In 2016, FoodMaven was founded in Colorado Springs, Colo., to help eliminate the large amount of wasted food found throughout the supply chain, brought about by products deemed out of specification or over-produced.
Sometimes the advantages of using automated and robotic trimming and deboning equipment are not about the technology and equipment in and of itself, but the engineering of the whole line that can aid in speed and other efficiencies along with food and worker safety.
This spring, the Trump administration announced plans to shift food safety inspections in hog plants to plant employees, cutting as much as 40 percent of federal inspectors on slaughter lines in some plants.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Animal Welfare Lab's summary of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) humane handling regulatory activity from 2018 identified ineffective stunning as the most common cause of suspension.
The fall is often one of the busiest times of the year for wild game processors. Many are not only processing wild game, but also preparing for the hectic rush of the holiday season that is not far behind.
Lubrication is a lifeblood of meat and poultry processing. Without regularly and properly greasing machinery, operations can grind to a halt, or at least necessitate the replacement or repair of equipment and cause production slowdowns.
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.
ON DEMAND: As an addendum to our blockbuster 2019 State of the Industry Report in the October issue of The National Provisioner, this webinar will dig deeper into the trends and numbers driving the animal protein marketplace.
The Meat Industry Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Ceremony will recognize the prestigious Class of 2019, on the evening of Jan. 27, 2020, in Atlanta, GA. This Elite Networking Event is co-located with the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). Read More
This one-week course is intended for those who make decisions such as the purchase of new components, and the enlargement or modification of the plant. Manufacturers of components learn how their products fit into the entire system. 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 November 2019 issue of The National Provisioner, featuring our cover story on FoodMaven's mission to minimize food waste in the supply chain, the 2020 Consumer Trends Report, and much more.