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.
Since 1946, WW Johnson Meat Company has produced premium, quality ground beef distributed to retail and food service operations across the Midwest and beyond. As the company’s workforce continued to diversify, it needed a way to break the language barrier between employees and trainers and verify that employees understood training concepts. This case study shows how WW Johnson Meat implemented consistent, multilingual content and automated recordkeeping to overcome barriers of learning.
Buckhead Beef wanted to implement consistent safety practices across its operation. The company held weekly meetings with employees to discuss safety, but the meetings were not effective in building a culture of safety. This case study examines how interactive training, food industry educational courses, and automated recordkeeping and reporting helped Buckhead Beef improve its safety record and boost efficiency.
Bye-bye manual testing: Replaced by new on-line gas analyzer. This case study examines how a meat processing company made the switch from manually and randomly testing of its packages five times each day to an on-line headspace analyzer for its Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) products.
Shelf life studies are used to determine how long a product can reasonably be expected to maintain its quality, safety, and character. These studies take into account not only products’ functional qualities such as safety and effectiveness, but also cosmetic qualities such as color and texture that make them appealing to customers.
As a maker of cooking sauces, pickles, dips, and soft drinks, Greencore Foods has become a significant player in the food processing industry. However, the company’s effluent from food manufacturing contains an array of inorganic salts and organic components which enter the waste stream in part from the intense wash-down of processing tanks and lines during clean-inplace (CIP) procedures for product changeover. This article explains how the company overcame the challenges of managing its waste water treatment at its Selby, U.K. plant.
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New Voluntary Guidance Will Help Combat Major Source of Wasted Food, Money and Resources
Cherkizovo Group held its second annual kaizen contest among employees of the Cherkizovsky Meat Processing Plant (CMPP) to find ways to make production more efficient
LINPAC, the leading fresh food packaging manufacturer in France, will showcase its innovative range of sustainable, multi-material pack solutions for food manufacturers and packers at CFIA 2017
BAUCOR has announced recently that it added new styles of industrial blades, machine knives and, custom medical blades on its product portfolio under its trademark BAUCOR
TechAccel and Iowa Corn Opportunities recently announced separate investments in Agrivida Inc., a St. Louis-based agriculture technology company focused on animal nutrition
James T Blakeman & Co is a family run business that supplies sausage and meat products to the catering and ready meal industry; manufacturing 21000 tonnes of production per year
Technavio market research analysts forecast the global meat and poultry processing equipment marketto grow at a CAGR of more than 6% during the forecast period, according to their latest report
Shanghai World of Packaging (swop) - leading processing and packaging exhibition focusing on China and the Asia-Pacific region, is set for a grand opening in Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 7-10 November, 2017
PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the non-toxic, patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, recently announced the Company had received a Preliminary Notification (PNC) authorization letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granting permission to conduct in-plant poultry processing trials at higher concentrations of the SDC-based PURE Control antimicrobial to dramatically reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter
Offering an added dimension to its popular CamEDGE conveyor belt for cageless spiral systems, Cambridge Engineered Solutions has introduced CamEDGE MORE. The new Cambridge product features the same edge treatment as the original design but includes an interior mesh overlay to accommodate smaller foods and soft poultry and meat parts placed directly on the belt
Linde LLC introduces a fast and more reliable process to detect leaks in Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP). The high-speed, inline MAPAX® LD leak-detection system will be introduced to the North American market for the first time at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, January 31–February 2, Booth #B5453
Trouw Nutrition is Creating More Value Together by working with customers to increase their productivity and profitability. Our team of highly skilled professionals turns science-based expertise in poultry nutrition into practical solutions characterized by their innovation, application know-how, quality and sustainability
In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Landia’s AirJet is playing a key role in the success of the aeration and wastewater system for a major poultry processor.