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.
Most food companies concentrate on the intentional substitution or addition of a substance in a product with verification activities, including testing, organoleptic or other on receipt testing. But, the real challenge is identifying the misrepresentation of products. What can you do to decrease your risks and boost the chances of receiving genuine, certified products?
With the emergence of new FSMA rules and a bioengineering labeling rule in the works, the industry is going to have even more headaches to deal with. Environmental monitoring, the threat of intentional contamination of the food supply, and yet another labeling change are emerging and could be another reason for food manufacturers to reach for Tylenol.
Back in 1997, a Veterinarian, Leslie Huck, showed me a checklist he was developing. It focused on intentional contamination and it made me think about how the military is always a target for acts of violence. This article illustrates the evolution of Food Defense and provides insight into what food manufacturers can do to build and improve their Food Defense plans.
With the right system design, progressing cavity pumps can reduce cost, lower maintenance needs, and achieve better results in complex conveying applications within food and beverage production.
The success of HPP by many companies demonstrates it as an effective food safety measure that can mitigate risk for a variety of foods. HPP validation and verification are also major requirements of FSMA. According to the law, validation of HPP as a kill-step is required to make sure the HPP treatment is at a level of effectiveness to ensure food safety objectives.
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World Animal Protection welcomes the commitment made by Nestlé USA to improve the welfare of the chickens farmed for meat in its US food supply chain
PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the patented, non-toxic silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, announced recently that PURE Control antimicrobial processing aid achieved strong results during recent in-plant testing on poultry parts.
Traditional Norfolk Poultry’s new state-of-the-art 75,000 square-foot facility, which meets all Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Assured standards, ensures its birds are treated as kindly as possible
Cargill is helping broiler producers transform their nutritional and production data into valuable insights that can help them have a real impact on their profits
Global procurement market intelligence advisory firm, SpendEdge, has announced the release of their ‘Egg and Poultry Procurement Research Report'
At this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai, Hydrosol, a leading international supplier of stabilising and texturing systems, will present attractive new products for dairy, poultry, and vegan alternative products. At booth S3-E24 trade visitors can learn about the benefits of the various formulations in detail
SafetyChain Software, the leading innovator of real-time food safety & quality management solutions, is pleased to announce that House of Raeford Farms has partnered with SafetyChain to automate food safety and quality management, supplier compliance, and audit management in three of its poultry processing facilities
Provisur Technologies, Inc., a global leader in innovative food processing technologies and systems, has introduced its latest grinder based on its state-of-the-art Dominator Technology
StarKist Co. today announced that it will enter into a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for alleged violations related to wastewater treatment and related compliance matters at the company's plant in American Samoa
The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the U.S. broiler chicken industry (chickens raised for meat), today rolled out a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare – the "Chicken Guarantees." The standards are launched as part of NCC's Chicken Check In program, which serves as a resource for consumers to get the information they are seeking about how meat chickens are raised
Tyson Foods' plans to build a $320M poultry complex in Tonganoxie, Kansas. The plant is expected to employ about 1,600 people in Leavenworth County.
A first-of-its-kind metal detection platform from Thermo Fisher Scientific rapidly scans up to five frequencies to help food and consumer goods manufacturers confidently find ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless steel metal contaminants in products to improve safety for their customers. The Thermo Scientific Sentinel multiscan metal detector also enables users to identify contaminants that are up to 70 percent smaller in volume than previous technologies, including the Thermo Scientific APEX 500 metal detector.
Constantia Flexibles has invested roughly €6M in new technology to manufacture film-based flexible packaging at its site in Weiden, Germany