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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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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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
In 2018, Inner Mongolia Kerchin Cattle Industry Co., Ltd. ("Kerchin Cattle Industry" for short) is still transforming its business from traditional retail to a more modern sales model. It has successfully moved on from simple offline sales to a new retail concept that combines both online and offline logistics, and has set up a wide-reaching online and offline sales network
Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire Konspol, one of Poland's leading value-added food companies, providing an array of products in the chilled convenience, frozen and cold cut categories
Maximillian Sim, DVM, Commercial and Technical Consultant for Amlan International, will present research on bacterial quorum quenching as a valuable alternative to bactericidal treatments in managing poultry disease at the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) Asia Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 1-2, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DVM and U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. recently announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24, 2018 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended amendment of the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) ingredient definition of dried black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) to include feeding to poultry
The U.S. meat and poultry industry employs more than 500,000 workers and keeping those workers safe is one of the top industry priorities. For the last 25 years, worker safety has been a non-competitive issue, meaning companies openly share best practices to help improve safety for all
When the largest poultry company in Kurma, Kazakhstan, needed a durable, industrial-grade solution for its new concrete bioreactor tanks, Penetron had the answer
Frontmatec has entered into an agreement to acquire 40% of the shares in ASSESSORAMENT INDUSTRIAL ROBÒTICA I AUTOMATITZACIÓ, S.L. (“AIRA”), a leading supplier of advanced robotic solutions for the meat industry
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to buy the Keystone Foods business from Marfrig Global Foods for $2.16 billion in cash.
To learn more about next generation AGP-alternatives, poultry producers from around the world attended Amlan’s First Summer International Poultry Seminar Aug. 2–3 in Chicago
LineLink transfer systems have been developed for capacities up to 15,000 bph. LineLink DE transfers products from the defeathering line to the evisceration line, while LineLink EC transfers products from the evisceration line to the chilling line. Not only each product, but all information collected on it is transferred too. LineLink automatic inline transfer helps optimize product hygiene and ensures full traceability