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Global Protein Developments: What are the Implications for the Meat Industry ?
Global protein demand will increase by a factor of 3.5 over a 50 year period, namely from 1980-2030. Poultry will show the biggest increase in demand, followed by eggs, with seafood and beef having the lowest increase in demand, writes Stuart Lumb....
Getting Essential Iodine in Food
Iodine is a necessary trace element to humans, and iodine deficiency can cause malfunctioning of the thyroid gland....
Higher Welfare, Biosecurity and Yields through Turkey Processing Automation
Over the past half century the turkey industry has seen significant changes in the methods used to harvest meat....
Phages Transducing Antibiotic Resistance Detected in Chicken Meat
Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria poses a global threat to public health....
Reclaiming Feather Waste
Feathers could be another potential revenue stream for the poultry processing industry, according to a report from the Australian Poultry CRC....
Understanding the Effects of Food Processing
For the first time in human history more of people will die of food-related diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and hypertension than diseases caused by viruses and bacteria....
Angus Cattle Lift Performance of Australian Brahman
Angus cattle from temperate Australia are being successfully introduced to the arid north where they raise the game of Bos Indicus herds....
How Vacuum and MAP Packed Meat Spoils
Spoilage of modified atmosphere (MAP) or vacuum-packaged meat is often caused by psychrotrophic lactic acid bacteria (LAB)....
The Indigenous Portuguese BĂ­saro Pig
Despite being one of the most emblematic Portuguese indigenous breeds, the Bisaro pig is very little known in Portugal....
Brazilian Beef Industry Moves to Reduce its Destruction of Rain Forests
Expansion of cattle pastures has led to the destruction of huge swaths of rain forest in Brazil, home to the world's largest herd of commercial beef cattle. But a new study led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Holly Gibbs shows that market-driven...
EU Call for Action on Industrially Produced Trans Fatty Acids in Foods
The impact of industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) on the health of citizens in the European Union has been the focus of political debate by Members of the European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission and the World Health...
Intricacies of Carcase and Meat Quality
Raising pigs is all about feeding a rapidly growing human population and profitability, writes Dr Nick Boddicker from Canadian pig genetics company Genesus....
How Recalls Hit Company Stock Prices
Food safety is top-of-mind among many consumers and producers of food....
Consumers Increasing Protein Intake
As consumers are faced with conflicting dietary advice, especially where fats and carbohydrates are concerned, protein has emerged as the "feel-good" macronutrient....
Effect of Pulsed Electric Field Treatment on Hot-boned Beef
Electric pulse treatment to some hot boned beef muscles can make the meat more tender....
 
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