Processing > Meat, poultry & seafood

Prawns get the CSIRO health check in time for Christmas

20 December, 2019

CSIRO and Brisbane start-up Genics have launched a method for testing prawns for a range of diseases, as the prawn industry prepares for Christmas.

Zero-carbon aquaculture — is it possible?

17 December, 2019

Using data science and AI, a NZ collaboration hopes to not only expand production but also transition to a zero-carbon aquaculture industry in New Zealand.

Salmonella prevention plan for Qld eggs

13 December, 2019

A new Salmonella Enteritidis Prevention Plan (SEPP) will soon be in place in Queensland to improve hygiene within egg grading and handling environments.

Meat processing site creates 650 jobs in Qld

26 November, 2019

Hilton Foods Australia will create 650 jobs at a meat processing and distribution facility in Queensland, providing fresh meat products to 450 Woolworths stores.

Meat slicer injury under investigation

04 November, 2019

WHS Queensland is investigating after a young worker suffered serious hand injuries at a meat processing plant.

Vemag Flexible Fresh Meat Line

01 November, 2019

Vemag's flexible fresh meat line provides maximum flexibility in production, and instead of four lines previously required, there is now only one, reducing space requirements to a minimum.

Paddock-to-primals traceability system for King Island Beef

29 October, 2019

JBS Australia has announced a paddock-to-primals traceability system for its King Island Beef at an exclusive field day on King Island, Tasmania.

Designer meat — one step closer

23 October, 2019

Harvard researchers believe we could be one step closer to making designer cultured meats with defined textures, tastes and nutritional profiles.

Helping to solve one of aquaculture's biggest challenges

23 October, 2019

The University of Queensland is developing a cloud-based solution that is designed to solve one of the key challenges to aquaculture — the outbreak of disease.

Shellfish and seaweed aquaculture potential in Australia

10 October, 2019

Australian coastlines have potential for commercial shellfish and seaweed aquaculture that provide food while benefiting the health of our oceans, according to research.

On-farm abattoir creates new jobs in Central Queensland

01 October, 2019

Signature OnFarm has unveiled plans to build an on-farm abattoir, capable of processing 200 head of cattle a day, in Moranbah, Queensland.

MoU for Australian and Chinese meat sectors

25 September, 2019

A new memorandum of understanding between the Australian and Chinese meat sectors was finalised on Tuesday, 24 September 2019.

Salmonella detector for poultry industry

20 August, 2019

A biosensor that rapidly detects the presence of bacteria in poultry products along the food production line is being developed by MU researchers.

Bakery supplier to eliminate cage eggs from its products

01 August, 2019

Bakery supplier Allied Pinnacle is working with Animals Australia to eliminate cage eggs from its supply chain by 2023.

Beef boning robot could reduce costs for red meat processors

05 July, 2019

With aims to reduce processing costs and increase yield efficiency, a beef boning automation research and development room has been established in Queensland.

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