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.
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 This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.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.
Spring has arrived, and while that means warmer days are ahead, it also means the return of the risk of pests to food manufacturing facilities. Rodents, birds, and insects are risks to food and can be sources of contamination by transmitting pathogenic bacteria, such as E. coli and Salmonella, to your products.
One way or another, most of us are subject to the statutory and regulatory provisions of FSMA. While some of these provisions are merely codifications of good manufacturing practices (GMPs), others are new and different requirements. Here, I discuss allergen control plans, why you need one, and some of the things that should be included within one.
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Plandai Biotechnology Inc. (OTC Markets: PLPL) (the “Company” or “Plandai”), a producer of nutraceutical and highly phyto-available extracts, discusses the benefit of its SORBEO™ proprietary PREMIX as an affordable and cost effect formulation for the poultry industry in the U.S
Mosa Meat, a spin off company from Maastricht University, today announced that it has raised €7.5M to bring cultured meat to market by 2021. The Dutch start-up has led the cultured meat industry since presenting the world's first beef burger made directly from cow cells in 2013
Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, recently commemorated the grand opening of the world’s largest layer hatchery by Huayu Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd., named the Huayu International Poultry Incubation Center
3M Food Safety has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) for pathogen detection instruments and kits
Provisur® Technologies, Inc., a global leader in innovative food processing technologies is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership agreement with Dantech® Freezing Systems, headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark
Maple Leaf Foods recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire two poultry plants and associated supply from Cericola Farms, a privately held company
Andrew McCornick, NFU Scotland President, has written to Secretary of State Greg Clark asking that the pig and poultry processors be given priority ahead of other industries when distributing the short supply of CO2 gas
The Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index, a ground-breaking new index for investors analysing how a $300bn group of 60 global food companies are managing critical environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, has found that the large majority of Asian meat, fish and dairy suppliers are failing to manage business risks including greenhouse gas emissions and antibiotic use.
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., in which researchers evaluated filtration systems with the goal of reducing ammonia in poultry houses
Maintaining a complete overview of the status of your incubators at any moment is of the utmost importance. But how can you react efficiently to sudden problems when you are outside the hatchery?
Blue Apron recently publicly shared the results of its efforts to date to improve the welfare of animals raised throughout its supply chain and announced a set of additional goals to drive further progress in its animal welfare work
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is conducting a survey to help enhance the creation and delivery of information and resources for small and very small meat and poultry processing and slaughter establishments
Vinovo B.V. (subsidiary of Viscon Hatchery Automation) is proud to announce to have signed a cooperation agreement with Intervet International B.V. (subsidiary of MSD Animal Health)