Featured Meat & Poultry Content

  1. Case Study: X-Ray Inspection Of Drink Powders And Spice Blends In Metalized Films

    A large, international food producer uses X-ray inspection systems to increase value creation in production. In addition to its high quality demands, this international food group has committed itself to the fight against food wastage. Following the principle, "What men eat must be pure," the company wants to ensure perfect product quality so that complete batches of food that may contain contaminations no longer have to be returned and destroyed, in turn reducing food waste. Such product recalls are expensive and — what is much more important — damaging to a company's image. In addition to comprehensive inspection procedures in every production stage, the measures also include the installation of product inspection systems in the packing lines prior to dispatch.

  2. A Guide To Foreign Object Detection And Quality Assurance

    Food production has become increasingly automated. But, even when automated production systems are used, contamination can't be completely ruled out. This is where detection systems come in.

  3. Quality Systems Based On Global Food Safety Initiatives

    Customers and federal regulators expect more and more from food suppliers in today’s increasingly competitive and federally-monitored marketplace. New tools and technologies offer effective ways to meet those needs with easy implementation, reasonable costs, and immediate benefits. In this case study, sweets and spices purveyor Kalustyan reports on how product solutions are fueling growth.

  4. Tips For Complying With New Food Safety Regulations

    The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) tasks the FDA with strengthening the food safety system, featuring a special emphasis on prevention. The stakes are high, and the challenge is very real. Nearly 48 million Americans get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die each year from food-borne diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  5. Portion Control: Flow Meters Vs. Weight Control

    Royal Food Products could continue its portion control method using flow meters or find a new way of weighing individual ingredients. The company's plant engineer explains the choice to use load cells.

  6. Metal Detection, X-Ray Inspection Or Both?

    This white paper will help food and pharmaceutical manufacturers decide on which inspection technology to invest in to ensure the quality and safety of their products. Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection or Both summarises the pros and cons of each technology and guides you through the decision making process.

  7. Food Traceability: Solving The Imperative Of Compliance

    Consumers’ confidence in the food they consume is eroding. The numbers quickly illustrate why: in the last few years FDA food recalls increased nearly 400%, largely due to salmonella and undeclared allergens1. Ghastly stories such as contaminated foods causing deaths across several states further diminish consumers’ confidence in food—and in the retailers where they purchased the recalled produce.

  8. Protect Your Brand: Ensuring Food Safety And Compliance With A Quality Management System

    Although food safety and compliance have long been of critical importance for companies across the Food & Beverage (F&B) supply chain, today’s legislative bodies as well as consumers are only increasing focus on it. Adulterated products making their way into the food supply are driving the need for more accountability and ownership of the quality of products and processes. Compounding these pressures, with the viral nature of today’s global environment, even a minuscule adverse event can have disproportionate backlash on branding, reputation, and profitability.

  9. Pipeline X-Ray Inspection System Assures Meat Processor Safety And HACCP Guidelines

    Brawn with rye bread a deliciously traditional combination that you can enjoy on special occasions and during specific seasons in the Netherlands and Belgium.

  10. Harris Ranch Beef Production Sizzles With Infor SCM Products

    Harris Ranch, founded in the 1930s in California’s San Joaquin Valley, has grown and expanded into the west’s most progressive, innovative, and quality conscious beef producer. They’ve built a uniquely integrated beef production system where cattle are exclusively sourced, fed, and humanely processed by the company in order to raise beef that’s as pure and great tasting as nature intended.