When Harris Ranch renovated and expanded its cattle receiving and harvest floor at its Selma, Calif., processing plant earlier this year, it unveiled a design that maximizes animal welfare, food safety and ergonomics.
November 1, 2013
One of the primary claims anti-meat activists make against the beef industry revolves around animal handling and welfare.Read More
Plan and design your livestock handling facilities properly, and they will serve you for many years.
October 19, 2013
When it comes to humane livestock handling, the quality of an animal’s handling experience is largely dictated by the skill and patience of the handler. However, quality facilities don’t hurt.Read More
Processors are investing in building improvements to better meet quality standards.
October 3, 2013
Today’s meat and poultry processing plants are beginning to resemble cold lockers, and that’s a good thing.Read More
September 20, 2013
So, which comes first, clean-in-place systems or plant design?Read More
JBS USA, Grand Island, Neb.
September 6, 2013
At The National Provisioner, it is our mission to give our readers an unprecedented, first-hand look at the operations of some of the most innovative and progressive companiesRead More
West Liberty Foods adds high-pressure pasteurization to further improve the food safety and quality of its product lines.
September 3, 2013
A little more than a year ago, West Liberty Foods created a buzz, announcing the successful certification of its Tremonton, Utah, plant as a landfill-free facility, and the soon-to-follow certification of its Mount Pleasant and West Liberty, Iowa, locations as well.Read 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
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
Spare Parts Know How
These common inventory-management techniques are traps in the spare-parts world.
May 7, 2013
An important part of any strategy, including your spare-parts inventory-management strategy, is to know what not to do.Read More
April 25, 2013
The publication is a comprehensive guide to best practices in maintaining, modernizing, and designing a temperature-controlled facility.Read More