Meat & Poultry News

  1. StarKist Co. Reaches Settlement With DOJ, EPA
    9/12/2017

    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

  2. America's Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards For Broiler Chicken Welfare
    9/6/2017

    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

  3. Tyson Foods To Build $320M Poultry Manufacturing Facility In Kansas
    9/6/2017

    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.

  4. New Metal Detection Platform Improves Foreign Object Detection In Food And Consumer Products
    9/5/2017

    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.

  5. Constantia Flexibles Invests In Film Technology At German Plant
    9/5/2017

    Constantia Flexibles has invested roughly €6M in new technology to manufacture film-based flexible packaging at its site in Weiden, Germany

  6. Ossid Showcases New One-Stop Shop Packaging Solutions For Protein And Produce At Pack Expo
    9/5/2017

    Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, features the new OTS family of tray lidding solutions as well as the 500Si, high-speed stretch overwrapper at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, September 25-27

  7. Costco Teams Up With Marel Poultry
    9/5/2017

    Over the last 3 years, the Marel Poultry Team has been working hard, together with representatives from Costco Wholesale and their newly formed poultry processing company, Lincoln Premium Poultry, on a state-of-the-art greenfield plant in Fremont Nebraska

  8. Neogen Acquires Australian Animal Genomics Laboratory
    9/1/2017

    Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired the assets of The University of Queensland Animal Genetics Laboratory (AGL) — the leading animal genomics laboratory in Australia, a country with large cattle and sheep markets

  9. MilliporeSigma Opens Its First Customer Food Safety Studio
    8/30/2017

    MilliporeSigma has opened its first global Food Safety Studio in Bellevue, Washington for manufacturers of all types of food (beef, poultry, produce, etc.) to collaborate with MilliporeSigma scientists on developing safety products for rapid detection of foodborne pathogens

  10. Foster Farms Expands Poultry Processing Plant In Farmerville, Louisiana
    8/24/2017

    A United States poultry processor, Foster Farms will invest $30M to expand and upgrade the company’s poultry processing facilities in Farmerville, Louisiana.