In 1987, the Meat Science Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, prepared an Israel — United States Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation funding request to reduce the presence of pathogenic bacteria such as Salmonella on poultry and to more readily remove feathers during processing.
One thing has become clear as businesses start to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic: Our industries have missed attending in-person meetings and events and are eager to get back to business, Companies that supply products and services to our industries have taken advantage of the opportunity to develop market-ready innovations to address the needs brought forth by new and different challenges in delivering products to meet changing consumer demands for feeding their families.
Four Interceptor metal detectors from Fortress Technology has enabled a North American pork producer to meet its new fast-food customer’s tough requirements for accurately and reliably inspecting high volumes of bacon.
Currently, one of the greatest challenges for chicken processors is keeping up with demand. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, broiler head produced was down 4 percent in the first quarter of 2021, and pounds produced declined 3 percent.
Without dwelling much on the past, it progressed from shrink bags to case-ready and vacuum skin to flex/flex and other formats all the while delivering extended freshness life for an expanding lineup of protein applications. Today it continues that winning streak.
During the pandemic, many independent processors have seen their production demands increase due to changing consumer purchasing patterns as the labor market remains tight. In turn, many smaller processors have added new automated equipment, such as bigger injectors or poly-clip systems, to keep up with production demands.
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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.
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