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Current Nutrition Labelling is Hard to Digest
Current government-mandated nutrition labelling is ineffective in improving nutrition, but there is a better system available, according to a study by McGill University researchers....
Inconsistencies Found in Comparisons of Organic and Conventional Milk
Consumers perceive that organic cow milk differs from conventionally produced milk and that these differences justify the premium price for organic milk....
Recovery for Australian Meat Processing Sector
A return to more favourable weather conditions has eased some long-term supply pressures for the meat processing sector in Australia, as cattle herds have been rebuilt....
Finalisation of FSIS's Modernisation of Poultry Slaughter Inspection Rule
The Modernisation of Poultry Inspection Final Rule in the US was published in the Federal Register on 21 August last year, 937 days after it was proposed. During that time, the chicken industry was negatively portrayed by the media, consumer groups, and...
New Processes Protect Valuable Ingredients
Vitamins, mineral substances, fruit aromas or green tea catechins – many ingredients from the "microcosm" cannot be easily incorporated into the food matrix....
Low-Cost Sensors for Advanced Systems in Poultry Management and Processing
Advances in consumer technology have allowed researchers to explore a new range of possibilities for low-cost advanced sensor systems for poultry processing and management, according to Colin Usher of the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s Food Processing...
Comparing Ostrich Meat to Other Types of Meats
Ostrich meat is now considered as a red meat that is a healthy alternative to beef and poultry meats, according to researchers in Kuwait....
How Do Consumers Attitudes to Food and Food Safety Change?
A survey of consumer food and food safety habits in England has shown that just over half have changed their food buying habits in the last six months for financial reasons....
Adding Value to Beef Carcases Using Muscles from Cheaper Cuts
The US cattle and beef sector could make an extra $3.75 billion by maximising the carcase and using muscles usually send for ground beef to make niche market products....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Growth in Chicken Consumption in Americas Slows
Poultry industry analyst, Terry Evans, explores the trends in chicken meat consumption in the Americas....
How Commercial Broilers Have Changed in Canada over 50 Years
A study in Alberta, Canada, reveals that almost 50 years of commercial quantitative genetic selection pressure has achieved the intended beneficial changes in broiler performance. ...
Longer Shelf Life and Fewer Plastic Substances in Food
Synthetic materials are convenient in many respects, but they have one disadvantage: they are permeable to gases....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014 - Americas' Chicken Trade Continues to Grow Apace
Brazil and the US account for 60 per cent of chicken meat exported by the Americas, while Argentina's trade has shown steady progress over the last decade, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Scientists Probe Milk Carbohydrates
Milk is under the microscope in a bid to breed for a change in carbohydrate content, hopefully improving infant milk formula. ...
Tackling Boar Taint through Market-assisted Selection
Since surgical castration of male piglets without anaesthesia is under heavy societal pressure, finding a sustainable solution to reduce boar taint has become urgent....
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