Ingredients > Meats

That's a lot of chicken to recall

20 July, 2015

Nearly 1000 tonnes of chicken product has been recalled in the US after an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. Epidemiologic, laboratory and traceback information has indicated that raw, frozen, stuffed and breaded chicken entrees produced by Aspen Foods are the likely source of the infections.

Meat production and consumption continues to increase worldwide

13 July, 2015

Poultry's share of the world meat market is slated to reach 37% — matching pork in popularity.

Fungus-based meat substitutes and the FDA

19 August, 2014

As the body responsible for food additive safety in the US, the FDA should have removed fungus-based meat products from sale years ago according to the CSPI.

Fixing fishy fraud

11 April, 2014

Deliberate fraud or mislabelling of seafood has become an increasingly important global food security issue, but InstantLabs and the University of Guelph have entered into an agreement to co-develop a portfolio of seafood species identification tests that will provide definitive proof that seafood is correctly labelled within two hours.

Many more fish to fry

11 February, 2014

The global biomass of fish is estimated to be 30 times more than the accepted value according to new research by an international team of marine scientists.

Forget Big Brother - Google Earth is watching a fishery near you

29 November, 2013

Are fish catches being accurately reported? Possibly not, according to satellite imagery from Google Earth.

Celebrity chef backs South Coast commercial aquaculture plans

19 November, 2013

Celebrity chef Rick Stein and Dr Pia Winberg, a sustainable seafood expert from the University of Wollongong, have lent their support to a plan from Fisheries NSW to introduce three Commercial Shellfish Aquaculture Leases in the town of Jervis Bay.

Economics provides the incentive for fish fraud

09 August, 2013

Mislabelling seafood is a global problem. Consumers end up paying more for a lesser value product and the motive behind the fraud is purely economics.

Improving Australia’s livestock export supply chain

23 July, 2013

The federal government has announced $1.8 million in funding for seven projects to improve animal welfare in Australia’s overseas livestock export markets.

Drug-resistant bacteria, farm workers and antibiotic use

08 July, 2013

A new study found drug-resistant bacteria associated with livestock in the noses of industrial livestock workers but not in the noses of antibiotic-free livestock workers.

Making ice-cream more nutritious with meat leftovers

27 May, 2013

Most of the animal proteins found in the meat industry waste have, until now, been underutilised. The challenge is to transform such waste into food of higher functionality and added value.

Bugs for dinner

16 May, 2013

Forget meat and three veg - beetle and three veg could be the staple meal of the future, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation.

Horsemeat scandal side effect

03 May, 2013

The horsemeat scandal, which broke in January 2013, has already made its mark on British consumers who are raising concerns over the way in which meat from overseas has entered the UK food chain. They are voting with their feet and showing increased preference for British products.

Fox and rat passed off as lamb in China

03 May, 2013

A three-month Chinese Ministry of Public Security (MPS) campaign has resulted in the arrest of 904 people who are alleged to have been involved in meat-related crimes such as producing fake beef and mutton made from rat and fox.

Electron-beam pasteurisation to reduce viral contamination of raw oysters

01 May, 2013

Researchers have found that electron-beam pasteurisation may reduce the possibility of food poisoning caused by viral infection of raw oysters. This would reduce the $200 million that virus infection risks are estimated to be costing the US each year.

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