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.
A map with info on origins of key ingredients and agricultural practices. Videos depicting the journey of an avocado from a farm to a restaurant. A clear declaration of known allergens. This information is what today’s shoppers consider critical in making purchases. Are you providing it?
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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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.
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The demand for protein is expected to grow 70% over the next 30 years as the global population increases significantly. With an eye to complementing its focus on animal protein, Cargill announced recently it will invest in Aleph Farms, a cultured meat company focused on growing complex meat varieties like steak.
Today Slot Drain Systems, www.slotdrainsystems.com a subsidiary of Global Drain Technologies, announced it earned NSF sanitary ANSI 14159.1 certification for meat and poultry processing environments for it’s complete line of 10,000 series drainage products. The 10,000 series is designed for harsh food processing environments with strict sanitization requirements.
Tyson Fresh Meats, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. will invest almost $300M to build a food production plant in Salt Lake City, Utah.
At a time when food manufacturers are seeking to boost their continuous improvement efforts, advanced multifunctional x-ray systems integrate seamlessly into quality programs while simultaneously ensuring product safety and regulatory compliance.
Greenleaf Foods, SPC and its brands, Lightlife Foods (“Lightlife”) and Field Roast, have long pioneered the plant-based category. Today the company announces a new era of impact as it opens a sales channel with Dot Foods, the U.S.’s largest food industry redistributor. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190508005171/en/ Seven Lightlife products will be available through the Dot Foods, including Lightlife’s newly launched plant-based burger—the Lightlife® Burger (Photo: Business Wire)
Major food and retail companies, cattle producers, veterinarians, scientists, and non-governmental organizations jointly adopted the U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework (Framework), the first-ever resource to demonstrate U.S. beef sustainability across the full value-chain.
PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, recently announced that it has launched the DA 6200 NIR analyzer, which will help meat and olive processors to conduct quality and process control more accurately, easily and quickly.
The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) has recently announced it has joined the IBM Food Trust ecosystem, which will help provide traceability of SSP shrimp from farm to fork. The platform will use blockchain technology to deliver greater accountability and transparency to customers and consumers for every element of SSP’s premium Ecuadorian farmed shrimp production and journey to the consumer plate.
Each year in the United States, an estimated 48 million people get sick from foodborne pathogens, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help keep our food safe to eat, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed new methods to test beef for the presence of harmful pathogens.
IMPAK Corporation, a leader in the packaging industry, today announced the immediate availability of the HIPPO nozzle vacuum sealer. At $895.00, half the price of comparable sealers, this user-friendly and inexpensive unit is intended for a broad market, and can be used for restaurant, research, medical, pharmaceutical, industrial, food preservation, household, or many other applications. It’s perfect in combination with home freeze dryers
Americold Realty Trust (the “Company” or “Americold”), the world’s largest publicly traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation and development of temperature-controlled warehouses, announced recently that the Company has acquired privately-held Lanier Cold Storage for $82M.
Scheduled for the upcoming 2019 Poultry Processor Workshop, updated research on exposures to peracetic acid-based antimicrobials among poultry processing workers will be reviewed by the scientist who has conducted the studies.
As Artificial Intelligence continues to make strides in the industry, we understand that in order to stay relevant and ahead of the curve, we must constantly search for ways to be better, develop better, and provide our customers with a better experience. After all, “the best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay