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Tyson hits the health market

Tyson Foods is to supply glucosamine and chondroitin ingredients made from processed cartilage to supplement makers.

Kerry scoops award

Irish based Kerry Foods had a successful night at the UK's SuperMeats Award in London this week.

Nashua launches labels

Nashua Corporation has introduced new recipe labels for retailers and case-ready meat and poultry processors.

Cut the salt

A new Food Standards Agency report shows that the salt content of many ready meals is extremely high - and that 'healthy option' and children's variants are some of the...

Making identification easier

A system for the electronic identification of animals has been devised which claims to eliminate the errors of current systems.

Festive cheer from Packaging Automation

Packaging Automation (PA), the UK manufacturer of heat sealing machines, is supplying one of the country's leading chilled food producers, Uniq Prepared Foods, with some state-of-the-art equipment.

Victory for Parma

Parma ham producers yesterday won the right to require that their products be sliced and packaged, as well as produced, in the region of origin, putting an end to a...

Waste not want not

A joint venture has been established between Omaha-based firm ConAgra Foods and New York environmental technology company CWT to open a processing plant that will turn edible turkey parts into...

P&G technology used in meat pads

Precision Fabrics Group (PFG) has licensed one of Procter & Gamble's advanced DEC technologies for woven and non-woven materials. The product will be used for PFG's new DiamondDry absorbent meat...

Belgian bird flu leads to mass slaughter

Following the death of a Dutch vet after exposure to bird flu, Beligium is stepping up its efforts to try and contain the current outbreak.

Ishida provides multi-head weigher for Tulip

Steff Houlberg, now a part of Tulip Food Company, has partnered with Ishida Europe to automate the packaging of its long sausages in plastic pouches.

First BSE kit for live cattle

Proteome Sciences has entered into an agreement with IDEXX Laboratories, to launch its BSE biomarkers for live cattle, the first testing kit of its kind. Current detection methods require brain...

Is healthier fried meat on the way?

The Technical University of Denmark has completed the development of a new industrial frying process which is said to be a more efficient and healthier alternative to conventional methods.