All news articles for September 2013

Software firm Invensys has bought InduSoft

US software firm buys HMI specialist

By Nicholas Robinson

State-of-the-art industrial software systems and control equipment company Invensys has acquired an outside software organisation.

Meat industry is behind dairy industry in terms of life-cycle assessment

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Bodies work together on meat’s environmental impact

By Flemmich Webb

Patrick Moore, chair of the IMS Sustainable Meat Committee, has defended the organisation’s work with the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) on improving food production sustainability.

Whole food chain has role to play in food safety, says EU expert

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Food safety is shared responsibility, argues specialist

By Flemmich Webb

All stakeholders in the food production chain have a responsibility to improve food safety, according to the EU’s Koen Van Dyck, head of unit, DDG2.G4, food alert system and training.

Traceability discussed at IMS Symposium

IMS Symposium

Traceability key to meat income generation, says IMS speaker

By Flemmich Webb

Traceability can play a key role in generating income along the value chain, according to Grant Pearson, technical innovation manager at Silver Fern Farms. The key is data exchange, he said, speaking at the IMS Symposium on Future Industrial Meat Production...

Russia's beef imports decline

Russia sees drop in beef imports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

During the first seven months of 2013 Russia has cut beef imports by almost 25% compared to the same period in 2012, following the introduction of a number of trade restrictions and some changes in the agricultural import policy, according to Russia’s...