US equipment producer Butler Automatic has developed an enhanced sensor for its film splicer machine, a feature that could cut packaging waste, the company claims.
US technology and retail giants IBM and Walmart, alongside Beijing’s Tsinghua University, will put Chinese pork on a blockchain in a move to bolster food safety and traceability.
US sausage supremo Vermont Smoke & Cure has linked up with local businesses Citizen Cider and Jasper Hill Farm to launch five-strong line of flavoursome craft pork bangers.
Smithfield Foods’ meat processing factories and farms in North Carolina, US, have returned to full operation following widespread flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Matthew.
Analysts warn Europe’s share of lucrative pork exports to China will fall as competition from the Americas - driven by Canada's drug-free pig herd - puts pressure on EU trade....
The United Nations has adopted what one NGO described as “groundbreaking” policy recommendations, placing animal welfare concerns at the heart of global farming.
Russia consumed more baby food per capita than it did meat in 2015, according to London-based data analyst firm Euromonitor International.
Tyson Foods has recalled over 1,000 pounds (lb) of frozen popcorn chicken shipped to one US wholesaler after a school found hard plastic in packaging of the product.
US poultry firm Michigan Turkey Producers, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is recalling approximately 54,011 pounds of turkey breast products.
A labelling mistake by the owner of Chicharonnes J&J has sparked a recall of 2,064 pounds (lb) of rendered animal fat products in the US.
An undercover video has unearthed abhorrent animal abuse at a meat factory in the US, where a baby duck’s head is ripped off and workers smash ducks into brick walls....
South Dakota-based pork producer Brad Greenway has been crowned America’s Pig Farmer of the Year, for his efforts to put a face on modern pigmeat production.
Ingredients manufacturer Salt of the Earth has reported a 100% increase in sales of its sodium reduction solutions up to the first half of 2016.
Savoury food and sports nutrition processors can now access chicken- and turkey-based protein, which is guaranteed to be free from antibiotics, thanks to Essentia Protein Solutions.
Experts warn that tick bites are leading to a worrying number of people developing lethal allergic reactions to red meat, with Australia and America most at risk.
US state beef councils are orchestrating a major beef campaign to encourage young parents to cook more beef for their children.
The US enjoyed its highest-ever pig meat exports for August as the value of trade increased by nearly a fifth, driven by improvements in Mexico and rapid year-long growth in...
For the fourth year in row, Yum Brands ranked second lowest in the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), a performance that World Animal Protection slammed as “unacceptable”.
Alabama packaging solutions firm CSP Technologies has backed its Pharmapuck scavenging device to “set a new industry standard” to fix fetid odours and increase the shelf-life of packaged food products.
JBT Corporation (JBT) has signed a definitive agreement to take over meat processing and packaging machinery manufacturer Tipper Tie for $160m.
Global agri-food corporation Cargill has reported a formidable 66% rise in net profit for the first quarter of the fiscal year.
Revenue for Australia’s largest cattle exporter Wellard was “significantly impacted” by a difficulty to pass on higher livestock prices to Asian clients.
Thailand’s seafood producer Thai Union has bought out the remaining 18% stake in its US subsidiary Tri-Union Frozen Products (TUFP) for a fee of over $46m.
Tyson Foods will invest $27m to expand production output at its beef and pork processing plant in Iowa, US, leading to the creation of 350 jobs.
Texas meat processor Caviness Beef Packers has recalled close to a tonne of boneless beef products that US health officials fear could be contaminated with E. coli.