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
Fewer Drug-Resistant Microbes Found In Organic Meat5/18/2021
A new study examining antibiotic-resistant bacterial contamination in retail meat samples indicate that how the meat is produced matters. But how the meat is processed also matters.
New Chamber Belt Machine For Packing Ham, Cheese, Poultry And Fish Products5/12/2021
With the addition of the B 425 model, MULTIVAC has completed its range of chamber belt machines. This means that there is exactly the right machine in every output category for the widest range of customer requirements.
MeaTech Announces Intention To Establish And Operate A Pilot Plant In 20225/12/2021
MeaTech 3D Ltd. (Nasdaq: MITC) (TASE: MITC), a technology company developing a suite of advanced manufacturing technologies to produce cultured meat products, today announced its intention to establish, own, and operate a pilot plant to commence scaled-up cultured chicken fat production in 2022.
CESMII And ThinkIQ To Transform Global Food Leader's Poultry Processing5/12/2021
CESMII selected ThinkIQ for inclusion in their co-funded Smart Manufacturing Innovation Projects. This project aims to transform poultry processing operations at one of the world's largest food companies, and recognized leader in protein.
9 COOL Reasons To Go For Marel Poultry Chilling5/11/2021
Chilling by air is about much more than blowing cold air at a chicken carcass.
Major TE-FOOD Implementation In France5/7/2021
TE-FOOD has been implemented at French poultry producer Galliance.
Kemin Industries Acquires Bio-Cide International5/6/2021
Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services, today announced it has acquired Norman, Oklahoma-based Bio-Cide International, Inc. (Bio-Cide), a leading multi-specialty source of chlorine dioxide-based antimicrobial technology.
The New GEA OptiSlicer 6000 – The Ultimate In Precision Slicing For Meat And Cheese Products5/6/2021
GEA launches the new GEA OptiSlicer 6000 that includes a range of technological advancements to slice meat and cheese products more efficiently resulting in: higher productivity, less downtime, easier maintenance, the lowest possible Total Cost of Operation and, of course, ultimate precision.
Sustainable Slicing And Packaging Of Products Without Interleaving Film5/5/2021
With its innovative spray system, MULTIVAC Sustainable Liquid Interleaving, MULTIVAC is introducing a sustainable solution for packaging thinly sliced or highly sticky products.
Farther Farms Is Closing The French Fry Gap And Creating Food For A Global Supply Chain5/4/2021
Today, the French fry. Tomorrow, the global food supply chain. Farther Farms is a high-growth food technology start-up working to solve one of society’s greatest challenges: how to make food go farther. The company began with one of consumers’ favorite foods, creating the world’s first commercially-available shelf-stable, fresh-cut style French fry that’s never-frozen and ready-to-cook.
SafetyChain Software And Marel Announce Strategic Partnership To Bring Enterprise Software Solutions To Poultry, Meat, & Fish Producers5/3/2021
SafetyChain Software and Marel announced a strategic partnership that will provide customers the industry’s first fully-integrated FSQA solution for protein manufacturing including food safety software, quality management software, and supplier management software.
High-Tech Salmon Processing At Búlandstindur4/28/2021
Business is booming for farmed salmon processors in the Eastfjords of Iceland, and automating the packing and grading with Marel solutions combined with Innova software has opened up Búlandstindur to new and exciting opportunities.
Belcampo Meat Co. Releases Third-Party Nutritional Data Verifying Its Pasture-Raised Meats Deliver Optimal Omega Ratios, Healthy Fat Levels And High Protein Density4/22/2021
Belcampo,pioneer of hyper-sustainable, organic, grass-fed and -finished, and Certified Humane meats, broths, and jerky, just released its new third-party verified nutrition data certifying that its meats deliver significantly better nutrition than conventionally-raised animals as well as those not fed grass their full lives.