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From raw commodity to added value meal solutions, and the equipment needed to make it all happen, everyone involved in the meat sector needs to keep up with the latest trends to stay one step ahead in business.

NFS International in tech innovation

TraQtion, a cloud-based quality and compliance software from public health and food safety organisation NFS International, has been enhanced, allowing it to automatically alert users to supply chain risks.

Lab-grown meat challenges ‘status quo’

American start-up Memphis Meats has said it is less than five years away from being able to manufacture enough laboratory-made burgers and meatballs to stock the shelves of US grocery...

IPPE 2016

Cumberland Poultry gives producers the Edge

Cumberland Poultry has launched an advanced Edge control system designed to manage all operations of poultry production facilities at the International Production Processing and Packaging Expo (IPPE) 2016.

IPPE 2016

Interroll on a roll with hygienic belt drive

Interroll was promoting its latest range of hygienic belt drives at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Centre in Atlanta from January 26-28.

Eagle brings out pipeline X-ray machine

Eagle Product Inspection has created a pipeline X-ray system that it claims can help firms optimise production rates, while complying with safety standards. 

Quinn Packaging investment will ‘improve efficiency’

Quinn Packaging’s €3m ($3.25m) investment in a PET sheet extrusion line will help improve packaging efficiency, says the company’s general manager Mark McKenna.

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Beef ravioli recalled over pork contamination

US-based Home Maid Ravioli Company has been forced to recall 34,000 pounds (lb) of beef ravioli products after it emerged the pasta contained pork, but did not specify this on...

Proseal unveils speed-boosting tray sealer

International heat-sealing specialist Proseal has launched a packaging machine that can boost production speeds by up to 30% and significantly cut energy consumption. 

Admix to reveal meat processing arsenal at IPPE

Equipment manufacturer Admix will unveil its innovative portfolio of meat and poultry equipment mixing machines at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, US, on 26 January. 

Green tea and rosemary key to red meat

A study conducted on behalf of US ingredients manufacturer Kemin Food Technologies says a green tea and rosemary extract is the best for flavour enhancement and colour preservation of raw...

Sausage clipper boosts packaging speed by a fifth

Processing and packaging machine supplier Tipper Tie has celebrated the appointment of Rainer Schmid as managing director of European operations arm by publishing a case study on its famous sausage...

Nearly two tonnes of sausages recalled for labelling blunder

Over 4,000 pounds (lb) of sausages have been recalled in the US after it was discovered the meat was lined with sheep casing, which was not declared on the product label.

Karro’s Cookstown launches lean bacon medallions

Karro Foods brand Cookstown has launched a ready-to-eat bacon product in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 

Zebra Technologies develops new traceability scanning device

Zebra Technologies has launched a mobile scanning device which may improve meat traceability, as well as the productivity of warehouse employees. 

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Over 7,000 pounds of US sausages recalled

California-based Neto’s Sausage has recalled 23 types of beef, pork and chicken products after they were shipped for sale without a food safety inspection. 

Nearly 90,000 pounds of contaminated beef recalled in US

Minnesota-based Huisken Meat Company has been forced to recall approximately 89,568 pounds (lb) of beef burger patties due to fears of foreign matter contamination. 

Philippines Pekin duck producer unlocks Dubai

The only Pekin duck producer in the Philippines has secured halal accreditation, opening up a number of markets in the Middle East. 

Russia's market filled with counterfeit meat

About 67% of all canned meat and large part of dairy production production at the Russian market is counterfeit, according to a study by the Russian Union of Industrialists and...

Pork demand falls in Ukraine as economic crisis takes its toll

Demand for pork meat in the Ukraine has fallen by nearly a quarter in the past two years, with volumes of other types of red meat also declining, according to...

Erze Ambalaj innovates with antimicrobial packaging

One of Turkey’s largest food packaging companies has partnered with a biochemistry developer to create expandable foam packaging that reduces salmonella and listeria. 

Bioscience firm lands €75m fund to develop advanced meat cultures

Danish bioscience company Chr. Hansen has won a staggering €75m fund from the European Investment Bank to kick-start a deep-dive research project into the development of innovative bacterial solutions for...

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Charitable meat processors boosted by state reimbursement

Meat processors in the US state of West Virginia, which take part in the Hunters Helping the Hungry (HHH) initiative, are set to receive an increased state reimbursement. 

Grass-fed beef has the lowest red meat cancer risk

Eating red meat that has grazed on grass its entire life poses a potentially lower risk of cancer than pellet-fed beef, according to research by Mayo Clinic.

Starbucks recalls Christmas panini over US E.coli scare

Starbucks has rushed to remove its Christmas turkey panini from over 1,000 US stores after discovering an ingredient in the sandwich was linked to an earlier E.coli outbreak. 

Canada packs a punch with innovative packaging

Meat processors in Canada are to benefit from LINPAC’s packaging technology after it agreed a deal with Heat Sealing Packaging (HSP), which supplies food materials and equipment in Canada. ...