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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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
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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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BioLargo Reveals Scaled Up Commercial Design For AOS Water Treatment Technology
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB:BLGO), developer of sustainable technologies and a full-service environmental engineering company, announced that it has designed and is manufacturing a scaled up commercial prototype of its proprietary Advanced Oxidation System (AOS) that is capable of processing 500 gallons of water per minute (“GPM”), a volume commensurate with the flowrate requirements of many commercial applications.
ULMA Packaging Launches Next Gen FM300C Whole Bird Packaging Solution
ULMA Packaging UK has evolved its machine portfolio to include the FM300C horizontal form fill seal flow wrapper, in a bid to meet increasing poultry processor demand for whole chicken packaging.
Mann Lake Acquires Stromberg’s
Mann Lake Ltd. (“Mann Lake”) has acquired Stromberg’s Unlimited (“Stromberg’s”), a leading live poultry and poultry equipment supplier. Eric Stromberg, great-grandson of Stromberg’s founder Ernst Stromberg, joined Mann Lake as Director of Poultry.
Neogen Launches Chlorinated Tray Wash EVO
Neogen announced today that it has added Chlorinated Tray Wash EVO to its line of phosphate-free and biodegradable cleaners for a wide variety of agricultural applications.
VPG Transducers Introduces Agribar Load Cell For Agricultural Industry Weighing Applications
The VPG Transducers brand of Vishay Precision Group, Inc., global designers and manufacturers of standard and custom force, pressure, torque, load, tension and weight sensors, today announced the introduction of its Agribar™ load cell (model 5330).
Penetron Dives Into Salmon Farming – In Southern Florida
The March 2020 opening of phase one of the innovative Atlantic Sapphire Salmon Farm in Homestead, Florida, marks a breakthrough step towards a more sustainable farming method for Atlantic salmon, a healthy alternative to more energy-intensive meats. The Penetron System of crystalline products was used to ensure a durable home for the fish.
Where Food Comes From, Inc. Launches PoultryCARE™ Sustainability Standard
Where Food Comes From, Inc. (WFCF) (OTCQB: WFCF), the most trusted resource for independent, third-party verification of food production practices in North America, today announced the launch of PoultryCARE™, an innovative new sustainability standard for the poultry industry. For more information, go to wfcfcare.com.
Jensen Meat Co. Expands, Adds Two Production Lines
Jensen Meat, a U.S.-based ground-beef processor, announced today it has invested $9 million to expand its operations in Southern California, increasing capacity and creating 50 new jobs.
SeafoodChain, Powered By UNISOT, Opens The Seafood Industry To Transparency Like Never Before
The seafood industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the global food industry. Today's consumers are becoming more conscious and regulators are becoming more demanding. This requires more accurate, instant and comprehensive information regarding food products and their history.
Perdue Farms Becomes First Poultry Company In The United States To Achieve Greencircle Zero Waste To Landfill Certification
52.1% of the waste generated in the United States, or 139 million tons, went to landfill in 2017. Additionally, by 2021 the United States is expected to have 15 years left before reaching capacity at domestic landfills.
Meat Institute Signs MOU With The British Meat Processors Association
With trade negotiations set to begin between the United States and the United Kingdom, the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) to benefit members of each organization and to support and promote mutually beneficial regulations, standards and policies to enhance bilateral trade in meat and poultry products.
Tosca To Provide Wegmans With Reusable Containers For Case-Ready Meat
Tosca, an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions, announced today that it is working with grocery retailer Wegmans Food Markets to ship the grocer's case-ready meat products in reusable plastic containers (RPCs).
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.