Genetic selection, nutrition, stocking density, well-being, social interactions between birds and many other factors play a role in the production processes of poultry operations; however, the forgotten hero in the mix is feathers and their importance in the production process.
An objective of the present study was to quantify the effects of varying levels of reduced-fat modified distillers grains with solubles (RFMDGS) on carcass characteristics and fresh and processed meat quality.
By not taking adequate measures to cut water and energy use, which includes recirculating their resources and leveraging the optimal equipment and operating strategies, many plants are unnecessarily bolstering expenses while becoming more vulnerable to shortfalls in available supplies.
Several large-scale recalls have been issued recently for products containing foreign material, which creates headlines that draw a lot of attention to how the industry keeps foreign material from contaminating the food supply.
On demand Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.
In this educational webinar, Packer Sanitation Services, Inc. will cover better ways to maintain food safety with quality equipment while keeping employees safe. New blender cleaning solutions that don't involve energizing will be discussed. Attendees will walk away with knowledge that will help them strive towards improved safety conditions in food processing plants that utilize blenders. Read More
10 Essential ERP Features For Meat Processors Running the right ERP solution can streamline your processing and packaging operations, expedite recalls, and accurately predict yields and cost products. This practical guide links many of the unique business processes for the meat industry to specific ERP software capabilities. Avoid the pitfalls of running the wrong ERP application for your business.
Check out the April 2017 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring our cover story on the Animal Agriculture Alliance, the importance of the feather in the poultry production process, and much more!