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.
I can hardly believe we’re at the end of 2017; what a year for food safety! In reflection, it was challenging to identify key food safety issues having a pivotal impact on food safety. That said, I believe the Neumann Risk Services (NRS) Top 5 Food Safety Topics identified below brought revolutionary changes to the way the food industry tackled food safety issues in 2017 and will alter how we approach food safety and how we do business in 2018 and beyond.
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) schemes are being used as the base requirement for many supply chain verification and supplier approval programs, but are customers using them independently? In many incidences, I have noted customers are taking only the GFSI certificate as a verification step without fully understanding the challenges that the schemes are having. Here, I review some of those challenges.
Over the past decade, scandals related to adulterated and fake food have made international headlines and generated waves of consumer backlash. This column will explore a new partnership between China and The EU that aims to take down food fraud.
In addition to their use for Point-of-Use Water Disinfection, UV-C LED-based solutions have now been demonstrated to offer novel and unique approaches to food production sanitation.
In 2017, the food industry was filled with disruption — from Amazon acquiring Whole Foods, to significant growth in the meal-kit industry. Because of this, food companies are taking a holistic look at customer bases and determining any possible competitive advantage for 2018. In the year ahead, we'll see five ways the food industry will become more agile and opportunistic in order to win consumer loyalty.
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Dolco Packaging, a Tekni-Plex business unit, will exhibit its latest egg carton and processor tray innovations at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, January 30 to February 1, 2018, Booth B4145
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) announced details for six free education sessions at the 2018 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE), scheduled to take place January 30 - February 1, 2018, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia
Custom-designed processor trays from Dolco Packaging can help meat and poultry processors draw attention to the unique attributes of their products
Poultry and pork producers can now rapidly screen for 3 Salmonella targets with one rapid PCR test. The new Thermo Scientific RapidFinder Salmonella Multiplex PCR System is the first validated multiplex PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Salmonella species, Typhimurium and Enteritidis
Cargill Joy Poultry Meats Production, Inc. (C-Joy), a joint venture between Cargill and Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), inaugurated its new poultry processing plant in Santo Tomas, Batangas today
The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) was pleased to learn of the imminent expansion of Canadian meat market access to China. While in China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the expansion of trade with China for the beef and pork sectors
The International Poultry Expo (IPE) and WATT Global Media are pleased to announce the debut of the first Latin American Poultry Summit during the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE).
Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the closing of its acquisition of Columbus Manufacturing, Inc., an authentic, premium deli meat and salami company, from Chicago-based Arbor Investments
A modern poultry processing plant is a complex network of interconnecting processes operating at high speed. It is particularly susceptible to the well-known butterfly effect where a small issue upstream can result in a much larger one downstream
GFSF and CCIC are proud to announce their collaboration for future food safety activities.
One of the topics of concern raised during the 2017 Scientific Meeting of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (“NARMS”) was the failure of the system to address antibiotic use in aquaculture and to monitor antimicrobial resistant pathogens present on seafood products sold in the United States
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) has accepted the invitation of city, county and state leaders to build a new chicken production complex in the City of Humboldt, which is part of Gibson County in western Tennessee
Cargill's North America protein business is investing $146 million to expand the company's production facility in Nashville, Tennessee.