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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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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Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIOb), a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, recently announced that the company has been awarded a contract for iQ-Check real-time PCR pathogen detection test kits and the iQ-Check Prep Automation System from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS)
The National Pig Association (NPA) has urged caution on calls to introduce ‘Method of Production’ labelling on meat and dairy products.
Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage”) and Dreisbach Enterprises (“Dreisbach”) recently announced the official opening of Lineage Cool Port Oakland (“Cool Port”), the world’s latest next-generation cold storage and logistics facility
Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that it has received a €1.7M contract for a waste-to-energy system for its customer ArreBeef Energia S.A., a prominent beef processor in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Orlando-based Agritech solutions company, FarmSol, announced today the availability of Livestock Manager, part of their flagship product FarmApp.io. Livestock Manager is a new product feature that, for the first time, gives small farmers an easy and affordable way to manage every aspect of their livestock production, including count, location, feed, weight, losses, expenses and harvest data. Livestock Manager offers farmers real-time financial analysis to help control expenses and improve profitability
A meat thermometer is a widely used instrument used in the kitchen to measure the internal temperature of meat, bread, steaks and other cooked foods. Food is “done” when it is heated to the desired temperature, a thermometer reading is used to indicate this temperature
Provisur® Technologies, Inc., a global leader in innovative food processing technologies, today announced the achievement of SQF Certification by the Safe Food Institute for the safe manufacture of food-grade paper products converted within the company's 22,000-ft.2 facility in Tinley Park, IL
The USPOULTRY Foundation announces the completion of a funded research project at the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Athens, Ga., that has revealed a method to improve poultry product shelf life and safety
The National Chicken Council (NCC) on October 23 delivered its priorities for cell-cultured meat products as part of the first joint meeting between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on the use of cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry
Maple Leaf Foods (TSX: MFI) today announced the closing of its acquisition of two poultry plants and associated supply from Cericola Farms, a privately held company
Physical contamination of meat, also referred to as the root of all contaminations before microbial tests are conducted, is defined as the physical material in food that does not belong to the product
Dynamic Systems Inc. is a leading provider of real-time, plant floor data collection systems for Meat Processors. Valley Oaks Steak Company chose The SIMBA System to collect real-time production, traceability, inventory, and shipping information that uses touch computers and barcoding. The result is a powerful system that will increase productivity, lower costs and improve revenues
Today, Charm Sciences announces the introduction of a new AOAC – OMA-approved Peel Plate® EB Microbial Test for use in the poultry processing industry. The new test allows processing facilities to perform indicator tests onsite and provides quick, clear, and easy-to-interpret results