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.
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?
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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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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Messer will debut at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) January 28-30, featuring a new 'Hot Products' freezer and a precision cryogenic control system for mixer chilling (booth B4305).
At a dinner event Friday evening hosted by HerdX, with the support of the US Embassy in Japan, HerdX and UPS celebrated the announcement of a global logistics partnership at a historic dinner event featuring blockchain verified beef from the United States to Japan.
ReposiTrak, Inc., the industry leader in solutions for stock replenishment, compliance, sourcing, food safety, and risk management for the retail supply chain, announces that Novus International Inc. has adopted the ReposiTrak Compliance & Risk Management Solution to automate the collection of compliance and regulatory documents from its suppliers
The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 84 percent over the last 25 years and continues to decline according to the 2018 Injury and Illness Report recently released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. ("Maple Leaf" or "the Company") today announced a massive step forward on its sustainability journey, as it becomes the first major food company in the world to be carbon neutral
Verde Farms, the leading U.S. provider of 100% grass-fed, 100% free-range, organic beef, announces today the opening of its own processing facility in Mullica Hill, NJ. Marking a major milestone for the company, the opening signals Verde's enhanced capability to process its premium products in-house, while also offering advanced processing services to a select number of specialty meat customers.
R-CALF USA applauds today’s introduction by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) a congressional resolution calling on the rest of Congress to “reinstate County-of-Origin labeling for pork and beef to allow consumers to make an informed and free choice about where their food comes from.”
Evolving U.S. demographics are shifting consumer preferences from white meat chicken to dark meat, presenting the chicken industry with an opportunity to diversify its profit centers.
Egg Farmers of Canada is partnering with Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) to launch the Egg Quality Assurance™ (EQA™) certification mark on select egg cartons in CO-OP® Food Stores in Western Canada this month.
Greenhead Lobster, a lobster processing company in Stonington, Maine, has added a Hiperbaric high pressure processing (HPP) machine to expand its lobster processing operations.
Marel is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire Cedar Creek Company, an Australian provider of specialized software and hardware solutions to meat, seafood and poultry processors. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Agrotop, a leading global player in poultry and livestock turnkey projects, will present poultry solutions that have been specifically designed to resist extreme heat and adapt to varying humidity conditions at Poultry India 2019, which will take place November 27–29 at Hitex, Hyderabad, India.
The 26th Congreso Latinoamericano de Avicultura (CLAA), recently held in Lima, Peru, underlined the trends in the region. Poultry processing is getting more professional, with plenty of automation opportunities. There are plenty of opportunities for starting or expanding processors to team up with Marel Poultry.