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Devices Designed to Identify Pathogens in Food
Researchers at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico, have developed a technology capable of identifying pathogens in food and beverages and whether a product is free of microorganisms like E. coli or salmonella....
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....
Can Eating Lean Beef Daily Help Lower Blood Pressure?
Contrary to conventional wisdom, a growing body of evidence shows that eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease, according to recent research by nutritional scientists....
New Grinder Hole Plates Enhance Productivity
Researchers at the Danish Technological Institute have developed a new generation of hole plates for grinding meat....
Denmark, Germany and Netherlands Lead EU Food Sector Innovation
The Danish food industry is the most innovative in Europe....
Meat Egg Dairy Nutrient Essential for Brain Development
Asparagine, found in foods such as meat, eggs, and dairy products, was until now considered non-essential because it is produced naturally by the body....
Spicing Up Fish Fillets with Science
Scientists are seeking to improve the health benefits of rainbow trout by using dietary coriander oil along with vegetable oil to improve fatty acid composition in the fillet. ...
Encoding Expert Knowledge for Food Processing Technologies
Although plants are increasingly automated, in the food processing industry there remain many manual operations that require expert knowledge to function efficiently and cost-effectively, writes Dr Ai-Ping Hu for Poultry Tech....
Smartphone Technology for Mobile Motion Capture of Ergonomics Data
Ergonomics continues to play an important role in the poultry industry’s ongoing efforts to improve worker safety and health, write Sim Harbert and Linda Harley for PoultryTech....
Welfare, Carcase and Meat Quality of Pigs in Transport
The type of vehicle used to transport pigs and the location of the animal in the truck as well as the season of the year affect the welfare of pigs during transport....
Food Bug Forensic Tracking
Pork factories now rely on a new kit to examine suspect meat with a technique that was developed in an EU funded project called Biotracer....
Advanced Robotics for Next Generation of Poultry Processing
The poultry industry relies heavily on fixed automation as well as specialized robotics and perception techniques, implemented in a step-by-step “perception then manipulation” process, writes J. Michael Matthews for Poultry Tech....
Effects of Reduced Age at Slaughter on Carcase Traits
Reducing the age of cattle at slaughter does not have a negative impact on beef carcases....
Study Sheds Light on How Salmonella Spreads
New research on how Salmonella spreads in the body could have major implications for improving treatment and vaccination....
Influence of Growth Rate of White Striping in Broiler Breast Fillets
Faster growing broilers tended to have an increased occurrence of higher degrees of white striping in the breast fillets, according to new research from Arkansas. The degree of white striping was associated with changes in the chemical composition of...
 
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