Bacon continues to dominate the marketplace with new flavors and applications, despite rising costs.
August 1, 2013
Bacon continues its dominance over the American people with new flavors and applications, such as bacon gumballs, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, bacon chocolate bar and bacon mayonnaise — to name a fewRead More
Spare Parts Know-How
August 11, 2013
Recently, I have had a number of conversations about inventory accuracy; or to be more precise, about maintaining inventory accuracy.Read More
How processors can keep pace with the digital evolution in the food industry.
August 10, 2013
The rise of digital technology is reshaping the foodservice industry and driving a new level of interaction with consumers.Read More
PACK EXPO Las Vegas adds SMB FastTrack to its growing list of customer-centric features.
August 13, 2013
Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) make up a significant portion of the U.S. meat and poultry industry.Read More
Regulations & Legislation
FSIS issues proposed rule on labeling of non-intact raw or partially cooked beef products.
September 5, 2013
On June 10, 2013, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register: “Descriptive Designation for Needle- or Blade-Tenderized (Mechanically Tenderized) Beef Products.”Read More
Fight for Food Safety
August 8, 2013
FSIS has begun focusing more aggressively on possible connections between slaughter establishments and positive ground-beef samples.Read More
August 4, 2013
Ready-to-eat (RTE) protein producers are more frequently being asked to deliver clean-label products by their retail, club-store and foodservice customersRead More
August 6, 2013
The primary role of packaging is to maintain the quality and safety of food under certain conditions for a specific period of time, as well as to provide identification and information.Read More
August 3, 2013
The meat-processing industry’s relationship with high-pressure processing (HPP) appears to have all the ingredients for long-term success.Read More
Technology continues to catch up to need in the realm of wastewater treatment in protein-processing applications.
August 5, 2013
Every year, stricter wastewater restrictions push processors to advance their wastewater-treatment systems.Read More
Batters and breadings balance taste with health.
August 2, 2013
Fried, crunchy nuggets beat out soggy, disintegrating ones every time.Read More
An investment in metal detection improves Cher-Make Sausage’s food-safety capabilities.
August 12, 2013
Many companies promote “authentic” products, but Cher-Make Sausage Co. of Manitowoc, Wis., is in a unique position to make such a claim.Read More
August 9, 2013
Because of weather conditions, beef cattle often experience periods of inadequate nutrition while grazing native range.Read More