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How Recalls Hit Company Stock Prices
Food safety is top-of-mind among many consumers and producers of food....
History Lesson in Packing Plant Closures
March 2008, Emporia, Kansas—a Tyson beef plant ceased a majority of its beef processing operations. February 2013, Plainview, Texas—Cargill stopped processing beef at one of its facilities. April 2014, Brawley, California—a beef packing plant operated...
How Safe is Pink Pork?
UK - Pink Pork is more cooked than a rare steak would be, according to JSR Genetics' meat scientist Dr Caroline Mitchell....
Developing Market for High Pressure Processing
High Pressure Processing - HPP - technology is used for food products that have high liquid content including meat and fish products as well as fruits, juices and vegetables....
European Project for RFID UHF Animal Ear Tagging of Pigs
A European-wide project ‘Pig Affairs’ is aiming to trace and track every individual animal from birth to the slaughterhouse with its individual information - personal identification number, birth, vaccination etc - stored on a chip....
From Competitive Exclusion to Competitive Advantage
In the battle to manage bacterial enteric disease in broiler operations, producers in the UK have a range of options at their disposal, says MSD Animal Health in the UK. ...
Colibacillosis and its Impact on the Poultry Business
Dr Tibor Cserep, DVM MRCVS, Technical Manager for MSD Animal Health, explains the poultry health problems caused by E. coli and how the company's vaccine, Nobilis E.coli inac, can provide an effective solution to protect broilers, breeders and layers...
‘Wet Milling’ Technology Advances Science of Worm Control in Pigs
A new process from MSD Animal Health improves suspension, stability and bioavailability of field-proven compound....
Building Food Safety Into the Company Culture
Maple Leaf Foods learned a hard lesson about food safety and it has transformed its commitment to Food Safety manifested in a drive toward embedding great food safety behaviours into the existing company culture, following the outbreak of Listeria traced...
Maximizing Yield Key to Higher Returns
Procedures to increase product yield, regardless of product mix or accounting procedures, are outlined by David Beaver, Technical Processing Specialist with Cobb-Vantress, Inc. in the company's latest 'Technical Focus'. ...
Private Industry Invests Heavily into Agricultural Productivity
Private sector firms are becoming leaders in developing new innovations in agriculture, according to Keith Fuglie, Paul Heisey, John King and David Schimmelpfennig for the USDA Economic Research Service, writing in Amber Waves....
European Meat Processing Industry Slowly Evolving
Over the last number of years, some of the major European meat processors were at a crossroads in terms of the direction their business was heading with the majority having no operations outside their domestic country, writes Peter Duggan, Strategic Information...
Clear Slap Marking - a Step to Accurate Traceability
If a meat production and processing operation is to institute a traceability system, it needs to be accurate, efficient and comprehensive, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief Chris Harris. ...
Brasil Foods - Setting its Sights on the World
Following its takeover of Sadia, Brasil Foods has set its sights on developing into a totally global company by 2015, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Health and Welfare the Image of New Products
Two of the major themes for new products that were launched at this year's Anuga food exhibition in Cologne, Germany, were animal welfare and healthy eating, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief Chris Harris. ...
 
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