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Reclaiming Feather Waste
Feathers could be another potential revenue stream for the poultry processing industry, according to a report from the Australian Poultry CRC....
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....
Energy Efficiency in Food and Beverage Industry
A mid-sized company in the meat industry could save annual carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to a mid-sized car travelling around the world 177 times according to estimates from measurement technology vendor Endress + Hauser....
What is Environmental Impact of Eating Beef?
Policy decisions designed to reduce animal-based food consumption stand to significantly reduce the environmental cost of food production....
Filtration System to Improve Poultry Processing Wastewater Screening
The Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Poultry Deboning Line Screening System is one step closer to making its way to processing plants. ...
New Food Waste Framework Calls for Fundamental Rethink of Food Practices
To solve the problem of food waste how food is produced and consumed needs to be radically rethought, researchers argue in a recent study....
Halving EU Meat Dairy Consumption to Lower Pollution
Halving EU Meat Dairy Consumption to Lower Pollution Halving meat and dairy consumption in Europe could reduce agricultural greenhouse-gas emissions by up to 42 per cent and nitrogen pollution by 40 per cent, new research suggests....
Food Loss: Questions About the Amount and Causes Remain
Two-thirds of the 133 billion pounds (5.9 million tonnes) of food loss in the US in 2010 occurred in homes, restaurants and other place outside the home, and one-third occurred in grocery stores and other food retailers, according to a new report from...
Measuring True Water Use in Poultry Processing
Water use in poultry processing facilities is best calculated in terms of gallons used per 1,000 pounds of poultry meat handled., according to Brian Kiepper (Poultry Science and Biological & Agricultural Engineering Departments, and Engineering Outreach...
Energy Balance Analysis of a Poultry Processing Plant
A detailed study of the power use at a poultry processing plant by researchers at the University of Arkansas identified a number of areas where cost-savings could be made. ...
Microalgae Utilisation in Wastewater Treatment
Microalgae are a proven low initial capital cost, low operational cost supplement or alternative to mechanically aerated wastewater treatment systems, explains Dr Brian H. Kiepper Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist at the College of Agricultural...
Research for More Sustainable Food Production
Safer food, less waste, more efficient food production and better use of natural resources are just some of the goals inspiring the work of a new research group at the University of Lincoln in the UK....
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Pig and Chicken Supply Chains
This new report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) presents the results from an assessment carried out to improve the understanding of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions along livestock supply chains for pigs, poultry meat and...
EPA Issues New Guidelines for Water Reuse
Water reuse has been a goal of the poultry processing industry for many years and according to a report in Poultry Tech from the Georgia Tech Research Institute water conservation and non-product contact reuse remains the state-of-the art for water reuse...
Growth Seen in US Rendering and Meat By-product Industry
The rendering and meat by-products industry in the US has seen sustained growth over the last five years and according to a report from IBISWorld the growth is expected to continue for the next five years. ...
 
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