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.
Greencore Foods' effluent from food manufacturing contains an array of inorganic salts and organic components from wash-downs of processing tanks and lines during clean-in-place procedures. This article explains how the company overcame the challenges of managing its waste water treatment.
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Triumph Foods and Daily’s Premium Meats are both in the midst of their own expansion projects designed to meet the growing needs of the food service industry
Perdue Farms, the nation's fourth-largest poultry producer, today promised critical improvements to reduce suffering for chickens raised and slaughtered in its supply chain
Global Re-Fuel is an energy technology company that is poised to make a significant impact on poultry farming. Its PLF-500 biomass furnace offers a pioneering farm technology that addresses financial, health and environmental issues facing the agriculture industry
Industrias Bachoco S.A.B. de C.V. ("Bachoco" or "the Company") (NYSE: IBA; BMV: Bachoco), Mexico's leading producer and processor of poultry and other food products, announced today that it reached an agreement to acquire "La Perla" a Pet Food company located in the Mexican state of Queretaro
Mettler-Toledo Safeline, the leading metal detection technology specialist, has developed a range of HDS Pipeline Detectors based on its well-proven Signature platform
(NASDAQ:PAHC)Phibro Animal Health Corporation and Zydus Cadila today announced their intention to enter into a long-term arrangement to license Phibro’s innovative poultry vaccine technologies and know-how to a new vaccine manufacturing facility to be built by Zydus Cadila to serve the fast growing poultry market in India
The Middleby Corporation recently announced the acquisition of CVP Systems, a leading manufacturer of high-speed packaging systems for the meat processing industry
Iqbal Poultry, a trading arm of Chesterfield Poultry Ltd, supplies the international retail and trade sectors with a variety of poultry products. The firm recently required a chilling system specifically for offal products after expanding its poultry operations at a newly acquired site in Thorne, UK
CHEP announced recently an agreement with JBS USA (JBS), a leading processor of fresh and value-added beef, pork and poultry products in North America, to expand existing pallet volumes and engage in additional collaborative supply chain solutions
As part of its focus on sustainable food production, Tyson Foods has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens
Today DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) announced the launch of DuPont™ Axtra® PHY 20000 TPT and Axtra® PHY 25000 G in Europe. With these additions, the fastest-acting phytase enzyme on the market is now available in every desired format to all European animal producers
Marel Poultry has been chosen to equip one of the world's largest poultry processing plants. The Harim company in South Korea will install four new Marel Poultry processing lines, spread over five different floors in the fully modernized plant in the city of Iksan
Construction began this month on a new state-of-the-art Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Melrose, Minn