Current Headlines

  1. Cargill Invests In Cultured Meat Company Aleph Farms
    5/14/2019

    The demand for protein is expected to grow 70% over the next 30 years as the global population increases significantly. With an eye to complementing its focus on animal protein, Cargill announced recently it will invest in Aleph Farms, a cultured meat company focused on growing complex meat varieties like steak.

  2. Slot Drain Systems Announces NSF Certification For It’s 10,000 Series Drains For Meat And Poultry Facilities
    5/13/2019

    Today Slot Drain Systems, www.slotdrainsystems.com  a subsidiary of Global Drain Technologies, announced it earned NSF sanitary ANSI 14159.1 certification for meat and poultry processing environments for it’s complete line of 10,000 series drainage products. The 10,000 series is designed for harsh food processing environments with strict sanitization requirements.

  3. Tyson Fresh Meats To Invest $300M Into New Manufacturing Facility In Salt Lake City, Utah
    5/10/2019

    Tyson Fresh Meats, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. will invest almost $300M to build a food production plant in Salt Lake City, Utah.

  4. New Integrated X-ray Inspection Systems Deliver Continuous Quality Improvement
    5/9/2019

    At a time when food manufacturers are seeking to boost their continuous improvement efforts, advanced multifunctional x-ray systems integrate seamlessly into quality programs while simultaneously ensuring product safety and regulatory compliance.

  5. Lightlife And Field Roast Grain Meat Co. Partner With Dot Foods, Bringing New Heat To Plant-Based Category
    5/8/2019

    Greenleaf Foods, SPC and its brands, Lightlife Foods (“Lightlife”) and Field Roast, have long pioneered the plant-based category. Today the company announces a new era of impact as it opens a sales channel with Dot Foods, the U.S.’s largest food industry redistributor. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190508005171/en/ Seven Lightlife products will be available through the Dot Foods, including Lightlife’s newly launched plant-based burger—the Lightlife® Burger (Photo: Business Wire)

  6. Industry Adopts U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework, Announces Nationwide Outreach
    5/7/2019

    Major food and retail companies, cattle producers, veterinarians, scientists, and non-governmental organizations jointly adopted the U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework (Framework), the first-ever resource to demonstrate U.S. beef sustainability across the full value-chain. 

  7. PerkinElmer Expands Food Testing Offerings With New Meat & Olive NIR Analyzer
    5/6/2019

    PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, recently announced that it has launched the DA 6200 NIR analyzer, which will help meat and olive processors to conduct quality and process control more accurately, easily and quickly.

  8. Shrimp Tastes Sweeter With Blockchain-Based Traceability
    5/6/2019

    The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) has recently announced it has joined the IBM Food Trust ecosystem, which will help provide traceability of SSP shrimp from farm to fork. The platform will use blockchain technology to deliver greater accountability and transparency to customers and consumers for every element of SSP’s premium Ecuadorian farmed shrimp production and journey to the consumer plate.

  9. Beefing Up E. coli Detection
    5/6/2019

    Each year in the United States, an estimated 48 million people get sick from foodborne pathogens, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help keep our food safe to eat, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed new methods to test beef for the presence of harmful pathogens.

  10. IMPAK Introduces Lightweight Yet Durable Low Cost Vacuum Sealer
    5/2/2019

    IMPAK Corporation, a leader in the packaging industry, today announced the immediate availability of the HIPPO nozzle vacuum sealer. At $895.00, half the price of comparable sealers, this user-friendly and inexpensive unit is intended for a broad market, and can be used for restaurant, research, medical, pharmaceutical, industrial, food preservation, household, or many other applications. It’s perfect in combination with home freeze dryers