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.
Since 1946, WW Johnson Meat Company has produced premium, quality ground beef distributed to retail and food service operations across the Midwest and beyond. As the company’s workforce continued to diversify, it needed a way to break the language barrier between employees and trainers and verify that employees understood training concepts. This case study shows how WW Johnson Meat implemented consistent, multilingual content and automated recordkeeping to overcome barriers of learning.
Buckhead Beef wanted to implement consistent safety practices across its operation. The company held weekly meetings with employees to discuss safety, but the meetings were not effective in building a culture of safety. This case study examines how interactive training, food industry educational courses, and automated recordkeeping and reporting helped Buckhead Beef improve its safety record and boost efficiency.
Bye-bye manual testing: Replaced by new on-line gas analyzer. This case study examines how a meat processing company made the switch from manually and randomly testing of its packages five times each day to an on-line headspace analyzer for its Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) products.
Shelf life studies are used to determine how long a product can reasonably be expected to maintain its quality, safety, and character. These studies take into account not only products’ functional qualities such as safety and effectiveness, but also cosmetic qualities such as color and texture that make them appealing to customers.
As a maker of cooking sauces, pickles, dips, and soft drinks, Greencore Foods has become a significant player in the food processing industry. However, the company’s effluent from food manufacturing contains an array of inorganic salts and organic components which enter the waste stream in part from the intense wash-down of processing tanks and lines during clean-inplace (CIP) procedures for product changeover. This article explains how the company overcame the challenges of managing its waste water treatment at its Selby, U.K. plant.
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AgriEuro Corp. (OTCPK: EURI) today announced that it has finished preparing 2 growing ponds for its fish farm project
PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the patented non-toxic silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, announced that the Company had received and shipped its first order for FDA approved PURE Control antimicrobial for application directly onto produce during processing
Agrotop, a leading global player in livestock turnkey projects, has completed a full vertical integration poultry project for DTK Corporation, Vietnam's leading enterprise in applying hi-tech to livestock farming, food producing and processing
ProcessMAP Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise cloud software platform for Risk, Health, and Safety management, announced that Case Farms, a vertically integrated poultry farming and processing group and one of the nation's leading poultry producers, is adopting its software to protect workers on the job
JBS USA today announced a definitive share purchase agreement with Danish Crown A/S (“Danish Crown”) to acquire the company’s U.S.-based bacon, ham and deli meat business, Plumrose USA, for $230 million (USD)
SEALPAC, the leading manufacturer of tray-sealing and thermoforming technology, will once again show its latest in packaging equipment and solutions at Interpack 2017, which runs from 4 to 10 May in Düsseldorf, Germany
Tolomatic ERD hygienic all-stainless-steel electric cylinders are designed to IP69k rating specifications for clean-in-place, high-temperature, high-pressure caustic wash downs
Malayan Flour Mills Bhd’s (MFM) new poultry processing plant, which is being built in the Kampung Acheh Industrial Area here, is expected to be completed in early 2019
The extensive range of weighing, packing and inspection solutions on show from Ishida at this year’s Interpack will underline the company’ ability to design, manufacture and install comprehensive, best-in-class packing line solutions, tailored to the precise needs of individual customers for a wide variety of markets and applications
Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global meat grinder and mincer market report until 2021
During VIV Asia, Marel Poultry will present a unique live cut-up and deboning demonstration, reproducing manually the cuts and maneuvers of our equipment. Besides that, many new poultry processing innovations will be revealed concerning thigh filleting, breast cap deboning, cut-up, portioning and batching
Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, features at Pack Expo East, February 27 -March 1 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, the 500Si high speed stretch overwrapper for meat, poultry, and produce tray wrapping applications. (Ossid Pack Expo East Booth # 1105)
New Voluntary Guidance Will Help Combat Major Source of Wasted Food, Money and Resources