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High-Fat Diet Alters Behaviour and Produces Signs of Brain Inflammation
Can the consumption of fatty foods change behaviour and your brain?...
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....
Salmonella in Pigs Linked with Feed
At the 2014 Teagasc Pig Farmers Conference, a paper by first-named author, Anne Marie Burns, showed Salmonella detected in either feed or pig faecal samples on nine out of 10 high-seroprevalence pig farms in Ireland. It also confirmed the occurrence of...
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....
Why Entire Male Pigs Have More Skin Lesions at Slaughter
A new study from Ireland shows that entire males were more aggressive and performed more mounts than female pigs and that, as a result, the boars had more skin lesions. It was found that carcase lesion score is a sensitive indicator of aggressiveness...
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....
How Modified Atmosphere Packaging Affects Spoilage of Poultry Breast Fillets
High-oxygen packaging offered no advantages over high-nitrogen packaging of chicken fillets in terms of meat quality or shelf life in this experiment in Germany....
Nutritional Guidelines Recommendations - Less Meat More Veggies
Despite the ability to make personal food choices, many know the Dietary Guidelines for Americans as the “gold standard” model that focuses on the foods and beverages that help maintain a healthy weight and prevent chronic disease, such as obesity,...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Egg Consumption Continues to Grow in Americas
Egg consumption per person in the Americas continues to grow and to remain well ahead of the global average, observes industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Carbon Footprint of Food Waste not Necessarily Related to Weight
The carbon footprint of food waste should be taken into account alongside the weight of food wasted, according to a new study....
Antibiotic Resistant Salad
Antibiotic-resistant strains of the food-poisoning microbe Listeria monocytogenes in unprocessed salad products is not quite as widespread as scientists originally suspected....
Mapping Pork Lymph Nodes
Alberta’s meat and livestock industry continues to evolve, sometimes in response to external drivers such as food safety guidelines and expectations....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Americas Egg Exports More Than Double
While shell egg exports by the Americas have more than doubled between 2000 ans 2011, they represent only a small proportion of the world total, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans. The region does account for just over one-third of global dried...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Americas Supply One-fifth of World's Eggs
Egg production in the Americas has increased by 2.2 per cent per year since 2000, maintaining the region's share of global total at just over 20 per cent, according to market analyst, Terry Evans, in his latest review of the trends in the world egg business....
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