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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Schreiber Foods Cuts Chemical Costs With BlueInGreen's CDOX® Solution
At Schreiber Foods' wastewater treatment plant in Utah, mineral acids had been used for pH control in the past but were discontinued due to safety and handling issues. With an average daily flow of 250,000 gallons, the cheese and yogurt facility struggled to meet discharge permit requirements. Facility owners desired a safer, more cost-effective solution that would provide automatic control over process pH levels. Read the full case study to learn more.
Del Monte Foods Saves Millions With BlueInGreen's SDOX Solution
Plant managers at Del Monte Foods in Siloam Springs, Ark. utilized a 14 million gallon facultative lagoon to provide treatment before applying the effluent on 500 acres of land nearby. However, the facultative lagoon was unable to meet the municipal pretreatment permit requirements, resulting in surcharges of $450,000 per month. Read the full case study to learn more.
SDOX® Technology Mitigates Sulfide Production By Promoting Aerobic Environment
The Plant’s wastewater treatment facility uses four, covered anerobic lagoons to manage BOD, pretreating wastewater prior to sending the effluent to a pumping station which directs the wastewater into the municipal collection system for final treatment at the City’s wastewater treatment plant. Read more to learn how the company used hydrogen peroxide and a catalyst to maintain an aerobic environment but was unable to adequately mitigate the odor from the facility’s wastewater.
Side-Stream SDOX® Systems Enhance Biological Function And Treatment Capacity
Wastewater from the meat processing facility is treated using a sequence batch reactor and an aerobic lagoon that discharges to surface waters following treatment. The facility replaced surface aeration equipment with two, 350-HP the “no-splash,” side-stream SDOX® systems retrofitted to the treatment basin. Read the full case study to learn the results.
Jefferson Parish Prevents Odor And Corrosion Issues With BlueInGreen's SDOX-CS® Solution
Officials at the Jefferson Parish Sewerage Department approached the team at Digital Engineering to find a long-term solution for the odor and corrosion issues throughout the East Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant. The consultants at Digital Engineering, headquartered in Kenner, La., began researching methods to reduce odor and corrosive compounds flowing into the plant while also protecting the parish’s infrastructure from the harmful effects of hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Because expensive chemicals fail to prevent the occurrence of H2S, plant consultants opted to use oxygen to minimize corrosion while reducing chemical costs.
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MEAT & POULTRY NEWS
Why Is Digitalization Essential For Meat Processors?10/11/2021
In the digital era, it’s no surprise that digitalization is transforming the meat industry. But what’s behind the buzzwords, and what do they mean for your business.
A Collective Led By Ashton Kutcher And Guy Oseary Announced Today It Is Partnering With Cultivated Meat Leader MeaTech10/7/2021
A collective led by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary, together with leading strategic players such as Effie Epstein, announced today it is partnering with cultivated meat leader MeaTech 3D Ltd. (Nasdaq: MITC) to accelerate MeaTech's growth in developing and commercializing MeaTech's proprietary cultured meat production technologies.
OMRI Lists NEOGEN’s AquaPrime NeoKlor, AquaPrime Activator For Use In Canada10/6/2021
NEOGEN Corporation announced today that its AquaPrime NeoKlor and BioSentry AquaPrime Activator have been reviewed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI), and the institute has determined that NEOGEN’s complete chlorine dioxide water treatment system is in compliance with the Canadian Organic Regime regulations, with usage restrictions.
PerdueFarms Expands Pasture-Raised Chicken Program, Unique Raising Practice Yields Increased Nutrient Density And Regenerative Environmental Benefits10/6/2021
Perdue Farms, the industry leader in animal care, announced today during its 6th Annual Animal Care Summit that the company is expanding the number of chickens it will raise on pasture, making it the only large-scale producer to guarantee that poultry products with a “pasture-raised” label have spent the majority of their lives on pasture.
Cargill Launches Poultry Feed With Essential Oils For Healthy Flocks And Maximized Egg Production10/6/2021
Backyard poultry owners want natural, wholesome feeds that help their birds thrive, keep their eggs strong and keep coops fresh.
2022 Latin American Poultry Summit Registration Is Open!10/5/2021
Registration for the 2022 in-person Latin American Poultry Summit is now open! Reconnect with the entire Latin American poultry industry at the Summit, held in conjunction with the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga., USA. Sponsored by the International Poultry Expo, part of IPPE, and the Latin American Poultry Association (ALA), the Latin American Poultry Summit will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. ET on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.
USDA To Launch Loan Guarantee Initiative To Create More And Better Market Opportunities, Promote Competition And Strengthen America’s Food Supply Chain10/4/2021
As part of the Administration’s efforts to address food systems challenges arising from the pandemic as well as those going back decades, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA plans for another $100M in funding from the American Rescue Plan Act.
CULT Food Science Announces Vision To Accelerate Adoption Of Clean Meat And Dairy Globally10/4/2021
CULT Food Science Corp. ("CULT" or the "Company"), an innovative investment platform with an exclusive focus on clean, lab-grown food that is advancing the development of novel technologies to provide a sustainable, environmental, and ethical solution to the global factory farming crisis, is pleased to provide its vision for accelerating the adoption of cultivated meat and dairy globally.
USPOULTRY And Foundation Approve $356,000 In New Research Grants Through The Comprehensive Research Program10/4/2021
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved $356,000 for five new research grants at five institutions through the comprehensive research program.
Aramark Commits To Increased Local Seafood Sourcing In New England9/30/2021
To coincide with the start of National Seafood Month (October), Aramark a global provider of hospitality, facilities, and uniform services, today announced a new commitment to increasing local seafood sourcing in New England, through a partnership with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI).
The Principle Of Aquaponics – Clearly Defined9/30/2021
It is one of the big topics in sustainable food production: aquaponics – the combination of fish farming in aquaculture and plant cultivation in hydroponics.
Aleph Farms Partners With Thai Union And CJ CheilJedang To Help Drive Adoption Of Cultivated Meat In Asia9/28/2021
Aleph Farms, the cultivated meat company growing steaks directly from animal cells that are not genetically engineered and not immortalized, today announced it has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with two of Asia's largest food companies, global protein leader Thai Union and global food and lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang.
Risk Of Airborne Transmission Of Avian Influenza From Wild Waterfowl To Poultry Negligible9/28/2021
Research by Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR) has shown that the risk of airborne transmission of high pathogenic avian influenza virus from infected wild birds is negligible.