contact freezer from Starfrost.
The National Pork Board and Ripe Technology, Inc. have entered an agreement to pilot blockchain technology use in the U.S. pork industry.
Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Redmond, Washington software developer specializing in Traceability and Inventory Systems for Meat Processors, launches a new SIMBA application that maintains inventory and traceability during make to order process.
The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative is pleased to announce that Raw Seafoods Inc. has joined the GSSI Global Partnership as a Funding Partner.