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.
Two recent news stories involving recalls — one stirring controversy over romaine lettuce and one claiming that recalls move too slowly — have led to a renewed sense of urgency for food manufacturers to fully implement food traceability programs and improve recall readiness in the U.S
In my previous column, I described the first step to convert a HACCP plan into a preventive control food safety plan. Once you have addressed CGMPs and other key requisite programs (SSOPs, etc.), you are ready to start creating and implementing the actual food safety plan.
Everyone knows packaging is primarily about the product itself; protecting, presenting, and conveying it. But, what does packaging do for brand integrity? The answer is more complex than you may think.
In the food industry, the consumer’s voice is extremely important to keep in mind as new products and quality improvements are devised every day. We all strive for customer satisfaction, but the customer’s voice, documented through consumer surveys, complaint tracking, and social media, isn’t always satisfaction per se. To interpret the feedback and translate it into formulation changes and flavor concepts can be a skill in and of itself.
Food manufacturing is not a typical manufacturing operation; it faces unique dilemmas compared to conventional manufacturing. Because of this, the mindset of food manufacturers must also be unique. This article relates conventional manufacturing operations with food manufacturing, shows why the food industry needs a different mindset, and provides approaches to change the mentality of the industry.
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The Sokolow Group - one of the leading companies in the Polish meat market -announces its intention to buy the companies belonging to the Gzella Meat Group, a well-known and valued meat producer in the northern part of Poland.
The latest market research report by Technavio on the global meat slicers and grinders market predicts a CAGR of around 7% during the period 2018-2022
Superior Farms, North America’s largest lamb processor, announced that it has received approval from the USDA to begin grading carcasses with the VSS2000 System camera (Electronic Grading), the first digital camera to be approved for use in the US lamb industry
Working to unlock the Future of Protein, plant-based meat purveyor Beyond Meat announced the building of a new 26,000 square foot research and development center at their headquarters in El Segundo
Duke Energy has renewed a long-term power purchase agreement with a 50-megawatt biomass facility in North Carolina, continuing the company's pursuit to diversify its electricity mix with biomass and alternative energy
The global RFID tags market for livestock management is expected to grow at a CAGR close to 14% from 2018-2022, according to a new market research report by Technavio. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180130006034/en/ Technavio has published a new market research report on the global RFID tags market for livestock management 2018-2022 under their consumer and retail library. (Graphic: Business Wire) Global RFID tags market for livestock management
Ecoark Holdings, Inc. (“Ecoark”), dba Zest Technologies, recently announced that it has obtained Board approval to submit a bid to purchase the key assets of a beef processing operation in a sales process conducted under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), has invested in food tech startup Memphis Meats, a leader in cultured meat produced directly from animal cells
With the GMS 1600 twincut, TVI will be presenting a universal high-performance portioning system at the MULTIVAC trade fair stand (A 020, hall 9.1)
Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), is pleased to announce a new global in-licensing agreement with Ab E Discovery to further develop and bring to market an egg antibody focused on supporting gut health, and thereby the growth and welfare, of poultry
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, and the leading U.S. supplier of industrial gases, welding technologies, and safety products, announced recently that its Food and Beverage group will exhibit at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) 2018 (Booth #C1247)
Advanced hygienic design is driving the success of new injectors for mixer chilling in the poultry industry according to food industry leaders at Linde LLC, which introduced the patented LIXSHOOTER® injectors in the U.S. just over a year ago
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced its continued effort to modernize inspection systems through science-based approaches to food safety